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6. Puri & Bhubaneswar (in December)

Published: 15/11/2012

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Family Vacation on Puri Beach December is the best month to visit Puri and Bhubaneswar. They enjoy the most pleasant weather during December-January. No rain, no heat and low humidity - just extremely moderate temperature that is perfect for sightseeing and a relaxing vacation. Puri and Bhubaneswar combined boost of a large number of historic places from several religions - Hindu, Jain and Buddhism which makes them great places to experience India's past. The beaches and Chilika Lake are just the icing on the cake.

December temperatures:
Puri: 16-28 degree Celsius Bhubaneswar: 16-23 degree Celsius

Popular Tourist Attractions of Puri

1. Jagannath Temple
2. Marine Beach
3. Konark Temple
4. Chilika Lake

Enjoy a morning walk along the beach and have a good breakfast at one of the beach front restaurants. Meals can be enjoyed at the temple (Prashad). Chinese food lovers can enjoy a delicious dinner at Chung Wagh - an authentic chinese restaurant. More about Puri, how to spend 3 days in Puri and a a memorable vacation in Puri

Bhubaneswar - Buddhist Stup at Dhaulagiri

Popular Tourist Attractions of Bhubaneswar

1. Lingaraj Temple & Mukteswar Temple
2. Orissa Tribal Museum
3. Lion & White Tiger Safari at Nandankanan (Zoo and Sanctuary)
4. Jain Caves at Khandagiri
5. Buddhist Stupa / Pagoda at Dhaula Giri

Enjoy complimentary breakfast at your Bhubaneswar hotel or South India Dosa and other dishes at Venus Inn (or Mayfair). Several hotels serve good buffet lunches including Hotel Pushpak (Kalpana Square). Good dining options are available at several hotels including Mayfair, VITs and Hotel Pushpak.
More about Bhubaneswar and Bhubaneswar - The Temple City of India

Where to stay in Puri & Bhubaneswar?

Hotels in Puri - Many people prefer staying close to the Puri Beach where as others might want an accommodation close to the temple (if you plan to visit the temple often). Hotel Chanakya BNR, Hotel Coco Palm, Holiday Resort and Sonar Bangla are some of the top rated hotels in Puri near beach. See a full list of hotels in Puri.

Hotels in Bhubaneswar - A centrally located hotel in Bhubaneswar is ideal for sightseeing. A hotel with several dining options gives the opportunity to choose and pick what you want to eat after a tiring day of sightseeing. Hotel Pushpak is one such centrally located hotels with rates from Rs. 2000 onwards for Deluxe A/C rooms. See a complete list of hotels in Bhubaneswar.

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Hotel Naren Palace, Puri hotelHotel Naren Palace
from Rs. 1800
4 star out of 5 (171 reviews)

Hotel Nayak Plaza, Puri hotelHotel Nayak Plaza
from Rs. 900
3.9 star out of 5 (157 reviews)

Hotel Maa Kamakhya, Puri hotelHotel Maa Kamakhya
from Rs. 850
3.8 star out of 5 (47 reviews)

Hotel Sukanya, Puri hotelHotel Sukanya
from Rs. 700
3.4 star out of 5 (127 reviews)

Jeevan Sandhya, Puri hotelJeevan Sandhya
from Rs. 800
3.4 star out of 5 (9 reviews)

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