Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA)

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23rd Dec 2014
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Puri Light House

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

boating in Chilka Lake

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Sand art Puri

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Sand art Puri

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Jaganath Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Jaganath Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Sand art Puri

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Jaganath Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

Konark Sun Temple

Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Chilka & Konark (INDIA) by SHIMOJ

I explored and trek Puri along the coast line with YHAI batch. You can get the trek route details in their website.

Puri trek YHAI

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Day 1: Reporting before Lunch &Orientation at Puri. Puri, one of the important city in Orrisa. Religious importance due to Jaganath Temple. You can find amazing sand art by Sand art institute students. Dont get cheated by hotel owners. The hotel rents are cheap starting from Rs 400, Judge accordingly.

Day 2: Trek to Nrusinghapatna - 12 km. A small village away from coast with traditional culture. 

Day 3: Trek to LUNAPANI - 15 km. A out door camping area specially during night on the bank of Chilka lake. Lake on one side and beach on the other.

DAY 4: Boating to ARAKHAKUDA & Trek to GABAKUNDA. Bit big village having a hot spring. Not a attractive one. Its the commercial location for spotting dolphins. 

DAY 5: Boating to Rambhartia & Trek- 8 km to Rajhans - boating to Brahmapura (Island). the inbetween through sparsely polluted island where you can spot wild bull and migratory birds. Brahmapura island is an peaceful island with a good rest house. The scenery is fantastic and a peaceful place to enjoy evening. 

Day 6: By boat to Satapada- visit museum, return to Puri Bus-stand by Bus and trek to Base camp.

Day 7: Check out after Breakfast Heading to Konark. Mind blowing Structure with an interesting history at background. The architecture and the culture involved will make you travel the past and glorious Indian heritage. Don't fail to see the sun rise on the near by beach.

Day 8: Head to Chennai

City with religious importance. Trek of about 2hr along the coast line will land u in a lonely beach. Few more hours trek will lead you to splendid silent villages and beaches. Other than this you have Jaganath Temple and Sand art institute.
Photo of Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Largest fresh water lake and home for 100's of Irrawaddy dolphins. The lake has two mouth that connects lake to the bay of Bengal. Boating in the lake is a pleasant experience and spotting dolphins is thrilling. There are many islands which are connected to each other by ferry boats. You can enjoy the desi fish recipes both fresh water and sea fish.
Photo of Chilika Lake, Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Chilika Lake, Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Chilika Lake, Puri, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Mind blowing Structure with an interesting history at background. The architecture and the culture involved will make you travel the past and glorious Indian heritage. Don't fail to see the sun rise on the near by beach.
Photo of Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
Photo of Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha, India by SHIMOJ
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