Odisha is a magnificent state located in the eastern part of India. The state boasts several beautiful cities and towns that highlight the rich heritage and nature's bounty like nowhere else. The cities like Bhubneshwar, Konark, Puri, etc. have great significance in terms of tourism. The serene ambiance and nature's exquisiteness of Orissa draw the tourists from all over the blue planet to savour a congenial and relaxing trip. Moreover, the epitomes of prehistoric architectural brilliance also entice the tourists to a great extent.
The short time itinerary starting of 2 nights 3 days and 3 Nights and four days can continue for 21 days to cover Odisha.
On arrival in Bhubaneshwar, meet our representative you will who will transfer you to your hotel in Bhubaneswar . Check in to the hotel. Later, we will proceed for Darshan at the 11th century Lingaraj Temple (Ekamra Khetra ).Rajarani Temple, Mukteswar,Parasurameswar Vaital temple Khandagiri Udaigiri Jain Caves The evening can be spent visiting Local Market .Odishi Sarees and Utkalika to witness the Odisha culture An overnight stay at the hotel in Bhubaneswar.
After breakfast in the morning, we will drive to Chilka. On arrival in Satapara meets the Irrawaddy Dolphins in nature & the Lake - Sagar Sangam or the sea mouth(the point where the lake meets the sea). Enjoy the day at Chilka Lake (India's biggest inland lake spread over 1,100 square kilometres). Later, drive back to Puri to withness Lord Jagannath Temple and Sea Beach Complete your Journey for an overnight stay at Puri.
In the morning after breakfast, we will drive to Konark. On arrival in Konark, we will leave to witness the 13th century Sun temple & Chandrabhaga Sea Beach. Later, drive back to Bhbaneswar.
Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway station, transfer to Puri & check in hotel, half day s/s includes 12th century Jagannath Temple one of the four dhams, Only Hindus are allowed inside the premises of Jagannath temple, Gour Vihar, Mausima temple, Sunar gaurang temple, Swargadwar and Narendra pond, evening can be spent on the golden beach Amazing sceneries of srise & sun set, back to hotel & overnight at Puri.
After breakfast proceed to ChilkaIt is Asia’s largest brackish water lake & spreads across 1, 100 sq km . the lake is a winter hub of many spectacular migratory birds. The view of sunset & sunrise is a delight to watch. Arrival Satapara meets the Irrawaddy Dolphins in nature and the Seamouth Meeting point of sea & lake the point where the lake meets the sea. Back to Puri, evening can be spent on the golden beach, back to hotel & overnight at Puri.
After breakfast proceed to Bhubaneswar by way of Konark. Arrive Konark visit to Ramachandi temple, Chandrabhaga beach cultural and traditional identity of Orissa, which is famous for its long stretch of golden sand bordered with Sun temple The temple was built by King Narasimha Dev in the 13th century, it is counted among the 7 wonders of India, famous for world heritage site & also known as “Black Pagoda”. Then drive to Bhubaneswar En-route visit Pipli Applique work village and Dhaulagiri one of the famous Buddhist peace pagoda , where Mauryan Emperor Ashoka renounced the path of violence and embraced Buddhism, after witnessing the devastation of Kalinga war & also known as “Peace Pagoda”. On arrival at Bhubaneswar visit to Lingaraj Temple dedicated to Harihara, a combination of Lord Shiv & Vishnu, this temple was constructed in the 11th century, by Jajati Keshari, a Somavanshi king, Mukteswar temple This temple that this become famous as “Gem Of Odisha Architecture” , and Rajarani temple This temple is an 11th-century Hindu temple major attractions of the temple consist of the elaborately carved figurines. Then check in to the hotel & over night at Bhubaneswar.
Transfer to Puri from Bhubaneswar & check in hotel. Half day stay includes 12th century Jagannath Temple (one of the four dhams), Mausima temple, Sunar gaurang temple, Swargadwar And Narendra pokhari. Evening can be spent on the beach. Overnight at Puri.
