Buddhist Diamond Triangle - 05 Nights / 06 Days
DAY 01: BHUBANESWAR (ARRIVAL)
Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station & transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel &freshen up. Rest of the day at free for own activities. Overnight stay at Bhubneshwar.
DAY 02: EXPLORE BHUBANESWAR
After Breakfast ,proceed for full day city tour of Temple City Bhubaneswar famous for beautiful architecture (One of the Most Important Temple, Mukteswar Temple, influenced by Buddhism). Later visit Rajarani Temple.Odisha State Museum with lot of Buddhist sculptures collected from different Buddhist archaeological sites of Odisha, and Khandagiri & Udaygiri Jain Caves. Later back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 03: BHUBANESWAR – DHAULIPIPILI – KONARK – BHUBANESWAR
After delicious Breakfast at hotel visit Dhauli, famous for Asokan Rock Edicts and place where battle of Kalinga was Fought in 261 B.C that made a great change in the mind of Ashok so that hebecame Buddhist. Also visit Peace Pagada. Later visit Pipili applique village and World heritage siteSun Temple of Konark(Watch the Buddhist influence on this temple). Back to Bhubaneswar.Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 04: BHUBANESWAR – LALITGIRI – RATNAGIRI – UDAYGIRI – BHUBANESWAR
After Breakfast ,full day Excursion to Lalitgiri (Archaeological site of a Buddhist Monasteryfrom 4th to 8th Century A D) Later Visit Ratnagiri, the largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century A D with most of sculptors of Vajrayanic sect, hundreds of Votive Stupas& brick Stupas and huge monasteries. Later visit Udaygiri, another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation, back to Bhubaneswar and overnight stay Bhubaneswar.
DAY 05: BHUBANESWAR – KAYAM – LANGUDI – BHUBANESWAR
After delicious Breakfast, full day visit Kayam Hill Buddhist cave and Langudi Giri which is one of recent excavation with ruins of Monastery, Stupas and lot of Mahayanic sculptures. Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 06: DEPARTURE
After delicious breakfast ,check out from hotel &proceed to Bhubaneshwar Airport/ Railway Station for onward journey . Tour ends with sweet memories !
- 5 Nights accommodation
- Meals as specified.
- All transfers, city tours and transport services by AC VEHICLE as per the itinerary mentioned above only. (Note – AC Will not work in hilly areas.)
- Tourist permit vehicle as per the above itinerary
- Toll taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes
- GST 5 %
- Air Fare/ Train Fare
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Expenses of personal nature such as Tips, Telephone calls, Laundry, mineral water etc.
- Guide and Entrance fees during sightseeing.
- Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour inclusions’ column