Orissa Destination Tours: It is the one of the most famous tourist destinations in India, Orissa not only attracts tourists by the mysterious historical stories and the majestic beauty of the ancient temples but also help tourists to have the opportunity to find out yourself, conquer mysterious things in the world, collect the valuable knowledge of the diverse civilization and have interesting experiences while participating in the pilgrimages in Orissa.
If this is the first time you travel to the most sacred lands in India or you want to understand the people and culture, they will be destination tours Orissa that you must join:
It is called by “Millennium City” or “Silver City”, used to be the capital of Odisha with many old government organizations, but today Cuttack city is still the main economic center in Orissa with many local businesses and foreign investors next to the courthouse and the procuracies. As the result of that, Cuttack city is known as one of the largest commercial centers in Orissa. It is an ancient city, Cuttack still store historical sites which come to the old dynasties and have great cultural meanings such as: The ancient stone Kathajuri Embankment on the river, Kodam Rasul, Lalitgiri and Udaigiri caves.
It is located on the Bay of Bengal, is far 65km from the Bhubaneswar capital, Konark is the first destination where people think of tourism in Orissa, Konark not only has beautiful natural landscapes but also famous for the Konark Sun Temple – temple which was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO organization. This temple was built by the King Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in the 13th century BC. Konark Sun Temple is an architectural masterpiece of extraordinary artists, there are sculpture art on the ruinous walls which help us to know the lifestyle and ancient civilization clearly; the temple is built in the shape of one giant chariot with 24 wheels that surround with incredible designs. .
Puri is considered as a holy land where has the presence of the Lord Jagannath, Puri is far 60km from the Bhubaneswar capital, Puri has the famous pilgrimages of the Hindu people(and according to legend, the pilgrimage just finish when you stop in Puri) it show that the sacred and important position of this city.
In addition, there are other pilgrimages annually in Puri such as: Char Dan, Ratha Yatra, the Festival of Chariots. If the visitors want to learn about the culture, the destionation tours Orissa will be the best opportunity to reach Puri.
It is in Puri city, the temple was built to worship the Lord Jagannath and this is an important pilgrimage destination for the Hindu people, especially Krishna and Vishnu devotees. Jagannath Temple was built in the 12th century and it is the highest temple in Orissa, the temple attracts many tourists from all over the world on the occasion of the Ratha Yatra festival yearly.
Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary
Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary was established in 1976, it is considered as the one of the biggest wildlife sanctuary in Orissa. It is surrounded by spectacular natural scenery, the charming landscapes, the rich ecosystems and the diverse kinds of species, Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary is a right choice for tourists who love nature and love to explore. Just arrived in the small village Tikarpada, the visitors can’t resist the strong attraction of Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary with emerald forest 22km .
It is far about 100 km from the Bhubaneswar capital, Chilka Lake is a brackish water lagoon with an area of approximately 1,100 km2, Chilka Lake is the largest brackish water lake in Asia and No. 2 in the world. This lake has the rich marine ecosystem with abundant irrigation sources; it is also the resource of foods of over 150,000 fishermen in Orissa city. Besides, Chilka Lake is also the place where attracts a thousand of migratory birds in the world that help wildlife to be more various and attract many visitors especially during the winter.