After breakfast drive to Chilka. Arrival Satapara meets the Irrawaddy Dolphins in nature and the Hrada-Sagar Sangam or the sea mouth (the point where the lake meets the sea). Enjoy the day at chilka lake( india biggest inland lake spread over 1,100 square kilometers).Drive back to puri.Overnight at hotel.
After early breakfast drive to Bhubaneswar via Konark. Arrive Konark to witness the 13th century Sun temple and chandra vaga sea beach.Then drive to Bhubaneswar Enroute visit Pipplli, Dhaulagiri, 11th century Lingaraj Temple, 8th century mukteswar temple, and Rajarani temple . Over night at Bhubaneswar.
After an early breakfast, leave for a visit to Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri & Udayagiri (Buddhist circuit) and return to Hotel at Bhubaneswar. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
After breakfast check out & drive to khandagiri & Udayagiri Then drive to wildlife park Nandan kanan. Then transfer to railway station to catch the train for onward Journey.
Meet on arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway Station and straight drive to Puri. On arrival at Puri check-in at hotel. Later excursion of Konark Sun Temple. In the evening visit to Jagannath Temple. Overnight stay at hotel. Konark Temple: The UNESCO world heritage site, this temple of Sun God was constructed in the 13th century. It has been in ruins for centuries but until the early 1900's it was simply an interesting ruin of impressive size. Then the debris and sand was cleared from around the temple base and the sheer magnitude of its architect's imagination was revealed. The entire temple was conceived as a chariot for the sun God, Surya. Around the base of the temple there are 24 gigantic, carved stone wheels, seven mighty horses haul at the temple and the immense structure is covered with carvings, sculptures, figures. If the temple was completed it would have soared to 70 meters high. Three images of Surya still stand and are designed to catch the sun at dawn, at noon and at sunset.
After breakfast go for excursion of Chilika Lake - the Asia's largest brackish water lagoon which attract one million migrate birds. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian sub-continent. The lake is home to a number of threatened species of plants and Animals. The Lake is an ecosystem with large fishery resources. It sustains more than 150,000 fisher - folk living in 132 villages on the shore and islands. After a trip of Satapada Island for the famous Irrawaddy Dolphin & other birds visit to Raghurajpur Artisan village where absolutely crafted handicrafts, pattachitra (Tussar paintings, palm leaf engravings, stone and wood carvings, wooden, cowdung and papiermache toys, and masks an art form dates back to 5BC) made of pure organic stuff are made in each family. Evening return to Puri. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Bhubaneswar, en-route visit the following places. Pipili Village: Pipili famous all over the world for its applique work. Pipili most well known for its handicraft is near to Puri. The usual appliqué patchwork items are Garden Umbrellas, Wallets, Wall Hanging, lampshades, Pouches & Bags. Dhauli Peace Pagoda is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage in India. It is the same place where Emperor Ashoka after the great Kalinga war renounced the war and embraced Buddhism. Raja Rani Temple is another marvel to the temple city of India. This temple is dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple is called as Raja Rani due to the use of particular type of sandstone in the construction of the structure bearing the name as Raja rani. Lingaraj Temple: As the name suggests this temple is the Biggest temple of Lord Shiva who is worshipped here. Pilgrims across the globe come to visit this holy temple. Khandagiri & Udayagiri Cave: The rocks of the khandagiri & Udayagiri hills were carved & tunnelled to create this multi storied ancient apartment residence for jain monks. They were the work of the first known Odishan ruler, king Kharavela & probably begun in the first century BC. On arrival at Bhubaneswar check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Ratnagiri. On arrival at Ratnagiri check-in at hotel. Later proceed to visit Ratnagiri Museum - (FRIDAY CLOSED) The museum consists of four galleries with a long stepped corridor displaying art objects and antiquities, mainly related to Buddhism, ranging from 5th to 13th century AD. Majority of these antiquities specially the elegant stone and bronze sculptures belong to tantric Buddhist Vajrayana sect. Continue with the sightseeing & visit Ratnagiri - The place is the gem of the Buddhist complex. The magnificently carved door jambs of the Vihar and superbly finished Buddha images from perhaps the greatest concentration of Buddhist sculpture of the post-Gupta period. Udayagiri in district Jajpur of odisha, at a distance of 90 km from Bhubaneshwar and a significant part of well known diamond Buddhist triangle of Odisha and is famous for the largest Buddhist complexes. The Buddhist Monastic Complexes consists of the Monastery, Stupa and other structural and material remains. Lalitgiri is one of the earliest monasteries and the hills were occupied by buddhist from 1 century AD, is located in Jajpur in Orissa. Excavation reveal four monasteries in the hill. Archeological Department of Orissa excavated Lalitgiri, a site near Ratnagiri which was occupied by Buddhists from the first century AD to the 12th Century. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Bhitarkanika. On arrival check-in at hotel. Bhitarkanika is a hot-spot of biodiversity. It's home to largest population of giant salt water crocodile in India. Also home to more than 215 species of avifauna including amazing eight variety of Kingfishers. It is the second largest viable Mangrove Eco-System in India Harbours more than 70 species of Mangrove and its associates. Gahirmatha is known to be one of the largest rookery for Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Airport / Railway station on time to catch Flight / Train for your onward destination.
