Odisha, formerly known as Orissa, is an easternmost state located on the Bay of Bengal. Home to some of the famous temples of India, Odisha has become one of the important pilgrimage sites. Because of the magnificent temple architecture and spirituality, it offers, people from different parts of the world flung to Odisha to experience a peaceful state of mind. The state is a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Apart from the shrines and temples, the pristine beaches of Odisha are a great place to calm your soul. Imagine yourself witnessing the sunrise or sunset by the beach, feeding on the mouth-watering seafood, shopping in the night market at the beach, watching the fisherman set out to fish and the high tides touching your feet. What a jaw-dropping experience! The list does not end here. The state boasts of its finest art and culture, music and classical dance, wildlife and ecotourism, and its tribal culture.
Explore this age-old yet youthful land with OD Travels to make the best of your Odisha trip. Our Odisha tour packages are one of a kind. We have partnered with the best tourism boards and we offer a comprehensive tour package to cater to your needs. We have a range of Odisha holiday packages and we can also tailor-make packages based on your itinerary. Our consultants will assist you to plan your trip and will be available for any sort of assistance during your vacation.
A trip to Odisha is incomplete without a visit to the pious and holy city of Puri. Known as the seat of Lord Jagannath, Puri has gained importance as one of the four Dhams in India. The Jagannath cult is the amalgamation of different religious cultures like Hinduism, Buddhism, Shaktism, Vaishnavism, and other religious sects. The spiritual concept of universal love that the Jagannath cult embodies has drawn Muslim devotees like Salabega, the seventeen century Odia religious poet, to sing praises to Jagannath’s name. Syncretism has always been a way of life in Odisha.
One important festival of the state associated with Lord Jagannath is the cart festival. Jagannath along with his brother & sister makes a journey towards his maternal aunt’s house in carts. This tradition finds mentioned in centuries-old Puranas. The festival is celebrated with pomp and splendor in Puri. As devotees around the world throng to attend this auspicious festival, Puri becomes crowded and congested. Therefore, if you are planning to visit Puri during this time, consider choosing OD Travels for Puri Ratha Yatra Tour Package. We are your reliable partner in these times. Drop your worries at our doors and we will create the best trip for you. Right from picking you up from the railway station or airport to your accommodation and pleasing your taste buds, we will take care of everything.
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