Pretty much indisputably the most vibrant country on Earth, India can conjure up a multitude of conflicting emotions during any stay. As a result it's not everybody's cup of chai, but those who fall for the subcontinent fall hard, and become lifelong devotees.
Arrive Bhubaneshwar airport / railway station and board your vehicle. Later proceed for your hotel in Bhubaneshwar. Post check in, Rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel in Bhubaneshwar
Today post breakfast, proceed for Bhubaneshwar Local Sightseeing. Visit Lingraj Temple, Odisha State Temple, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Chausathi Jogini Temple etc. Rest of the day and evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at Hotel in Bhubaneshwar.
Today post breakfast, check out from your hotel and proceed for Cuttack. Enroute visit Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri.
Lalitgiri : It lies between the valley of two rivers Birupa and Chitrotpala. Also known as Naltigiri amongst the locals, Lalitgiri is the oldest of the Buddhist Diamond Triangle triad as they are referred to in Odisha. The monastery built in the 1st Century AD is the oldest known Buddhist monastery in the state.
Ratnagiri : The most famous and comparatively well excavated site amongst the triad of the Buddhist Diamond Triangle, Ratnagiri captured the imagination of historians and archeologist alike during its excavation, between 1975-1983.According to Prof Thomas Donaldson of Cleveland University, who has written many books on art and history of Odisha and India, Ratnagiri was a rival to Nalanda as a site of Buddhist learning and according to him some of the Tibetan texts even regard that the Mahayana and Tantrayana sect of Buddhism originated from Ratnagiri. Reach Cuttack by late evening. Overnight at Hotel in Cuttack.
Today post breakfast, Check out from your hotel and proceed for Bhubaneshwar airport / railway station.