Day-1 Arrival at Bhubneshwar. Visits to Temples in Bhubaneshwar. Arrival at Bhubneshwar. Bhubaneshwar is capital city of Orissa and a heritage destination home to many temples that have heritage and architectural significance. Visits to Lingaraja Temple (Impressive 11th Century Temple) and Brahma Temple. Visit Bindu Sagar, lake around Linga Raja Temple and Brahma Temple. Visit Vaital Devi Temple near Bindu Sagar, a Chamunda Devi Temple in the form of Tantric Goddess. Visit Raj Rani Temple is an 11th century ancient temple and renowned for its architecture.
Day-2 Excursion to Nandankanan Zoo. Travel to Puri Via Konark. Evening Visit to Jagannath Temple and Puri Beach. Morning Excursion to Nandankanan Zoo (25 kms), a nature park renowned for its White Tiger Population. From there proceed Puri and enroute viist Konark Sun Temple (A UNESCO World Heritage Site). In the evening visit Jagannath Temple Complex at Puri and visit the Puri Beach. Return to Bhubaneshwar by evening.
Day-3 Excursion to Chilika Lake OR Visit Buddhist heritage sites Morning Excursion to Chilika Lake. 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. Return by afternoon and visit other temples / beaches around Puri. Guests with interest in Buddhist heritage sites may choose to visit Buddhist heritage sites around Bhubaneshwar such as Dhaulagiri, Udayagiri and Khandgiri. Udayagiri is a Buddhist complex in Orissa comprising of major stupas and monasteries. Udayagiri is part of Puspagiri University, a Buddhist seat of learning that existed until the 11th century (alongwith Latagiri and Ratnagiri). Khandagiri is home to a prominent Digambara Jain Temple. Dhauli Giri is significant from Buddhism from where King Ashoka renounced everything and turned to Buddhism.
Day-4 Departure Depart for onward Journey.
Bhubaneswar - Bhubaneswar the capital city of Orissa and arrival point to visit Puri (65 kms) and Konark (62 kms). Bhubaneshwar is home to some Ancient Temples (Lingaraja Temple, Raja Rani Temple etc.).