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Orissa | India
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Puri is categorised as Beachside / Pilgrimage


Jagannath Temple (Photo Courtesy: Shiva-Nataraja)
Puri Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Puri Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Jagannath Puri Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Konark Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Konark Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Konark Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Ramchandi Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Chandrabhaga Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Konark Sun Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2018)
Puri Rath Yatra 2013
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple

Reasons to Visit
  • Puri also known to many as Jagannath Puri after the Jagannath Temple, which was built in the late eleventh century.
  • Puri is one of the oldest cities in the eastern part of the country. It is situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal and is a popular beach resort
  • Puri is Positioned at a unique place so that both sunset and sunrise can be viewed from the beach.
  • Puri is a major ex-Kolkata Weekend getaway destination.
  • Jagannath Temple at Puri (Lord Jagannath is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu) is a major pilgrimage centre and it comes alive in the month of June and July because this is the time when the famous Jagannath Rath Yatra is held (7 to 10 lakhs of pilgrims visit during this time).
Know It
  • Puri Beach and the Promenade turns into a Chowpatty every weekend with getaways seekers coming in large numbers.
Recommendations
  • Char Dham - Four most sacred Pilgrimages of Hinduism"Puri overlooks Bay of Bengal at 60 kms South of Bhubaneshwar (Orissa). Jagannath Temple in Puri is considered most sacred for Lord Krishna and Lord Vishnu Devotees and is one of the major pilgrim centres in India. Puri Rath Yatra attracts hundreds of Thousands of devotees annually."
  • Popular Destinations to Visit in Orissa"Puri is a beachside destination and visited also for the Jagannath Temple. Guests visiting Puri also visit Konark and Chilika Lake. Typical Stay - 2 nights"
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Orissa"Puri Railway Station is a convenient railhead for visiting Jagannath Temple, Konark temple, Puri Beaches and Chilika Lake."
  • Beach and Riverside Getaways in Eastern India"Puri is a beach getaway 60 kms South of Bhubaneshwar set around Jagannath Puri Temple. Puri has two beaches, both having hotels stacked one next to another. Puri is connected with Kolkata with overnight train and Volvo buses and therefore is a popular ex-Kolkata getaway. "
  • Lord Krishna Pilgrimages in India"Jagannath Temple at Puri (60 kms from Bhubaneshwar) is an important pilgrimage destination for worshippers of Lord Krishna and Lord Vishnu and is part of the four pilgrimages that a Hindu is expected to make in a lifetime."
Access Information

Puri has 13 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Standard1
Mid-segment5
Premium7
Type of HotelsCount
Resort6
Hotel7

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Puri

CategoryCount
Getaway (1-3 nights)3
Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Puri

Getaway

  • Bhubaneshwar Puri Break (4 Nights)
  • Puri Extended Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Puri Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Odisha with Gangasagar (5 Nights)

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Puri has 8 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Bhubaneswar Airport and PuriRs. 3117

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Bhubaneshwar to Puri and Konark day visit and backRs. 3434
Day visit Bhubaneshwar to Chilika Lake and Puri and backRs. 1703
Day Visit to Bhubaneshwar from PuriRs. 4239
Day Visit to Chilika Lake from PuriRs. 3028
Puri Day SightSeeing with KonarkRs. 3028

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Bhubaneswar Railway Station and PuriRs. 1820
Puri Railway Station TransfersRs. 969

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Puri has Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

15 Travel Ideas listed for Puri. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird watching in Chilika Lake
  • Konark Sun Temple
  • Mangalajodi Bird watching
  • Puri Getaway
  • Puri Pilgrimage

Stay Ideas

  • Coco Palms Beach Resort – Beach Getaway
  • Mayfair Beach Resort - Beach Getaway
  • The Blue Lily Resort experience
  • The Chariot Resorts and Spa – Premium Getaway
  • Toshali Sands Resort - Corporate Getaway

Festivals linked to Puri (Orissa)

  • Chandan Yatra
  • Konark Dance and Music Festival
  • Makar Mela
  • Puri Music & Dance Festival
  • Rath Yatra

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Jagannath Temple is established in the 12th century and is one of the major pilgrim centres in India. The main temple of Jagannath is an impressive structure constructed in Kalinga architecture, with a height of 65 meters. There are number of temples are a part of the temple complex. Kanchi Ganesha Temple, Narasingha Temple (11th Century. 58 high), Vimala Temple (13th Century. 60" high), Lakshmi Temple (12th Century), Surya Temple (17th Centuty and 63" high),Mukti Mandap (1578 AD, 16 pillared temple) etc are temples that are visited by the pilgrims.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Other
    1
    Puri beach is a highly touristy spot which gets crowded during weekends. There are number of food stalls and many other things to do that gives one an impression of being at a Chowpatty.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    2
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century Sun Temple. The temple is one of the most renowned temples in India and is a World Heritage Site. It is considered one of the Seven heritage Wonders of India. The Sun Temple, built in the thirteenth century, was conceived as a gigantic chariot of the Sun God, with twelve pairs of exquisitely ornamented wheels pulled by seven horses. Quite a bit is still intact and therefore a delight for any heritage traveller.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Heritage Temple
    35
    Accessible from Puri (50 kms from Satpara), Chilika Lake is is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the World. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian sub-continent.The lagoon hosts over 160 species of birds in the peak migratory season.
    Activity, Rides
    Boating, Bird Watching
    50
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Chandrabhaga is a stretch of idyllic beach at 5 kms from Konark, visited by day tourists from Puri. The Beach offers watersports and is safe for swimming. Chandrabhaga beach on the coast of Konark becoming Asia's first to get the Blue Flag certification — a tag given to environment-friendly clean beaches, equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    33

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Puri,Orissa,India

January
28°C / 22°C
February
30°C / 23°C
March
33°C / 25°C
April
35°C / 27°C
May
34°C / 28°C
June
34°C / 29°C
July
33°C / 28°C
August
32°C / 27°C
September
33°C / 28°C
October
32°C / 25°C
November
30°C / 23°C
December
29°C / 21°C

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Getting There

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Puri
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Chakratirtha RoadChakratirtha Road is a stretch of beach on which a number of mid-segment and premium hotels / resorts are situated.Getaway8
Konark RoadFew kilometers outskirts of the Puri town where Toshali Resort, a mid-segment destination resort is situated.Getaway2
SwargdwarSwargdwar is a stretch of public beach on which value segment hotels are stacked next to each other. Getaway3
Nearest Airport in Puri
  • Biju Patnaik Airport ( BBI ) , Bhubaneswar-65 Kms
Railway Stations in Puri
  • Puri ( Puri ), Puri
Recommended travel connections to Puri from Major Cities.

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