Holiday Trip in Odisha

Memorable Trip with Odisha Holiday Packages

Erstwhile Kalinga of the famous Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, the state of Orissa (now Odisha) forms a varied and incredible history that is displayed by the popular Sun temple at Konark to the revered Jagannath temple at Puri. This glorious state houses a total of sixty-two tribes, boasts of several wild life sanctuaries with denizens including the exotic white tiger. Odisha is the state which includes the Golden Triangle of South East India formed by three cities including, Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark. This state is known for exotic Rath Yatra, sandy beaches, Odissi dance, exclusively hand-woven handlooms and exquisite handicrafts. EaseMyTrip.in presents a wide range of Odisha holiday packages for you to choose from. So, what are you waiting for? Select any of the packages and make your Odisha travel memorable.
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Memorable Puri Tour
Rs.9,155 /- pp*
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Splendors of Orissa
Rs.14,499 /- pp*
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Luxury Weekend Retreat to Orissa
Rs.14,499 /- pp*
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Best Sightseeing Places in Odisha

Planning an Odisha vacation and wondering which places you must see, just read on:

Temples:
The temples of Odisha are famous for their rich cultural heritage, art and architecture all across the world. Most of these temples are built in Indo-Aryan Nagara style of architecture. Sun temple at Konark, Lingaraja temple at Bhubaneshwar, Jagannath temple at Puri (also popular for famous 'Rath Yatra'), Mukteswara Temple, Kapilash Temple, Gundicha Ghar Temple, Loknath Temple, Daria Hanuman and Sonar Gouranga Temple, Bharateswar Temple and Rajarani Temple are some of the popular temples, which must be visited during your trip to Odisha.
Beaches:
Being a coastal state, Odisha has a vast stretch of golden sandy sparkling land with deep blue sea and soothing weather. Therefore, it has a number of stunning beaches. Aryapalli, Balaramgadi Beach, Balighai Beach, Baliharachandi Beach, Chandipur Beach, Gopalpur Beach, Pata Sonapur Beach, Malud Beach, Paradip Beach and Puri Beach are some of the popular beaches.
Waterfalls:
The state of Odisha has some of the most beautiful waterfalls gushing stunningly through the river valleys. Some of them are Putudi Falls, Khandadhar Falls, Harishankar Falls, Duduma Falls, Khanduala Falls, Phurli Jharan Falls, Sanaghagra Falls, Pradhanpat Falls, Nrusinghanath etc.
Heritage & Caves:
Khandagiri caves in Odisha have the relics of rich religious history of the ancient times. Similarly, the Udayagiri caves consist of eighteen rock cut caves that depicts the unique religious legacy of the ancient time of Jain and Buddhist temples. Presently, these caves are much popular as tourist attractions visited by tourists who are interested in heritage of this state.
Other major attractions:
Similipal National Park, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Ratnagiri, Chillika Lake, Balasore, Sambalpur, Hirakud Dam, Bhitarkanika National Park, Mahendragiri and many more.

Best Time for Holidaying in Odisha

Odisha is a coastal state and therefore, it enjoys tropical climate with extreme hot summer, heavy rainfall during monsoon and moderate winter season. If you are planning an Odisha tour, then you must know that October to March is the best time to explore the charming culture and heritage of this state. In fact, you can spot exotic migratory birds in Chilika Lake and other national parks in Odisha.

Must Buy Things from Odisha

Shopping is truly a heavenly experience for shoppers in Odisha. This state boasts of captivating architecture, sculptural and tribal culture and heritage. All of these things, reflects into the items that markets of Odisha sells, which you can buy and carry as souvenirs or things of use at home. Some of the exclusive items are garments (hand woven by artisans), exquisite appliqué work on lawn umbrellas, silver Filigree work items (bought from Cuttack markets), Wood Work (appealing wood carving works, elephants, peacocks, and horses, masks, toys, boxes and bowls, temple sculptures etc. that can be bought from Puri, Cuttack and Bargarh. Exclusive weaving work of "Ikat" fabric/ sarees, Sambalpuri silk and cotton saris, Cuttaki saris, silk tassar saris, and some fine cottons are must buy for women visiting Odisha. Another exclusively paintings called 'pata chitra', exquisite stone carvings, sea-shell work items are some of the collectables to buy from your Odisha trip.

Explore Options to Reach Odisha

Before booking your Odisha holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
By Air
The Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar is the best way to reach Orissa by air. All major low cost carriers and several full service airlines operate regular flights to and from different major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Varanasi and Raipur.
By Train
The major railhead of the state is Bhubaneswar Railway station, which is served by major train networks that connect it to the city (state) to various cities across India such as Kolkata, Puri, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Tirupati, Hyderabad and Trivandrum etc. Rajdhani, Coromondal Express, Konark Express are some of the famous trains that operates to and fro this station. Besides Bhubaneswar Railway Station, there are numerous railheads in Orissa, which link all major cities and towns to the city and other important places within and outside the state.
By Road
The state of Odisha can easily be accessed via National Highway (NH) number 5, 6, 23, 42 and 43 run that run through the state and its neighboring states.
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