Budhist Odisha

7 nights/ 8days

Day 1: ( Arrive Bhubaneswar)

Assistance at airport & transfer to Puri en route visiting Ashokan rock edicts at Dhauli & Raghurajpur artisan village. Afternoon visit of Puri Jagannath Temple & market.( Non Hindus are not allowed inside the temple, so view it from a nearby terrace ) Overnight at Hotel in Puri.

Day 2: (190 kms)

After breakfast drive to Ratnagiri en route visiting Konark Sun temple & nearby fisherman village. Overnight at Ratnagiri.

Day 3:

Full day visit of Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri, & Udaygiri Buddhist ruins and excavation sites of ancient stupas-chaityas, Overnight at Ratnagiri.

Day 4:

After breakfast drive to Dhenkanal en route visiting Languli hill, Lunch at Dhenkanal , After lunch Visit Monks of Mahima Cult at Joranda. Overnight at Dhenkanal Palace.

Day 5: (130 kms)

After breakfast drive to Bhubaneswar en route visiting Sadeibareni Lost wax process, dokra casting village, Nuapatna weaving village(Only Buddhist village in Eastern India). Afternoon visit Bhubaneswar Temples. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.

Day 6: (180 kms)

After breakfast drive to Gopalpur on sea en route visiting Chilika lake, famous for migratory birds. Overnight at hotel in Gopalpur.

Day 7:(200 kms)

Full day to Chandragiri to visit Padmasambhava Buddhist University , Hot sulphuric spring at Taptapani. Overnight at hotel in Gopalpur.

Day 8: (180 kms- 4 hrs drive)

After break fast drive to Bhubaneswar and enroute visit ancient Jain caves (Khandagiri & Udayagiri). Post Lunch can be visited Tribal Museum and later transfer to Airport for onward Journey.