Konark Dance Festival is held annually on December.The festival is a celebration of the much appreciated Odissi, Bharathnatyam, Manipuri, Kathak and Chau Dance - a lavish feast for the eyes and ears. The sound of Ghungroo bells, flute and Pakhauj gives it a festive mood. There is also a crafts mela, with a variety of handicrafts and tasty cuisine during the festival.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. overnight in Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi visit Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. overnight in Delhi.
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Bhubaneshwar. Arrive Bhubaneshwar, and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon proceed for city tour covering PARASURAMESWARA TEMPLE:The state’s oldest surviving temple, built in 650 A.D. , LINGRAJ TEMPLE This temple, of the 11th century A.D. is also a fine exponent of the architecture of this region. Overnight in Bhubaneshwar.
After breakfast full day excursion to Buddhist triangle of Udaigiri, Ratnagiri and Lalitgiri. overnight in Bhubaneshwar.
After breakfast drive to Puri the pious Indian town enroute visitng DHAULI A complex which has Emperor Ashoka’s rock edicts, and dates back to 03rd sanctuary B.C. Arrive Puri and transfer to hotel. rest of the day at leisure at the beach. overnight in Puri.
After breakfast see Famous temple of LORD JAGANNATH PURIThe -one of the four most famous holy pilgrimages of the Hindus, (MATHS Monasteries) here are around 150 MATHS, located in narrow lanes, also see LOKNATH TEMPLE. Late afternoon drive to Konark to visit the Konark Festival. The sun temple in Konark is famed as a world heritage site. The exquisite 'Natyamandir' or the 'dancing hall' of this 700-year old shrine is an architectural wonder with well-adorned sculptures in Odissi dance poses.This is the venue of a joyous festival of classical dance and music which is held annually on December. A host of celebrated dancers from all over the country perform in the open air auditorium. The festival is a celebration of the much appreciated Odissi, Bharathnatyam, Manipuri, Kathak and Chau Dance - a lavish feast for the eyes and ears. The sound of Ghungroo bells, flute and Pakhauj gives it a festive mood.Overnight in Puri
After breakfast day free at beach. Late afternoon drive to Konark to visit the Konark Festival. overnight stay in Puri.
After breakfast drive to Bhubaneshwar to board the flight for onwards destination.