Wedged between West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, Orissa lies on the eastern coast of India with the waters of Bay of Bengal swirling along its eastern and south Eastern boundaries. With an area of about 1,50,430 square kilometers, the state offers diverse habitats from lush green and hilly terrain to coastal plains and rolling river valleys, Criss -Crossed by Brahmani, the Mahanadi and Bansadhara rivers. In its long history spanning more than just the present millennium, the region of modern Orissa was known by different names in different time-Kalinga, Utakal, Kongoda and Odr-desha. Grand History of Orissa with Many temples and Buddhist Monastery constructed from the Time of King Ashoka encouraged Orissa Tours as Pilgrimage Tours since that period like 3rd Century BC for Hindu and Buddhist people. Odisha also became a centre for Jainism from the time of Maha Meghabahan Kharavela like 2nd Century BC. Later period other destinations and attractions like Handicraft & Handloom, Dance & Music, wildlife and Scenic beauty invited thousands of Pilgrim and Tourist to Orissa .On the Other hand Ancient Orissa had number of important ports such as Paloura, Tamralipti and Dhamra along Orissa’s 482 kilometer long open coast line which was a proved that Orissa had maritime trade relation with Indonesian islands. So Tours to Orissa for business was existed since very long time. Now a day’s Orissa Tours became familiar especially for visiting Temples & Monuments, Rich Tribal heritage, Wildlife, Textiles & Sericulture and many amazing beaches
Orissa the south eastern coastal state of India is like the soul of India in the India Tourism. Visiting India is not complete without Tours to Orissa. Orissa has many different things for visitors who like Temples, Tribes, Handicraft & handloom, wildlife, Beaches, Waterfalls, Classical Dance & Music, and Typical delicacies. As Orissa has its own history from 3rd century BC , many temples and Monuments we find since that period. Relation between Orissa and Buddhism is as old as Period of Buddha. Jainism is also very much related with the history of Orissa. Orissa is centre for Hinduism and it’s the original place for Jagannath Cult and Mahima Cult.
Odisha is famous as Land of Temples, Tribes, and Textiles & Tigers in the Tourism map of India. Odisha is well known for its own Temple style and Kalingan Architecture. Temples of Bhubaneswar,Konark,Puri and Temples around River Prachi are very much well known for Kalingan Architectural designs. Many travelers specially visit Odisha for beautiful Temples and Monuments. So most important reason for Tours to Odisha is Odisha Temples and its beautiful carvings on the Temple walls. Other reasons of people to travel to Odisha due to its great history, enormous culture, varieties of tradition in different part of Odisha , religious spirit of the local people and colorful festivals .Many beaches, waterfall, Wildlife, Handicraft & Handlooms also attract people from different part of the world to take a tours to odisha. Basing on so many tourist attractions in Odisha, we have designed some best possible itinerary for Tours to Odisha.
“ODISHA TOURS” is our special division of our Organization “ACE Expedition India Tours” which organizes Tours in Odisha in a specialized way. As a coastal province of India, Odisha has unique place to offer many things to its visitors. Bhubaneswar-Puri –Konark which is popularly known as golden Triangle of Odisha and it is famous for Kalingan style of Temple Architecture. Lalitgiri-Ratnagiri-Udaygiri is also popular as Diamond triangle of Odisha famous for three Buddhist archeological sites of huge Buddhist monastery. Joranda in the Dhenkanal district is very much well known as Original place of Mahima Cult with Mahima Temples and Many Mahima Monks. Former Capital of Odisha which is 1000 years old city Cuttack is centre for silver filigree work and famous for Barabati fort and Maritime museum. Chilika Lake is the largest brackish water lake of Asia is very much well known as birds sanctuary and Irrawady Dolphins. Handicrafts like appliqué works of pipili , Palm leaf engraving works of Raghurajpur and textile works of Nuapatna and Western Odisha are very much familiar all over the world. When Odisha is the land of 62 different colorful tribes and most of these tribes still maintain their original life pattern “ Odisha Tours “ is very much specialized in Tribal and Cultural Tours .Bhitarkanika Natinal park famous for Crocodile sanctuary within mangrove forest ,Similpal and Tikarpara National park famous Tiger attract thousands of visitors every year. As Odisha has coast with 482 kms , Odisha has many amazing beaches like Talasari Beach, Chandipur on Sea ( vanishing beach),Paradip Beach, Jahania Beach near Astarang, Chandrabhaga Beach near Konark, Puri golden Beach ,Gopalpur beach and pati sonapur beach are some of very very well known beach of Odisha. Considering so many tourism products in Odisha with all type of Tourism Infrastructure Our highly experienced team of “ Odisha Tours” organizes tours with some specially designed tour itineraries.
