Tour runs everyday: Joranda Monastery of the Mahima sector is situated at a distance of about 95 km from Bhubaneshwar. The tour begins with early morning drive to the Joranda temple and car drops back to hotel in the evening. Watch barefoot Joranda monks wearing orange clothes who worship the Supreme Lord (shapeless lord) in the direction of sun (direction of concentration). And the temple is the Samadhi Peetha of Mahima Goswami, founder of Mahima Dharma (dharma of divine glory) that opposes caste system and idol worship. The temple is just 30 km away from North of Dhenkanal town giving spiritual attraction to visitors.
It is a village in Orissa at a distance of about 68km from capital city Bhubaneshwar. It’s popular for silk and cotton ikat (Ikat meaning Tie and Dye patterns) textiles. Visit to ‘Nuapatna weaver’s co-op society’ to find glazed and unmatched textured varieties of traditional sarees that are produced by weavers of this village. Nuapatna is famous for Khandua, Jala, Bomkai and many more varieties of sarees here.
A traditional tribal craft junction at Sadeibareni village, near to Dhenkanal town (69km from Bhubaneswar) exhibits Dhokra craft (metal casting work) which is a traditional craftwork by Orissa tribal made up of bronze with mesh like features giving a unique beauty. The Sadeibareni tribal families produce exclusive artistic craftwork of animals, birds, Gods and utility items which dates back to period of Indus Valley Civilization. However, visitors are allowed to watch and experience the artisans making the craft.
Have a royal lunch at this Palace with great hospitality and delicious food that is just 1.3km from its center led by the Royal family. The hotel is lovely place and gives a warm friendlier welcome.