Puri, located on the east coast of India on the Bay of Bengal, is in the centre of the Puri district. It is delimited by the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, the Mauza Sipaurubilla on the west, Mauza Gopinathpur in the north and Mauza Balukhand in the east. It is within the 67 kilometres (42 mi) coastal stretch of sandy beaches that extends between Chilika Lake and the south of Puri city. However, the administrative jurisdiction of the Puri Municipality extends over an area of 16.3268 square kilometres (6.3038 sq mi) spread over 30 wards, which includes a shore line of 5 kilometres (3.1 mi)..
What is included in the tour
- Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.
- Daily breakfast.
- Exclusive A/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
- All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
What is NOT included in the tour
- Air fare .
- Any meals other then those specified in Cost Includes.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc
- Any other item not specified in cost includes.
- 9 % Government service tax.
- Guide & Any Sports Activities Charges
Located 60 km away from Bhubaneshwar, another temple city of Orissa, Puri is reckoned among the four divine sites or holy dhamas of India which include Dwarka, Rameswaram and Badrinath also. A pilgrimage tour to the temples of India can be said to be complete only when you pay visit to the temples of Puri also. Referred to as Sri "Purusottama Dham" or "Martya Vaikuntha" which mean the abode of Lord Vishnu on earth, Puri is also known by various other sobriquets. A Tour to Puri will give you peace and strengths. You can make most of your vacations in Puri by visiting its attractive tourist spots. The tourist attractions in Puri, India fall under two wide categories.
Day 1 : Arrive Bhubaneshwar On to Puri (56 Kms ,approx 2 hrs drive)
Welcome to Bhubaneshwar, the Capital of Orissa! Upon arrival at Airport / Railway Station in Bhubaneshwar, you will be transferred on a picturesque drive to Puri. En route visit Lord Lingaraja Temple. Thereafter visit the colourful village of Pipli where you can purchase local handicrafts and the famous applique work. Later, check-in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.Overnight in Puri - None (Meals on your own)
Day 2 : Puri Excursion to Konark
In the morning, visit the famous Jagannath Temple, the pulsating pilgrimage centre of the city. The temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna) who is also called the Lord of the Universe. The temple's pillars are adorned with pictures depicting various stages and scenes from Lord Krishna's life.Enjoy a stroll through the bustling bazaar and visit the main temple complex. The tour continues with a visit to Konark that houses a colossal temple dedicated to the Sun God. Even in its ruined state its magnificence reflects the genius of its architects who envisioned and built it. The Sun Temple of Konark is one of the most stunning historic monuments of religious architecture. Also known as Arka -Tirtha (Surya Temple), Konark Sun Temple India is a 13th century Hindu temple built by the King Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. Konark Temple is designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with seven horses and twenty four wheels, carrying the Sun God, Lord Surya.The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Puri
Day 3 : Depart Puri Onto Bhubaneshwar
Today, bid farewell to your 'Puri' tour as you are transferred to Airport / Railway Station in Bhubaneshwar for your onward journey.