Dhauli Excursions

Dhauli is an amazing place for going for excursions. Lying at a distance of 8 Km from Bhubnaeswar, the charm of this place gets ameliorated through the sight of primitive sculptors and varied art forms. Close to the pagoda, one can spot the beautiful Saddahrma Vihar Monastery as well as the Shanti Stupa. The stupa was constructed by the Buddha Sangha. One can also spot enthralling Ashokan edicts that add to the significance of Buddhism to this place. Varied excursions can be enjoyed by visiting the Dhauli pilgrimage. Some of them are listed below:

Nandankanan National Park

One can go for an excursion to the Nandan Kanan National Park which is popular for having varied varieties of tigers. The park lies at a distance of 20 Km from Bhubaneswar and is marked by splendid landscape and contains amazing species of animals and birds. It can also be called as a botanical garden rich in flora and fauna.


In addition to this, one can also head towards Bhubaneswar consisting of a series of temples. The beautiful Lingaraja Temple or the Parsurameshwar Temple or the Mukteswar Temple add to the overall charm of Bhubaneswar.


Another appealing place for your excursion in Dhauli is Pipli. The place represents the renowned appliqué work that has been into existence since the medieval times. The mind blowing work is more than enough to catch your imagination completely. Dhauli is a place which is also remembered because of the Kalinga War that was held here. The spread of Buddhism is something that catches tourists from across the world to come for excursions around Dhauli.

Arti Springa

One can spot these springs in Bhubaneswar and there are known to possess the magical quality of curing the most dangerous diseases. In the proximity of this place, you come across amazing greenery. This makes this place completely picturesque and therefore, visiting this place is a wonderful thing to do.

Yogini Temple in Hirapur

Situated at a distance of 15 Km from Bhubaneswar in Hirapur, you find this temple consisting of sixty four Yoginis. The Yoginis belong to the 11th century.


In the vicinity of the Lingaraja Temple, at a distance of 2 km, you find this ruined city. It belongs to the 4th century BC and is considered to be a worth visiting destination for excursion around Dhauli. Moreover, there are various other attractions such as Bindusagar tank, Ekamra Garden and Haat, Science Park and Info City, etc. that are worth visiting. So, do make it a point to visit Dhauli and explore its each and every attraction to make the most of your trip.