6 days in Puri & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

6 days in Puri & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

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6 days in Puri & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Puri
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bhubaneswar
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Konark Sun Temple and Baliharachandi Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jagannath Temple and Konark Museum. Step out of Puri to go to Khurda and see Mangalajodi, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Puri Beach, wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village, and stroll through Konark Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Puri online holiday planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Puri is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Konark, Mangalajodi
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Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

3
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Visit Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple and MukteshwarTemple for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts and Odisha Crafts Museum - Kala Bhoomi. Change things up with these side-trips from Bhubaneswar: Cuttack (Netaji Birth Place Museum & Odisha State Maritime Museum, Cuttack) and Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary (in Bhitarkanika National Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Odisha State Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapilesvara Temple, and get a new perspective on nature at Regional Museum of Natural History.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bhubaneswar trip planner .

You can take a train from Puri to Bhubaneswar in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October in Bhubaneswar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cuttack, Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
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Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
MukteshwarTemple ©
MukteshwarTemple

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