If you and your partner are fascinated by the history and the culture of India then Konark is one place that you must visit. Konark has its roots deeply embedded in Indian Mythology. One of the most famous legends in the Indian Mythology revolves around the Sun Temple in Konark.
Best time to visit Konark is between October to March.
How to Reach - A lot of buses are available for this journey. A direct train is, however, unavailable.The two towns are located at a distance of 70 kilometres from each other. A private vehicle or a rented cab should take no longer than 2 hours to cover the distance.
Things to do - Sun Temple, Konark festival, Konark Museum
Kolkata is undoubtedly one of the most special cities in the entire span of India. From the food to the culture, the welcoming people to beautiful architecture, you are always in for a surprise when you pay this city a little visit. And let's not forget, there is a reason why Kolkata is called the ‘City of Joy’.
Best time to visit Kolkata is between October to March.
How to Reach - You’ll find a lot of direct flights for this journey.49 trains are available from Bhubaneshwar to Howrah. The average duration of the journey is around 8 hours. Buses are very frequent along this route.A private vehicle or a rented cab will take around 8 hours for this journey. The distance between the two cities is roughly 450 kilometres.
Things to do - Victoria Memorial, Marble Palace, Botanical Gardens, Kolkata Film Festival, Howrah Bridge
Haldia is one of the offbeat destinations and is yet to become mainstream. Frequently known for its famous port you will be surprised to find that Haldia has a lot more to offer. The City is filled with a lot of Heritage sites and the shopping experience is beyond words.
Best time to visit Haldia is between October and February.
How to Reach - The Haldia Express is the direct train available for this journey. Average duration of the journey will be around 8 hours.
You will also find buses running around this route. Duration of this journey will be roughly 10 hours.
A private vehicle will take around 7.5 hours. Distance between the two cities is around 425 kms.
Things to do - Haldia Dock, Riverside Sunset Point ,Bargabhima Temple, The city centre of Haldia, Gopal Jew Temple
If beaches are your thing, then you need to pack your bags and immediately leave for Mandarmani. Spend a lazy day along this not-so-popular beach. The peace and tranquility of this place is simply an experience that you should have on your bucket list.
Best time to visit Mandarmani is between November to February.
How to Reach - You can take a train till Kanthi followed by a rented cab to Mandarmani.You can also find buses for the journey.The distance between the two cities is 320 kilometres and a private car should take around 6.5 hours to cover the distance.
Things to do -Digha, Shankarpur Beach, Wonderland
A little unconventional but nonetheless beautiful city to honeymoon in, Rourkela is an offbeat location. Now, that is one experience you need in you life, isn’t it?
Best time to visit Rourkela is between October to April.
How to Reach - 8 trains are available between Bhubaneshwar and Rourkela. If you wish to travel by road, buses are also available for the journey. A private vehicle will take 7 hours. The two towns are located 300 kilometres apart from each other.
Things to do - Indira Gandhi Park, Khandadhar Falls, Pitamahal Dam