Odisha nowadays is becoming a major tourist attraction. Thousands of temples, cultural and traditional monuments along with the natural beauty of forest and wildlife etc bring a lot of tourist attraction. Amidst of all these, The Buddhist Circuit Of Odisha Tour is becoming really popular. Thousands of beautiful old Buddhist sculptures are present at different places in the state. The Buddhist Circuit Of Odisha Tour helps people in increasing their knowledge regarding the old Buddhist culture of Odisha and about the old Buddhist Temples of Odisha. The Buddhist Circuit Of Odisha Tour features important Buddhist plastic art in Odisha representing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in his different forms such as Padmapani, Lokeshvara, Vajrapani etc. One can find sculptures of Tara, Manjusri, Amoghasiddhi etc. in this period. The museum at Lalitgiri preserves colossal Bodhisattva figures in it. Many more such figures are located at nearby Udayagiri and Ratnagiri. The Buddhist Circuit Of Odisha Tour lets you explore all these beautiful sites in Odisha.
BHUBANESWAR – RATNAGIRI – UDAYAGIRI – LALITGIRI – JORANDA – PURI – BHUBANESWAR (05N)
DAY 01: ARRIVAL BHUBANESWAR
On arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station, transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit to Nandankanan Zoo(Closed on Monday). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 02: BHUBANESWAR
After breakfast visit of temples- Lingaraj, Rajarani, Parasurameswar, Mukteswar, & Bhaskareswar Temple from 7th to 12th century AD. Afternoon visit to Khandagiri & Udayagiri Jain caves belong to 2nd century BC. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 03: BHUBANESWAR – RATNAGIRI – UDAYAGIRI – LALITGIRI
After breakfast Full day excursion to Ratnagiri, Udayagiri & Lalitgiri Buddhist Monasteries & Stupas. Overnight at Bhubaneswar
DAY 04: BHUBANESWAR – NUAPATNA – JORANDA – BHUBANESWAR
After breakfast excursion to Nuapatna weaving village, Sadeibarini Dhokra casting village & Mahima Cult at Joranda. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 05: BHUBANESWAR – KONARK – PURI – BHUBANESWAR
After breakfast Excursion to Puri en-route at Dhauli (Shanti Stupa), Pipili (Applique work village), Konark (Sun Temple) and Chandrabhaga Beach. Evening visit to Lord Jagannath Temple (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside the Temple), Raghurajpur (painting Village). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 06: DEPARTURE
After breakfast drop at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station for onward journey.