Indicative Pick-up Time: 8:00 AM
Indicative Drop-off Time: 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - Pick-up from your hotel in Bhubaneswar
Your day of exploration begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Bhubaneswar.
9:30 AM - Sun Temple, Konark
Arrive at Konark and kick-start your adventure by visiting the mesmerizing Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Temple Complex Exploration:
Discover the intricate architecture of the Sun Temple, including the Natya Mandap (dance hall) and the Jagamohana (assembly hall). Marvel at the exquisite stone carvings portraying Hindu mythology and daily life. Gain insights into the historical and cultural significance of this remarkable temple from your knowledgeable guide.
11:00 AM - Konark Museum
Next, explore the nearby Konark Museum, which houses an extensive collection of sculptures and artifacts related to the Sun Temple and its surroundings.
Delve deeper into the artistic and cultural heritage of the region as you examine the museum's treasures.
12:00 PM - Traditional Odia Lunch
Savor the flavors of Odisha with a traditional Odia lunch at a local restaurant.
1:00 PM - Depart for Chilika Lake
Bid farewell to Konark and embark on your journey to Chilika Lake.
2:30 PM - Chilika Lake
Arrive at Chilika Lake, Asia's largest brackish water lake, and embark on a boat ride to explore its scenic islands.
Boat Ride Adventure:
Enjoy the tranquility of Chilika Lake as you cruise past islands like Kalijai Island and Honeymoon Island. Keep an eye out for the famous Irrawaddy dolphins that call this lake home.
3:30 PM - Nalabana Bird Sanctuary
Visit the Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, a Ramsar site known for its diverse avian population.
Spot a myriad of bird species, including flamingos, pelicans, and herons. Learn about the unique ecosystem of Chilika Lake from your guide.
5:00 PM - Sunset over Chilika Lake
Relax and witness the breathtaking sunset over Chilika Lake, as the sky paints a vibrant canvas of colors.
5:30 PM - Return to Bhubaneswar
Bid adieu to the serene beauty of Chilika Lake and begin your journey back to Bhubaneswar.
7:00 PM - Drop-off at Your Hotel
Arrive back in Bhubaneswar and conclude your tour with cherished memories of the stunning Sun Temple and the natural splendor of Chilika Lake.