Private Tour: Konark Sun Temple and Pipli Village Day Tour from Bhubaneswar
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Private Tour: Konark Sun Temple and Pipli Village Day Tour from Bhubaneswar

Private Tour: Konark Sun Temple and Pipli Village Day Tour from Bhubaneswar

6 h
Private
About this activity
You will be picked up from your hotel in Bhubaneswar for this full-day tour, which will start with a visit to the Chariot of the Sun God Temple, built by King Langula Narasimha Deva in 13th century A.D. during the Golden Era of Orissan art.
The Sun Temple is known for its exquisite and intricate architecture and sculptures. Located on the shores of the Arabian Sea, the Sun Temple is a sight to behold especially during Sunrise. Its prominent location has guided ancient mariners for around a millennia. In order to distinguish Konark from the whitewashed Jagannath Temple in Puri, European settlers referred it as the Black Pagoda.
After the temple you will continue your tour to Pipli artist village, where the locals produce applique art - a process of cutting colored cloth into shapes of animals, birds, flowers, leaves, gods, goddesses and other decorative motifs and stitching them over a piece of cloth. These creations are fabricated into lampshades, handbags, cushion covers or even garden umbrellas. A famous example is the enormous applique canopies above the reigning deity of Puri, Lord Jagannath. After the visit to the village you will be back to Bhubaneswar and dropped off at your hotel.
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Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Bhubaneshwar city
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Konark Sun Temple
Not included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Group discount is available for group size of 2+ and 4+
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Vehicle used for transfers and sightseeing will be air-conditioned
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