Lord Jagannath seat in Puri is a place that offers total relaxation and spiritual calling. This site is well-known for its treasure of religious sanctuaries, historically-significant artifacts, architectural excellence, the amazing weather and the seaside beauty. As Odisha prime coastal district, Puri beckons tourists from all the corners of the earth on a yearly basis. The Jagannath Temple is one of the biggest reasons for tourist attraction, especially during the time of ‘Rath Yatra’ which takes place annually. The temple architecture includes four gates for entrance namely Ashwadwara, Singhadwara, Vyaghradwara and Hatidwara signify four animals- horse, lion, tiger and elephant. The Lord ‘Jagannath’ is offered ‘bhog’ a total of six times daily and then dispensed off to the Ratnadevi worshippers. A visit to Jagannath, Puri will not only transcend you mentally but also spiritually, something you look for in a vacation.
About The Package:
The ‘Jagannath Puri Yatra’ package offered by Namaste India Trip is an exclusive pilgrimage tour that will provide both mental and spiritual relaxation with no discomfort issues. You get to visit the Jagannath Temple and the nearby places including the sea beaches and a trip to Bhubaneswar –all included in the package. The professional experience of the Namaste India Trip is evident through the provisions made for the trip. This online travel agency also makes provision for the customization of packages if you are on a strict budget. All the necessities are taken care of during the course of your stay including your safety. Namaste India Trip strives to make sure that you get to enjoy your trip to the fullest and get what you aim for while planning a pilgrimage tour.
Day 01: Bhubaneswar to Puri (56km)
The Namaste India Trip representative will welcome you at Bhubaneswar and drive you to Puri where you will be booked for lodging. You can take rest this day. The night will be spent in the hotel earlier check into.
Day 02: Puri Tour
Start day 2 with a walk to the nearby beach to get a spectacular view of sunrise. Get back to the hotel and enjoy a filling breakfast following which you will plunge into sightseeing and devotional time at the Jagannath Temple. You can spend the entire day exploring the architecture of this holy shrine and engulfing in spiritual learning. The place has an aura of divinity and you will find devotees from the entire country flocking in front of the temple to get a glimpse of the Lord Jagannath. In the evening you can check out the local market to get some souvenir for your loved ones. Spend the night in Puri.
Day 03: Puri to Chilka and Back to Puri
After a sumptuous breakfast on day 3, you will get ready for a 50 km drive to the Chilika Lake. This lake is situated at Satapada which happens to be the largest brackish wetland in the Asian region and ranks among nature’s marvels. The lake connects with the Bay of Bengal through a narrow channel. Its blue water with ‘Isles of Hillocks’, the fascinating birds and fishermen in traditional boats is a view worth the trip you make to this place. You can also cruise up to the ‘Kalijai Temple’ which is famous for the ‘dolphin show’. Move on to Nalaban where migratory birds settle down during October and February, for a picturesque view. Get back to the hotel in Puri for the overnight stay.
Day 04: Puri to Konark to Bhubaneswar (75km approximately)
Post breakfast of day 4 start with a drive to Bhubaneswar via Konark. You will stop at Konark to visit the Sun Temple which is also called the ‘Black Pagoda’. The temple belongs to the 13th century and is well-known for its architectural details which include the ‘mythological chariot’ belonging to the ‘Sun God’. Its ‘Kalinga Temple’ style is awesome from every angle. When you reach Bhubaneswar you can visit the Parasurameswara Temple famous for ‘lattice windows’, the Lingaraj Temple and the Mukteshwar Temple – all famous for the Kalinga Art that they represent. Get a sunset view at the Khandagiri and Udayagiri twin hill ‘Jain Caves’. You will rest for the night at Bhubaneswar.
Day 05: End of Tour
This is the last day of the tour and once you have finished your breakfast you will be driven to the Bhubaneswar airport or to the Puri railway station to return home with unforgettable memories.