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Join Nature Camp Konark Retreat if you are the one who is looking for a beautiful and peaceful vacation with nature. Nature Camp Konark Retreat offers a refreshing approach to tourism and it is located in a natural and picturesque part of Odisha which offers local activities and cuisine that is original to this locality. There will be free time in the evening and it would be perfect for you if you want to spend your time with your family, playing with them on the sands, walking on the riverside holding the hand of your beloved ones, flying kites, and running after the butterflies.
Nature Camp Konark Retreat is a small riverside retreat built by the help of the villagers of Khalakata Patna. There are eight individual Swiss tents with a dormitory with a rural setting to accommodate about 40-45 persons on sharing basis. All of the tents are non-air conditioned tents.
Arrival at Bhubaneshwar Airport. Get transferred to Nature Camp Konark Retreat.
After Breakfast, morning session starts with the Instructor. It's a two hour training. Later during the day, guests are free to do other activities. There is also an afternoon session with the Instructor.
Drop at the airport.
Konark is the place of the Sun temple, the Black pagoda, and one of the UNESCO sites. The 13th Century AD temple represent the Culmination of Odiya style of architecture and it's said by the Great Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, the language of stone at Konark has defeated the language of the man.
Puri is a coastal district of the Odisha state of India, famous for its historic antiquities, religious sanctuaries, architectural grandeur, sea-scape beauty, and its moderate climate. It holds a wealth of attractions for visitors. It boasts a continuous history from the third century before century to the present and unique monuments such as those of Lord Jagannath at Puri, and the Sun God at Konark.
It has the Chilika lake, the largest brackish water lakes in India, that holds a picturesque sea-scape beauty. It offers an ideal resort for birds who migrate from different parts of the continent. By virtue of its geographical location, the climate of Puri is equable throughout the year.
Puri is one of the four Dhams of Hindu people, which is believed to be like Mecca for Muslims. As this place known as Sankha Khetra and the temple idols represent all the three concepts of Hinduism, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, one Hindu can come to this place to complete the pilgrimage in case not able to visit the all four Dhams in four corners of India. Jagannath temple is allowed for Hindus only.
You will use the platform (closed on Sunday and local holidays) in front of the temple to watch the activities partially inside the temple. Every year, during June / July, there is the Grand Chariot Festival of the temple that attracts around one million people around the world to this place.
Being on the river side as well as close to the sea, Nature Camp Konark Retreat serves rice, dal, fresh seasonal village collection vegetables preparation with fish & prawns. They also serve mutton & chicken to the guests. The food is purely local made by the villagers working in the camp site. They serve only Odiya food strictly which is very delicious & healthy, not oily or spicy & cooked on traditional hearth.
During the guests' free time, they can do many excursion trips to the UNESCO Heritage sites, unique temple sites, Artisans’ village, and so much more. If they wish, Nature Camp Konark Retreat can prepare a day to day program with excursions in the program too. As this is a remote place, the guest has to request for a car for these excursion trips.
Nature Camp Konark Retreat offers Ayurvedic massage (with advance booking) but it is not included in the price.
Biju Patnaik Airport
From Bhubaneshwar Airport is 75kms/1.15hrs drive on the Marine Drive road. After Garudeshwar temple towards Konark, you will see the Signage for Nature Camp Konark Retreat on your right side. Opposite road of Panchamukhi Hanuman temple near Khalakata Patna Village. One can hire a taxi to reach to the place. Guests may travel via bus from Puri if arriving by train from any where at Puri.
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