Heritage Palace to Palace Tour of Orissa
Code nr: 409 / SPPT
Tour Destination: Here in Odisha the old palaces introduced as a heritage accommodation and hospitality now a day, so here this package is not so expensive like other part of India. We keep add here this new package for explore the royal heritage test of these palaces with unique sightseeing in and around. Such as Bhitarkanika national park, Killajodi, ancient Budhist monastery as well as Mahima sadhus monastery, textile village, artisan village, tribal community like Saura and Bhumiya ,Chilika Lake, Puri, sun temple-Konark and many more.
Duration of tour: 9 Night/ 10 Days
D1-Bhubaneswar- Ali palace (3hr drive+visit)
Upon arrival Bhubaneswar meet our representative and transfer to Ali palace. If time permit visit the Malar village nearby. Overnight at Ali palace.
D2-Bhitarkanika National Park- Ali palace (3hr drive+boating and visit)
Morning drive towards Bhitarkanika National Park, meet the wild crocodile basking on sun ray on natural creeks while boating in side of the park. Hiking inside the core area to meet the natural fauna such as spotted deer, wild boar, jungle fowl, water monitor lizard and different types of bird on nature. Overnight stay in the same palace.
D3-Ali palace-Ratnagiri-Udaygiri-Killajodi palace (3hr drive+visit)
After breakfast drive towards to chowdwar palace and enroute excursion the ancient ruined Budhist University (Mahavihar- stupa- chaitya) at Ratnagiri and Udaygiri. Overnight stay in the nice palace of killajodi.
D4-Saura tribe village- Killajodi palace
Morning hiking for Saura tribe village (5km total). Saura: one of the colourful tribe in India, 5000 year our Mythological book – Ramayana and Mahabharata mention Saura tribe name (accordingly anthropologist Saura is an Aryan tribe of proto-austoloyed race). Afternoon visit Bhumiya tribe village and also rose garden (100 different verities of flower is at there). For relaxing try to meditate in the meditation centre nearby.
D5-Textile village-sadeiberani- Dhenkanal palace (4hr drive+visit)
Visit the unique textile village at Maniabandha –famous for tie and dye pattern, while return back to Dhenkanal meet the Dokra craft men at their village and excursion their metal casting handicraft. Check in the royal palace of Dhenkanal. Free afternoon to excursion the palace and Rangamahal.
D6-Karamula- Joranda-Dhenkanal palace (4hr drive+visit)
Visit the tribal jewellery making village at Karamul and after noon Joranda Mahima religion live monastery and enjoy the unique pattern of worship during sun set by the Mahima sadhus (The supreme sadhus use only lean bark to covering their lower part). Overnight in the same Heritage palace.
D7-Dhenkanal palace- Bhubaneswar temple tour- Puri palace (3hr drive+visit)
After royal breakfast at the palace proceed to Puri enroute visit the ancient temple at old Bhubaneswar, such as Parasurameswar, Mukteswar, Lingaraj, Rajarani etc. Dhauli – santi stupa and then check in a nice palace at Puri near Jagannath temple or (if you like to stay on beach – then Mahadadhiniwas, is nice old palace turn into hotel.)
D8-Puri sightseeing-Konark-Puri palace (3hr drive+Visit)
Visit the classic part of Puri by cycle rickshaw trip such as cremation place( swargadwar), old pond, bit walking on old street , marshal art place and also Jagannath temple( non Hindus are not allowed in it , so they will see that temple on the top of old library ). And also artisan village –Raghurajpur. (Where we arrange the classic Gotipua dance exclusively for you). Afternoon visit the world famous sun temple at Konark- excursion the language of stone on 13th c AD. If time permit see the illumination of temple. Overnight stay in the same palace.
D9-chilika lake-Puri palace (3hr drive+visit)
Meet the wild Irrawaddy dolphin on nature while boating (3hr) on chilika lake and also visit the mingling point of Bay of Bengal and chilika lagoon – popularly known as sea mouth. While returning visit the ancient temple (500 year) on chilika. Overnight at the same palace.
D10-Departure (2hr drive)
Morning check out and departure for Bhubaneswar airport/ railway station for your onward journey .