8 days in Odisha Itinerary

8 days in Odisha Itinerary

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8 days in Odisha Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Puri
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Bhitarkanika National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Nilgiri
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Khurda District
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Bring the kids along to Puri Beach and Jagannath Temple. You'll get in some beach time at Konark Beach and Balighai Beach. Step out of Puri to go to Konark and see Konark Sun Temple, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vimala Temple, take a stroll through Raghurajpur Artist Village, and contemplate the long history of Bedi Hanuman Temple.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Puri planning tool .

Bengaluru to Puri is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you will find days in Puri are a bit warmer (45°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bhitarkanika National Park.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Konark Sun Temple
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Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach

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Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitarkanika National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bhitar Kanika National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bhitarkanika National Park journey planner.

Getting from Puri to Bhitarkanika National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nilgiri.

Things to do in Bhitarkanika National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bhitar Kanika National Park
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Bhitar Kanika National Park ©
Bhitar Kanika National Park

1
night
Nilgiri

Nilgiri ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Mukurthi National Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nilgiri route builder site .

You can drive from Bhitarkanika National Park to Nilgiri in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Khurda District.

Things to do in Nilgiri

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Mukurthi National Park ©
Mukurthi National Park

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Khurda District

Khurda District ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar, then examine the collection at Odisha State Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lingaraja Temple. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mangalajodi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Khurda District holiday maker app .

You can drive from Nilgiri to Khurda District in 4.5 hours. In April in Khurda District, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khurda District

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts
Mangalajodi ©
Mangalajodi