The Goa of the East, Odisha is well known for the Puri Jagannath Temple and the Konark Temple. Rafting expedition along River Mahanadi will take one to Paradip.  The awe inspiring ancient rock cut caves, the famous Khandagiri and Udayagiri Caves near Bhubaneswar can be explored to come in close proximity with the past of Buddhist and Jain traditions. One can spend time at the watch tower of Chandaka Elephant Reserve to observe the majestic animals in their natural habitat. Nandankanan National Park allows visitors to go exploring natural trails with the assistance of trained guides. It also offers lion and white tiger safaris, cable car, aerial ropeway and boating to give a variety of experiences to the tourist.