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Best Things To Do in Orissa

Mostly famous for its tribal cultures and its many ancient Hindu temples, Orissa is a beautiful Indian state on the Bay of Bengal. Orissa boasts of a traveler’s paradise being a home to a plethora of tourist attractions that include temples and sanctuaries, beaches and waterfalls, hot springs and lakes, wildlife that is visually intriguing, crafts that are vibrant and the numerous enthralling festivals. Orissa has got it all for mesmerizing the inquisitive tourist. Offering a visual feast, Orissa is a land of paradoxes and boasts of natural bounties lend by blu-hued hills of the Eastern Ghats and rural tranquility. The most popular cities for tourism in Orissa are Bhubaneshwar, Konark and Puri, each one of them exuding rich cultural legacy in the form of brilliant architectural landmarks. Fondly called by tourists as a land of myriad marvels, there are innumerable places and things to do in Orissa that can provide an experience to remember for a lifetime. Visit the historic caves of Udaygiri and Khandagiri known for their impeccable sculptures or lose yourself to placid thoughts with a stroll along the pristine Chandrabhaga Beach. History buffs will cherish a visit to the beautiful Konark Sun temple while devotees can seek blessings at the famous Jagannath Temple.

Those who love birdwatching, Chilika Lake could be an ideal place to visit in Orissa whereas shoppers can find their love at Pipli in Orissa. Nandankan Zoological Park, Bhitar Kanika Wetland and Simlipal National Park are apt places for wildlife enthusiasts in Orissa. To learn about real Orissa, it is advisable to take a tribal tour and explore the true facet of tribal life in India. When in Bhubaneshwar, visit the Lingaraj Temple, Mukteshwar Temple, Brahmeshwar Temple and Dhauli. Some of the popular waterfalls in Orissa are Barehipani Waterfall, Putudi Falls, Khandadhar Falls and Harishankar Falls that will give you an interesting perspective of nature. Here is a quick view on some spectacular things to do in Orissa, which you can partake in on your vacation here.

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    Bicycle Tour to Painting Village, Puri
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    Puri
    h8 Hours

    Known as the painting village in India, Raghurajpur is said to be the birth place of a unique form of painting called ‘Patachitra’. The spellbinding 8 hour guided cycling tour of 10km takes you to this very place and offers a delightful experience. Meander through the ch...

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    Spiritual Walk Through Bhubaneswar
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    Bhubaneswar
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity: On this guided walking tour, over two hours you’ll realize why Bhubaneswar, the ancient Kalinga Empire is a testimony of a glorious past marked with myriad religious streaks.  Your walk takes you through tree-lined avenues, stitched with traditi...

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    Oriya Cooking Lesson in Puri
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    Puri
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity: Unravel secret family recipes that cook up a storm and end in a gastronomic feast that is beyond the regular. Unlock this experience over half-a-day of culinary yatra, where you’re a spectator and will double up as a chef to learn authentic Odiya v...

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    Island Camping in Chilika Lake, Odisha
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    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity: The 2 days guided tour to Chilka Lake lets you experience the beauty of this place in an unconventional manner. Camp on a magnificent island in the lake, bask in the sun and feast on the succulent sea food while spending your time spotting the wond...

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    Puri
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity: Over three hours, a guided tour will take you through a roller coaster of marvel, enchantment, and history. Explore Puri like never before. Catch its medieval by-lanes, zesty street food, spot the towering Jaganath Puri temple, and many historical ...

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