After you exit from Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station, our representative will take you to the selected hotel. You can rest for a while after you check - in and later go for a sightseeing tour and visit Khandagiri and Udayagiri Jain caves followed by an evening stroll at the Haat. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Early morning after breakfast, you can visit the local zoo - Nandankanan Zoological Park (Closed on Monday) and the temples like Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Lingaraj, Rajarani and Brahmeswar. Also, a visit to the Odisha State Museum and the Tribal Museum will offer you a guide tour of the place, its culture and lifestyle. Overnight at the hotel in Bhubaneswar.
On the 3rd day, after breakfast, you can check out from the hotel in Bhubaneswar and drive to Gopalpur en route you can visit Chilika Lake in Barkul. Here, you can enjoy boat cruise around the lake and also get a beautiful view of Kalijai Island. After, continue your journey to Gopalpur and check-in at the hotel and rest. Later, visit the beach and view the beautiful sunset and simply enjoy the ambience. This will be followed by dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast in Gopalpur, head towards Taptapani where you can take a dip in the Hot Sulphur Spring Water later go visit Chandragiri Tibetan Settlement in Chandragiri. After, you can return to the hotel in Gopalpur for overnight stay.
The next day after early breakfast, you can checkout from Gopalpur and check-in at the selected hotel in Puri. Once here, visit attractions like Raghurajpur/Nayak Patna painting village and Puri Jagannath temple, here at the temple, you can witness the aarati darshan. Later in the evening, head to the golden beach and enjoy the sunset. Overnight at the hotel will follow.
In the morning after early breakfast, visit few temples in Puri like Gundicha temple and Loknath temple. Then drive to Konark and visit the Sun Temple, Ramachandi temple and also spend some time strolling along the Chandrabhaga beach in Konark. Later, return back to Puri and spend the 6th night at the hotel.
On the 7th day, checkout of the hotel in Puri after breakfast and the representative will take you to Bhubaneswar, either to the airport or the railway station for your onward journey.
Arrive in Bhubaneshwar to a warm welcome from our tour representative who escorts you to your hotel and makes sure you are settled in. You have the day free to go off on your own and find out the charms of this city.
Breakfast over you boards a waiting coach to travel to Dhauli. Just 8 km from Bhubaneswar, Dhauli Hills are famously known for the Ashoka edicts and the place where he had a change of heart. You visit the Vishwa Shanti Stupa and Peace Pagoda too before proceeding to Hirapur, another 8 km away from where you come upon the Chausath Yogini Temple dedicated to Shakti. The walls bear beautiful carvings of Yoginis and nine Katyayani. Next on the stop is Pipli where we stop to admire the handicrafts and arts of this region. You could buy mementos of appliqué work. After that, we proceed to Raghurajpur, a village famous for its heritage crafts. This is the home of Pattachitra painters, an art that goes back to the 5th century BC. Surely you will buy some articles to take home and as gifts. Finally, the coach takes you to Puri, the holy city, and also one fine beach destination. Check into your hotel room and relax. The evening is free for you to explore Puri.
