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Beach Tour of Eastern India

Duration

4 Nights / 5 Days

Places Covered

Bhubaneswar - Puri - Konark - Bhubaneswar

Overview

Beach Tour of Eastern India

Orissa is a destination that is known for its revered shrines, ancient edifices and traditional handicrafts. Eastern India beach tour is a perfect way to spend your vacations in the lapse of Mother Nature, exploring the realm of cultures, temples and golden coastlines. During a trip to Orissa, visit its prominent cities, towns and villages to explore its history, culture and heritage. Start the tour with a visit to the famous Jagannath Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Mukteswara temple, Konark Sun temple and Puri Beach in Orissa. Thereafter, go on excursions to interesting places like Chilika Lake, Konark and Raghurajpur.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Bhubaneswar

Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Bhubaneswar
Welcome to Vardhman's "Beach Tour Of Eastern India" !On arrival in Bhubaneswar, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Relax for the remaining part of the day.
Overnight : Hotel

Day 2 Bhubaneswar

This morning after breakfast proceed for the half-day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the Lingaraja Temple, Mukateswara Temple, Rajarani Temple and Vaital Temple.Lingaraja Temple: Lingaraj temple is one of the most popular temples of Orissa. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, also known as ‘Lingaraj’. It is adorned with beautiful sculptures, which have been carved on the spire. Lingaraja temple is approximately 54.8 metres high and enshrines a huge statue of Lord Shiva, made up of granite. The idol is 8 feet in diameter and is placed on a platform that is about 8 inches above ground. The deity is bathed everyday with water, milk and bhang (marijuana).

Mukateswara Temple: Mukteswara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mukteswara, is carved with figures of ascetics in several poses of meditation. The highlight of the temple, is the magnificent torana - the decorative gateway, an arched masterpiece, reminiscent of Buddhist influence in Orissa.. The sculptured gateway, the jagamohana with diamond shaped latticed windows and decorated interiors and the plethora of sculptural work all deserve mention in this temple dedicated to Shiva Although it is only a small monument rising to a height of 35 feet. Literally every inch of its surface is carved. This temple has also been described as a dream realized in sandstone and it is a monument where it is said sculpture and architecture are in complete harmony with one another. This 10th century temple built in the year of AD 950, is an important transition point, between the early and the later phases of the Kalinga school of temple architecture. The sculptural decoration of the Mukteswara is exquisitely executed, and it is often referred to as the "gem of Oriya architecture". Richly sculpted, the temple offers pride of place to tales from the Panchatantra. The arched gateway is particularly fine. It also shows excellent combinations of Hindu and Buddhist and Jain features, which find a common voice in much of Orissan temple craft.

Rajarani Temple:Rajarani temple is one of the most renowned temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Orissa. It is made from the wonderful red and gold sandstone, which is locally known as Rajarani and this is what gives the temple its name of ‘Raja Rani’. The major attractions of the temple consist of the elaborately carved figurines. Rajarani temple of Bhubaneshwar is dedicated to Lord Brahma. The origin of this temple can be dated back to the eleventh century.
Overnight : Hotel

Day 3 Bhubaneswar - Puri

This morning after breakfast drive to Puri. Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Freshen-up a bit and later visit Jagannath Temple.Jagannath Temple: Jagannath Temple is one of the most renowned as well as the biggest temples of Orissa. Established in the 12th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna), Lord of the Universe. The credit for laying the foundation of the Jagannath temple of Puri goes to Raja Ananta Varman Chodaganga Dev. The temple is located at a distance of 60 km from Bhubaneswar, on the coast of Bay of Bengal, and is greatly revered by the devotees following the Vaishnava traditions.
Overnight : Hotel

Day 4 Puri-Konark-Puri

This morning visit the Konark Sun temple.Sun Temple:The Konark temple is widely known not only for its architectural grandeur but also for the intricacy and profusion of sculptural work. The entire temple has been conceived as a chariot of the sun god with 24 wheels, each about 10 feet in diameter, with a set of spokes and elaborate carvings. Seven horses drag the temple. Two lions guard the entrance, crushing elephants. A flight of steps lead to the main entrance. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight : Hotel

Day 5 Puri-Bhubaneswar

Morning at Leisure. Later in the afternoon transfer to Bhubaneswar airport to catch flight for your destination to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of your tour escorted


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