CHARIOT , DANDA & CHADAK FESTIVAL
TOUR WITH KOLKATA
DURATION : 12 NIGHTS & 13 DAYS
Day – 1 :- 3rd April 2017
Arrive Bhubaneswar assistance at airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day- 2:- 4th April 2017 :: (Bhubaneswar Temples & Chariot Festval)
Morning visit the temples of Bhubaneswar mainly Parasurameswar Temple(7th Century AD.), Mukteswar Temple (10th Century AD.), Rajarani Temple ( 11th Century AD.) and Lingaraj Temple ( 11th Century AD). Afternoon visit the Chariot Festival of Lingaraj temple and the activities in front of Chariot.Overnight at Hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day-3: – 5th April 2017:: (Bhubaneswar – Puri)
After breakfast drive to visit the famous Sun Temple at Konark a World heritage site . Afternoon visit Puri Jagannath temple (Where non hindus are not allowed ) later enjoy Rama’s birthday in different temples. Overnight at Hotel in Puri .
Day-4: 6th April 2017: (Puri – Chilka- Gopalpur )
After breakfast drive to Gopalpur en route visiting Raghurajpur artisan village and Chilka lake famous for migratory birds, Overnight at hotel in Gopalpur.
Day- 5: 7th April 2017 :: ( Gopalpur)
Fulday excursion to Taratarini temple and villages to witness the Danda Festival in different villages. Overnight at Hotel in Gopalpur.
Day – 6:- 8th April 2017 :: ( Gopalpur-Dhenkanal)
After breakfast drive to Dhenkanal en route visiting Khandagiri & Udayagiri caves of 2nd Century B.C. Dinner & Overnight at Dhenkanal Palace.
Day – 7:- 9th April 2017: – (Dhenkanal)
After breakfast drive to visit the monks of Mahima cult and their rituals in Joranda .Have lunch in palace and after visit the village of lost work(Dhokra casting) process village . Dinner & Overnight at Dhenkanal Palace.
Day – 8:- 10th April 2017 :- ( Dhenkanal-Balasore)
After breakfast drive to Balasore en route visiting Budhist ruins & excavation sites at Ratnagiri & Udaygiri. After lunch visit the silk weaving village of Gopalpur bangali sahi. Dinner & Overnight at hotel in Balasore.Dhenkanal Palace.
Day – 9- 11th April 2017 :-
After breakfast a day excursion with pack lunch to visit of Chandaneswar the place of Chadak festival to see different rituals like bathing festival etc. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
Day – 10 :- 12th April 2017 :-
Fullday visit of Chadak Festival at Chandaneswar with pack lunch. Evening back to hotel & Overnight.
Day – 11 :- 13th April 2017: – ( Balasore – Kolkata- 251 kms)
After breakfast board the train to Kolkata ,arrive & Check into hotel. Afternoon visit of Howrah bridge & flower market. Overnight at Hotel in Kolkata .
Day – 12 :- 14th April 2017 :
Breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing of Victoria memorial,Belur Math, Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, Mother Teresa House, High Court Building,Catholic Church , etc. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
Day – 13 :- 15th April 2017 :
Breakfast at hotel, latter visit the local market of Kolkata or relax.later drive to airport for onward journey.