JORANDA MELA TOUR

Joranda Mela is unique melafrom the tourism point of view. It is held in the month
of February-March at Joranda in Dhenkanal district. The believers of Mahima Dharma and
obscure Nath cult, the saffron-clad naked Sadhus chanting “ Alekh Niranjan” come here
in hundred. Since a lot of research has also been done on these ascetics. an interface with
them can be fascinating. This is the best program for visitors who like to visit
unique festivals.

ROUTING: BHUBANESWAR-PURI-KONARK-CUTTACK-DHENAKANAL-JORANDA-
LALITGIRI-RATNAGIRI-UDAYGIRI-BHUBANESWAR.
DAY01: ARRIVAL BHUBANESWAR- PURI

Reception upon arrival at Bhubaneswar and Transfer to Hotel at Puri. Later visit Lord
Jagannath Temple (Only Hindus Entry Allowed) with Artisan village Nayakpatna.
Overnight.

DAY02: PURI-KONARK-CUTTACK

Morning proceed to Konark to visit World Heritage Site Sun Temple of Konark and Later
proceed to Cuttack. Evening visit Market areas by walking. OvernighT at Cuttack.

DAY03: CUTTACK- DHENKANAL

Morning city tour of Cuttack including Barabati Fort & Maritime Museum and proceed to
Dhenkanal. After lunch proceeds to Joranda to explore Mahima Monastery. Overnight at
Dhenkanal.

DAY04: DHENKANAL

Morning visit famous textile village Nuapatna and Dokra Village Sadeibarni. After lunch
visit Joranda Mahima Sadhus Festival. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY05: DHENKNAL-LALITIGIRI-RATNAGIRI-UDAYGIRI-BHUBANESWAR

Morning proceed to visit Buddhist Triangle (Archeological sites) Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri and
Udaygiri. Later proceed to Bhubaneswar. Overnight.

DAY06: BHUBANESWAR

Full day city tour of Bhubaneswar Temples, Caves, and Museum. Overnight.

DAY07: DEPARTURE

Departure Transfer to Bhubaneswar airport for Return Journey.