SANATAN SAHOO who is Chief Executive of the Organization with 20 years practical experience of handling tribal & cultural tours of Odisha and India after being professional qualified on Travel & Tourism from the most important institute of India like “Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (Under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India ) “ has designed many tour itineraries including many new interesting places of Odisha.DESTINATIONS COVERS: KOLKATA-CHANDIPUR-SIMILPAL-KEONJHAR-SAMBALPUR-BARAGARH-SONPUR-BOUDH-DHENKANAL-LITGIRI-BHITARKANIKA-RATNAGIRI-CUTTACK-KONARK-PURI-BHUBANESWAR-GOPALPUR-RAYAGADA-CHATIKONA-JEYPORE-ONNUKADELLI-KUNDULI-GUPTESWAR-VISAKHPATNAM
Uopn arrival at Kolkata, our representative will meet you and transfer to hotel. Later ciy tour of Kolkata. Main tourist attractions of Kolkata are Marble Palace, Victoria memorial, Belur Math, Flower Market and Mother Teresa Home, China Town, Rabindra Setu, and Vidyasagar Setu Overnight at Hotel.
Morning drive to Chandipur on sea which is in Odisha. Evening Relax on the beach. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning visit Remuna Khirachora Gopinath Temple and later proceed to Similpal Natioanl Park. Explore the Similpal National Park which is one of the biggest National park of Indi famous as Tiger rexerve. Overnight in the Forest Rest House. Overnight at Hotel.
Early morning explore the Similpal National Park. Later drive out of the park and visit famous Khichakeswari Temple of khiching.Proceed to Keonjhar. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning after breakfast ,proceed to Fakirpur to see the Tassar silk weaving works and later Ghatagaon Tarini Temple and Bhagamunda Tassar projects.. Afternoon visit famous water fall like Sanaga Ghagra. Overnight at hotel at Keonjhar.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Sambalpur enroute visiting few tribal villages and later visit Pradhan Patta waterfall at Debagarh. Upon arrival at Sambalpur check in hotel . Evening visit Famous Samaleswari Temple . Overnight at Hotel.
Morning after Breakfast vist textile villages around Attabira and proceed to Baragarh. Overnigt at Hotel.
Morning after breakfast visit famous textile villages Barapalli and Jhiilimanda. Later proceed to Sonpur. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning visit famous textile villages around Sagarpalli and later visit Baidhanath Temple (11th Cen AD). Back to Hotel. After Lunch visit Famous Temple city Sonpur. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Boudh and visit some important temples like Rameswar or Ramnath temple (9th Cen AD), Sidheswar & Nilamadhav temples at Jagati (9th Cen AD) and Jondra Villa Palace. Afternoon visit weaving village Buttupalli. Overnight at Hotel at Boudh.
After breakfast, proceed to dhenkanal and Upon arrival at Dhenkanal, check in Hotel and later visit Joranda Mahima Monastery and Evening prayer of Mahima Monks. Back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning after Breakfast proceeds to visit Dokra Metal casting village Sadeibarini and famous textile village (Eakt) Nuapatna. Later visit Singhanath temple of 11th Cen AD . Back to Hotel at Dhenkanal. Overnight.
After Breakfast proceed to visit Lalitgiri,the famous budhist archeological ite ,later proceed to Bhitarkanika.Bhitarkanika is one of the most important national park and wildlife sanctuaries of Odisha.It’s is a unique habitat of Mangrove forests crisss with numerous creeks and mud flats located in the Kenderapara district of Odisha, Bhitarkanika National Park is a prime habitate of leopard cat,fishing cat,fishing cat,jungle cat,hyena,wild boar,spotted deer,sambar,porcubine,saltwater crocodile including partially white crocodile,python,king cobra,water monitor lizards,terrapin,marine turtle,Kingfisher,woodpecker,hornbill,bar headed geese,brahmney duck,pintail,white bellied sea eagle,tern,sea gull,waders and large variety of resident and migratory birds. Upon arrival at Bhitarkanika check in your resort /Guest house. Overnight.
