Holy Rath Yatra Darshan of Jagannath Puri


05 Nights / 06 Days

Destination Covered:

Puri-Jagannath Rathyatra Darshan-Konark-Bhubaneshwar


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Tour Description


‘Holy Rath Yatra Darshan of Jagannath Puri’ is well designed itinerary which gives you the chance to visit the renowned JagannathPuri, which is one of forth holiest pilgrim destination for Hindus and part of the Char Dham Yatra. During this tour you will get the chance to have darshan of holy Rath Yatra. This festival usually falling in month of June or July. Also explore Konark Sun Temple World Heritage Site, which was built in the 13th century, now mostly in ruins. The collection of its sculptures is housed in the Sun Temple Museum. This museum is managed by Archaeological Survey of India. Apart from this you will also explore the major temples of Bhubaneswar. The duration of the tour is 05 nights and 06 days, covering the places such as Puri- Jagannath Rathyatra Darshan- Konark- Bhubaneshwar.


Day 1: Arrival at Bhubaneswar – Puri (By Road-63 Kilometres)

Upon arrival in Bhubneshwar airport/railway station,meet our representative and transferred to Puri, It is one of the most historical city of Orissa, which is located on the Bay of Bengal. It is also known as Jagannath Puri, which is named after the 11th-century Jagannath Temple. It is the holiest pilgrim site for Hindus, which comes under Char Dham.

On arrival at Puri, check into your hotel. Take rest for a while, then proceed to Chilika Lake. Enjoy the bird watching and other fun activities here.If time allows today, you could also visit the Puri Beach. Return back to hotel
Overnight stay at Puri.

Day 2: Rath Yatra Darshan

Today after breakfast, proceed to witness the Rath Yatra. It belived that Lord Jagannath takes a yearly break in midsummer to retire to his Aunt’s house along with his sister Subhadara and elder brother Balabhadra. The Rathas are huge wheeled wooden structures, which are pulled by the devotees. During this festival,the entire city coloured in the most vivid hues of sheer joy and enjoyment.Then return to your hotel in the evening.
Overnight stay at Puri.

Day 3: Puri- Konark - Puri (y Road-35 Kilometres)

After breakfast, proceed to Konark Sun Temple, which is located at the distance of about 35 kilometres from Puri . It is a World Heritage Site, which was built in the 13th century, now mostly in ruins. The collection of its sculptures is housed in the Sun Temple Museum. This museum is managed by Archaeological Survey of India. After sightseeing return back to Puri.
Overnight stay at Puri.

Day 4: Puri – Bhubaneswar (By Road-63 Kilometres)

Today after breakfast, proceed to Bhubaneshwar. Popularly known as the "Temple City of India", this city is the Holy land of almost 500 temples. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa. It is one of the most historical city of India, the history of the town is dated back to the over 3,000 years. It is the home of various ancient temples along with many historical architectures and sites.

Check in to your pre booked hotel. After freshen up, proceed to visit the temples including Champakesvara Siva Temple, Aisanyesvara Siva Temple, Rajarani Temple, Bharati Matha, Vaital Deula, Gopal Tirtha Matha, Suka Temple, Ladu Baba Temple, etc. Return to your hotel, have your dinner and stay overnight.

Day 5: Bhubaneswar Sightseeing

Today after breakfast, proceed to visit the Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri, which are the Buddhists excavation sites, these three sites are called as Diamond Tringle. The existence of these sites dates back to 1st century A.D.

At Lalitgiri, there is a complex of Buddhist huge sculptures, engraved Stupas, and monasteries. Ratnagiri, houses the various Buddhist sculptures, made with multi-coloured stones, are found here. Udaygiri, here is a large compound found with arranged veranda around a courtyard of 18 cells. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 6: Bhubaneswar(Departure)

Today is the last day of the tour. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Bhubaneshwar airport to board flight for onward destination. We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  1. Explore Chilika lake
  2. Attend Jagannath Rathyatra, an important festival originated in Puri
  3. Explor Sun Temple, Konark; World Heritage Site.
  4. Explore Bhubaneswar.
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