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DAY 01: Bhubaneswar

Falcon Tours and TravelsMeet & Greet on arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport and transfer to Hotel. Bhubaneswar - the capital of Orissa is also popularly known as the "Temple City of India". Being the seat of Tribhubaneswar or 'Lord Lingaraj', Bhubaneswar is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. Hundreds of temples dot the landscape of the Old Town, which once boasted of more than 2000 temples. Later on half day sightseeing, visit to Lingaraja Temple - The great Lingaraja (eleventh century), which soars above the city of Bhubaneswar and dominates the landscape as far as 15 kms away, represents Orissan temple architecture at its most mature and fully developed stage. It has, in fact, been described as 'time quintessence of Orissan architecture', Vaital Temple - The Parsurameswara and Mukteswara temples represent clear steps in the development of the major Kalinga style of Orissan temple architecture. The Vaital Temple (c. AD 800) represents an entirely different line. It belongs to the Khakhara order (a subdivision of the Kalinga school of architecture) which was used for shrines devoted to tantric cults. The duel (tower) of the temple is the most striking difference. It is rectangular in shape, positioned at a right angle to the Jagmohana (porch), Mukteswara Temple - The small and elegant Mukteswara temple (c. AD 950) is often referred to as the "miniature gem of Orissan architecture". The frequency with which the term 'gem' is employed will be immediately appreciated with the very first glimpse of this delicate, refined little structure. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 02: Bhubaneswar / Puri / Konark / Bhubaneswar

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, full day excursion, visit to Puri Jagannatha Temple - The temple of Lord Jagannatha ('Lord of the Universe') at Puri is one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots in India, one of the four abodes (dhamas) of the divine that lie on the four directions of the compass. The present temple structure was built in the twelfth century by the Ganga king, Chodagangadeva, replacing an earlier structure which probably dated to the tenth century. Later on Proceed to Konark and visit Sun Temple - is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world. The poet Rabindranath Tagore said of Konark that 'here the language of stone surpasses the language of man', and it is true that the experience of Konark is impossible to translate into words. The massive structure, now in ruins, sits in solitary splendour surrounded by drifting sand. Return back to Bhubaneswar and overnight.

DAY 03: Bhubaneswar / Kolkata (By Air)

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Bhubaneswar Airport to board your flight to Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata, transfer to hotel and later on half day sightseeing, visit to Birla Planetarium - India is one of the largest museums in Asia. It came into existence in the year 1962 and the credit for establishing this wonderful center of science, communication & environment goes to Birla Education Trust. It is situated at the Eastern metropolitan bypass of Calcutta, Victoria memorial hall - is a fabulous museum that was established in the year 1921. The credit for designing and drawing the plan for this monument goes to Sir William Emerson, President of the British Institute of Architects. Victoria Memorial of Kolkata, India is a fantastic place that will take you into the world of past history, where you can view the photos and effigies of prominent personalities, who made an incredible contribution in the glory of India, Eden Gardens - is basically a cricket stadium, where people have witnessed the history of Indian cricket. It is the oldest cricket playground in the country and also the finest one. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 04: Kolkata / Jorhat Airport (By Flight) / Kaziranga National Park (96 Kms / 3 Hrs)

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to Kolkata Airport to board your flight to Jorhat Airport. On arrival at Jorhat Airport, meet & greet and transfer to Kaziranga National Park. - is the only national park reserve in India where the rhinoceros can be seen in its natural habitat for Rhinos. One Horned Rhinos Internationally known as Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros is heavily built beast of mammoth proportions, next to the Indian Elephant. It is the largest of the three Asian rhinos. On arrival at Kaziranga National Park, check in to the Wildlife Resort and rest of the day free to relax.

DAY 05: Kaziranga National Park

Falcon Tours and TravelsEarly morning elephant safari (1st ride 05:30 am to 06:30 am / 02nd ride 06:30 am to 07:30 am). Wake up call half an hour before the ride. Return back to resort for breakfast. After breakfast jeep safari (either central or western range). Return to lodge for lunch. After lunch jeep safari (if visited central range in the morning then western range or vice versa. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.

DAY 06: Kaziranga National Park

Falcon Tours and TravelsWake up call with Coffee / Tea and proceed for a jeep safari (either central or western range). Return back to the resort for Breakfast and relax until lunch time. After lunch jeep safari (if visited central range in the morning then western range or vice versa. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.

DAY 07: Kaziranga National Park / Guwahati Airport (217 Kms / 5 Hrs)

Wake up call half an hour before the ride and proceed Early morning elephant safari (1st ride 05:30 am to 06:30 am / 02nd ride 06:30 am to 07:30 am). Return back to resort for breakfast and freshen up. Check out of the Wildlife Resort and proceed to Guwahati Airport to board your flight back to your destination. Tour Ends.

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