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Orissa Buddhist Tour with Puri Jagannath Temple

 

      Orissa Buddhist Tour with Puri Jagannath Temple covers the three destinations-Ratnagiri, Udaigiri and Lalitgiri which house some Buddhist caves and monasteries. Moreover, you get to explore the Puri Jagganath temple and Konark Sun temple.

Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days

Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi

Our representative receiving you at Delhi airport will escort you to the hotel. Take the room. In the evening you can enjoy the light and sound show at Red Fort. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi Sightseeing

Delhi, IndiaHave a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel. Then you will go on a guided city tour in Delhi. First you explore the monuments in New Delhi. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, and National Gallery of Modern Art. After lunch you will tour Old Delhi. The main attractions are the Mughal monuments--Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

The rest of the time is for shopping. Delhi tops in India in shopping. After dinner, stay overnight.

Day 03 : Delhi - Bhubaneswar (By flight)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Domestic airport. Board your flight to Bhubaneswar, the capital of Orissa. On arrival at the airport meet our representative and on assistance transfer to the hotel.

Today you will explore the Bhubaneswar city and its attractions. Visit the Bindusagar Lake, Lingaraj Temple, Orissa State Museum and Mukteshwara Temple. Then have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 04 : Bhubaneshwar - (Sightseeing of Udaigiri - Lalitagiri – Ratnagiri)

Bhubaneshwar, IndiaOn the 4th day of Orissa India Buddhist tour you will visit the Buddhist sites of Orissa located near Bhubaneswar. First you will tour the rock edicts of Ashoka found at Dhauli hills 8 kms away from Bhubaneshwar. Then you will set out the full day excursion tour to the caves of Lalitgiri, Udaigiri and Ratnagiri.

Ratnagiri was a Buddhist learning centre till 12th century. Here you will see the remains of the Mahavihara, the monastic university. The caves of Udaigiri house some of the Buddhist sculpture. Also explore the ruins of the ancient monasteries, Stupas at Lalitgiri.

Then return back to Bhubaneswar and stay overnight.

Day 05 : Bhubaneshwar - Puri

Bhubaneshwar, IndiaAfter breakfast, you will be taken to Puri, the Hindu pilgrimage site. Located along the shore of Bay of Bengal Puri Beach houses the Jagganath temple which is one of the holiest dhams of Hindus. Lots of tourists visit this temple on a pilgrimage tour. The white-sand beaches, fishing farms and superb resorts also make Puri one of the exotic destinations of east coast of India.

On arrival take the hotel. Then visit the Puri beach. Enjoy the sunset view. After dinner, stay overnight.

Day 06 : Puri Sightseeing

The entire day is reserved for sightseeing in Puri. First you will visit the Jagganath Temple, the holy Hindu Dham of eastern India. The principal deity is Lord Shiva. The architecture of the temple is of Kalinga style. The temple towers 65 meters. Then explore the Atharnala Bridge, an example of engineering marvel constructed in the 13th century.

After lunch, you will drive to Chilka Lake, the largest fresh water lake in Asia. Enjoy boat ride on the lake. Explore the scenic beauty of the lake. Then return back to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 07 : Puri - Konark - Bhubaneswar

Konark, IndiaAfter breakfast, you will move towards to Bhubaneswar. On the way you will visit the famous Sun temple of Konark. It is a World Heritage Site. The temple was built by Raja Narasinghs Deva-I of the Ganga Dynasty in the mid 13th century. This temple is known as Black Pagoda.

On reaching Bhubaneswar take the hotel. Stay overnight.

Day 08 : Bhubaneswar - Delhi - Departure

Transfer to the Bhubaneswar airport and catch your flight to Delhi and then your flight back home

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