BEST OF ODISHA CULTURAL TOURS

“BEST OF CULTURAL TOURS” Includes all most importation destinations and tourist
attractions of Odisha. Each part of Odisha’s lifestyle and culture of the people changes. So
visiting these areas of Odisha is to experience the complete culture of Odisha. Once we
know the date of arrival of visitors, we can give the date for different interesting festivals
in different parts of Odisha and change the program accordingly as per the interests of
visitors.

ROUTING: BHUBANESWAR-PURI-KONARK-NAYAK PATNA – SATPADA-PIILI-DHAULI-
BHUBANESWAR-NUAPTNA-SADEIBAINI-JORANDA-DHENKANAL-LALITGIRI-RATNAGIRI-
UDAYGIRI-BHITARKANIKA-CHANDIPUR-SIMILPAL-KHICHING-KEONJHAR-FAKIRPUR-
GHATA GAON-SANA GHAGRA-GONASHIKA-DEBAGARH-SAMBALPUR-ATTABIRA-
BARAGARH-BARAPALLI-BALANGIR-SONPUR-BHAWANIPATNA-BALIGUDA-KOTAGARH-
RAYAGADA-CHATIKONA-JEYPORE-ONUKADELLI-KUNDULI-KOTPADA-VISAKHPATNAM-
SEEMACHALAM-ANKAPALLI-BORA CAVES-SRI MUKHA LINGAM-SRIKA KULAM-
GOPALPUR-TAPTAPANI-CHANDRAGIRI-PADMANAVPUR-BUGUDA-TARA TARINI-CHILIKA-
OLASINGH-BHUBANESWAR.
DAY01: ARRIVAL AT BHUBANESWAR & TRANSFER TO PURI. O/N

Reception upon arrival at Bhubaneswar or Puri Railway station and Transfer to Hotel at
Puri. Evening Relax on The beach. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY02: PURI-KONARK-PURI CITY TOUR.EVENING ENJOY GOTIPUA DANCE
.O/N

Early morning proceed to Konark and visit sunrise at Chandrabhaga beach (depending
on weather) and Fishermen’s Village. Later visit the World Heritage site, The Sun Temple of
Konark. Back to Hotel at Puri. Afternoon visit Lord Jagannath Temple (Non-Hindus not
allowed to enter ). Also, Visit Artisan Village Nayakpatna famous for Palm leaf itching
works & Tasssar paintings. Enjoy Gotipua Dance and Back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY03: PURI –SATPADA-PIPILI-DHAULI-BHUBANESWAR.O/N

Morning proceeds to Satpada and visit Chitika with boating to see Dolphins and sea Mouth.
Ng Later proceed to Bhubaneswar en-route visiting appliqué works at Pipili and Ashokan
Rock Edicts at Overnight at Hotel.

DAY04: BHUBANESWAR CITY TOUR. EVENING ENJOY ODDISSI DANCE .O/N

Visit famous Temples of Bhubaneswar like Parasurameswar Temple (7th Cen AD),
Mukteswar Temple (9th Cen AD), Rajarani Temple ( 11 th Cen AD) and Bramheswar
Temple ( 11 th Cen AD). Later Visit Odisha State Museum and Odisha Tribal Museum.
Overnight at Hotel.

DAY05: BHUBANESWAR-NUAPATNA-SADEIBARINI-JORNADA-DHENAKANAL.O/N

Morning proceed to Dhenkanal enroute visiting Textile Village Nuapatna and Dokra Metal
Casting Village Sadeibarini. Afternoon visit Joranda Mahima Monastery with evening
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DAY06: DHENKANAL-LALITGIRI-RATNAGIRI-UDAYGIRI-BHITAKANIKA. O/N

Morning proceed to Bhitarkanika Enroute visiting Buddhist archeological sites like
Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri & Udaygiri. Overnight at FRH/ Resort.

DAY07: BHITARKANIKA NATIONAL PARK

Explore the Bhitarkanika National Park by boat. Overnight

DAY08: BHITARKANIKA-CHANDIPUR ON SEA. O/N

Proceed to Chandipur on the sea. Overnight.

DAY09: CHANDIPUR ON SEA- SIMILPAL NATIONAL PARK. O/N

Proceed to Similpal National Park. Overnight In FRH

DAY10: SIMILPAL

Full day explore Similpal National Park famous for Tiger and Elephants. Overnight at FRH

DAY11: SIMILPAL-KHICHING-KEONJHAR.

Morning proceed to Keonjhar Enroute visiting Famous Khichakiswari Temple at Kuching.
Overnight at Hotel.

