Tours to Puri Beach offer a unique escape for your entire family irrespective of their ideas of a vacation in Orissa, India. So the next time your parents want to go on a pilgrimage or your kids want to have fun on the beach and your wife happens to be a history buff, tell them lets go on a tour to Puri.
Puri is one of the most revered of pilgrimage destination for Hindus because of the Lord Jagannath Temple, which completes the quadrangle of temples that guarantee a believer Nirvana from the drills of life on earth.
Besides being a site for holy dips especially during the early morning and evenings, the Puri beach is also frequented by tourists that crave for solitude or that thrive in the mayhem of energetic local youths and excited tourists.
There are unfrequented stretches on the Puri beach interspersed with overcrowded ones that attract tourist of all disposition and interests. The deserted stretches are ideal for solitary walks and romantic evenings along the crashing waves; the overcrowded stretches are perfect for swimming and picnics on the beach.
The picturesque scene of local fishermen capped in broad rimmed cane hats working their way through the waters on their catamarans is a soothing experience. As are the fingertips of the fishermen that double up as masseurs and boat ride organizers on your request.
While on your tour to the Puri Beach, which is an all-encompassing affair on its own, you should also visit the magnificent temples of Puri. The temple of Lord Jagannath and the temples of Gundicha, Lokanath, Sunaragauranga, Daria Mahabir and Tota Gopinatt are examples of the refinement and excellence the Oriyan school of architecture had attained with centuries of effort and influences from the ruling dynasties.
Narendra, Markandeya, Sweta Ganga and Indradyumna tanks are also worth visiting on your tour to Puri Beach. Tourism of Orissa can also plan your tour to the Puri Beach to coincide with the world famous festivals of Puri namely the Rath Yatra or the Car Festival, Puri Beach Festival, Ganesh Puja and Jhulana Jatra.
Easily approachable by air (from Bhubaneswar) and well connected by rail and road, Puri tours can also be extended to include the other tourist attractions in the adjoining areas of Puri, Orissa such as the beach at Balighai, dolphin sighting at Satapara Chilika, Shrine of Alarnath in Brahmagiri, Shrine of Lord Sakshigopal in Satyabadi and the temple of Baliharachandi.
There are many beach facing hotels, resorts and lodges in Puri where you can stay comfortably during your tour to Puri in Orissa with Tourism of Orissa's specialized tour packages.