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Visit To Dhauli Hill

Visit To Dhauli Hill

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Description

Dhauli has situated just eight kilometers from Bhubaneswar in the state Odisha. These hills are where the Kalinga war was fought between 262 to 261 BCE. This war was fought between King Ashoka and the Kalinga state, it was said that the entire haul river turned red due to the death on the battlefield. The king considered this place close to his heart because he understood the horrid nature of the war in this particular place. Since then it was considered as one of the major Buddhist centers. It was one of the bloodiest battles fought in the history of India. This hills edict of Ashoka describing Kalinga war, the scriptures are also be found here next to the rock-cut elephant. The Kalinga war prompted King Ashoka to practice Buddhism. He adopted the teachings of non-violence from Buddha due to the bloodshed of the war. The hills located on the banks of Data River. On the top, these hills are where the major tourist attraction known as the peace pagoda is situated. It is a typical Buddhist temple.  This pagoda was named as the Shanti Stupa built in the year 1970 by the Japanese Buddha Sangha and the Nippon Buddha Sangha. 

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Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included from the city hotels
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the visit
  • Guide services for a more personalized experience

Activity

  • Sightseeing 

Transport

Airconditioned transport with driver

01 to 03 persons - Sedan cars - Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Desire 
03 to 05 persons - SUV cars - Toyota Innova or similar
06 to 10 persons - Tempo Traveller with 10 seats
11 to 18 persons - Mini coaches with 18 seater
19 to 42 persons - Coaches with 27 or 42 seater
All the vehicles are air-conditioned

Pickup and Departure

Pick up from mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.
Drop at mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.

  • Tour Duration:
  • Half Day - 4 hours
  • Full Day – 8 hours
  • Guide: Optional
  • Assistance: Yes
  • Vehicle: Airconditioned
  • Driver with phone: Yes

Pickup Time: 0900 hrs., 1300 hrs.
Tour Starts Time: 0930 hrs., 1330 hrs.

Additional

Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Child below 5 year is free.
No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites except for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
We recommend comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen during the visit.
Entrance fees to the monuments are not included and are to be paid directly. Any camera or video camera fees, if any, are to be paid directly

Things To Carry

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable footwear

Advisory

  • Special Holidays will not be liable for any dispute arising out of the rental between customer and vendor, guide or any service provider

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the visit, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the visit, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the visit, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

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