Day 01: Arrival in Bhubaneswar
Upon Arrival at Bhubaneswar our representative/Tour Manager will Welcome you and Transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free for own activities.
Day 02: Bhubaneswar Sightseeing
Full day city tour of Bhubaneswar Temples famous for beautiful architecture(One of the Most Important Temple, Mukteswar Temple, influenced by Buddhism) Later Odisha(Orissa) State Museum with lot of Buddhist Sculptors collected from different Buddhistarchaeological sites of Odisha(Orissa) and Khandagiri & Udaygiri Jain Caves of 2nd Century BC. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Bhubaneswar local – Konark
Visit Dhauli Famous for Ashoka Rock Edicts and Place where battle of Kalinga was Fought which made a great change of Ashok mind so that he became Buddhist. Also Visit Peace Pagoda. Later visit Pipili applique works and World heritage site Sun Temple of Konark (Watch the Buddhist influence on this temple) & Famous Jagannath Temple and Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Excursion to Lalitigiri
Full day Excursion to Lalitigiri (Archaeological site of a Buddhist Monastery from 4th to 8th Century AD) with Monastery parts and many votive Stupas, all different Buddhist sculptors with Chaita hall and a hugestupa from where caskets of Buddha’s relic is available. Ratnagiri, the Largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century AD with most of sculptors of Vajrayanic sect, hundreds of Votive Stupa & brick Stupa and huge monastery. Later visit Udayagiri, Another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation. Then back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Kayam Hill Buddhist cave and Langudi Giri
Full day visit Kayam Hill Buddhist cave and Langudi Giri which one of recent excavation with ruins of Monastery, Stupas and lot of Mahayanic sculptors, Five Dhyani Buddha’s. Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Departure
Breakfast at Hotel. Our Representative/Tour manager will give you departure transfer to Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway station for onward journey.