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Golden Beaches and Sacred Shrines: Puri and Konark Expedition



5 Nights / 6 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Embark on a captivating journey through the culturally rich state of Odisha. Explore the ancient temples of Bhubaneswar, including the magnificent Lingaraja and Mukteshwara Temples. Visit the UNESCO-listed Konark Sun Temple, a masterpiece of architecture, and relax on the golden sands of Puri Beach. Experience the tranquility of Chilika Lake, a haven for migratory birds, and delve into the artistic heritage of Raghurajpur village. This expedition seamlessly blends spirituality, history, and natural beauty, offering a diverse and enriching travel experience.


  • Temple Treasures: Explore Bhubaneswar's ancient temples, including the awe-inspiring Lingaraja Temple, the intricately adorned Mukteshwara Temple, and the small yet ornate Parashurameshwara Temple.
  • Buddhist Heritage: Embark on a full-day excursion to Ratnagiri, Lalitagiri, and Udayagiri, discovering the rich history and spiritual significance of these Buddhist archaeological sites.
  • Konark Sun Temple: Visit the UNESCO-listed Konark Sun Temple, a 13th-century architectural marvel designed in the shape of a chariot adorned with intricate stone carvings.
  • Puri Beach Bliss: Enjoy a leisurely day at the picturesque Puri beach, where you can relax, take a dip in the sea, or stroll along the golden sands.
  • Chilika Lake Adventure: Explore the second-largest brackish water lagoon in the world, Chilika Lake, on a boat ride, witnessing migratory birds and the natural beauty of the area.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 42%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 41%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 53%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 50%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 56%
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 53%
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 58%


Day 1: Bhubaneswar
Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Begin your exploration of this historic city by visiting its famous temples. Start with the Lingaraja Temple, a remarkable 11th-century architectural marvel known for its intricate carvings. You'll be captivated by the fusion of sculpture and architecture here. Next, visit the Mukteshwara Temple, an ornate 7th-8th-century temple that reflects a blend of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain architectural styles. The temple's roof carvings are particularly impressive. Lastly, explore the Parashurameshwara Temple, a small yet richly decorated shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, built in the 7th century. This temple is a prime example of Orissan temple architecture. After a day of cultural immersion, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Bhubaneswar
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and embark on a full-day excursion to explore the Buddhist heritage of the region. Your journey takes you to three significant Buddhist sites: Ratnagiri, Lalitagiri, and Udayagiri. These archaeological sites boast ancient monasteries, stupas, and rock-cut caves, all dating back to different periods in history. Delve into the rich history and spiritual significance of these sites as you explore the intricate sculptures and serene surroundings. Return to your hotel in Bhubaneswar for another comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3: Bhubaneswar - Puri (65kms)
After breakfast, depart for the coastal town of Puri, which is known for its beautiful beaches and cultural heritage. En route, visit the vibrant village of Pipili, renowned for its intricate applique work. Continue your journey to Raghurajpur, an artisan village where you can witness traditional crafts and exquisite paintings. Your next stop is the iconic Konark Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This 13th-century architectural masterpiece is designed in the shape of a chariot with 24 wheels, adorned with intricate stone carvings. Afterward, visit Ramchandi Temple and take in the scenic beauty of Chandrabhaga Beach. Upon reaching Puri, check in at your hotel. In the evening, visit the famous Jagannath Temple, although non-Hindus are not allowed inside the sanctum. Spend the night at your hotel in Puri.
Day 4: Puri
Enjoy a leisurely day at the Puri beach, famous for its golden sands and rolling waves. You can relax on the shore, take a dip in the sea, or simply stroll along the coastline. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind and soak in the serene beach atmosphere. Spend another night in your Puri hotel.
Day 5: Puri
After breakfast, embark on a day trip to the stunning Chilika Lake, which is the second-largest brackish water lagoon in the world. The lake is a haven for migratory birds and home to various endangered plant and animal species. Enjoy a pleasant boat ride on the lake, marveling at the colorful migratory birds and the picturesque surroundings. Return to Puri in the evening, where you'll have free time to explore the town or relax at your hotel.
Day 6: Puri - Bhubaneshwar
After breakfast, you'll check out from your Puri hotel and drive back to Bhubaneswar. From there, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 5 Nights' accommodation in 5-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?
5-Star Hotels Used or Similar
Bhubaneswar - Mayfair Lagoon/ Trident Hotel
Puri - Mayfair Waves


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