Orissa has a varied and fascinating history represented by the famous Sun temple at Konark and the revered Jagannath temple at Puri. Home to sixty-two tribes, the state also boasts of many wild life sanctuaries with denizens including the graceful white tiger. The state’s odissi dance, handlooms and exquisite handicrafts give it a unique and favorable identity.
Location: The State of Orissa is located on the eastern coast of India .
Language: Oriya, Hindi.
Major Cities: Puri, Bhubneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur.
Places of interest: Puri, Cuttack Beaches, Handicrafts, Rath Yatra, Chilka Lake.
Best Time to Visit: October to March.
How to Reach:
By Air: Regular flights landing at the only major airport of the city namely Biju Patnaik Airport connect it to all the major cities.
By Rail: There is a good train network also that connects Kolkata, Puri, Chennai, Delhi.
By Road: Orissa is well connected to its neighbouring states through a good road network.