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Planning a trip to Puri Beach, Puri, Odisha, India

15th May to 21st May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Puri in May

Day 1 - Wednesday 15th, May
afternoon -

Arrive at Puri Beach and check into accommodation. Head to the beach for a leisurely stroll and enjoy the sunset.

Day 2 - Thursday 16th, May
morning -

Visit Shree Jagannath Temple, a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath. Take a walk around the temple complex.

afternoon -

Explore the bustling Puri Beach Market for local handicrafts, souvenirs, and street food.

evening -

Enjoy a seafood dinner at Wildgrass Restaurant, offering delicious seafood dishes in a relaxed setting.

Day 3 - Friday 17th, May
morning -

Indulge in a relaxing morning at the beach, soak up the sun, and take a dip in the ocean.

afternoon -

Try some local street food at Swargadwar Beach Road, known for its delectable seafood snacks and refreshing beverages.

evening -

Watch a mesmerizing cultural dance performance at Raghurajpur, a heritage village known for its art and cultural significance.

Day 4 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Take an early morning train to Konark and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Konark Sun Temple, known for its stunning architecture and intricate stone carvings.

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional Odia lunch at Naivedyam Restaurant, offering authentic local cuisine at affordable prices.

evening -

Return to Puri and relax on the beach, take a leisurely walk and unwind with the ocean breeze.

Day 5 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Visit the Sudarshan Craft Museum to witness the skilled artisans creating beautiful handcrafted art pieces.

afternoon -

Explore the traditional Puri Matha and savor a hearty Odia thali at Shri Nilachal Restaurant, known for its authentic local flavors.

evening -

Attend a mesmerizing Sand Art Show by the renowned sand artist, Sudarsan Pattnaik, at Puri Beach.

Day 6 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Join a beachside yoga session with experienced instructors to rejuvenate the mind and body.

afternoon -

Indulge in a seafood feast at Wild Fish Restaurant, offering a variety of fresh seafood dishes with a view of the ocean.

evening -

Relax on the beach and enjoy the serene atmosphere with a refreshing coconut water from a beachside vendor.

Day 7 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Relax and unwind on the beach, take a leisurely walk, and enjoy the calming sound of the waves.

afternoon -

Try some mouth-watering chaat at Puri Beach Chaat Corner, known for its delicious and affordable street food.

evening -

Enjoy a beachside bonfire and relax under the stars, creating lasting memories of your time in Puri.

Day 8 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Check out from accommodation and head to the Puri Railway Station to catch the train back to Howrah.

Weather in Puri in Invalid date
Avg Temp28°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain20%

Puri Beach has a warm and humid climate in May, with average temperatures ranging from 28 to 35 degrees Celsius. There is a low chance of rain during this time of year. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Puri

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable cotton clothes -

Choose breathable and moisture-wicking fabrics to stay comfortable in the warm weather.

Swimsuit -

For enjoying the beach.

Light jacket or cardigan -

For evenings or if the weather turns cooler.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the town and beach.

Hat -

To protect from the sun.

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.


Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Sunscreen -

To protect your skin from the sun.

Insect repellent -

To keep away mosquitoes and other insects.

Small first-aid kit -

For minor cuts and scrapes.

Toiletries -

Including shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, and deodorant.

Travel towel -

For drying off after swimming or showering.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

For identification and entry into India.

Travel insurance -

To protect against unexpected events.

Cash and credit cards -

For expenses.

Travel documents -

Including train tickets and hotel bookings.

Phone and charger -

For communication and navigation.

Guidebook or travel app -

For information about Puri Beach and surrounding areas.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture memories.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife viewing.

Small backpack -

For carrying essentials while exploring.

Reusable shopping bag -

For carrying souvenirs or beach items.

Entertainment items -

Such as books, games, or music.


Power bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Travel adapter -

If your devices have different plugs than the outlets in India.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Fitness tracker or smartwatch -

To track your activity and stay connected.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are commonly accepted in Puri Beach, but it's always a good idea to have some local currency on hand for smaller purchases.


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