Early in the morning, the group sets out for the famed Jagannath Temple for darshan and then we proceed to the beach to get some fresh air. Spend some time here relaxing or bathing in the sea and then we proceed to Konark, another famous beach and temple site. The Sun temple in Konark is fabulously spectacular, dating back to the 13th century. Just 35 km from Puri, this excursion not only takes you to the Sun Temple but also some smaller shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva and Durga and of course some time at the beach. The beach is only 3 km from the Temple and beautiful in its own right. You will love spending a couple of hours here and watch the sunset into the ocean before returning to Puri for a well-earned rest.
Breakfast on local delicacies and then board the coach for the travel to Chilika. Chilika is a large water body comprising of a lagoon of brackish water spread over Ganjam, Khordha, and Puri districts. It is home to a variety of flora and hundreds of bird species. Go boating on the waters to explore Birds Island and Nalabana Island. It is the time to go on to Gopalpur, another fabulous beach resort where you book into your hotel and rest for the night.
Gopalpur is not just the beach but it is also famous for the Taratarini temple. We climb a small hillock to view this temple and then proceed to Patisonapur. In comparison to the more crowded beaches, Patisonapur is relatively quiet and gives time for a breather. Watch as the sun sets and then return to the Gopalpur hotel for the night.
Breakfast and then board the coach for the drive to Bhubaneshwar where you check into your room on arrival freshen up and get ready to take a trip to the temples. The group visits Raja Rani and Parsurameswar temples before proceeding to the Mukteswar temple, renowned for its architectural splendor. The walls bear intricately carved sculptures and the style of architecture is more Dravidian than North Indian. Bhubaneshwar is also famous for its Vaital Deul Temple, dedicated to Durga and Shakti. Like Mukteshwar, this temple too has fabulous carvings throughout its spread. The complex is large and it takes time to view each section but you will be impressed by the details here and the tantric origins. As evening falls you return to your hotel room.
Board a coach for the drive to Chandipur to visit the Khirachora Gopinath temple after which we check into the hotel. Refresh, put on appropriate beachwear, and head for the Chandipur beach. This beautiful beach is number two in terms of popularity and is unspoiled. From here you go on to Balaramgadi where the river meets the sea. As the sun sets you to return to your room for the overnight stay.
The morning is spent visiting the Panchalingeshwar Temple located on top of a small hillock. The view is simply marvelous from here and the sight of a spring flowing from the five lingams is one to awe the mind. You can have lunch by the side of the spring, relax and wander off before you board the coach for your return trip to Bhubaneshwar and the night’s stay.
Breakfast is served and after that our tour guide assists you with onward departure for the airport or railway station. The tour ends here and you promise to return to explore the beauties of Orissa once again.
Our tour guide welcomes you on your arrival and escorts you to your hotel where you can settle in and refresh yourself. Explore the neighborhood in the evening. Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway station, transfer to Puri & check in hotel, half day s/s includes 12th century Jagannath Temple one of the four dhams, Only Hindus are allowed inside the premises of Jagannath temple, Gour Vihar, Mausima temple, Sunar gaurang temple, Swargadwar and Narendra pond, evening can be spent on the golden beach Amazing sceneries of srise & sun set, back to hotel & overnight at Puri.
Breakfast on the regional favorite and set out to visit Mundiguda where the local Bondo and Didayi tribes congregate in the weekly market. The Bondos are from the Bondo hills and love to wear colorful dresses with ornamentation like brass and aluminum collars and bead necklaces. The Didayis are from the same region but have slightly different customs and languages. Stroll through the market and buy crafts produced by these two tribes. The tour guide organizes a photoshoot with the tribals and then we proceed to Gupteswara to visit the Dhuruba tribes in their village. You squat alongside the tribes, carry on a conversation in sign language, perhaps partake of the local drink, and then return to your hotel for a night’s rest. After breakfast proceed to ChilkaIt is Asia’s largest brackish water lake & spreads across 1, 100 sq km . the lake is a winter hub of many spectacular migratory birds. The view of sunset & sunrise is a delight to watch. Arrival Satapara meets the Irrawaddy Dolphins in nature and the Seamouth Meeting point of sea & lake the point where the lake meets the sea. Back to Puri, evening can be spent on the golden beach, back to hotel & overnight at Puri.
