Puri, Konark, Chilika, Bhubanesawar

Puri is a popular destination to enjoy leisurely vacation by Bay of Bengal. Puri well connected by train and road from all parts of India. It is about 500 km from Kolkata. There are 6 trains those run every day between Kolkata and Puri and it takes between 7 and 10 hours depending upon the train. Wonderful Highway road and beachside road can take you to Puri from Kolkata in just 9 to 10 hour time. Sri Jagannath temple is the key attraction of Puri other than seaside leisure. You can go for sightseeing in Bhubaneswar (capital of Odisha) where temples and historical places can be seen. You can also visit Chilka which is around 50 km from Puri. The place name is Satpada where you can see Dolphins while boating in Chilka. There are temples and other places to see around. Another destination is Konark Sun temple on the way to Bhubaneswar from Puri. Further in Bhubaneswar, you can see Lingaraj temple, Udaigiri, Khandagiri, Dhabalgiri and other historical places. Overall 4–7 days leisure tour for this circuit is very popular round the year, especially in winter when you can tour in cool weather.

Places to visit

Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri

Puri Sea beach

Konarak Sun Temple