Erstwhile Kalinga of the famous Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, the state of Orissa (now Odisha) forms a varied and incredible history that is displayed by the popular Sun temple at Konark to the revered Jagannath temple at Puri. This glorious state houses a total of sixty-two tribes, boasts of several wild life sanctuaries with denizens including the exotic white tiger. Odisha is the state which includes the Golden Triangle of South East India formed by three cities including, Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark. This state is known for exotic Rath Yatra, sandy beaches, Odissi dance, exclusively hand-woven handlooms and exquisite handicrafts. EaseMyTrip.in presents a wide range of Odisha holiday packages for you to choose from. So, what are you waiting for? Select any of the packages and make your Odisha travel memorable.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
The temples of Odisha are famous for their rich cultural heritage, art and architecture all across the world. Most of these temples are built in Indo-Aryan Nagara style of architecture. Sun temple at Konark, Lingaraja temple at Bhubaneshwar, Jagannath temple at Puri (also popular for famous 'Rath Yatra'), Mukteswara Temple, Kapilash Temple, Gundicha Ghar Temple, Loknath Temple, Daria Hanuman and Sonar Gouranga Temple, Bharateswar Temple and Rajarani Temple are some of the popular temples, which must be visited during your trip to Odisha.
Being a coastal state, Odisha has a vast stretch of golden sandy sparkling land with deep blue sea and soothing weather. Therefore, it has a number of stunning beaches. Aryapalli, Balaramgadi Beach, Balighai Beach, Baliharachandi Beach, Chandipur Beach, Gopalpur Beach, Pata Sonapur Beach, Malud Beach, Paradip Beach and Puri Beach are some of the popular beaches.
The state of Odisha has some of the most beautiful waterfalls gushing stunningly through the river valleys. Some of them are Putudi Falls, Khandadhar Falls, Harishankar Falls, Duduma Falls, Khanduala Falls, Phurli Jharan Falls, Sanaghagra Falls, Pradhanpat Falls, Nrusinghanath etc.
Heritage & Caves:
Khandagiri caves in Odisha have the relics of rich religious history of the ancient times. Similarly, the Udayagiri caves consist of eighteen rock cut caves that depicts the unique religious legacy of the ancient time of Jain and Buddhist temples. Presently, these caves are much popular as tourist attractions visited by tourists who are interested in heritage of this state.
Other major attractions:
Similipal National Park, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Ratnagiri, Chillika Lake, Balasore, Sambalpur, Hirakud Dam, Bhitarkanika National Park, Mahendragiri and many more.