DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT BHUBANESWAR
On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport / railway station check-in to hotel. Later if time permit half day sightseeing of tribal museum (closed on Monday), Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves (oldest rock cut caves; the caves are reminiscent of influence of Buddhism and Jainism in Orissa). Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 02: BHUBANESWAR – DHAULI – PIPLI – KONARK – PURI
Morning after breakfast drive to Puri en-route visit Dhauli the peace pagoda (is also one of the much famed Buddhist sites at Orissa & here emperor Ashoka underwent a psyche change and abandoned war for the rest of his life, in the 3rd century BC ), Pipli the appliqué work village & Konark Sun temple. On arrival at Puri check in to the hotel. Later visit to Jagannath temple (non-Hindus are not allowed) / Relax on the golden beach of Puri. Overnight stay at Puri.
DAY 03: PURI – CHILIKA – GOPALPUR
Morning drive to Chilika Lake at Barkul (the largest brackish water lake). At Chilika take the boat cruise to explore the bird’s Island & Nalabana Island. Then proceed to Gopalpur and check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.
DAY 04: GOPALPUR – JAUGAD – GOPALPUR + OLIVE RIDLEY
Morning after breakfast visit to Pati Sonpur beach. Return back to hotel. Later in the evening transfer by car to the Turtles sightseeing at the Rushik-ulya River with packed dinner. Come back to the hotel at night and retire for the day. Overnight at Gopalpur.
DAY 05: GOPALPUR – BHUBANESWAR
Morning drive back to Bhubaneswar en-route visit Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later visit to State museum & Ekamra Haat. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 06: DEPARTURE FROM BHUBANESWAR
Morning transfer from hotel to airport for onwards journey.