Excursion to Puri (64 Kms): Chilika Lake, the Asia’s the biggest inland salt-water lagoon, is separated from the waters of Bay of Bengal by a narrow neck of land. The Lake extends across the three districts of Puri, Ganjam and Khordha in Orissa. Golden sands, amazing sceneries of sunrise and sunset, soothing effect of sunbath and seclusion in tranquility, Puri Beach offers all these to her most privileged guests.
A favorite tourist spot, Puri beach is very lengthy and quite wide. Shree Jagannath Puri temple, one of the most impressing monuments of the Indian State Orissa, was constructed by a famous king of Ganga Dynasty Ananta Varman Chodaganga Deva dating back to 12th century at the seashore Puri. This astounding Vaishnava temple enshrines Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Balabhadra. The main temple of Jagannath is an impressing and amazing structure constructed in Kalinga architecture, with a height of 65 meters placed on an elevated platform.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel Lobby.
Duration: 10-11 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 6pm.
Others: Non-Hindus are not allowed inside the Lord Jagannath Temple.