| Tour Code: 509
02 NIGHTS PURI, 01 NIGHT CHILIKA, 02 NIGHTS GOPALPUR and 01 NIGHT BHUBANESWAR
DAY 01 :
Reception upon arrival at Puri railway station, transfer to hotel. After fresh up visit to Puri Jagannath temple, Loknath temple and Gundicha temple. Evening free on the beach market and relax on the Golden Beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
DAY 02 :
PURI – CHILIKA LAKE – PURI
After breakfast,visit to Chilika Lake at Satpada and en-route visiting Alarnath temple. Do boat cruising inside the lake to view Irrawaddy Dolphins and Sea Mouth. Back to Puri and overnight.
DAY 03 :
PURI – MANGALAJODI at CHILIKA LAKE
After breakfast, drive to another side of the lake to view migratory birds. You can visit Raghurajpur/Naikpatna/Dandasahi Painting village and drive through the landscapes.Arrival at Mangalajodi and check in to hotel.Afternoon visit to the village of Mangalajodi to learn the basics of how to build a fishing boat, stitching a fishing net and bamboo basket making. Embark on a light nature trail though the forest of Mangalajodi with a small trekking route to witness lot of resident and migratory birds. Overnight at Mangalajodi. (Modest hotel)
DAY 04 :
MANGALAJODI – GOPALPUR
Early morning boat cruise to the Wetlands of Mangalajodi with a countryside boat to witness thousands of migratory and resident birds. Then continue your drive to Gopalpur. Overnight at Gopalpur.
DAY 05 :
GOPALPUR – CHANDRAGIRI – GOPALPUR
Morning after breakfast visit to Taptapani (Hot Sulfur Spring Water) and Chandragiri Tibetan Settlement. Back to Gopalpur and relax on the beach. Overnight at Gopalpur.
DAY 06 :
GOPALPUR – BHUBANESWAR
After breakfast, drive to Bhubaneswar visiting weaving village at Olasingh, Khandagiri – Udayagiri Jain caves at Bhubaneswar.Then check in to hotel and afternoon visit of temples of Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Bhubaneswar. Temples : Lingaraj, Rajarani, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar & Brahmeswar Temple.Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 07 :
After breakfast,visit of Nandankanan Zoological Park(Closed on Monday) and transfer to railway staiton / airport for onward journey.