DAY12: KEONJHAR-FAKIRPUR-TARINA TEMPLE-KEONJHAR.O/N

Full day visiting Textile Village Fakirpur and Ghatagon Tarini Temple. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY13: KEONJHAR-SANAGHAGRA-GONASIKA-SAMBALPUR. O/N

Morning proceed to visit Sanaghagra waterfall and Tribal Villages around Gonasika. Later
proceed to Sambalpur en route to visiting Pradhanpat Waterfall. Overnight at Hotel

DAY14: SAMBALPUR-ATTABIRA-BARAPALLI-BARAGARH. O/N

Morning visit Samaleswari Temple, Later Proceed to Baragarh Enroute famous Textile
villages around. Later visit Barapalli Village. Overnight.

DAY15: BARAGARH-BALANGIR.O/N

Morning visit Famous Nrishinganath Temple & Harishankar Temple and proceed to
Balangir.

DAY16: BALANGIR-SONPUR.O/N

Morning proceed to Sonpur enroute visit Textile Villages around and Baidanath.
Afternoon Visit Sonpur Temples. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY17: SONPUR -BHAWANIPATNA.O/N

Morning proceeds to Bhawanipatna Enroute visiting Ranipur Jharial. Overnight.

DAY18: BHAWANIPATNA-BALIGUDA .O/N

Morning visit Manikeswari Temple and Phuljharan and later proceed to Baliguda.
Overnight at Hotel with Very very Basic Facilities.

DAY19: BALIGUDA-KOTAGARH WEEKLY TRIBAL MARKET ON TUESDAY
–RAYAGADA

Morning visit few Kutia Kondh Villages and later proceed to Rayagada enroute visiting
Kotagarh weekly Tribal Market on Tues day only. Overnight at hotel at Rayagada.

DAY20:RAYAGADA-CHATIKONA-JEYPORE.O/N

Morning visit weekly Dongariya Kondh Tribal market at Chatikona on Wednes Day only
and Later proceed to Jeypore. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY21: JEYPORE-ONUKADELLI-JEYPORE.O/N

Morning proceed to Onukadelli to visit weekly Tribal market ( Thurse Day) of Bonda,
Gadaba & Didayi. Later visit few Gadaba Tribal Villages. Back to Hotel.Overnight.

DAY22: JEYPORE-KUNUDLI-JEYPORE.O/N.

Morning visit Lord Jagannath Temple at Koraput. Later visit a weekly Tribal Market
(Friday) of Paroja Tribes. After Lunch visits few Paroja tribal Villages. Overnight at Hotel.)

DAY23: JEYPORE-KOTPAD-JEYPORE.

Morning visit few Bhatra Tribal Villages. Later visit Tribal Textile Village Kotpad.
Afternoon visit weekly Tribal Market and Back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY24: JEYPORE-VISAKHPATHA

Morning proceed to Visakhpatnam Enroute visiting few Tribal Villages. Overnight at
Hotel.

DAY25: VISAKHAPATNAM-SEEMACHALAM-ANAKAPALLI-VISAKHAPATNAM

Morning visit famous Seemachalam and Buhsit Monuments at Ankapalli and Overnight at
Visakhapatnam.

DAY26: VISAKHAPATNAM-ARRUKU-BORA CAVES-VISAKHAPATNAM

Full day excursion to Arruku Valley and Bora Caves. Overnight at Hotel at Visakhpatnam.

DAY27: VISAKHAPATNAM-SRIMUKHALINGAM-SRIKAKULAM.O/N

Morning proceed to Srikakulam Enroute visiting Srimukhalingam. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY28: SRIKAKULAM-GOPALPUR ON SEA.

Morning visit Srikurma Temple and proceed to Gopalpur on the sea. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY29: GOPALPUR -PADMANAVPUR-TAPTAPANI-CHANDRAGIRI-GOPALPUR.O/N

Morning visit Fishermen’s later visited Padmanavpur Textile Village, Taptapani Sulphur
Spring and Tibetan Settlement with their colorful monastery. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY30: GOPALPUR- BUGUDA -TARATARINI- -CHILIKA AT BARKUL. O/N

Morning visit Biranchi Narayan wooden Temple at Buguda and Tara Tarini Temple.
Proceed to Barkul on Chilika. Overnight.

DAY31: BARKUL-OLASIGH-BHUBANESWAR.

Morning proceed to Bhubaneswar enroute visiting Textile Village Olassingh. Overnight.Morning proceed to

DAY32: DEPARTURE TRANSFER.

Departure Transfer to Bhubaneswar airport or railway station for onwards /return
journey.