Heritage Palace to Palace Tour of Orissa
Tour Code No. : DT: 409 / SPPT-2023
After very special full day sightseeing invigorated and rewind your energy at the different Royal palaces of Odisha (orissa) is our small try. In this package we keep in mind how your tour be success to cover all the best sightseeing – accordingly distance cum driving hour and the day end a new chapter of royal hospitality by the royal families . Which reflect also the Royal heritage of ancient odisha.
The below given itinerary is our small try which we is covered such unique sightseeing such as : The most favorite Bhitarkanika National park, One of the ancient group of Buddhist monastery popularly called The diamond triangle of odisha, Mahima sadhus monastery of infinity at Joranda, very special textile weaving village – unique tie and dye tech, a great classic artisan village Raghurajpur, The most ethnic group of eastern Odisha- The Saura & The Bhumiya, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon – Chilika lake, The most cultural city of eastern India- Puri, and world famous sun temple at Konark (UNESCO, mentioned world heritage site) and many more.
Duration of tour: 9 Night/ 10 Days
Day 1-Bhubaneswar- Aul palace (3hr drive+visit)
Upon arrival Bhubaneswar meet our representative and transfer to Ali palace. If time permit visit the Malar village nearby.
Overnight -Aul palace.
Day 2-Bhitarkanika National Park- Aul 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 at Aul (Heritage Palace)
Day 3-Aul palace- Lalitgiri- Ratnagiri-Udaygiri-KillaDalijoda palace (3hr drive+visit)
Visit the Hidden treasure of Buddhist philosophy popularly called Diamond triangle including unique Maha stupa at Lalitgiri. which had contained with very respectful the holy tooth of Buddha in a golden casket at the chhatra (brain of the maha stupa) -1st c BC
Also visit the Maha chaitya and Maha monastery at Udaygiri and Ratnagiri respectively. and enjoy the picknic lunch at Udaygiri.
Overnight- Killa Dalijoda palace at Choudwar
Day 4-Saura tribe village- KillaDalijoda palace (2Hr Drive+ Visit)
Meet the Saura tribe at their very isolated village in Dama damani jungle range / For that you have hiking their village which is 2.5 km from the vehicle parking in the core jungle zone and the road is flat and it will take 1.15hr walk for one side
Saura: one of the colorful 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 on the way back rose garden (100 different verities of flower is at there). For relaxing try to meditate in the meditation center nearby.
Overnight- KillaDalijoda Palace
Day 5-Textile village-sadeiberani- Dhenkanal palace (4hr drive+visit)
Visit one of the best textile village in Odisha at Maniabandha –famous for tie and dye pattern (popularly known as Ikat ) meet the unique weavers & excursion the live weaving pattern of Ikat pattern sari , 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 royal life style at this palace and Rangamahal (meeting hall)
Overnight- Dhenkanal Palace (Heritage)
Day 6-Karamula- Joranda-Dhenkanal palace (3.30 hr drive+visit)
Visit the tribal jewelry 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 at Dhenkanal
Day 7-Dhenkanal palace- Bhubaneswar temple tour- Puri palace (3hr drive+visit)
After royal breakfast at the royal open garden proceed to Puri en route 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.)
Day 8-Puri sightseeing-Chilika lake -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 by hiking on the public road which is around the outer circle of compound wall ).
Then after proceed to Chilika lake at Satpada- meet the wild Irrawaddy dolphin on nature while boating (1hr trip with boat man ) on chilika lake and if you interest also visit the mingling point of Bay of Bengal and chilika lagoon – popularly known as sea mouth (3hr boating trip with boatman) . While returning visit the ancient temple (500 year) on chilika.
Overnight stay in the same palace(Mahadadhi Niwas- palace hotel)
Day 9-Village Special / -Konark- Puri palace (3hr drive+visit)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Chandanpur (10km from Puri) / while hiking visit very special classic village and excursion the age old tradition and classic lifestyle of rural odisha (Orissa). such as Brahmin village, artisan village at Raghurajpur / coconut pickers village etc.
Meet different migratory and residential local birds on nature while catamaran boating (with boatman) on river “Bhargavi” -after one hour boating next destination is grand pottery making village , warm welcome by the pottery making men use age old hand made tech- live demonstrate there.
Enjoy the classic Gotipua Group dance (with proper costume and traditional music ) at the Gurukul along with Classic organic cooked special orissan lunch at there – hosted by the team of “Selanidingo”
PM- proceed to Konark- excursion the language of stone on 13th c AD – Sun temple (World heritage site by UNESCO) ,
Overnight stay in the same palace(Mahadadhi Niwas- palace hotel)
Day 10-Departure (2hr drive)
Morning check out and departure for Bhubaneswar airport/ railway station for your onward journey with lots of sweet memories.
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