Orissa (Odisha) – Culturally Rich State with Ancient Architectural Wonders and Temples in India

Orissa or Odisha, straddling the western reaches of the beatific Bay of Bengal, is one of the most popular states in south-east part of India – a home to both pristine natural beauty, rich cultural diversity and a thriving urban sector that always draws attention of tourists from across the world and persuade them to plan a trip for the memorable attractions during your honeymoon, family holidays or any kind of other. Plan and book the right Orissa tour packages or Odisha holiday packages and explore quaint fishing villages, rolling hills and miles and miles of beautiful beaches. The cultural heritage of Odisha has something for all to keep them busy and let tourists explore something new on every day.

Why Orissa – Explore Hidden Treasure of India Tourism

You will explore a number of beautiful attractions like vibrant cities, fertile flood plains, fresh water lagoons, beautiful forests and endless things to do that are sure to make you feel special. You will also get an abundance of sea food. It is also the state and a home to some of the most noted places of religious importance of India that include, but not limited to the sacred Jagannath Temple in Puri, Sun Temple in Konark and the Udayagiri as well as Khandagiri Caves that are very close to Bhubaneswar. Not to mention Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar and a number of other ancient temple complexes for which the capital city of Orissa is known for.

Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar
Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar

Beaches are world-famous here that include Gopalpur-on-Sea, Puri Beach, Chandrabhaga Beach and various others. Chilika Lake – the largest saltwater lake in the world, is another main attraction to explore marine life and real water as well as bird creatures here. You can also explore a lot more during your Odisha tour or holidays in Odisha.

Land of Jagannath

Entire Orissa is counted as the Land of Sri Jagannath Prabhu – the deity of Lord of the Universe in the city of Puri. World-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra or Car Festival is organized here in the month of June and July. Konrak, Bhubaneswar and Puri are the main tourist spots – counted as Golden Triangle Tour that is sure to make you feel special. There is a lot more that will truly surprise you and persuade you to visit you again and again.

The culturally rich state has a rich ruler history ranging from Kalinga Rule (Ruled by Great Ashoka) to the greatest Mauryan Emperor – overcoming almost the entire country and even neighbouring countries. Guptas Rule also witnessed ruling over the state.

Ancient Architectural wonders to ancient temples, numerous wildlife sanctuaries (Bhitarkanika) to National parks and from stunning natural landscapes to different UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will explore everything you need.

Jagannath Temple in Puri
Jagannath Temple in Puri

Choose Attractive Packages and Accommodations

You will choose attractive packages and accommodation options here in different cities. Tour packages to Orissa are offered by renowned travel agencies that include everything you need like the pick and drop, sightseeing, luxury accommodation, multi-cuisine food, tour guide and a lot more with various complimentary services.

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