Duration: 01 Night / 02 Day
Welcome to the holy Dham Puri where abodes the living God Sreee Jagarnnath along with elder brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra making Puri out of four dhams in India which every Hindu wants to visit at least once in lifetime.
This Dham is a living legends from ages which has attracted many saints, sadhus, philosophers and pilgrimage in various times who came here to get a glimpse of this God which symbolises secularism or unity in diversity. The rituals here are performed like a living person and it incorporates many religion and faiths to one.
Here we go to the temple not to pray but they have a Darshan or to meet the living God, to establish an eye contact or to get immersed with emotion. Truely, meeting this God is a different and unique Devine experience.
Arrival Puri railway station and meet our representative at the station with a placard indicating your name.
Transfer to a hotel or home stay based on your Budget and choice.
Free time for self to relax and personal activities which depends upon your arrival time.
During afternoon explore the holy city by our Green rider Rickshaw service which will take you on ride through the lanes of the old city where you will visit various ancient Ashrams, Mathas , old tanks which is connected with the history of Jagarnath temple.
During evening the Green riders will bring you to the Jagarnnath temple where our Panda will meet and escort you to this 12 th Century living temple. Meet The Lord during evening Aarti and witness the Changing of Dwhaja ( Flag) as the priest climbs the temple to perform this ritual on daily basis. Back to hotel after dinner at a local vegetarian restaurant overlooking the temple (green rider is a pro poor tourism initiative my team Barefoot which is founded by us and got national tourism award from President of India for our responsible tourism initiative).
If desire, visit the temple once again to see the morning rituals - Mangala Aarati
After breakfast, checkout (at about 9am if you are in hotel) and excursion to Sakhigopal temple (20km) and Alarnath temple which have deep mythological relation with Jagarnath culture.
Then proceed to pray the Nabagraha temple at the world heritage site famous Sun temple Konark.
Back to Puri in the evening and board the evening train for onwards journey or to continue to Bhubaneswar to board the flight.
Visit the temples at the temple city Bhubaneswar (Lingaraj, Mukteswar, Rajarani), the Buddhist peace pagoda at Dhabalgiri, the Jain caves and monuments at Khandagiri and board the train or flight from Bhubaneswar in the evening.
Tour price depends upon the type of hotel, season of travel, number of persons etc. Please send us a mail or ask for a return call with your travel details or requirement so that we shall make a tailor made package based on your requirement and Budget. We are flexible...
Also please note that, the itinerary shown is a model itinerary which may be changed or revised as per your schedule or requirements.
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