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Memoirs of Mahanga Tour’23
Tour Date: 12th March 2023 (Sun)
Pick-up/Drop Down Point : TTD Mandap, Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar
Report By: .6.15 AM
Duration: 12 hours (6.30 AM – 06.30 PM)
Distance to be covered: Around 90 km & back
Charges per head: For charges, plz get in touch with us via whatsapp # 09861288166 & mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . Our charges are inclusive of cab rentals, guide fees, veg breakfast, veg lunch, one water bottle, toll/entry/parking fees & tea at evening but excluding camera entry fees, any personal expenses by participants etc. In case of any additional & incidental group expenses at sites, it shall be collectively borne by the participants.
For registration, click http://aitiha.com/event-registration/
Last date of booking: 48 hrs before tour i.e by 10th March 2023 (Fri) 6 pm subject to seat availability
Imp Notice: Those are planning to join the day tour from outside Bhubaneswar are requested to be on time beforehand to avoid getting missed out. Those travelling overnight via local bus/train are requested to reach 01 hour before the scheduled time at pickup point. It’s always better to reach & stay overnight at Bhubaneswar before the tour starts. Remember, the tour won’t stop or be delayed in order to accommodate you in case you are late beyond the grace time of 15 min.
Sites to Touch:
Madhu Babu Museum (Satyabhamapur)
Chateswar Temple (Kisinapur village)
Manikeswar Temple ruins (Sukleswar)
Bhadreswar Mahadeb Temple (Gopalpur village, Mahanga)
Dadhi Bamana Temple (Koilo, Asureswar)
Located on the Ratha Road (Koilo), at 3kms south of Asureswar chowk on the Cuttack–Kendrapada road, the Kalingan style temple was built Gopinatha Ray (naib of Marathas) during the 2nd half of 18th century. The presiding deity is Lord Jagannatha. There are beautiful murals noticed on the walls & the Aruna stambha basement, which is kept in front of the temple richly carved with sculptural embellishment, such as divinities, erotics, nayika, Krushna-lila scene, dasabatara & animal figurines.
Guidelines for this tour –
We shall move in a standard AC vehicle on sharing basis for the tour. However, if any participant wishes, he/she can opt for ‘Bring Your Own Vehicle‘ (BYOV) option at their own cost, but need to follow the pilot vehicle of Team Aitiha. Participants are required to use face mask, carry their sanitizer & maintain social distancing at public places.
Our usual route shall be through Jaydev Vihar Sq>> Rasulgarh Overbridge>>Cuttack >> OMP Chowk>>Satyabhamapur>>Chateswar (Kisinapur)>>Manikeswar (Sukleswar)>>Bhadreswar (Gopalpur, Mahanga)>>Koilo (Asureswar)
Wear comfortable clothes as per climate with easy to remove footwear. Please carry your essentials with you which may include any medicine, umbrella/cap & others. Since breakfast & lunch shall be standard veg food as available locally en-route, participants who wish can carry their own veg food. Please respect the rules of places of worship, respect the locals & act accordingly. Keep your mobile in silent mode wherever needed. In case of any incidental expenses for the group, it has to be contributed equally by the participants at site.
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