Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra

  • 16-06-2017
  • Beijing, India
  • Accommodation
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Konark Sun Temple
   
Sun Temple Konark showcases how the Sun god roams about on his royal chariot. This temple I India is meant to be worshipped by the people from all the sects and from all walks of life, as the Sun God is indispensible in everyone’s life.

Designed and constructed in the form of a pyramid and stretching above like a tower, Konark Sun Temple resembles the structural formation of the temples that can be found in Kalinga. As you take an elaborate view of the Sun Temple at Konark, you get to notice the Audience Hall and some parts of the Dancing as well as the Dining hall. And what you notice while entering the temple is that the face of the temple is in the East-West direction. Adding more to the information about the Konark temple, the area of the Sun Temple of Konark is 857 ft by 540 ft.

Chandrabhaga Beach
   
Chandrabhaga Beach is situated in the coastal village of Chandrabhaga in Puri District of Orissa. It is situated on the Bay of Bengal, at a distance of 3 km from the World Heritage Site of the Sun Temple of Konark. Considered among the finest beaches along the eastern coast of India, Chandrabhaga Beach is popular among solitude seekers and pilgrims.



Itinerary

Day 01

Bhubaneswar – Puri (24th June)

Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport, meet & greet, transfer to Puri. On the way visit to world heritage Konark Sun Temple (13th Century), ASI Museum, have lunch Konark and then visit Chandrabhaga Sea Beach. On the arrival check into a hotel for overnight stay at Puri and enjoy your beautiful evening at golden beach Puri.

Day 02

Puri – Jagannath Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival, 25th June)

Early morning proceed to Rath Yatra at Puri Bada Danda Road, experience Chariot Festival at Roof Top. We will provide you roof top seating area to experience the Royal Chariot Festival of Lord Jagannath. Drinks & lunch will be provided. Evening back to Hotel. Overnight at Puri.

Day 03

Puri – Bhubaneswar (26th June)

Early Morning check out from hotel and depart for Bhubaneswar (Temple city of India). On the way visit some ancient temples of Bhubaneswar like Dhauli Giri (Buddhist Santi Stupa), Lingaraj Temple (11th Century),  Parsurameswar Temple, Mukteswar temple & Khandagiri-Udayagiri Caves. Later transfer to airport for your onward journey