Breakfast over you boards the coach along with other group members for the drive to Machhakund. This is in Koraput district and is home to the Barogadaba tribe. This tribe is more advanced than the other tribes and their culture is also different. We take a tour through the village, sit down for a conversation, and if you are lucky you might be offered Mahua liquor, the tribe’s favorite. Just buy some crafts and it will make them very happy. After breakfast proceed to Bhubaneswar by way of Konark. Arrive Konark visit to Ramachandi temple, Chandrabhaga beach cultural and traditional identity of Orissa, which is famous for its long stretch of golden sand bordered with Sun temple The temple was built by King Narasimha Dev in the 13th century, it is counted among the 7 wonders of India, famous for world heritage site & also known as “Black Pagoda”. Then drive to Bhubaneswar En-route visit Pipli Applique work village and Dhaulagiri one of the famous Buddhist peace pagoda , where Mauryan Emperor Ashoka renounced the path of violence and embraced Buddhism, after witnessing the devastation of Kalinga war & also known as “Peace Pagoda”. On arrival at Bhubaneswar visit to Lingaraj Temple dedicated to Harihara, a combination of Lord Shiv & Vishnu, this temple was constructed in the 11th century, by Jajati Keshari, a Somavanshi king, Mukteswar temple This temple that this become famous as “Gem Of Odisha Architecture” , and Rajarani temple This temple is an 11th-century Hindu temple major attractions of the temple consist of the elaborately carved figurines. Then check in to the hotel & over night at Bhubaneswar.
After our visit to the Barogadaba village, we proceed to Rayagada. On the way, the group stops at Niyamgiri Hill to visit the village of the Dongariya Kondhs who are rather primitive and still live the way they used to do centuries ago. Descended from the Proto Australoids, the Kondhs (or Gonds) are aggressive hunters as well as warriors. Traversing their village is like going back hundreds of years in time and it is an education to watch their natural way of life.
Today you start by visiting the Chatikana market where local tribes congregate to sell their craftwork and also their productivity. After that, you will visit a Dongariya village to observe firsthand the lifestyle of this tribe. In the afternoon the group sets out to visit Gopalpur, one of the finest beach destinations of Orissa. The 270 km drive takes about 6 hours and on arrival, you check into your room for a well-earned rest.
It is going to be a busy day as you start with breakfast and then proceed to Puri after spending some time at the beach to watch how tribal fisherman catch fish. The first stop on the 200 km drive to Puri is the Kalijai temple island in Chilika Lake, a large backish water lagoon, home to hundreds of birds and aquatic life. Arrive in Puri and check into your room for the night.
The first thing to do today after breakfast is to head towards Konark and admire the magnificent Sun Temple. It is afternoon and time to visit Raghurajpur or Khasposak, famous for being home to tribes that excel in the art of pattachitra paintings. After that, we return to Puri and visit the world-famous Jagannath Temple from where the annual rath yatra starts each year. Then we stroll through the market area and get a feel for how locals live. Stay the night in comfortable rooms.
After breakfast, the group boards a coach for the return journey to Bhubhaneshwar in the concluding stages of the tribal tour of Orissa. On the way, we stop at Pipili village and then Dhauli, famous for the Ashoka edicts and the more modern Peace Pagoda and stupa. After that, we reach Bhubhaneshwar where we spend some time visiting a few famous temples such as Mukteswar, Vaital Deul, Parsurameswar, and Rajarani. These temples are renowned for the fabulous carving and beautiful sculpture that will leave you awestruck.
Today we leave for Hirapur, about 15 km away, and visit the famous Yogini temple with its beautiful sculptures. The village is home to tribes that excel in metalworking. This trip includes a visit to the tribal museum and a show by local snake charmers. After that, we go on to the famed Udayagiri caves before returning to Bhubhaneshwar for the night.
The tour ends after breakfast and our guide helps you with the onward travel to the airport or railway station for the return journey home.
Arrival at Bhubaneshwar.
