The famous Hindu festival of Rath Yatra or Chariot Festival is celebrated every year on the 2nd day of Shukla Paksha (waxing cycle of moon) in the month of Asadh, the 3rd month according to the lunar calendar followed in some parts of India. Rath Yatra Puri is the most famous celebration of this festival across the country as the Jagannath puri Temple, based in Puri, is the main epicenter of the festival. Rath Yatra in puri honors the visit of Lord Jagannath and his siblings to the temple of his Aunt Queen Gundicha. So, the caravan stops at the mausima (Aunt) temple for a meal of sweet pan cakes, the favorite cuisine of Lord Jagannath.
Puri Rath Yatra 2013 of Lord Jagannath, who is popularly known as Lord Krishna, is going to be celebrated on July 10. Indian tour operators are holding Rath yatra Tour for the convenience of millions of devotees seeing to visit Puri this year. Puri Rath Yatra Festival Tour helps them to have an easy and cozy journey and accommodation during the festive season. You can make a choice from the big variety of Rath Yatra Tour packages available in the market. Puri Yatra can fill you with an unfelt sense of spirituality.