Tribal Tour Of Orrisa
Tour Highlights
Covered Places:Bhubaneswar - Olasingh Gopalpur - Bisamkatak Rayagada - Jeypore Rayagada - Puri Konark - Bhubaneswa
Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days

Day 01 : Arrival Bhubaneswar
An arrival at Bhubaneswar airport . Later if time permit half day sightseeing of tribal museum (closed on Monday), Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves (oldest rock cut caves, the caves are reminiscent of influence of Buddhism and Jainism in Orissa). Overnight at hotel

Day 02 : Bhubaneswar
Morning visit to Nandankanan Zoo ( closed on Monday). This Zoo is famous for its white Tiger safari. Later visit to Tribal Museum ( closed on Monday ), Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves.Overnight at hotel
Day 03 : Bhubaneswar Olasingh Gopalpur
Morning after breakfast drive to Gopalpur enroute visit Olasingh textile village ( one of the most famous Tusser weaving village ). On arrival at Gopalpur check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Gopalpur Taptapani Saura tribal Rayagada
MMorning drive to Rayagada enroute visit Taptapani the hot sulphuric spring (the hot water spring bubbling with sulphur content is the prime attraction ) & Saura tribal villages . On arrival at Rayagada check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 05 : Rayagada Bisamkatak Rayagada
Drive to Dukum ( near Bisamkatak ) to visit weekly market of Desia kondh (Weekly market commence on Tuesday only) . Later visit to Dokra crafts village at Jhigidi. Return to Rayagada. Overnight at hotel

Day 06 : Rayagada Chatikona Jeypore
After breakfast drive down to Chatikona to watch the interesting colourful weekly market of Dongriya Kondh Tribes ( weekly market commence on Wednesday only ). This tribe is one of the most primitive tribes of the kondhs and they live in the high slopes of the Niyamagiri Hills.Then visit to Minapai (the bamboo craft village). Later drive to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Jeypore Ankadelli Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Ankadelli to visit the famous Bonda tribes ( weekly market commence on Thursday only),who comes once every week for their weekly market. It is a unique opportunity to see such a colorful concentration of typical tribals at one place. Most interesting is to watch the Bonda woman in their colorful jewellaries and marketing commodities. Then drive back to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08 : Jeypore Kunduli Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Kunduli to visit the weekly market of Paraja tribes (Weekly market commence on Friday only). It is the biggest market of the tribal area. Then drive back to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel
Day 09 : Jeypore Rayagada
Morning after breakfast visit to Jagannath temple ( Non Hindus are allowed ) & Tribal Museum at Koraput. Later drive to Rayagada en-route visit Bada Paraja & Mali tribal villages. On arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel

Day 10 : Rayagada Gopalpur
Morning drive to Rayagada enroute visit Saura tribal villages. On arrival at Gopalpur check in to the hotel. Then relax on the beach ( this beach is one of the most pristine beaches of Orissa ). Overnight at hotel
Day 11 : Gopalpur Chilika Puri
Morning drive to Puri enroute visit Chilika lake at Barkul ( the largest brackish water lake of Asia). At Chilika take the boat cruise to visit the Birds island ( it is heaven for the resident & migratory birds ) & Nalabana island ( it is a forest of reeds & famous for long range migratory birds in winter ). Then proceed to Puri and check in to the hotel. Rest time relax on the golden beach of Puri. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 : Puri Konark Puri
Morning visit to Jagannath temple (from the roof top as non Hindus are not allowed). Then drive to Konark to visit the Sun temple (one of the world famous heritage sites & famously known as Black Pagoda). En-route visit to Ramchandi temple & Chandrabhaga beach (one of the finest beaches with a long stretch of clean sands & the beach has its own lovely serenity). Return to Puri. Evening visit to beach market. Overnight at hotel

Day 13 : Bhubaneswar - Onward
Morning transfer to airport for onwards journey. Leave: Bhubaneshwar by Flight

 

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