THAKURANI FESTIVAL & ODIYA NEW YEAR FESTIVAL

 

DURATION : 6 NIGHTS/ 7DAYS

Day-1: ( Arrive Bhubaneswar)

Assistance at airport & transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit the temples of Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Hotel .

Day-2:

After breakfast drive to Gopalpur on sea en route visiting Chilika lake, famous for migratory birds. Overnight at hotel in Gopalpur.   

Day-3:

Full day visit to different villages to witness Thakurani Jatra ( Danda Jatra) performed in the villages, Overnight at Hotel.

Day-4:

After breakfast drive to Puri en route visiting weaving village and Raghurajpur artisan village. Overnight at Hotel in Puri.

Day-5:

After breakfast drive to visit Konark Sun temple , Fishermen village in Konark and afternoon visit of Puri Jagannath temple and market. Overnight at Puri.

Day-6:

After breakfast visit to Puri and nearby villages to witness celebration of Odiya new year where people/ devotees walk in the fire , hang themselves with hooks or sleeping on the barbed bushes. Afternoon relax on the beach .Overnight in Hotel.

Day-7:

After breakfast drive to Bhubaneswar visiting Pipili the appliqué work village and Dhauli Ashokan Rock edicts. Later departure transfer to Airport for onward journey.