EXPLORE ODISHA TOUR

 

Located in the Eastern region of India, Odisha (also referred to as Orissa) is a state that boasts stunning natural landscapes, rich cultural customs and traditions, ancient historical sites, diverse wildlife, and vibrant tribal communities. The tour packages for Odisha highlight these exceptional features to visitors who come from all over to explore this unique destination. With a range of options available, Orissa tourism packages offer an enriching experience that allows travelers to immerse themselves in the local culture and breathtaking scenery. By choosing from a variety of Odisha holiday packages, tourists can efficiently plan their trip without any complications, ensuring a hassle-free vacation.

1. Bhubaneshwar

Bhubaneswar, also known as the temple city of India, boasts impressive architecture and a vibrant commercial center. Its historic temples are a major draw for travelers worldwide, earning it its poetic name meaning "Lord of the Universe." This bustling city seamlessly blends past and present, making it a top destination for religious tourism. Must-see landmarks include Lingaraj Temple, ISKCON Temple, Hirakud Dam, Parasurameswara Temple, and Bindu Sarovara. To truly experience Odisha, Bhubaneswar is not to be missed.

What’s Special: Beautiful temples, sightseeing spots, museums

Nearby Attractions: Chandipur, Puri, Dhauli, Cuttack, Paradip

Major Attractions: Dhauli Hills, Udayagiri & Khandagiri caves, Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavations, Bindu Sarovara

Transportation Options: Bus, auto rickshaw, cab, taxi

2. Puri

The Jagannath Temple is a popular pilgrimage spot for Hindus, drawing visitors from all corners of the globe. Situated by the Bay of Bengal, this beach city is a favorite among those residing in West Bengal for a quick getaway to this picturesque island. It's a hotspot for backpackers and offers various accommodation options like hotels and homestays. For travelers, the ideal place to stay is near New Marine Drive. Don't miss out on the annual Rath Yatra if you're in town between June and July.

What’s Special: Historical monuments, serene beaches?

Nearby Attractions: Raghurajpur, Astaranga Beach, Konark, Chilika Lake, Pipili

Major Attractions: Sri Jagannath Puri Temple, Chilika Lake, Puri Beach, Jagannath Rath Yatra

Transportation Options: Bus, auto rickshaw, cab, taxi

3. Konark

Konark, a city home to the renowned world heritage site of the Sun Temple, is also known for its sandy beaches and lively Annual Dance Festival. This architectural marvel is undoubtedly one of the top places to visit in Konark. It attracts numerous tourists every year who come to offer prayers and take dips in the sea to pay respects to the Sun God. If you happen to be vacationing in Odisha, don't miss out on this stunning monument and make sure to attend the five-day long annual dance festival. Throughout the year, various events and festivals take place in different parts of the city; if you're lucky, you may even get a chance to experience one during your stay in Konark.

What’s Special: Sun Temple, unique architecture, historical and religious sites

Nearby Attractions: Puri, Cuttack, Bargarh, Jeypore

Major Attractions: Kuruma, Astaranga Beach, Varahi Devi Temple - Chaurasi, Maa Mangala Temple - Kakatpur

Transportation Options: Cab, taxi, bus, auto

4. Chilika Lake

This is the largest internal salt-water lake in Asia, boasting a pear shape and making it a must-visit for nature lovers and bird watchers. Its diverse and flourishing ecosystem hosts an array of flora and fauna, with a few small islands scattered throughout. The clear waters are teeming with life, providing a home to various creatures such as sandpipers, flamingoes, and golden plovers. Unwind from the city bustle while enjoying stunning sunrise and sunset views, or even have the opportunity to glimpse endangered dolphin species if luck is on your side.

What’s Special: Natural beauty, picnic spot

Nearby Attractions: Nalaban, Satapada, Kalijai Temple, Honeymoon Island

Major Attractions: Dolphin, Boating, Gopalpur beach

Transportation Options: Bus, taxi, auto, cab

5. Simlipal National Park

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of India, Simlipal National Park is the country's largest wildlife sanctuary. Located in Mayurbhanj, this park once served as a hunting ground for local rulers. Its abundance of lush forests, serene meadows, and breathtaking waterfalls make it an idyllic retreat. While taking in the cozy atmosphere, you can embark on a safari to spot diverse wildlife species within the forest. The park boasts over a thousand types of plants and flowers, adding to its impressive biodiversity. For visitors looking for a place to rest, there is a forest rest house available, where you can also hire a jeep for an adventurous tour through the wilderness. Be sure to add this amazing destination in Odisha to your travel itinerary for an unforgettable experience.

What’s Special: Wildlife, safari, photography

Nearby Attractions: Maa Ambika Temple, Shri Jagannath Temple, and Mayurbhanj Palace

Major Attractions: Chahala, Ramatirtha, Devkund waterfall

Transportation Options: Bus, cab, taxi, auto

6. Pipli

Located approximately 29 Km away from Bhubaneswar, Pipli is a charming village that remains undiscovered by most. This gem of a destination is famous for its breathtaking applique art, crafted with an array of striking hues. Visitors from all over the world are drawn to Pipli to purchase these exceptional handmade pieces. From handbags and umbrellas to canopies and more, you will find a variety of accessories here. Additionally, Pipli is well-known for its vibrant local customs and traditions that are joyously celebrated by its residents.

What’s Special: Beautiful Applique handicrafts and colourful bazaars

Nearby Attractions: Bindu Sagar, Brahmeshwar, Mukteswara, Chousath Yo

Major Attractions: Tau Devi Lal Park, Sri Krishna Museum, Pipli Mini Zoo

Transportation Options: Auto rickshaw, bus, cab, taxi, cycle rickshaw

7. Cuttack

Cuttack, an ancient city in Odisha, holds various attractions that make it a well-known destination. It boasts old pilgrim sites, museums, forts, lakes, and islands. In addition to these, the city is also home to diverse wildlife. Its rich history of 100 years and silver filigree handicrafts have earned it the titles of Millennium City and Silver City. The locals actively engage in cultural events throughout the year, giving the city a vibrant cultural atmosphere.

What’s Special: Ancient pilgrim centres, forts, museums, lakes

Nearby Attractions: Deojhar Waterfall, Ansupa Lake, Deras Dam, Salia Dam

Major Attractions: Mahanadi Barrage, Fort of Barabati, Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Ansupa Lake

Transportation Options: Bus, cab, taxi, auto rickshaw

8. Rourkela

Rourkela, located 340 km away from Bhubaneswar, is popularly known as the Steel City of Odisha. It attracts travelers from far and wide to explore its stunning parks, dams, vintage temples, and waterfalls, making it a top city to visit in Odisha. Whether you're interested in sightseeing or shopping, there are plenty of memorable experiences to be had here. Some must-see attractions for your itinerary include Darjeeling, Nehru Traffic Park, Vedavyas & Vaishno Devi temples, Hanuman Vatika, Mandira Dam, Pitamahal Dam, Badaghagra Falls, and Khandadhar Falls.

What’s Special: Vintage temples, parks, dams, and waterfalls

Nearby Attractions: N/A

Major Attractions: Pitamahal Dam, Badaghagra Falls, and Khandadhar Falls, Nehru Traffic Park

Transportation Options: Bus, cab, taxi, auto

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