Welcome to PURI, the land of Lord Jagannath and holy Dham. Get ready to experience the best of Jagannath Dham with Jagannath Darshan Tour Package by Heritage Tours Orissa. Meet Heritage Tour representative at the point of arrival who will assist you and bring you to your place of stay. During early evening visit to Lord Jagannath temple for Lord Jagannath Darshan assisted by our local Panda or Tour Escort where you can witness the change of flag ritual at the temple followed by Darshan of the Trinity and other God, Goddess in the temple. Back to our home stay or place of your accommodation where you can have MAHAPRASAD from the temple as dinner on a banana leaf which is a rare experience. With this we mark the end of the first thrilling day of Jagannath Darshan Tour Package.
We, Heritage Tours Orissa recommends you to start your day by witnessing the Sun Rise from the Bay of Bengal as you take few minutes’ walk from your stay. Enjoy a nice walk along the beach during sunrise and you may try a tea by the sea side cafe at the world class BLUE FLAG beach or NEELADRI beach. Back to home stay or your hotel for fresh up and breakfast. Post breakfast explore the heritage sites, old Matha, Shirines like Bauli Matha where Guru Nanak stayed, Kabir Chaura, Gambira where Chaitana Mahaprabhu lived for a long period, Shankaracharya Matha, Kriya Yoga Ashram, Odiya Matha etc where you can feel the spirituality vibes at the destination. You may try Lunch at any of this Matha, Temple OR to our own restaurant to try typical local cuisine. Free time for self and you may remind yourself with a Sunset by the beach.
During late evening visit to Jagannath temple to witness special ritual like CHANDAN LAGI where the God gets sandalwood paste all along the body and the next ritual with Flowers named BADA SINGHAR which happens each day before the God goes to sleep. Visit to the temple during these hours can be a very special experience. With this we mark the end of the second insightful day of Jagannath Darshan Tour Package.
Today after breakfast we shall visit the important temples nearby Puri which has great religious and mythological significance with the Jagannath temple. With this we start another chapter of Jagannath Darshan Tour Package. We shall visit Alarnath Temple, Sakhigopal temple, Siruli Mahavir temple and Raghurajpur artisan village to witness the living temple art in Patta chitra. Lunch and workshop for pattachitra can be arranged at the village for a typical experience.
During afternoon visit the NABAGRAHA temple at KONARK and then back to PURI after light and sound show at KONARK.
TODAY, the last day of Jagannath Darshan Tour, we shall depart for Bhubaneswar to visit Lord Lingaraj Temple and other places of interest based on your departure schedule.