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: Kolkata (Calcutta)
train:  8​h
1
Puri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Konark
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bhubaneswar
— 3 nights
train:  11​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
On the 24th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Jagannath Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Konark Beach, then kick back and relax at Puri Beach, and finally wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Swargadwar Beach and then explore the activities along Chilika Lake.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Puri sightseeing tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Puri is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Konark.

Things to do in Puri

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Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

1
night
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 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramachandi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ramchandi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chandrabhaga Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Konark Sun Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Konark trip planner .

Traveling by car from Puri to Konark takes an hour. December in Konark sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Konark

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Chandrabhaga Beach ©
Chandrabhaga Beach
Ramchandi Beach ©
Ramchandi Beach

3
nights
Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©
A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
Get some historical perspective at Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple and Ashokan Rock Edict. Let the collections at Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts and Odisha State Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bhubaneswar: Cuttack (Paradeep Beach & Anantashayana Vishnu). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nandankanan Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ram Mandir, explore the striking landscape at Dhauli Giri Hills, and explore the fascinating underground world of Khandagiri Caves.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bhubaneswar trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Konark to Bhubaneswar by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

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Cuttack
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Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts ©
Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts
Nandankanan Zoological Park ©
Nandankanan Zoological Park

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