Upon Arrival at Bhubaneswar our Representative / Tour Manager will Welcome you and Transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free for own activities.
Full day city tour of Bhubaneswar Temples famous for beautiful architecture (One of the Most Important Temple, Mukteswar Temple, influenced by Buddhism) Later Odisha (Orissa) State Museum with lot of Buddhist Sculptors collected from different Budhist archeological sites of Odisha (Orissa) and Khandagiri & Udaygiri Jain Caves of 2nd Century BC. Overnight at hotel.
Visit Dhauli Famous for Asokan Rock Edicts and Place where battle of Kalinga was Fought which made a great change of Ashok mind so that he became Buddhist. Also Visit Peace Pagada. Later visit Pipili applique works and World heritage site Sun Temple of Konark (Watch the Buddhist influence on this temple) & Famous Jagannath Temple and Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel.
Full day Excursion to Lalitigiri (Archeological site of a Buddhist Monastery from 4th to 8th Century AD) with Monastery parts and many votive Stupa, all different Buddhist sculptors with Chaita hall and a Huge stupa from where caskets of Buddha's relic is available,Ratnagiri, the Largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century AD with most of sculptors of Vajrayanic sect,hundred of Votive Stupa & brick Stupa and huge monastery. Later visit Udaygiri, Another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation, back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel.
Full day visit Kayam Hill Buddhist cave and Langudi Giri which one of recent excavation with ruins of Monastery, Stupas and lot of Mahayanic sculptors, Five Dhyani Buddhas. Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Our Representative / Tour manager will give you departure transfer to Bhubaneswar airport / railway station for onwards journey.
Visiting Odisha is not only an excursion for the temples, beaches, wild parks, and lakes. Apart from its cultural and traditional features, this Indian state is also known for its Buddhist places in Odisha. Enormous beautiful Buddhist sculptures you can find at different places of Odisha.
Odisha has a significant history of its adoption of Buddhism. After great battle of Kalinga, Samrat Ashok adopts Buddhism and constructed many Buddhist Temples in different places of Odisha. Some of the Buddhist creatures are still alive and tourists love to watch those. Dhauli Giri Buddhist Temple is one of the iconic places for the tourist those are coming for Buddhist tourist attraction in Odisha. In Odisha Ashoka made Buddhism more famous also they build many landmarks for Buddhism.
The most popular and huge Odisha Buddhist sightseeing places here are Lalitigiri, Ratnagiri, Udaygiri and Langudigiri which are very popular destinations in Tourism. All these places are highly recommended to visit for tourists and research personnel interested in Buddhism.
Odisha Buddhist tour package helps you increase your knowledge regarding the old Buddhist culture and about all Buddhist temples of Odisha. If you want to go for a detailed study along with visiting all Buddhist destinations then best Odisha Buddhist tours are available for tourists at Toshali Tours and Travels.