Full day explore this beautiful National park by boat and walking inside the forst. Back to Hotel. Evning explore typical villages in this area.Overnight .
After Breakfast, proceed to Cuttack enroute visiting famous Udaygiri and Ratnagiri archeological sites from 4th to 14th Cen AD. Cuttack is a 1000 years old city of odisha.Upon arrival at Cuttack visit Barabati Fort and Odisha state Maritime Museum. Evening walk around the city. Overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast proceed to Konark enroute visiting Sobhaneswar Temple of 11th century and Niali Madhav Temple of 11th Cen AD and Barahi, Tantrik Temple at Chaurashi of 9th Cen AD. Proceed to Konark. Overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast visit world Heritage site Sun temple of Konark of 13th cen AD with marvelous carving on Kalingan Style Temple, visit Fishermen’s village at Chandrabhaga. Upon arrival at Puri,Check in Hotel .Later visit Nayakpatna (Raghurajpur) ,the artisan village where village people work with Palm leaf itiching ,Tassar painting and Pattachitra basing on stories from Hindu Mythologies.Evening Enjoy Gotipua Dance which is one of the important religious dance of India originating from this area of Odisha. Back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Sapada to visit chilika lake which is the largest brakish water lake of Asia. You can see Dolphins and mouth part of Chilika lake by boat. Back to Puri and Enjoy the colorful surrounding of Lord Jagannath Temple which is a one the important religious centre of India. Evening Relax on beach of Puri. Overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast drive to Bhubaneswar enroute visiting appliqué works of pipili, 64 Yogini Temple at Heerapur of 9th Cen AD and Ashokan Rock Editcs of 3rd Cen B C & Peace Pagoda at Dhauli. After Lunch visit city tour of Bhubanewar. Bhubaneswar and especially very famous as Temple city. Important temples with marvelous carvings are like Parasuramswar Temple (7th cen A D ),Muketswar Temple (9thtCen A D),Rajarani Temple (11th Cen A D),Bramheswar Temple (11th Cen AD ) and Lingaraj Temple (11th Cen A D) . Evening enjoy the classical dance of Odisha “Odissi Dance “. Enjoy the dinner with typical meal of Odisha with a Family.
After Breakfast ,Visit Udaygiri and Khandagiri caves of 2nd Cen B C with Odisha State Museum and Tribal Museum. Afternoon visit Nandankanan Zoological Park to see the famous white tiger .Back to Hotel Overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast proceed to Gopalpur enroute visiting some typical villages of odisha, with famous textile village Olasigh to see the Bandha work (tye and dye works). If you are intested to see birds, you can visit Mangalajodi on chilika lake where you can see thousands thousands Indian and migratory brids. Evening arrival at Gopalpur. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Rayagada enroute visiting few south Odishan Villages and later visit sulphur spring at Taptapani . Also visit Tibettan settlement at Chandragiri with their colour ful monastery. Arrival in Rayagada and Check in Hotel. Overnigt at Hotel.
Early morning drive to Chatikona weekly market of Dongariya kondh tribes (ON WEDNES DAY ONLY) where you will meet these dongariya kondh tribes. Later visit few desia kondh tribal village and proceed to Jeypore. Overnight at Hotel at Jeypore.
Early morning after breakfast proceed to Onukadelli weekly market (ON THURSE DAY ONLY) of Bonda,Gadaba and Didayi tribes. After visiting the market visit Dumduma Water fall and few Gadaba tribal Villages. Back to Hotel and Overnight.
After Breakfast proceed to Koraput. Visit Lord Jagannath Temple which is replica of Jagannath temple of Puri and where foreighner can enter inside themple premises. Later visit a Kunduli weekly Tribal market (ON FRIDAY ONLY) to see the Paroja tribes. After Lunch visit few Paroja tribal Villages and back to Hotel. Evening walk around Jeypore Bazzar. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive to Gupteswar areas to visit Dhuruba tribal villages. Later visit Gupteswar Cave Temple . After lunch visit a weekly tribal market ( SATURDAY ONLY) of Dhuruba tribes. Back to hotel. Overnight.
Morning after breakfast, proceed to Visakhpatnam (5-6hrs drive) and visit famous Seemachlam Temple. Later check in hotel. Rest of the day Relax on the beach or Free in Market areas. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning departure transfer to Visakhpatnam Airport to board the flight for Kolkata or Delhi or Mumbai or Chenai for return /onwards journey. (TOUR ENDS)
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