DAY 1: ARRIVE BHUBANESHWAR
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Bhubaneshwar. On arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel. In the afternoon, you will be taken for a city tour and you will visit the Lingaraj Temple, Dhaula Giri, Rajrani Temple, Parashurameshvara, Mukteshwara Temple and Vital Deul Temple. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.
DAY 2: BHUBANESHWAR - PURI
In the morning, drive to the Udayagir and Khandagiri caves - 6 kms from Bhubaneshwar. The caves, situated on two low hills, bear testimony to their Jain and Buddhist past dating back to the second century BC. Post-lunch proceed to Puri, en route stop at the village of Raghurajpur. This village is known for its paintings of temple deities and murals and manuscripts on paper and palm leaves. You can watch the artists at work in their homes. Arrive Puri late in the afternoon. Check-in to your beach resort where you can spend a relaxed evening. Overnight stay in Puri.
DAY 3: PURI - KONARK - PURI
After a relaxed breakfast, drive to Konark which is about an hours drive from Puri. Konark, a World Heritage site, was known as "The Black Pagoda" by European sailors to set it apart from the white-washed Jagannath Temple in Puri. Despite the telling signs of time, the magnificent temple remains impressive, symbolizing Orissan art and craftsmanship at its very best. Considered a masterpiece in stone, the Sun Temple exemplifies the greatest achievement for the Kalinga school of architecture. This temple is built in the shape of a chariot with twelve pairs of splendidly sculptured mammoth wheels on seven ornately caparisoned horses. Return to Puri by afternoon. Visit Jagannath Temple, located in the heart of the town, later in the day. Take a stroll along the beach in the evening and explore the colorful night markets. Overnight stay in Puri.
DAY 4: PURI - TAPTA PANI
Drive to Tapta Pani, enroute visit Chilka Lake and roadside semi tribal villages. Check-in at Panth Niwas and take a sulphur bath at the Bungalow.
DAY 5: JEYPORE - GOPALPUR ON SEA
Drive to Gopalpur on sea. One of the most pristine beaches of Orissa, this quiet beach is a splendid retreat for sea-worshippers, located about 16 kms from Berhampur. Once a humming seaport, Gopalpur offers its visitors a slice of serenity in environs that are conducive to introspection and conviviality. You can still see the crumbling walls and pillars of the jetty, witness to its past glory of commercial activity. Overnight stay in Gopalpur.
DAY 6: GOPALPUR ON SEA
Day free to explore local area on your own. Overnight stay in Gopalpur.
DAY 7: DEPARTURE
Transfer to Bhubaneswar airport to board your onward flight.