Bhubaneswar to Konark | Weekend Trips from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar to Konark

Escape the routine with a weekend journey from Bhubaneswar to Konark, diving into ancient temples, peaceful beaches and a luxe stay at our resort. Are you looking for an epic weekend trip from Bhubaneswar that's rich in culture, adventure and relaxation? Pack up, and let’s roll from bustling Bhubaneswar to Konark Sun Temple and the other cultural treasures awaiting you at this coastal paradise.


Start your day in Bhubaneswar, the 'City of Temples', visiting the epic Lingaraj Temple – one of the biggest in the country, which boasts intricate carvings and mind-blowing architecture. Then, swing by Nandankanan Zoological Park to spot the majestic white tiger. Don't forget Khandagiri and Udayagiri Caves – rock-cut wonders dating way back.

Take a quick detour to Pipli, a colour-explosion village known for its applique art. Artisans here turn fabrics into jaw-dropping designs that'll steal your heart.

A majestic white tiger roaring
konark sun temple wheel made of sandstone during daytime

Konark Sun Temple

Next, the drive to Konark. Watch the landscape change from cityscapes to rolling hills and green fields interspersed with sneak peeks of the Bay of Bengal. Let the countryside vibes and history whispers sink in.

Finally, we reach our destination – Konark, home to Konark Sun Temple – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is shaped like a chariot and dedicated to the Sun God Surya. The carvings, telling tales from myths and daily life, will blow your mind.

Other Sights

But wait, there's more! Chandrabhaga Beach is a stroll away, where golden sands meet the Bay of Bengal’s turquoise waters. Later in the day, dive into Konark's history at Konark Archaeological Museum – it harbours artefacts from the Sun Temple that unravel the city's past.

A lovely shot of the beach on a bright sunny day - Konark to Puri Road Trip

After a day of Konark adventures, come back to Lotus Eco Beach Resort Konark, a welcoming, luxurious and cosy retreat. Pool games, spa pampering, spacious rooms and fitness hit – let the relaxed vibe and top-notch service transport you to zen mode. Book your stay and let us spoil you with A+ hospitality. Your memorable weekend awaits! For offers on special occasions, visit our page. If you're planning on staying in Odisha for the festive season, read our blog to learn more.