Treasure trove of extraordinary temples and monuments, and ornamented with beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, and natural landscape, Odisha (Orissa) amazes all with its undiscovered wealth of touristic attractions
Day 1 Bhubaneswar
Arrival at Bhubaneswar and transfer to Hotel. Full day city tour of Bhubaneswar covering Temples (Parasurameswar Temple, Mukteswar Temple Complex, Rajarani Temple, Brahmeswar Temple Complex and Lingaraj Temple complex from outside as non Hindus are not allowed inside the temple) and Khandagiri and udayagiri Jain Caves. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 2 Bhubaneswar
Full day excursion to Ratnagiri, Udayagiri and Lalitgiri Ruin Buddhist Monasteries developed up to 12 century AD. Back to Bhubaneswar for overnight Or Full day excursion to Nuapatana sari weaving village, Iket Tie and Dye System, ancient Loom, and Sadaibarini village Dokra metal work village. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 3 Bhubaneswar – Puri (70 km/1.5hrs)
Drive to Puri visiting Dhauli (Rock edict’s of Ashok), Pipli (Appliqué village) and Konark (The Sun Temple). Overnight at Puri.
Day 4 Puri
Visit of Puri covering Jagannath temple, Badadanda (Local Market in front of temple), Narandra Tank, Gundicha Mandir and Swargdwar. After lunch visit of Raghurajpur artisan’s village (Patta painting and Palm leaf writing), Over night at Puri.
Day 5 Puri
Morning drive to Satpada (Chilika Lake) and take a boat ride to see the Dolphin Point and Chilika Mouth (meeting point with sea). Evening free on beach to see the evening prayer of Puri Sankarachary on the shore. Overnight at Puri.
Day 6 Puri – Bhubaneswar (70km/1.5 hrs)
Drive to Bhubaneswar to catch the flight/train for on ward destination.
The above Price includes:
• Accommodation on double sharing in standard category hotel.
• Meal on cp (breakfast) all veg.
• All transfers and sightseeing by private vehicle as per itinerary.
• Port supplement of INR 515/- per person per way & for child below 5 years it will be INR 1,000/- per way.
The above Price doesn't include:
• Any Air / Cruise fare from / to mainland.
• Any other meal not mentioned in price inclusions.
• Snorkelling equipments during Wandoor Excursion (Jolly Bouy / Red Skin Island) Camera fees during sightseeing.
• Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
• Any expenses of personal nature, water sport activities.
All correspondence(s) in respect of Tours / Travel Service bookings should be addressed to hotelsandholiday.com
For all the services contracted, certain advance payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis & the balance amount can be paid either before your departure from your country or upon arrival in INDIA but definitely before the commencement of the services. Management personnels hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as advance payment, based on the nature of the service & the time left for the commencement of the service.
Apart from above in some cases like Special Train Journeys, hotels or resorts bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), full payment is required to be sent in advance.
Mode of Payment:Overseas advance payment can be made through Wire Transfer to our bank.
Cancellation Policy:In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:
Note: Written cancellation will accept on all working days, except Sunday, Any cancellation sent on Sunday's will be considered on next working day (Monday).
For the X-mas and new year period from 20 Dec to 05 Jan the payment is non-refundable.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount only which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/ contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
Wildlife Safaris cancellation:All the wildlife safaris booked into any of Indian Wildlife National Park/Sanctuaries are non refundable. Even date change request will be considered as cancellation and no payment will be refunded/ adjusted against it.
Our Liabilities & Limitations:Please note that after the finalization of the Tour/ service Cost, if there are any Hike in entrance fees of monuments / museums, Taxes, fuel cost or guide charges – by Govt of India, the same would be charged as extra.
hotelsandholiday.com act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.
All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants' safety, comfort & general well being.
Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and check out time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.
We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.
We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.
We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggages & personal property/s at all times are at the client's risk.
Passports & Visas
To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.
Early Check-in / Late Check -out
Please note that standard check-in / Checkout time in most hotels is 1500 hrs/12 noon Local time. Therefore cost of early check-in or Late check-out is not included in the tour cost. We can always make a request for early check-in or late checkout if required but we do not guarantee that, that entirely depend upon the policy of the hotel, time of the year and availability of the room.
Extra Uses of our Vehicle
Please note that cost of the vehicle (car / coaches with the driver) does not include extra usage of vehicle like after transfer or after sightseeing until or unless it is mentioned in the itinerary.
Rights to amend the itinerary if required
Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalized. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.
Please Note : We will not be responsible for any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.