Winter Weather in Odisha
It is in the winter season that not just the eastern state but the travellers coming its way rejoice the most. Coming soon post September, are the cold waves and hot coffee weather, winter which is the best time to visit Odisha. This is said so because the months from October to March come in with great opportunities for travellers to set on a sightseeing tour to places like Puri, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and more. Whether travellers want to touch down as many as beaches, go for a jungle safari, sit close to the deities and worship them or just sit close to the waterfall and relax, Odisha has every kind of tourist attraction suitable for winters. The temperature during this season dips to 3-4° C and gives the perfect relief to globetrotter coming for a vacation in Odisha and the people living here. A stroll in along these beaches or just an evening short trip to namely Rushikulya Beach, Puri Beach, Chandipur Beach, Astaranga Beach, Ramchandi Beach can pour in peace and bring respite from worries. Other tourism places that one can visit are Dhauli, Buddhist sites, Chilika Lake, Nandankanan zoo, Mangalajodi which is famous for birds, hill stations namely Daringbadi, Taptapani, Olasuni Hill, Dhenkanal to name a few. If you are on the lookout for souvenirs, then you can surely search the local markets for handmade gifts. Moreover, some of the most famous festivals of Odisha like International Sand Art Festival, Konark Festival, Odissi Music Festival, Mukteshwar Dance Festival are also celebrated in this season which can be another great reason to stay back in Odisha during the winter season for a holiday.