This tour package, spread over a duration of 3 days, showcases the best of Amboli Sawantwadi region in Maharashtra. The place is full of greenery, far away from the hustle bustle of the city. This is the last hill station of the state of Maharashtra in Goa?s direction as the small coastal state finds it very nearby.
Amboli is a hill station situated in the famous Sahyadri Hills in Sindhugarh district of Maharashtra. The place receives the highest rainfall in the state as it maintains a lush green outlook with pleasant weather throughout the year. Thus, Amboli is a delight for backpackers and tourists from the regions of Goa, Belgaum and every further.
The relatively less explored hill station has it all to please the nature lover in you. Be it the serene forest cover, beautiful rivers or scenic waterfalls, this place offers a lot to the tourists seeking calm and natural beauty. Amboli falls are among the most picturesque waterfalls not just in the region, but the whole country.
If you want to spend 3 days in total serenity and beauty in the lap of mother nature, you should go ahead and book this tour right away. Amboli Sawantwadi is a place which can be visited across the year, except when there are heavy rainfalls in the monsoon season.
The tour price includes all the expenses of transportation, accommodation and food. All the facilities are arranged in a way that the tourists get the most out of the tour, without the need of worrying about anything.
Day 1 - Bhubaneshwar airport / Railway station
Welcome on arrive at Bhubaneswar airport / railway station.Transfer to Hotel for fresh up.Later visit the temples of Bhubaneswar such as Lingaraja Temples, Mukteswara temple, Rajarani Temple, Parasurameswara Temple, Mukteswara Temple, Brahmeswara Temple and Bindu Sorovar one of four sacred Lake of India for Hindus.Return to hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2 – Bhubaneswar Sightseeing
After morning breakfast drive to Hirapur to see one of the four 64 Yogini temples of India, 15 kms from Bhubaneswar city. Afternoon proceed to Khandagiri and Udayagiri Jain caves dated back to 2nd century B.C. Later visit the bazaars of Bhubaneswar for typical Orissan Sarees and handicrafts.Return back to hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3 - Bhubaneswar - Via Konark - Puri (69 Kms / 1 hr 30 Min)
After breakfast will check-out from the hotel and drive to Puri - This city also known as a Temple City of India has much in its stores to offer its visitors.Orissa tourism makes special provisions to organize the thrilling 'Puri Dance Festival' and world famous Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival).En-route visiting Konark Sun temple of 13th Century A.D. The entire temple has been conceived as a chariot of the sun god with 24 wheels, each about 10 feet in diameter, with a set of spokes and elaborate carvings.Seven horses drag the temple. Two lions guard the entrance, crushing elephants. A flight of steps lead to the main entrance.Drive to Puri en-route visiting Chandrabhaga beach and river. It is believed that Samba the son of Lord Krishna, cured from leprosy after taking a bath in the river. Later arrive Puri and check-in at hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4 - Puri - Chilika Lake (45 kms / 1 hr)
Morning visit the Puri Jagannath Temple and attend the morning Aarti and Puja. The temple of Lord Jagannath 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. After spending good time, you can have the famous Prasad (bhojan/meal) of temple kitchen, as the temple have the largest kitchen of the world. Later proceeds to Chilika lake to see Dolphins and drive back to Puri. Evening visit bazaars of Puri.Return to hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5 - Puri - Bhubaneswar- Departure (69 kms / 1 hr 30 Min)
After morning breakfast will check-out from the hotel and drive to Bhubaneswar airport to catch a flight for Kolkata. Enroute visiting other villages. Arrive at Kolkatta airport and transfer to hotel or for onward journey.