Our tour of Bhubaneshwar Day Excursion lets you have a full-fledged glimpse of India’s cultural and historical tapestry, in a short time span. This incredible odyssey to the Temple City of India – Bhubaneshwar begins in a private and comfortable Air-conditioned vehicle accompanied by a professional guide and takes you on an excursion to popular attractions of Puri - the cultural capital of Odisha, which includes the 13th century ruins of Konark Sun Temple (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) that is built from stone in the form of a giant ornamented chariot, and Chandrabhaga beach, located close to the Sun Temple, is a popular venue for many cultural activities, and is known for its clean and green environment, and the fisherman’s village near Chandrabhaga beach.
Bhubaneshwar is the capital city of the Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) and enjoys the reputation of being the “Temple City of India” dotted with more than 500 temples that are manifestations of the exquisite temple architecture of Odisha. This ancient city, dating over 2000 years, boasts some of the most extraordinary temple architectures and other wonderful ancient monuments. Odisha is the land of splendid temples, impressive history & legend, stunning golden beaches, grand monuments, fascinating tribal culture, fantastic wildlife sanctuaries, gorgeous natural beauty, and a unique Indian culture; Bhubaneshwar is one its jewels.
Pick Up: 09:00 AM
Duration: 10 Hrs
Start your day with the drive to Konark. The mystical town is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Konark Sun Temple. The 13th century colossal chariot shaped temple is a marvel of architecture with immense wheels and horses, all carved from stones. Dedicated to the Sun God, the ruined temple is a treasure. The exquisite carvings and skills of artisans still shine through. Lose yourself in the intrinsic charm still lingering in the ambiance.
Proceed for a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant.
Next you will visit the Chandrabhaga beach, a beautiful expanse of silvery soft sands lapped by the waters of the Bay of Bengal. The beach is mentioned in many mythological tales, and is considered one of the finest, cleanest and greenest beaches in eastern India. Spend time at the beach enjoying the natural beauty.
Further in the tour, visit the local fisherman’s village near Chandrabhaga beach.
In the evening, return to Bhubaneswar and get dropped at your hotel.
Tour Price: INR 8,723 /- per person
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