Chhattisgarh Tribal with Odisha Tour
| Tour Code: 211
DAY 01 : :
ARRIVAL RAIPUR – SIRIPUR – RAIPUR
Traditional welcome at Raipur Airport and transfer to your pre-booked hotel. After fresh-up visiting of Siripur Buddhist site. Back to hotel and overnight at Raipur.
DAY 02 : :
RAIPUR – KAWARDHA
After breakfast, enjoy an exciting and memorable trip to the surrounding tribal villages, along with one of the royal family member of Kawardha. Here, you will have your first glimpse of tribal life of the famous region. Overnight at Kawardha Palace.
DAY 03 : :
Morning after breakfast, leave for a full-day sightseeing tour covering visits to the enchanting and very famous Bhoramdeo Group of Temples and Lohara Bavli. Later, visit Baiga and Gond tribal villages that give you a clear idea of tribal life of Chhattisgarh. Evening, return to Kawardha Palace for night stay.
DAY 04 : :
KAWARDHA – KANKER
After breakfast leave for Kanker on the way visiting Rajim Lochan Temple and Champaran. Arrival at Kanker and check into your pre-booked palace. Overnight at Kanker.
DAY 05 : :
After breakfast, enjoy a full-day excursion to visit the tribal village of Bahaigaon, which is famous for its dancers. The countryside around Kanker is an endless series of interesting discoveries. Visiting the Gond Muria and Gond Halva tribal villages can be a fascinating experience for you. In the evening, we return to Kanker. Overnight at Kanker Palace.
DAY 06 : :
KANKER – JAGDALPUR
After breakfast in the palace leave for Jagdalpur on the way visiting Kideichapra famous for Iron Work and Kondagaon famous for Dhokra Casting. Overnight at Jagdalpur.
DAY 07 : :
JAGDALPUR – KANGER VALLEY – TIRATHGARH WATERFALL – CHITRAKOOT WATERFALL – JAGDALPUR
After breakfast leave for Kanger Valley National Park and Tirathgarh Waterfall. Back to hotel and after lunch leave for Chitrakoot Waterfall famous as Niagara Waterfall. Overnight at Jagdalpur.
DAY 08 : :
JAGDALPUR – RAYAGADA
After breakfast leave for Rayagada visiting Kotpad weaving village. Check into hotel and rest of the day free. Overnight at Rayagada. (Must be a Tuesday to match the market days).
DAY 09 : :
RAYAGADA – CHATIKONA – JEYPORE (MARKET IS ON WEDNESDAY)
After breakfast leave for Chatikona weekly market to view the Dongria Kondh Tribes (photography is strictly prohibited and we need prior permission from the local District Collector to visit the market). After visiting the market continue our drive to Jeypore on the way some tribal villages. Overnight at Jeypore.
DAY 10 : :
JEYPORE – ONUKUDELLI – JEYPORE (MARKET IS ON THURSDAY)
After breakfast visit of the most colourful tribal market of Bonda, Gadaba & Didayee tribes (the most primitive). Back to Jeypore visiting few Gadaba villages on the way. Overnight at Jeypore. (photography is strictly prohibited and we need prior permission to visit the market)
DAY 11 : :
JEYPORE - KUNDLI MARKET - JEYPORE (MARKET IS ON FRIDAY)
Morning after breakfast visit to Kundli Market on the way visiting Koraput Jagannath temple, Tribal Museum, few Paroja Tribal villages and the biggest vegetable tribal market of Paroja Tribes. Overnight at Jeypore.
DAY 12 : :
JEYPORE – GUPTESWAR – BALIGAON MARKET – RAYAGADA
After breakfast leave for Gupteswar to visit the Lord Siva Temple, Dhruba Tribal villages and their weekly market at Baligaon. Then continue our drive to Rayagada and overnight.
DAY 13 : :
RAYAGADA – GOPALPUR
After breakfast leave for Gopalpur on the way visiting few semi tribal villages, Chandragiri Tibetan settlement with their monasteries and Taptapani Hot Sulfur Spring water. Then arrival at Gopalpur and in evening enjoy the local fishermen village. Overnight at Gopalpur.
DAY 14 : :
GOPALPUR – BARKUL – PURI
After breakfast leave for Puri on the way visiting Barkul at Chilika lake. Do boat cruising inside the lake to view Kalijai Island and temple. Then continue your drive to Puri on the way visiting Raghurajpur painting village. Overnight at Puri.
DAY 15 : :
PURI – KONARK – PURI
Morning after breakfast visit of Puri Jagannath temple, Gundicha Temple and then continue your drive to Konark on the way visiting Chandrabhaga beach, Fishermen village, Konark Sun Temple with ASI Museum. Back to Puri and overnight at Puri.
DAY 16 : :
PURI – BHUBANESWAR
Morning after breakfast leave for Bhubaneswar on the way visiting Pipili appliqué work village, Dhauli peace pagoda and Ashokan Edict and Khandagiri – Udayagiri Jain caves. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 17 : :
BHUBANESWAR HALF DAY AND DROP AT AIRPORT
After breakfast leave for city tour of Bhubaneswar including Bhubaneswar temples. Then in time drop at airport/railway station for onward journey.