Orissa state offers pristine nature, splendid heritage monuments and at the same time offers modern amenities to its visitors. The state has a long architectural history. Some of the monuments date back as far as the third century BC and tell of past glory.
In Orissa‘s inland hills and forests, tribal societies live retaining their colourful and fascinating traditions and rituals.If you’re on the lookout for traditional handicraft you’re in the right place – Orissa has a long tradition of unique handicrafts and other artifacts. In the National Park and Wildlife Sanctuaries many endangered species find homes and can be seen roaming their habitats. Rath Yatra, one of India’s most spectacular festivals, is held in Orissa each June/July.