Golden Triangle East India

Time Consumed: 3 Nights/ 4 Days.

Cities Covered: Kolkata – Bhubaneswar – Puri – Konark – Kolkata

Highlights of the tour

# Tour the architecturally rich temples of Bhubaneswar

# Visit the Sun Temple at Konark with its divine carvings

# Visit the Lord Jaganath Temple in Puri, one of the holiest places of Hindus

# Sightseeing tour of the city of joy, Kolkata

Itineary:

Day 1: Kolkata-Bhubaneswar
Welcome to India. Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the morning enjoy the sightseeing tour of Calcutta. The Victoria Memorial is the best introduction to the city. St Paul’ Cathedral, Fort William, Raj Bhawan and the High Court are all strongly British in character. The Indian Museum has some priceless relics of ancient civilizations. Calcutta is a city with a soul, and one which many residents are very fond of. In the afternoon, transfer to airport to board the flight to Bhubaneswar. Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel in Bhubaneshwar.

Day 2: Bhubaneswar
In the morning take a sightseeing tour to the great Lingaraja Temple. Later visit to the Mukteswara Temple. Also visit to the 11th Century Raja Rani Temple set in picturesque surroundings famous for its sculptural excellence. Finally the Parasurameswara Temple built in 650 AD and the Vaital Temple devoted to Tantric cults. Excursion to Chilka Lake, India’s biggest inland lake.

Day 3: Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark
The best if Orissan temple architecture, can be seen in the “Golden Triangle” Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark. In the morning visit to Puri and Konark. Puri is the abode of Lord Jagannatha, just 60 kms from Bhubaneswar. Visit to the Ananda Bazar, it is biggest food market of the World and Gundecha Mandir known for its architectural beauty. Drive along the grand road called “Bada Dandda”, also shoppers’ stop for souvenirs and momentos. After visiting Puri drive to Konark. On the coast of Orissa, rises a magnificient black temple dedicated to the divine charioteer, Surya. The Sun Temple is an example of the golden era of Orissan architecture.

Day 4: Bhubaneswar-Kolkata
In the morning transfer to airport in time to board the flight to Kolkata. . Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. Day is free for leisure activities. In the evening transfer to international airport for the departure from Kolkata.

TOUR ENDS.