Oh, Odisha. is there any tourism sector in India more enchanting, more memorable, and more truly unique than you? Between the immaculate sun-kissed beaches, ancient temples, historic forts, divine shrines and unapparelled vibrancy that hits you from every angle, Odisha is the destination to visit if you are in the mood to be captivated by the amazing experiences.
For all, you bucket list tickers, our Odisha tour packages are a great source of exploring the best of the tourism sector in Odisha and embarking on a once in a lifetime journey where ancient history, amazing architecture, soul awakening temples, and intriguing arts are sure to mesmerize you! The state is situated on India's Eastern Coast and has a coastline of approx 485 km. Odisha is dotted with tranquil lakes, sublime rivers and is one of the best places in India to discover the rich heritage of India.
Odisha is the land where pristine waterfalls, unexplored caves, sprawling wildlife tells its own unique story, and you will soon fall head over heels for the diverse blend of natural beauty in the form of rich culture, enthralling wildlife and so much more that makes make up the rich tapestry of this sprawling paradise.
With every attraction offering you a new breadth of experiences, flavour and energy, an Odisha holiday package is bound to captivate your interest, teach you and surprise you at every turn. Odisha is bordered with the Bay of Bengal and locals call it Orissa. For scintillating natural beauty, and plunging deep into the flabbergasted culture and tradition, there is so much to do and see in Orissa, including the prominent tourist attraction, Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Orissa.
When Is The Best Time To Score Orissa Tour Packages?
According to locals and the travellers who have been to Orissa earlier, the best time to score low-cost Orissa tour packages is to score it between October to March - in the winter season. Orissa in winters experiences temperature between 13 degrees Celsius to 27 degrees Celsius. Winter in Orissa is also the best time to go as the migratory birds could easily be spotted at the famous Orissa spots like Chilka Lake, and other prominent national parks like Nandankanan Zoological Park.
When Can You Score The Affordable Deals On Orissa Holidays?
The summer months in Orissa are warm and makes day exploration a hefty activity because of the scorching summer heat. So, not many tourists flock to Orissa in summers, which ultimately results in the low cost Orissa holiday packages.
However, one can score the best deals on accommodations, airfares, and sightseeing if you book your Orissa holiday during the monsoon months - between July to September.
Famous Orissa Attractions To Explore
Konark Sun Temple -
It's a must-visit World Heritage Orissa site, and one of the most important temples in Orissa Konark Sun Temple dated back to 13th century and is known for its intriguing architecture, and jaw-dropping intricate carvings. When you tour the temple, you'll see that the Kalinga style inspires Konark Sun Temple architecture. Discover the temple complex like Nata Mandir, Bhog Mandapa, and Jamohana on a guided tour.
Entry - Indians have to pay INR 10, while the international tourists have to pay INR 250.
Bhubaneshwar is considered as the Temple City Of India where the classic blend of history, heritage and urbanization is best seen. Explore the plenty of temples, wildlife sanctuaries, and beautiful caves. A few best spots for tourists in Bhubaneshwar are Udayagiri Caves, Nandan Zoological Park and temples of Mukteshwar.
The best place for relaxing vacation amidst the sea, Puri has stretches of immaculate beaches, old aged temples, and local markets to shop. Head to Puri Beach for beach fun, attend Puri Beach festival, make divine prayers at the Puri Jagannath Temple.
Jagannath Temple -
For pilgrimage tour in Orissa, Jagannath Temple is amongst the top divine temples in India where thousands of devotees flock each day! Whisk at the 12th century Jagannath Temple to soak the blend of Hindu, Kalinga, and Dravidian inspired architecture. The temple features the idols of the Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra. Attend several Puja and Aarti ceremonies.
Chilika Lake -
Between November to February, Chilika Lake becomes the most admired Orissa attraction to explore on tour packages to Orissa. Chilika Lake is the best spot for a day out picnic with your spouse or family. you can spot the range of the rarest migratory birds like white-bellied sea eagles, flamingoes, golden plovers, sand-pipers. Don't forget to click the photographs and take romantic strolls on the river banks.
Chandipur Beach -
Create beach memories at Chandipur Beach, which is perfect for a day out with family or spouse. Chandipur Beach boasts the rich orange sunsets. Feel pleasure writing your name on the golden sands and collecting shells to take home.
Explore the beautiful craft village of Raghurajpur, which is enveloped with lush green trees and famous for its Pattachitra paintings. Embark on the tour of Raghurajpur with on a guided trip to unfold the traditional craft making history of this village. Take a sneak peek into the tribal culture of Orissa at Raghurajpur.
Orissa's Famous Festivals With Their Dates
Makar Mela (MID JANUARY) -
Where devotees descend on a tiny island on Chilika Lake to leave voice to Goddess Kali in a cave.
Adivasis Mela (Jan 26–Feb 1) -
It's a tribal fair where you will witness the tribal vibes.
Magha Saptami (Jan/Feb) -
Watch the hoards of devotees honouring the Surya, the sun god at Chandrabhaga Beach.
There are around 10 total significant festivals in Orissa to attend. So, make sure you review the festival dates before finalizing your Orissa honeymoon packages.
Where To Watch The Attractive Wildlife Of Orissa?
With around 10+ wildlife sanctuaries under its belts, you will be hard-pressed to explore every wildlife sanctuary in Orissa. Take a sneak peek at a few of them, and go on Orissa wildlife tour exploration at any of these places :
- Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary
- Gahirmatha (Marine) Wildlife Sanctuary
- Badrama or Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary
- Blackhand-Konark Wildlife Sanctuary
- Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
- Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary
- Chandaka Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary
- Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
What Are The Famous Pilgrimage Tourists Spots In Orissa?
On a guided tour, the top famous pilgrimage spots in Orissa are :
- Lingaraja Temple
- Chakra Teertha Temple
- Mukteshwar Temple Bharatimath
- Rajarani Jagannath Temple
- Puri Brahmeswar Swarnajaleswar
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But there's plenty of surprises along the way for the couples, including the boat ride amongst the mangroves of Bhitarkanika, discovering the ancient cave in Khandagiri and witnessing the incredible fabric creating art at Pipili village and much more!
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