Puri travel guide

Puri Tourism | Puri Guide

You're Going to Love Puri

With a population of 170,841, Puri is a must-see destination in Odisha, India. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 8 days in order to fully appreciate everything Puri has to offer.

When to visit Puri

Puri in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Puri in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Puri in May, when the average temperature is 78.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 86 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 57.2 °F, with an average temperature of 66.2 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 9.1″. In contrast, December is usually the driest month of the year in Puri, with an average rainfall of 0.2″.

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How to Get to Puri


Although Puri doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bhubaneswar (BBI), which is located 31 miles from Puri. The shortest flight to Puri from the United States departs from Chicago and takes around 24h 50m.

Airports near Puri

Airlines serving Puri

United Airlines
Good (3,014 reviews)
Good (2,433 reviews)
Air France
Good (450 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,624 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Good (410 reviews)
Air India
Okay (1,250 reviews)
SriLankan Airlines
Good (11 reviews)
Good (133 reviews)
Good (75 reviews)
AirAsia India
Good (4 reviews)
Alliance Air
Excellent (1 reviews)
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Where to stay in Puri

Average rates range from around $25 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $38 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Puri

Most booked hotels in Puri

Rishaan Guest House
Good (6.7, 53 reviews)
Sun Temple Hotel
Okay (4, 1 review)
Hotel Sea Dream Lodge
Good (6, 136 reviews)
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Renting a car in Puri

Expect to pay $4.81 per gallon in Puri (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $57.69 and $76.92.