• 8 Days Exquisite Temples Of Orissa

    Home to some of the most exquisite and architecturally unique Hindu temples, the Golden Temple Triangle of Orissa draws thousands of pilgrims and tourists for a glimpse of these treasures. This is also the very site of one of the bloodiest battles in ancient India was fought – and King Ashok converted to Buddhism.
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From RMB 13,800/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Shanghai or Beijing / Kolkata
    Fly Beijing/Kunming MU 5712 1620/1940 (3h 20m) – Daily
    Or Shanghai/ Kunming MU 5810 1800/2115 (3h 15m) – Daily
    Fly Kunming/Kolkata MU 555 2355/2340 (2h 15m) – Daily


    Upon arrival, be met and transfer to your hotel.

    Meals: Nil

  • Day 02 - Kolkata

    On arrival, head to the city’s most famous temple the Kalighat Kali, a major pilgrimage centre for the Hindus. Evening, visit the India Museum known as the House of Magic. The extraordinary collection of India cultural items and anthropology of tribal groups is both unusual and engaging.

    Late afternoon, take a walking tour in the colonial architecture in BBD Bagh. Go into the sidewalks to see the Writer’s Building, St Andrew’s Kirk, General Post Office and Nilhat House - a tea auction house in India (Only on Mon/Tue). End with a visit to the Kolkata landmark of Victoria Memorial.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Kolkata / Bhubaneshwar

    This morning, visit the colourful flower market by the Hooghly River and take a boat trip from here. Visit the hauntingly beautiful Paresnath Jain Temple built in 1867. Next, visit to the Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Teresa.

    Be transferred for your flight to Babaneswar – gateway to the Golden Temple Triangle of Orissa.

    On arrival, be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.

    Fly Kolkata/Bhubaneshwar 9W 2860  1825/1945 ( 4h 10m) – Wed, Fri, Sat


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Bhubaneshwar

    Full day excursion to Buddhist Diamond Triangle of Lalitgiri, Udaigiri and Ratnagiri. The oldest of the three sites, Lalitgiri boasts huge brick monasteries, the remains of a chaitya hall, a number of votive stupas and a renovated stone stupa atop a small rugged sand stone hill dominate the rural greenery around. Lastly, visit Ratnagiri museum that showcases the important finds from the area (closed on Fridays).

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch

  • Day 05 - Bhubaneshwar / Puri

    Today, traverse rural villages to reach the coastal temple town of Puri. Meet village craftsmen skilled in the hereditary craft of traditional painting. Soak up the traditional temple culture of Puri.

    This afternoon, enjoy the fine white sands of Puri beach and the roar of the breakers rolling in from the Bay of Bengal. You might like to wander through the old city and spend time at the night market on your own.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 06 - Puri

    Today, visit the famous temple of Jagannath Puri - one of the four most famous holy pilgrimages of the Hindus and also Loknath Temple. This evening, enjoy a stunning traditional Orissan classic folk dance show.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 07 - Puri / Konark / Hubaneshwar

    Today, drive back to Bhubaneshwar. Enroute, see the famous Sun Temple - known as crowning glory of Orissan temple art. Return to Bhubaneswar to see the Parasurameswara Temple - the oldest surviving temple in the state built in 650 A.D. Next see the Dhauli hill that brings back memories of the historic 'Kalinga war' which was fought around here.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch

  • Day 08 - Bhubaneshwar / Kolkata / Shanghai or Beijing

    Today, connect for your flight home.

     Fly Bhubaneshwar/Kolkata  9W 2865 1315/1435 (1h 20m) – Daily  


    Check into your day use room in Kolkata before your international flight.

     Fly Kolkata/Kunming MU556 0030/0510 (2h 10m) – Daily 
      Kunming/Beijing MU 5701 0800/1045 (2h 45m) – Daily 
    Or Kunming/Shanghai MU 747 0730/1025  (2h 55m) – Daily


    Arrive on Day 09 morning.

    Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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