Drive to Baliguda. This must be Monday.
Explore the Market of the Kutia Kondh Tribal Group.
Visit the Market of the Dongariay Kondh Tribal Group.
Visit the Market of the Bonda, Gadhaba & Didayee Tribal Groups.
Visit the biggest Paraja Tribal Group's Market.
Visit the Dhuruba Tribal village & market.
Visit of the Paraja market at Koraput & drive to Rayagada.
Visit of the Langia Saura's market & drive to Gopalpur.
Drive to Bhubaneshwar to get connected to Delhi/Mumbai.
Arrival at Bhubaneshwar. Transfer to hotel.
Excursion to Weaving village, Dokra Metal work village & Snake Charmers’ village. Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.
Drive to Puri enroute visiting Bell Metal Work village, Applique work village & Artisan Village. Overnight at Puri.
Visit of the Potters village & drive to Konark Sun Temple enroute visiting the Stone Carvers at their village. Afternoon visit of Fishermen’s village. Overnight at Puri.
Drive to Bhubaneshwar. Visit of Temples & Caves at Bhubaneshwar. Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.
Drive to Baliguda. Overnight at Santosh Bhawan Lodge.
Visit of Kutia Kondh villages & drive to Rayagada. Overnight at Sai International.
Visit of Dongariya Kondh villages & Desia Kondh villages. Overnight at Sai International.
Visit of Langia Saura villages & afternoon drive to Jeypore. Overnight at Hello Jeypore.
Visit of the Bonda & Gadaba villages. Overnight at Jeypore.
Visit of Dhuruba village. Afternoon visit of Kotpad weaving village. Overnight at Jeypore.
Visit of Paraja Villages & drive to Vishakhapatnam. Overnight at The Park.
Departure transfer for onward connection
During morning visit local sightseeing tour of Bhubaneswar such as lingaraj temple (from a platform), Vaital Temple, Mukteswar/Sidheswar, Parsurameswar temple, Rajarani and Brahmeswar temple (All are 6-11th century temples). Post lunch visit Khandagiri/Udaygiri Jain caves, tribal Museum and NandanKanan zoo. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Joronda, Dhenkanal to see half naked Anam Sadhus famous for their austere life and their monastery and evening prayer.
Joranda Gadhi is a temple built in a location where three villages meet: Joranda, Natima and Patna. The temple is dedicated to the supreme lord. The followers of mahima dharma worship him as Sunya Brahma or the shapeless lord. No idol worship is permitted in this sect. The temple is dedicated to the supreme lord. Many people of other sects believe that the followers of this sect worship Surya, the sun god, but it is absolutely false. They just pray to the supreme lord facing to the direction of surya because it fixes the direction of concentration. One can choose one's own fix direction apart from east and west, but once fixed it cannot be changed. Also visit the jewelry village. Overnight stay in King’s Palace/Hotel
During morning drive to Bhitarkanika national park enroute visit Lalitgii/Ratnagiri and Udaygiri the Budhist ruins. Arrival Bhitarkanika National park. Overnight stay in jungle resort.
During morning take the motor boat to see the wild animals and birds and reptiles in different creeks of the mangrove forest. Boat back to the main land and further drive to Bhubaenswar for overnight stay at same hotel.
During morning after breakfast drive to Puri enroute visit, Dhauli Buddhist peace pagoda, 64 yogini temple, Pipili appliqué village, Raghurajpur painting village. If wish enjoy the GOTIPUA FOLK DANCE in the village. Arrival Puri and overnight stay in a beach side hotel in Puri
During morning after breakfast drive to Puri enroute visit Dhauli Buddhist stupa, pipili appliqué village and during afternoon visit world heritage site Konark Sun temple. After few hours in the temple relax in the virgin beach of Konark. Back to Puri for overnight stay in the same hotel.
During morning drive to Satapada Chilika Lake, the mouth of 1100 sqft area Chilika Lake to take the motor boat to see Dolphins and sea mouth Island where both lake and sea mingles each other. After few hours of boating further drive to Barkul for overnight stay overlooking the Barkul Lake.
