The Beach Tours of Odisha is known for its attractive beaches. The long stretches of golden sands, the deep blue sea and the cool winds are what makes this place so unique and marvelous. It has drawn and continues to draw the attention of many tourists. The sights here are captivating and the lifestyle here is something you dont want to miss. If you are looking for a laid back and relaxed vacation, the Odisha (Orissa) beaches are your destination.
Odisha, one of the least explored states in India is a home for magical coast that very few people have discovered so far. Though a ‘not-so-popular’ destination for beaches, it still steals everybody’s heart with its surreal beauty!
Day 01:-Arrival at Bhubaneswar
On arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway Station transfer to hotel. Later if time permit half day sightseeing of tribal museum ( closed on Monday ), Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves ( oldest rock cut caves, the caves are reminiscent of influence of Buddhism and Jainism in Odisha (Orissa) ). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 02:-Bhubaneswar – Dhauli – Hirapur – Pipli – Raghurajpur – Puri
Morning drive to Puri enroute visit Dhauli ( Budhist Stupa/ Peace Pagoda ), Hirapur ( 64 Yogini Temple ), Pipli ( the applique work village ) & Raghurajpur ( the Artisan village, the most famous attraction here are the Pattachitra (miniature paintings ), palm leaf engravings, stone carvings, wooden toys, tusser paintings etc. Proceed to Puri and check in to the hotel. Relax on the Golden beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
Day 03:-Puri – Konark – Puri
Morning visit to Jagannath temple ( non hindus are not allowed ). Then drive to Konark to visit the Sun Temple ( one of the world famous heritage site & famously known as Black Pagoda ). Enroute visit to Ramchandi Temple & Chandrabhaga beach (one of the finest beaches with a long stretch of clean sands & the beach has its own lovely serenity ). Return back to Puri. Evening visit to beach market. Overnight at Puri.
Day 04:-Puri – Chilika – Gopalpur
Morning drive to Chilika lake at Barkul ( the largest brackish water lake ). At Chilika take the boat cruise to explore the birds island & Nalabana island. Then proceed to Gopalpur and check in to the hotel. Rest time relax at Gopalpur on Sea Overnight at Gopalpur.
Day 05:-Excursion to Taratarini & Patisonapur Beach
Morning after breakfast visit to Taratarini Temple ( the legendary temple on the hillock). Back to the hotel. Then visit to Patisonapur Beach( quiet & secluded beach). Back to the hotel.Overnight at Gopalpur-on-Sea.
Day 06:-Gopalpur – Bhubaneswar
Morning drive back to Bhubaneswar and check in to the hotel. Then visit to famous city temples including Rajarani, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar ( Gem of Orissan architecture ), & Lingaraj ( it is the Biggest Temple in Bhubaneswar). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 07:-Bhubaneswar – Chandipur
Morning drive to Chandipur and visit to Khirachora Gopinath Temple. Then check in to the hotel Visit to the Chandipur Beach ( the beach where the water receeds 5kms away from the beach ) & Balramgadi ( the meeting spot of one river & sea & also it is a fishing spot ). Back to hotel & Overnight.
Day 08:-Chandipur – Bhubaneswar
Morning visit to Panchalingeswar Temple ( situated on a hillock and it is a place with beautiful surroundings and serves as a picnic spot for the visitors. The five lingams known as Panchalingeswar with the perennial spring flowing over them are the added attraction of this place. Then drive to Bhubaneswar and check in to the hotel. Rest time is free for own activities.
Day 09:-Departure from Bhubaneswar
Morning transfer to Airport / Railway Station for onwards journey.