Bhubaneswar, 13/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Tourism and Culture Minister on Tuesday announced special tour package for the ensuing annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath.
According to the Minister, special buses will leave Bhubaneswar Panthanivas here for Puri on June 25 sharp at 6 am and would leave Panthanivas Puri at 7 pm for Bhubaneswar. The tourists and general public can avail this roof-top package by paying Rs 3, 999 per head.
The visitors from Sambalpur will have to reach the local Panthanivas at 8 pm on June 24 to leave for Bhubaneswar Panthanivas. After reaching Bhubaneswar Panthanivas at 5:30 am on the next day, the devotees will depart for Puri. They will return to Sambalpur on the same night after having dinner. The package cost is Rs 4, 999.
Keeping in view the people’s demands, sitting arrangements have been made to witness the festival on the roof of Jagannath Ballav Matha in Puri. For availing this service, the devotees have to pay Rs 1,999.