The Jagannath Temple of Puri is considered one of the Char Dhams. Every year the wonderful and huge Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins on the second day of Ashadh Shukla Paksha. This time this Rath Yatra will start from July 1. It is believed that Lord Jagannath stays among the people during the journey. People from all over the country come to participate in this Rath Yatra. If you also want to go to Odisha to join the journey of Lord Jagannath this time, then IRCTC has brought you the best package.
The name of this package of IRCTC is ‘Odisha- Jagannath Rath Yatra Car Festival Package’. In this package, devotees will get a chance to travel by flight. The religious journey will start from Hyderabad. Devotees from Hyderabad will reach Bhubaneswar and Puri-Konark and after joining the Rath Yatra will reach Hyderabad from Bhubaneswar city.
IRCTC has written in its official tweet that this is a package of 3 days and 2 nights. In this package, apart from traveling by flight, there will be facility to stay in AC hotel in Puri, as well as you will also get the facility to travel by AC bus from the hotel.
You can book for this package through www.irctctourism.com. In this package, about 28,555 rupees will have to be paid for a person. If you go for a walk with two people, Rs 20,525 per person and three people go through this package, then they will have to pay around Rs 18, 115. At the same time, a separate fee will have to be paid for children.
There are three chariots in Puri’s Rath Yatra. In these chariots there are statues of sister Subhadra in the middle chariot and Shri Krishna and Balarama in the adjacent chariot. It is said that only by participating in this Rath Yatra, the blessings of Lord Jagannath showers on the devotees and they get the reward equal to 100 sacrifices. These people attain salvation after death.