If you happen to tour the eastern part of India, the travel will not be complete unless you tour the city of Kolkata in West Bengal and some select spots in Odisha. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal. It has a very rich history as it had remained the capital of India during the British period for the maximum span. Kolkata which was formerly known as Calcutta is also referred to as the City of Palaces due to the presence of the old massive buildings built during the British times. Kolkata is best known for the food and specifically the Bengali sweets which are famous worldwide. Also, you can find the widest varieties of fish in the whole world here.
Odisha is the neighboring state of West Bengal. It is a must-visit place for tourists who are in the eastern region of the country. Puri is the most famous and holy destination in this state. The Jagannath Temple of Puri is visited by millions every year. The travel packages of Odisha also include favorite destinations of Konark Sun Temple, Gopalpur and Bhubaneswar. Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha has the famous Lingaraj temple.
There are many travel agencies who can help you cover the combined tours of the city of Kolkata and the major tourist destinations of Odisha. You can ask for a customization of your trip, also. The tour of the capital of West Bengal and Odisha will present a distinct culture from the rest of India.