ECOTOURISM DESTINATION

Destinations Covered

BHUBANESWAR – NANDANKANAN ZOOLOGICAL PARK – BHITARKANIKA NATIONAL PARK – SIMILIPAL NATIONAL PARK – TIKARPARA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – SATKOSIA GORGE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – DARINGBADI KASHMIR OF ORISSA – KONARK SUN TEMPLE – PURI JAGANNATH TEMPLE – CHILIKA LAKE

Tour Duration: (08 Nights / 09 Days)

Get the essential information to visit Best Ecotourism Destination Orissa. Contact Orissa Tour Planner for best and affordable Itinerary. Orissa is most famous for the rich historical heritage, temple architecture; wildlife sanctuary, national park, bird sanctuary, tiger reserve, temples, golden sand beaches, family tour package 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.

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 – BHITARKANIKA NATIONAL PARK- BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Bhitarkanika National Park, Bhubaneswar to Bhitarkanika national park distance 145kms. Bhitarkanika is a hot-spot of biodiversity. It’s home to largest population of giant salt water crocodile in India. Also home to more than 215 species of avifauna including amazing eight variety of Kingfishers. It is the second largest viable Mangrove Eco-System in India Harbours more than 70 species of Mangrove and its associates. Gahirmatha is known to be one of the largest rookery for Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 03: BHUBANESWAR – SIMILIPAL NATIONAL PARK- BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Similipal National Park, Bhubaneswar to Simlipal Distance 152kms. It’s the Similipal National Park which is also famous as a tiger reserve is located in Mayurbhanja district of Odisha. It is also a part to Similipal Kuldiah Hadgarh Elephant Reserve that is also known as Mayurbhanja Elephant Reserve. For this reserve, there are 3 protected areas added like Hadgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Similipal Tiger Reserve as well as Kuldiah Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 04: BHUBANESWAR – TIKARPARA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Tikarpara Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhubaneswar to Tikarpara Wildlife Sanctuary distance 157kms. This sanctuary has become the home for different animals like crocodiles, gharial, snakes and turtles. In order to breed and preserve the gharials, there is also a preservation center located here. Back to Bhubaneswar Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 05: BHUBANESWAR – SATKOSIA GORGE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhubaneswar to Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary distance 127kms. It’s the Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary which is best known for its deciduous forest. In this forest the wildlife appears to be very rich. From tigers to leopards and from spotted deer to nilgai, sambar, sloth bear as well as wild dog; you can really find a wide range of animals here. This sanctuary is also a home for many different types of migratory birds as well as reptilian species such as maggar crocodile, gharial, turtles, and both poisonous as well as non poisonous snakes. In order to protect and to expand the number of gharial crocodile, a Gharial Research & Conservation Unit is also located at this place. This unit has also become a distinctive feature of Satkosai Wildlife Sanctuary.. Back to Bhubaneswar Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 06: BHUBANESWAR – DARINGBADI KASHMIR OF ORISSA – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast drive for Daringbadi Kashmir of Orissa, Bhubaneswar to Daringbadi Kashmir of Orissa distance 215 kms. It’s the highland area of Daringbadi where this amazing place is located. It is called as the Kashmir of Odisha. This place is located at a height of 915m above the sea level. This is the single most location in this state where you can experience the snow fall during the winter time. During this time, the temperature can go several degrees below the frozen point. From the state capital Bhubaneswar, this place is located at a distance of 215 km. for Daring Badi; you can get regular bus services from the state capital. It’s the closest railway station for Daring Badi is located at Berhempur which is 120 km away. Overnight stay at Daringbadi.

Day 07: BHUBANESWAR – DHAULI – PIPLI – KONARK – PURI

Morning after breakfast drive to Puri enroute visit:

DHAULI: Peace Pagada is one of the most important Buddhist pligrimage in India. It is the same place where Emperor Ashoka after the great Kalinga war renounced the war and embraced Buddhism.

PIPILI: Village Pipili famous all over the world for its applique work. Pipili most well known for its handicraft is near to Puri.

KONARK SUN TEMPLE – It’s a (UNESCO world heritage sites)the temple of Sun God was constructed in the 13th century. It has been in ruins for centuries but until the early 1900’s it was simply an interesting ruin of impressive size. Then the debris and sand was cleared from around the temple base and the sheer magnitude of its architect’s imagination was revealed. The entire temple was conceived as a chariot for the sun God, Surya. Around the base of the temple there are 24

gigantic, carved stone wheels, seven mighty horses haul at the temple and the immense structure is covered with carvings, sculptures, figures. If the temple was completed it would have soared to 70 meters high. Three images of Surya still stand and are designed to catch the sun at dawn, at noon and at sunset. In the evening visit to Jagannath Temple. Enjoy Puri  Evening Life.Overnight stay at Puri.

Day 08: PURI – CHILIKA LAKE – PURI

After leisurely breakfast proceed to Chilika Lake- the Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon which attract one million migrate birds. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian sub-continent. The lake is home to a number of threatened species of plants and Animals. The Lake is an ecosystem with large fishery resources. It sustains more than 150,000 fisher–folk living in 132 villages on the shore and islands. After a trip of Satapada Island for the famous Irrawadi Dolphin & other birds. Visit to Raghurajpur Artisan village where absolutely crafted handicrafts, pattachitra(Tussar paintings, palm leaf engravings, stone and wood carvings, wooden, cowdung and papiermache toys, and masks an art form dates back to 5BC) made of pure organic stuff are made in ach family.Return toPuri resort/Hotel. Spent leisure time at golden beach of Puri. Overnight stay at Puri.

Day 09: PURI – SAKHIGOPAL TEMPLE – BHUBANESWAR

Morning after breakfast checkout and proceed to Sakhigopal temple. Back to Bhubaneswar to board the Airport/train station for onward journey.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:-

  • 08 Nights at Bhubaneswar, Puri , Daringbadi, Hotel AC Double Deluxe Room in twin sharing basis.
  • Food: breakfast (Eight 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.