Beaches Of Odisha
Odisha, on the northern part of India’s east coast, has a couple of famous beachside towns, although the beaches, as with most places on the east coast are not always safe for swimming.
This tour takes in Puri and Gopalpur, Orissa boasts of some of the most beautiful laid out beaches in India.....
Day 1 - Bhubaneshwar - Puri
You’ll be met on arrival at Bhubaneshwar airport (flights service the capital of Odisha from many airports around India) and depart immediately for the 2-hour drive to Puri. Settle in on arrival and relax with a walk on Puri’s famous beach. Overnight in Puri
Day 2 - Puri
Day around Puri including a visit to the majestic Sun Temple at Konark, one of the most iconic sights in Odisha. Overnight in Puri
Day 3 - Puri – Chilika – Gopalpur On Sea
Head down the coast to Chilika Lake, the largest brackish-water lake in Asia, covering over 1100 square kilometres. Take a boat ride on the lake, with luck spotting the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins of which there is a decent population here. Continue on to Gopalpur-on-sea
Day 4 - Gopalpur On Sea
A full day here to visit fishing villages and other places of interest nearby, as well as time on this long stretch of golden sand beach. Overnight at Gopalpur-on-sea
Day 5 - Gopalpur On Sea - Bhubaneswar
Drive back to Bhubaneswar (around 5 hours) and fly to the start of your next sector of travel, or international departure point.