Essence of East India Tour
Kolkata – Sunderbans – Kolkata – Simlipal – Bhitarkanika – Cuttack – Puri – Chilka lake – Gopalpur – Bhubaneswar – Kolkata
- Day 01: Arrive Kolkata
You will be received on arrival and transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel in Kolkata.
- Day 02: Kolkata
Morning full day sightseeing tour of the Kolkata city including Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Eden Gardens. Evening free to shop around.Overnight stay at hotel in Kolkata.
- Day 03: Kolkata - Sunderbans
After breakfast drive to Sanjhakali from where you have to take a boat for Sunderbans. Explore the largest Mangrove forest in the world. Go on a safari at dusk.Overnight stay at Sunderbans.
- Day 04: Sunderbans Kolkata - Balasore
Safari at dawn visiting the TIGER PROJECT area. Spend the rest of the day at the sanctuary. Drive back to Kolkata. Transfer to the railway station to catch a train to Balasore.
- Day 05: Simlipal National Park
Arrival at Balasore Railway Station. Then drive to the Simlipal Park. Set up in 1956, the Simlipal National Park in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa became one of the Project Tiger Reserves of India in 1973.Overnight at Forest Lodge.
- Day 06: Simlipal National Park
Visit the Barehipani & Joranda waterfalls. Spend the day by enjoying the drive inside the Jungle.
- Day 07: Simlipal - Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
Drive to Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary. A travel to this sanctuary will provide you with the opportunity to make a tryst with wildlife and wilderness in the lap of Nature's supreme grandeur.Check in at the resort.
- Day 08: Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
Morning proceed towards the Bhitarkanika Sanctuary. Enjoy the sea, sand and adventure. Experience the thrilling boat rides inside the Bhitarkanika Sanctuary.Overnight stay at the forest lodge.
- Day 09: Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary/ Ratnagiri and Udaigiri Drive towards Ratnagiri and Udaigiri. Afternoon visit to the Buddhist remains, monasteries temples and stupas.Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
- Day 10: Bhubaneswar - Cuttuck
After taking breakfast proceed to Cuttuck, the former capital of Orissa. Evening free to shop around.Overnight stay at the hotel.
- Day 11: Cuttuck - Konark - Puri
Morning drive to Konark. Visit the world famous Sun Temple. Visit the Jagannath Temple.Overnight stay at the hotel.
- Day 12: Puri -Chilka
Lake Morning drive to Chilka Lake. Largest lagoon of Asia -70 km long and 15 km wide.
- Day 13: Chilka Lake - Gopalpur-on-sea - Bhubaneswar
Breakfast drive to Gopalpur on Sea, an ancient seaport. Return to Bhubaneswar.Overnight stay at the hotel.
- Day 14: Bhubaneswar
Full day sightseeing tour of Bhubaneswar city. Evening free to shop around.Overnight at hotel in Bhubaneswar.
- Day 15: Bhubaneswar - Kolkata
Travel to the airport to board flight to Kolkata to connect flight to your ongoing destination.