14 days in Odisha Itinerary

14 days in Odisha Itinerary

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14 days in Odisha Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Bhubaneswar
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Balasore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Baripada
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Rourkela
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Sambalpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Puri
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Pune

3
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bhubaneswar: Cuttack (Netaji Birth Place Museum & Paradeep Beach) and Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary (in Bhitarkanika National Park). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, steep yourself in history at Udayagiri Pilgrimage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chausathi Jogini Temple, and admire the striking features of Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar.

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Pune to Bhubaneswar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Bhubaneswar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Balasore.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cuttack, Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Harishankar
Highlights from your plan
Harishankar ©
Harishankar
Shree Ram Mandir ©
Shree Ram Mandir

2
nights
Balasore

Balasore ©
Balasore or Baleswar is a city in the state of Odisha, about 194km north of the State capital Bhubaneswar, in eastern India. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Mukurthi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emami Jagannath Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Kuldiha Wild Life Santuary.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Balasore trip itinerary app .

Getting from Bhubaneswar to Balasore by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Baripada.

Things to do in Balasore

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Mukurthi National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mukurthi National Park ©
Mukurthi National Park
Emami Jagannath Temple ©
Emami Jagannath Temple

1
night
Baripada

Baripada ©
Baripada is a city and a municipality in Mayurbhanj district in the state of Odisha, India. On the 2nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Maa Ambika Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannatha Temple, then get lost in a book at Jubilee Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kichakeswari Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Kichakagarh Fort.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baripada attractions planning site .

Drive from Balasore to Baripada in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Rourkela.

Things to do in Baripada

Historic Sites
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Jagannatha Temple ©
Jagannatha Temple
Kichakeswari Temple ©
Kichakeswari Temple
Maa Ambika Temple ©
Maa Ambika Temple

2
nights
Rourkela

Rourkela ©
Rourkela is a planned city located in the northern part of the Indian state of Odisha. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Khandadhar Falls and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hanuman Vatika. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishnao Devi Temple, appreciate the history behind Laxmi Narayan Mandir, then take in the dramatic scenery at Duduma Falls, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Mandira Dam.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rourkela travel website .

Drive from Baripada to Rourkela in 8 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rourkela can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sambalpur.

Things to do in Rourkela

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khandadhar Falls
Highlights from your plan
Hanuman Vatika ©
Hanuman Vatika
Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir
Vaishnao Devi Temple ©
Vaishnao Devi Temple

2
nights
Sambalpur

Sambalpur ©
Sambalpur is in the Eastern state of Odisha in India, and is one of the largest and oldest cities in Odisha. On the 5th (Mon), admire the engineering at Hirakud Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pataneswari Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghanteswari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Maneswar Shiva Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Deer Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dadhibaman Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Budharaja Shiv Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sambalpur trip itinerary site .

Drive from Rourkela to Sambalpur in 4 hours. Traveling from Rourkela in August, Sambalpur is a bit cooler at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Puri.

Things to do in Sambalpur

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Pataneswari Temple ©
Pataneswari Temple
Hirakud Dam
Hirakud Dam
Budharaja Shiv Temple ©
Budharaja Shiv Temple

3
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puri: Konark (Konark Sun Temple, Konark Museum, & more) and Mangalajodi (in Khurda). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Puri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vimala Temple, contemplate the long history of Bedi Hanuman Temple, and don't miss a visit to Jagannath Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Puri trip builder tool .

You can drive from Sambalpur to Puri in 8 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Konark, Mangalajodi
Highlights from your plan
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple