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
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.
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
Morning visit famous textile village Nuapatna and Dokra Village Sadeibarni. After lunch
visit Joranda Mahima Sadhus Festival. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning proceed to visit Buddhist Triangle (Archeological sites) Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri and
Udaygiri. Later proceed to Bhubaneswar. Overnight.
Full day city tour of Bhubaneswar Temples, Caves, and Museum. Overnight.
Departure Transfer to Bhubaneswar airport for Return Journey./p>