Rath Yatra 2013
As every year, this year also the Rath Yatra is going to take place in June-July 2013 in the bright nights of Ashada month according to Hindu calendar. It is going to be a grand event this year as well that will observe a great fanfare. So be there on Rath Yatra 2013.
Arrive -Bhubaneswar / Puri ( 65 km / 02 hrs)
Upon arrival at the Bhubaneswar Airport, you will be met by representative of Toshali Tours and Travels and driven to Puri. Overnight stay at hotel.
Puri Rath Yatra
Early morning see sunrise at the Puri beach. Then visit the Lord Jagnnath Temple. On this special day, Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra leave the temple at Puri seated atop their chariots. The three chariots are pulled by the devotees for over a distance of nearly five kilometres to the Gundicha Bari temple. Here, the gods will reside for the next seven days. On the ninth day of the festival, they will begin the return journey, known as bahuda or ultaratha. The stretch of road on which the chariots travel is known as badadanda or the grand road. You may join the other devotees and pull the Rath. Overnight stay at hotel.
Puri -Bhubaneshwar (65 km / 02 Hrs)
After breakfast, in the morning leave for Bhubaneshwar to catch your flight for your onward journey.