Puri Weekend Tour
Situated on the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres south of the state capital of Bhubaneswar, Puri is the spiritual capital of Orissa.
This is mainly owing to its enormous number of temples that Puri is a major fulcrum of pilgrimage in India. As a tourism centre, Puri is famous for its historic antiquities, religious sanctuaries, architectural grandeur, seascape beauty and moderate climate. Its golden beaches are another attraction for tourists around the world. The city is successfully entered its name in the world map of tourism for its ancient Kalinga architecture and as a fourth Dham of Hindus. This hub of attractions includes unique monuments like those of Jagannath Temple and the Sun Temple at Konark. It has the Chilika Lake – one of the largest brackish water lakes in India. It offers an ideal resort for birds that migrate from different parts of the continent. By virtue of its geographical location, the climate of Puri and its safe beaches are welcoming throughout the year.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable cottons.
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Day 01: Bhubaneswar - Puri (68 kms, 1.5 hrs approx.)
- En-route visit Konark Sun temple which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Konark sun temple is in shape of a gigantic chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls and is dedicated to the Sun God. The wheels of the temple are sundials which can be used to calculate time accurately to a minute.
- Check-in at the hotel on arrival in Puri.
- In the evening visit the Jagannath Temple. The temple is one of the four great ‘Char Dham’ pilgrimage sites. It has 4 entrances in all directions. The temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra, or chariot festival.
Day 02: Puri – Chilika – Puri
Day 03: Puri – Bhubaneswar