During morning drive to Taptapani hill station enroute visit the 2nd largest Buddhist Monastry in India and Saura Tribes in their village. Back to Taptapani to witness the hot spring and deer park. Enjoy the hot sulpher bath in the attached room. Overnight stay in Taptapani surrounded with beautiful nature.
During morning after breakfast drive to Balliguda area (200Km and 4 hrs) enroute visit KONDH TRIBES. Overnight in a basic and clean hotel at hotel Santosh Bhawan.
After breakfast visit the TATOO FACED KUTIA KONDH TRIBES in their village. After few hours further drive to Rayagada (150 Km & 3hrs drive) enroute visit Kondh Tribal village. Arrival Rayagada for overnight stay in hotel .
During morning drive to Dukum area to meet the Desia Kondh Tribes in their weekly market and jwellery village. Further drive to Rayagada for overnight stay.
During morning after breakfast drive to Chatikona of Bissam Cuttack ( 35 Km and 1 hr) to meet the DUNGURIA KONDH TRIBES in their weekly market where they sale their horticultural products and in exchange take salt, chicken & kerosene. After few hours in the market further drive to jeypore (130 km and 3 hrs) for overnight stay.
During morning after breakfast drive to onkadeli (70 km and 1 & ½ hrs) to meet the most colorful primitive BONDA TRIBES in their weekly market. Share the alcohol with Bonda women and meet Bonda men with Bow and Arrow. After few hours in the market drive to nearby waterfall and if possible walk to the Gadaba tribal village. Further drive back to Jeypore for overnight stay.
After breakfast drive to Kundli, the biggest tribal haat of Odisha (75 Km and 1 & ½ hrs) to meet the PARAJA & RANA TRIBES in their largest weekly market of Odisha. If possible witness the tribal dance in the village. After few hours in the market drive to jeypore for overnight stay enroute visit Jagannath Temple.
During morning visit Gupteswar (80KM and 2 hrs) caves famous for its Shiva shrine & during noon drive to Baligaon to meet the DHURUBA TRIBES in their weekly market. After few hours in the market drive to jeypore for overnight stay.
Morning drive to Jagdalpur (80 Km and 2 hrs) enroute visit Kotpad textile village afternoon visit the Batra and Bhumia Tribes and their village. Overnight stay in Jagdalpur
Morning departure for Bison Horn Maria Tribe village inside of Kanger vally National Park. Visit the sterility natural cave of Kutumsar and explore the Maria tribe life style at their village. Afternoon visit the Tirathagarh waterfall and the famous colorful weekly market of Maria tribe and then return back to Jagadalpur for overnight stay.
During morning drive narayanpal temple, Maria Tribal village and afternoon visit Nigra of India- the famous Chitrakoot waterfall. Also drive to Lohargundi weekly market and Local sightseeing tour. Overnight stay at Jagdalpur.
After breakfast you will encounter here the special nature of North Bastar with a visit to a colorful weekly market. It gives you a great opportunity to meet the local people. Visit the Kondagaon craft village and Bahigaon famous for Muria Tribal village and visit their Gotul house. , and the people who make them. Lunch will be a picnic in the deep green sal forests. A nearly evening dance by youthful members of Bastar’s unique ‘ghotul’ dormitory system completes an unforgettable day. Later drive to Kanker for overnight
Checkout from hotel and drive to Prayag of Chhattisgarh-“Rajim”: Rajim is located on the sangam (meeting points) of three rivers- Mahanadi, Pairy and Sondhu. The highlight of Rajim is the Rajeevalochana Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple has 12 beautiful designed pillars with tall single figures with faces of various gods and goddesses sculptured on them. Also, there are many other temples dedicated to different incarnations of lord Vishnu such as Vamana (dwarf), Narasimha (human body with face of a lion), Badrinath and Jagannath. The Rajivalochana temple attracts thousands of devotees from all over India and abroad throughout the year. There is also a magnificent black stone statue of the lord Buddha meditating under the Bodhi tree. Visit the Keskal area to visit the Maria tribe and explore their life style. Overnight stay at Raipur.
During morning after breakfast drive to Raipur airport to board the fight.