Weekend Getaways Near Jajpur

Jajpur is a major tourist attraction and us visited by the travelers during their trip to Odisha. Apart from various sightseeing locations within the city one can also reach out to nearby destinations for additional fun and excitement. Bhubaneswar, Puri, Konark and many other places are situated nearby to this city and can be reached easily. Also, if you are religious person, the large number of temples situated at these nearby popular tourist destination will be like the icing on the cake for you. Though these famous destinations are totally recognized among the travelers, there is no introduction we can give to these well known religious destinations.

Bhubaneswar

Weekend gateways near Jajpur
Lingaraja Temple

Bhubaneswar is situated at a distance of 99 km from Jajpur and it will take around 2hours to get there. Also known as the temple town, there a large number of temples located in it. The major attraction of this place is the famous Lingaraj Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva and also called as the Tribhubaneswar. This pilgrimage destination has once 2000 temples situated in it. Temples like, the 7th century Parshurameshwar Temple, the Rajarani Temple, the 10th century Mukteswar Temples and so on, are a must visit. Also, this place has many other tourist destinations like, Cactus Garden, Khandagiri and Udaygiri can also be visited to explore this place.

How to Reach Bhubaneswar from Jajpur ?

To reach Bhubaneswar, the best way is to take the direct train from Jajpur Keonjhar Railway Station to Bhubaneswar. The other alternative can be taken by getting a taxi from Jajpur to Cuttack and then taking a bus to Bhubaneswar. The first option will take the time of 1 hour 29 minutes and if you take the second option, you will reach in 3 hours. Being a popular destination among tourists, this place has a large number of hotels.

Hotels in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is one of the most visited and popular pilgrimage destinations in India. Coming to the hotels, it has a huge number of hotels, from budget to luxury. As it is visited all throughout the year, it is advised to have the pre booking done, so that one has to not search for the hotel at the time he or she reaches this place. Hotels in Bhubaneswar provide the tourists with all the facilities and also provide the guide to make them see the most of this temple town.

The Crown
Address: A1/ (a), IRC Village, Nayapalli,
Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 751015
Phone: 0674 300 0000

Ginger Hotel
Address: Opposite Nalco Headquarters, Joydev Vihar, Nayapalli,
Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 751013
Phone: 0674 666 3333

The Presidency Travels
Address: Nilakantha Nagar, Nayapalli
Bhubaneshwar, OD
0674 255 9568

Hotel Excellency
Address: 74 C Jhunjhunwala Garden,
Ashok Nagar unit 2
Ashok Nagar, Opposite Railway Station
Bhubaneswar, Orissa 751006

Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves

Situated at a distance of 103.8 km from Jajpur, these famous Buddhist monuments can be reached in about 3 hrs from Jajpur. These caves are both of archaeological and religious importance. These are said to be carved by the Jain Monks during the rule of the King Kharavela. Udayagiri contains 18 beautifully rock cut built caves and Khandagiri has total 15 magnificent caves. These caves are excellently carved and have Buddhist monasteries in them. Also, these are mainly the twin caves of the Kumarigiri hills and later named as Udayagiri and Khandagiri. Khandagiri situated on the hill top gives a full panoramic view of Bhubaneswar from the top.

How to Reach Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves from Jajpur ?

The same procedure can be taken as Bhubaneswar because these caves are located just 8.3 km from Bhubaneswar and can be reached in 19 minutes. The hotel information is also as similar as Bhubaneswar since there are no staying lodges near these caves. So, these heritage caves are the best option in order to explore more about the nearby places of Jajpur as these caves shows a marvelous example of ancient architectural intelligence as well as the beautiful and serene hills will reenergize and rejuvenate your mind after a long journey.

Puri

Situated at a distance of 152 km from Jajpur, the sacred own of Puri is considered as the best place for exploring both religious and natural places at the same time. Frequently visited all around the year by millions of tourists, this place is specially known for the famous Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra. This place has the famous Jagannath Temple situated here which was made in 11th century. Also, the other visited spots are its beautiful lakes and sea beaches like Chilka Lake and Pipli and so on.

Puri near Jajpur
Puri Sea Beaches

How to Reach Puri from Jajpur ?

Being a well recognized pilgrimage destination among the visitors all around the world, one can reach Puri from Jajpur by taking a direct train. There are total 21 direct trains from Jajpur to Puri having reasonable fares covering the distance of 163km. Some of these trains are Satabdi Express, Dhauli Express, Purshottam Express, Sri Jagannath Express and Nandan Kanan Express and so on. So, the best train one can get from Jajpur is the Satabdi Express having a fare of Rs. 129 and will take approximately 3 hours and 10 minutes. Also, one can hire a car to reach Puri but it will take a longer time and there are no direct flights available from Jajpur to Puri. So, the best way is to get there by train.

Distance from Jajpur to Puri: 152 km
Time Taken: 2 hours and 54 min

Where to Stay in Puri ?

Puri is one of the most preferred and frequently visited tourist places in Orissa. That’s why it has a large number of luxury and budget hotels situated in it. Also, theses hotels in Puri provide good facilities in affordable prices and some hotels also provide the mesmerizing sea view from their rooms. As this place is mostly visited throughout the year and specially during the famous Rath Yatra of Puri, so it will convenient to have the reservation and pre bookings done before getting to this place.

Puri Hotels
Address: Marine Drive Road, Sea Beach, Puri, Odisha 752001
Phone: 06752 222 114

Toshali Sand Resorts
Address: Konark Marine Drive, Puri, Odisha 752002
Phone: +91 - 0674 - 2547511 / 2547411

Mayfair Resorts
Address: Chakratirtha Road, Puri, Odisha - 752002
Tel: +91 6752 660660
Fax: +91 6752 224242
Email: puri@mayfairhotels.com
Reservation: reservations@mayfairhotels.com

Orissa is truly a state filled lots and lots of places to explore and visit. Same is with its city of temples Jajpur, because not only this town but the nearby places will give a numerous reasons to visit this place. So, go on and discover this place yourself and don't forget to see the nearby places to make your trip a worth visit.

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