Puri-Konark With Odisha Textile Tour
| Tour Code: 116
DAY 01 :
BHUBANESWAR - PURI
Morning arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station and transfer to Puri. On the way enroute visit to Dhauli (Ashokan Edicts & Peace Pagoda), 64 Yogini Temple at Hirapur, Pipili (Applique making village), Sakhigopal (Radha-Krishna Temple) and Raghurajpur/Dandasahi (Painting village). Arrival at Puri and check into hotel. Evening free on the Golden Beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
DAY 02 :
PURI - KONARK - PURI
Morning after breakfast leave for Konark Sun Temple on the way visiting Ramchandi temple, Chandrabhaga beach and ASI Museum. Afternoon leave for Textile Village of Alandhua where you will see weavers weaving traditional Wrappers, Napkins etc. Back to Puri and free on the beach and enjoy the beach market in the evening. Overnight at Puri.
DAY 03 :
PURI - CHILIKA LAKE - PURI
Morning visit of Puri Jagannath temple, Gundicha temple and Loknath temple. Then visit to Chilika Lake at Satpada to view Irrawaddy Dolphins and sea mouth. Back to Puri and in the evening free on the beach market. Overnight at Puri.
DAY 04 :
PURI - BHUBANESWAR
After breakfast leave Puri and drive to Bhubaneswar.Arrival at Bhubaneswar and visit of temples –Lingaraj,Mukteswar,Parsurameswar,Khandagiri &Udayagiri Jain cave,Nandankanan Zoo. Overnight at Bhubaneswar .
DAY 05 :
After breakfast visit to Nuapatna area. Villages with many Co-operatives of weavers where countries of tradition woven into fabric. The weavers of this village are a class by themselves and have been known far & wide for the intricate, painstaking skills exhibited in their fabrics. Their TIE & DYE patterns popularly known as ‘IKAT’. This technique commonly known as ‘Bandha’. We will see all the steps of the Ikat Bandha. As per the tradition they weave in Silk Tussar, Eri Silk and also we will be able to follow its way from Cocoons until the finished fabric.Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 06 :
After early breakfast, with your entire luggage proceed to Olasingh, one of the famous village for Tussar weaving in traditional way. The whole villagers are working on the above field and really a very nice place to watch all kind of activities. Proceed to Boudh though zigzag road with forest. You will meet few craftsmen on the way like, basket maker, leaf plate makers and also visit Typical Odissan Villages. Overnight Guest House/Govt.Bungalow at Boudh.
DAY 07 :
After B/F drive to Sagarpalli to visit Koseleswar Weaving Factory (Silk & Cotton). Here you will get the idea of Design Development, Weaving, Processing and mode of training. You will also visit some houses where they make JALLA work. Proceed to Sonepur. Here you will visit Master Craftsman specially to see the best natural lying process, ingredients, traditional design with Script in fabrics also visit the Pocket loom etc. Overnight at Bolangir.
DAY 08 :
After B/F proceed to Barpali, one of the best Silk and Cotton weavers village, there the master Craftsmen best known Tussar Silk Weaver, will speak us about the above related activities and also they will speak us about Ikat Technique, you will see the famous Sarees in exotic design named as Bichitrapuri (Wonder World). Kotibramhanda Sundari (The most beautiful among million) and many others. Afternoon proceed to Sambalpur, this place is very famous for Dress materials with IKAT motifs on cotton Tussar and Bapta with Jalla materials.
DAY 09 :
The wild/Tussar and Silk production centre will be the highlight of this day. As you will be entering into the tribal land, now all sets are completely different from the general. You will also visit some of the Tribal Highland.
Overnight at Hotel
DAY 10 :
After breakfast you will visit the weekly and interesting Tribal Market. Here you will find different and very colorful hand weaved Sarees and many different kind of Thread being used for the weaving. Also you will visit some more Tribal villages.
Return Hotel O/N.
DAY 11 :
After breakfast you will visit the Tussar reeling, Spinning, production cum demonstration center, till arriving in the old Capital of Odisha, Cuttack. This place is very famous for SILVER Filigree work in whole world. Later Drive to Bhubaneswar & drop at airport/railway station for onward journey.