8 days in Puri, Konark & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

8 days in Puri, Konark & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

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8 days in Puri, Konark & Bhubaneswar Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  5​h
1
Puri
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Konark
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bhubaneswar
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Puri Light House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baliharachandi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, kick back and relax at Puri Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Konark Beach, and finally take a stroll through Raghurajpur Artist Village.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Puri route maker website .

Pune to Puri is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Puri, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Konark.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Chilika Lake ©
Chilika Lake
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

2
nights
Konark

Konark ©
Famous for its colossal sun temple, protected as a World Heritage Site, the small town of Konark sits just a short drive from the coast of Odisha.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Chandrabhaga Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramachandi Temple, then examine the collection at Konark Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Konark Sun Temple.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Konark travel route app .

Drive from Puri to Konark in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Konark

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Chandrabhaga Beach ©
Chandrabhaga Beach
Konark Museum ©
Konark Museum

3
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Bhubaneswar is known for historic sites, nature, zoos & aquariums, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nandankanan Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, and see the interesting displays at Odisha State Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bhubaneswar holiday planner .

You can drive from Konark to Bhubaneswar in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bhubaneswar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts

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