5 days in Varanasi, Puri & Konark Itinerary

5 days in Varanasi, Puri & Konark Itinerary

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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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Puri
— 1 night
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Konark
— 1 night
Drive to Biju Patnaik Airport, Fly to Bengaluru

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Varanasi

— 2 nights

Spiritual Capital of India

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): browse the exhibits of Ruchika Art Gallery, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then look for gifts at Baba the School of Music. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, don't miss a visit to Sarnath, then contemplate the long history of Buddha Fountain, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, and finally don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Varanasi trip itinerary planning site.

Bengaluru to Varanasi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in September: high temperatures in Varanasi hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Puri.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks · Nature · Tours · Shopping
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Puri

— 1 night
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Konark Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, then stroll through Balighai Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Varahi Deula Temple.

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Getting from Varanasi to Puri by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Konark.

Things to do in Puri

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Konark

— 1 night
Famous for its colossal sun temple, protected as a World Heritage Site, the small town of Konark sits just a short drive from the coast of Odisha.
On the 5th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramachandi Temple and then admire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Konark tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Puri to Konark takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Konark

Historic Sites
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