BUDDHISM IN INDIA

Destinations Covered

BHUBANESWAR – DHAULI- PURI – KONARK – LALITGIRI – RATNAGIRI – UDAIGIRI – LANGUDIGIRI – BHUBANESWAR

Tour Duration: (05 Nights / 06 Days)

India is a land of different religious, art and cultures, budhism in India shows the oldest Buddhist temples, monastry, architecture, pilgrimage in India. There are many amazing Buddhist sculptures, monastery, monuments, pilgrimage located in Orissa. Buddhist Tours in Odisha are getting famous among the tourists these days. Buddhist Tour Package has managed to spread throughout this Orissa due to the influence of great king Ashoka. Traveller’s often interested visit Lord Jagannath temple and Konark Sun Temple. Orissa is most famous for the rich historical heritage, temple architecture; vibrant living temples, golden sand beaches, Indian puri and amazing nature are few highlights of this Golden Triangle. No doubt, it is rated as one of the best Family Holiday Destination in Odisha. Puri, Konark, Bhubaneswar popularly known as Golden Triangle Tour in Odisha offers best family holiday option to meet everyone’s interest.

Day 01: ARRIVAL AT BHUBANESWAR

On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport/station our vehicle will pick up then transfer to hotel. After refreshed half day sightseeing famous city temples including

RAJA RANI TEMPLE: is another marvel to the temple city of India. This temple is dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple is called as Rajarani due to the use of particular type of sand stone in the construction of the structure bearing the name as Rajarani.

LINGARAJ TEMPLE: As the name suggests this temple is the biggest temple of Lord Shiva who is worshipped here. Pilgrims across the globe come to visit this holy temple.

KHANDARIGI & UDAYAGIRI CAVE: The rocks of the khandagiri & Udaygiri hills were carved & tunnelled to create this multi storied ancient apartment residence for jain monks. They were the work of the first known Odishan ruler, king Kharavela & probably begun in the first century BC. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

NANDANKANAN ZOOLOGICAL PARK: Every year, this place is attracting near about two millions of visitors. This is also the home for 1660 animals that belongs 166 different species. Here, you can also see some of the endangered species like India crocodilians, Asiatic lions, lion-tailed Macaque, several birds, mouse deer, Nilgiri Langur, reptiles, fishes and Indian pangolin. Nandankanan is a must see place in Odisha and having a great importance from tourism perspective. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 02: BHUBANESWAR – RATNAGIRI – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Ratnagiri, From Bhubaneswar, Ratnagiri is located at a distance of 100 km. Ratnagiri,the Largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century AD with most of sculptors of Vajrayanic  sect, hundreds of Votive Stupa & brick Stupa and huge monastery. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 03: BHUBANESWAR – LALITGIRI – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Lalitigiri, From Bhubaneswar, Lalitigiri is located at a distance of 69 km. Full day Excursion to Lalitigiri (Archeological site of a Buddhist Monastery from 4th to 8th Century AD) with Monastery parts and many votive Stupa, all different Buddhist sculptors with Chaita hall and a Huge stupa from where caskets of Budha’s relic is available. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 04: BHUBANESWAR – LANGUDIGIRI – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Kayam Hill Buddhist cave and Langudi Giri which one of recent excavation with ruins of Monastery, Stupas and lot of Mahayanic sculptors, Five Dhyani Buddhas. Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar Hotel.

Day 05: BHUBANESWAR – DHAULI – KONARK – PURI

Morning after breakfast drive to Puri enroute visit Dhauli Famous for Asokan Rock Edicts and Place where battle of Kalinga was Fought which made a great change of Ashok mind so that he became Buddhist. Also Visit Peace Pagada. Visit Sun Temple Konark ( one of the world famous heritage site ). Enroute visit to Ramchandi temple & Chandrabhaga beach. On arrival at Puri check in to the hotel, Evening relax on the lonely beach of Puri and overnight stay at Puri.

Day 06: PURI – RAGHURAJPUR – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast checkout and proceed to Raghurajpur (it famous for artisan work village ). Back to Bhubaneswar to board the Airport/train station for onward journey.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:-

  • 05 Nights accommodation at Bhubaneswr, Puri , Hotel AC Double Deluxe Room in twin sharing basis.
  • Food: breakfast (Five times for all persons)
  • Vehicle + All toll, parking + Driver’s allowance, all taxes and service charges.
  • 02 Bottles of packaged drinking water per day
  • Flight/Train Tickets If requires

We would like to know arrival and departure timings to change the program.

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS:-

  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Service Tax extra (as applicable)
  • Any Airfare / Train fare
  • Monument fees, camera fees, guide charge
  • Expenses related to personal in nature
  • Expenses due to natural calamities and political unrest
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

TOUR PRICE

Tour price depends upon the type of hotel, season of travel, number of persons etc. Please send us a mail or ask for a return call with your travel details or requirement so that we shall make a tailor made package based on your requirement and Budget. We are flexible…

Also please note that, the itinerary shown is a model itinerary which may be changed or revised as per your schedule or requirements.

Always travel with less baggage, so that it will be fit into your vehicle. Unless to hire another small vehicle for the luggage on direct payment basis.