8 days in Odisha Itinerary

8 days in Odisha Itinerary

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8 days in Odisha Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Bhubaneswar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Bhitarkanika National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Phulbani
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Puri
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

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Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nandankanan Zoological Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dhauli Giri Hills, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of MukteshwarTemple.

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Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bhitarkanika National Park.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Dhauli Giri Hills ©
Dhauli Giri Hills
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park

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Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitarkanika National Park
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bhitarkanika National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bhubaneswar to Bhitarkanika National Park takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phulbani.

Things to do in Bhitarkanika National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Phulbani

Phulbani ©
Phulbani is a town and administrative headquarters of Kandhamal district.HistoryIt is named after the lady 'Phulardei' who was sacrificed by the local inhabitants as an act of religious ritual to Mother Earth (MERIA).GeographyPhulbani is located at. On the 26th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Mandasaru.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phulbani trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bhitarkanika National Park to Phulbani in 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Puri.

Things to do in Phulbani

Parks Wildlife
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Mandasaru ©
Mandasaru

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Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Get in touch with nature at Puri Beach and Chilika Lake. Get a sense of the local culture at Konark Sun Temple and Baliharachandi Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Puri: Mangalajodi (in Khurda) and Chandrabhaga Beach (in Konark). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Swargadwar Beach, identify plant and animal life at Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Konark Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Puri itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Phulbani to Puri takes 5.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Konark, Mangalajodi
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Mangalajodi ©
Mangalajodi
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple

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