Best Time to Visit

Odisha, known for its ancient temples, cultural richness, and scenic coastline, offers a unique travel experience throughout the year. Whether exploring historical sites, attending colorful festivals, or relaxing on the sun-kissed beaches, understanding the seasons is vital to make the most of your visit.

Tips for Travelling in Odisha

Festivals: Check the festival calendar for events like Rath Yatra in Puri, Durga Puja, and the Konark Dance Festival.

Clothing: Pack light cotton clothing during summer and warm clothing during winter.

Cultural Heritage: Explore the ancient temples of Bhubaneswar, Puri, and Konark to delve into Odisha’s rich cultural heritage.

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    FAQs

    When is the best time to witness the Rath Yatra in Puri?

    The Rath Yatra, one of the grandest festivals, usually takes place in June or July. Check the festival calendar for the exact dates.

    Are the beaches in Odisha safe during the monsoon season?

    Beach activity in Odisha can be disrupted during the monsoon season. Paying attention to local warnings and advisories during this time is essential. During the monsoon, the beaches can still be beautiful sights, but safety should be prioritized.

    What are the must-visit wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha?

    Explore Simlipal National Park for diverse flora and fauna, including the Bengal tiger and Asian elephant.