Day 1: Bhubaneswar
Upon your arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, our team will warmly receive you and facilitate your transfer to your hotel. Please note that the standard hotel check-in and check-out time is 12 pm. After checking in, you have the rest of the day at your leisure, allowing you to unwind, relax, or engage in personal activities. Your overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Bhubaneswar
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will embark on a captivating journey to explore the cultural and spiritual treasures of Bhubaneswar:
Lingaraja Temple: Your day begins with a visit to the remarkable Lingaraja Temple, an architectural marvel dating back to the 11th century. This sacred Hindu temple is renowned for its intricate carvings and impressive fusion of sculpture and architecture.
Mukteshwara Temple: Next on your itinerary is the Mukteshwara Temple, a splendid 7th-8th century temple showcasing intricate architecture and stunning stone carvings. It reflects a blend of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain architectural styles.
Parashurameshwara Temple: Your exploration continues with a visit to the Parashurameshwara Temple, a small yet intricately decorated shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. This 7th-century temple is a testament to Orissan temple architecture.
Dhauli: You will then proceed to the historical site of Dhauli, where Emperor Ashoka famously embraced Buddhism. This site holds immense historical and cultural significance.
Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa): Afterward, you will visit the Peace Pagoda, also known as the Shanti Stupa. Built by the Japanese in the 1970s, this pagoda serves as a symbol of peace and spirituality.
Udaigiri & Khandgiri Caves: Your day of exploration culminates with a visit to the Udaigiri and Khandgiri Caves, an ancient Buddhist complex dating back to the 2nd century BC. These caves are adorned with remarkable sculptures and carvings, offering a glimpse into the region's rich heritage.
After a fulfilling day of cultural immersion, you will return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3: Bhubaneswar
Following a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey. Your memorable tour of Bhubaneswar and its historical wonders concludes here. We hope you carry cherished memories and experiences from this journey. Safe travels!