Dhauli Hill

Situated by the river Daya, Dhauli hill is an important Buddhist tourist destination, near Bhubaneswar, for the ancient sculptures and the extraordinary art forms that have been found here. The hills are also famous for the Kalinga war that is famous for the transformation of Ashoka, into Buddhism.

Ashoka, one of the foremost followers and patrons of Buddhism, was converted to Buddhism at this place, the signs of which are available abundantly. The place has beautiful landscapes and a charm that can affect the mind in a splendid way, to change it spiritual, and hence soothe from many cares of life.

Location : Situated at a distance of 8 km from Bhubaneswar, the hills rise high near river Daya, in the Khurda district of Orissa.
The Nandan Kanan National Park : Situated at a distance of 20 km from Bhubaneswar, this wildlife park is well known for white tiger breeding. Beautifully laid out landscapes, green surroundings and many rare animals and birds make the park an ideal place to pass some leisurely hours, sleeping under a tree or making friendship with the beasts.

How to reach :
Air : Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport, well connected to major cities of India.

Rail : Bhubaneswar is a major station near Dhauli and well connected on the railway network of India.

Road : Dhauli can be reached by Bus, or rented Taxi. Auto rickshaws run too, but as usual, fix the amount before riding.

Where to stay
You can stay at  Bhubaneswar.