The Orissa nowadays called Odisha is one of the eastern states of India. There are many tributes and Hindu temples. In addition, this state has a rich history and a territory that deserves to be explored. It is in this that we propose this route.
This trip to Orissa includes many benefits that are:
The first day is your landing in the night in Calcutta. You will be transferred directly to a high-end hotel to spend the night and relax.
After a well-deserved night’s rest, you will have the choice between lying down a bit or visiting the local market, the Kalighat Temple or the Memorial Memorial. Then, at the end of the day, you will embark on the train to Bhubaneswar. Finally, you will visit this city to discover the temples of Lingaraja and Muktesvara, but also the Ugayagiri and Khandgiri caves.
Very early in the morning after having your lunch, you will take the road to join Kornak and its dance festival at the temple of the sun. However, before that you will discover Dhauli and the small village of Pilipi.
After having breakfast and visited the chariot of the Sun God, you will take the road to Puri where you will spend a beautiful night. Upon waking, you will spend time on the four sacred beaches of India, then visit the temple of Jaganath. The next day, you will discover the remarkable craftsmanship of this city.
After spending a few days in Puri, you will take the road to visit the beautiful lake Chilka which is a real sanctuary for birds. You will see a fabulous ecosystem.
After discovering Lake Chilka, you will go to the coastal town of Gopalpur which shines through its ancient seaport which bears witness to its history. You will spend the night there.
Taptapani is a city known throughout India for sheltering hot springs that have healing properties. You will have the chance to visit them and especially to enjoy them.
Rayagada is approximately 220 km from Taptapani. Thus, on the road, you can visit the different villages of the Saora people. Arrived in this city, you will visit the tribal area of Katgarh while mixing with their inhabitants. You will enjoy the weekly market if you have the chance to be there on Tuesday.
After resting and having a good breakfast, you will take the road back to Jaypore through many villages.
The Bondas are a tribe who have a Tibetan-Burmese origin. They can only be met during the weekly market held on Thursday.
On the way back to Jaypore, you will make a small excursion to Gupteswar to visit its famous caves that according to legend have served as a refuge for God Rama.
After spending one night in Jaypore, you will drive back to Vishakhapatnam.
Wake up in Vishakhapatnam, you can visit the bazaar and have a good time in this city. After, you will take a flight to Calcutta. Then another flight to France after a good stay.