Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations: Bhubaneswar – Phulbani – Rayagada – Jeypore – Onkadelli – Kundli – Gupteswar – Rayagada – Gopalpur – Chilika – Balugaon – Puri – Bhubaneswar
There are 62 distinct tribes are present in Odisha (Orissa). Kondha, Saura, Bonda etc tribes are popular tribes among tourist. By visiting these tribal areas tourist can get knowledge about the food, cloths, music, dance, rituals, festivals and culture of these tribal peoples those are very nearer to nature. As these are many types of tribes are present in different parts of Odisha (Orissa) so it is very suitable for tourist those want Tribal Tours of Odisha (Orissa).
Day 01: Arrive Bhubaneswar
Arrive Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway Station, pick up, meet & greet, check-in hotel, after freshen up & relax, half day sightseeing tour for Khandagiri & Udayagiri (The famous rock-cut caves Hatigumpha and wonderful sculptures in Ranigumpha built by Mahameghavahana Aira Kharavela), Tribal Museum, Ekamra Haat (Craft Market), overnight @ Bhubaneswar.
Day 02: Phulbani
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed for Tribal Tour, on the way to Baliguda (Phulbani District) you can see beautiful small mountains, trees, Tribal areas, Tribal villages, weaver’s sight at Itamati and can enjoy forest atmosphere. On arrival check-in hotel, relax. Overnight at Baliguda.
Day 03: Rayagada
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel, proceed to Barakhamba & Belghar area for see Kutia Kondh Tribes & Desia Kondh Tribes and villages. Then drive down to Rayagada, enroute visit Kotagarh Market, check in hotel at Rayagada and overnight at Rayagada.
Day 04: Jeypore
Morning after breakfast, check-out from hotel, drive to Jeypore, enroute visit Dongria Kondh Tribes and Tribal market at Chatikona then drive to Jeypore visit Desia Kondh and Mali tribes. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 05: Onkadelli
Morning after breakfast drive to Onkadelli and visit Tribal market of Bonda Tribes, then proceed for Lamtaput for see Gadabas tribal community and also enjoy Demsa Tribal Dance. Back to Jeypore and overnight at Jeypore.
Day 06: Kundli
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit the biggest tribal weekly market of Sana Paroja and Mali tribes in Kundli. Later drive to Nandapur for visit Sanaparoja Tribal villages and also visit Saana padar & Bada padar Tribal villages. Then drive back to Jeypore and overnight at Jeypore.
Day 07: Gupteswar
Morning after breakfast proceed to Gupteswar for visit the tribal village of Dhruba Tribes and also visit the Cave Temple of Lord Shiva in the hidden mountain. Latter drive to Nuagaon for visit beautiful weekly tribal market of Sana Paroja Tribes. Drive back to Jeypore and overnight at Jeypore.
Day 08: Rayagada
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel, drive to Rayagada and visit Jagannath Temple & Tribal Museum at Koraput.(Non Hindus are allowed for Darshan ). Check in hotel at Rayagada and overnight at Rayagada.
Day 09: Gopalpur
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel, drive to Gopalpur en-route visit the Great Budhist Monastery at Jiranga (Gajapati District) & Taptapani Hot Sulfur Spring Water. Check-in hotel at Gopalpur and overnight at Gopalpur.
Day 10: Chilika Lake
Morning after breakfast visit Chilika Lake, enjoy boat cruise at Chilika Lake and see Kalijai Temple, Nalabana bird sanctuary, back to hotel and overnight @ Gopalpur.
Day 11: Tara Tarini Temple
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel visit Deer park & Tara Tarini Temple, latter drive to Puri, check-in hotel at Puri, evening time enjoy at golden sea beach. Overnight @ Puri.
Day 12: Jagannath Temple
Morning after breakfast visit world famous Jagannath Temple (Foreigners are not allowed inside hindu Temple), latter drive to Konark and visit Konark (The Sun Temple and world heritage site and also known as the black pagoda).The Temple is an example of Orissan architecture of Ganga dynasty then enjoy “Sun Set” at Chandrabhaga beach, back to Puri and overnight @ Puri.
Day 13: Bhubaneswar
Morning after breakfast check-out from hotel, drive to Bhubaneswar enroute visit Ragurajpur artisan village, Pipili handicraft market, Dhauli peace pagoda (The Budhist monuments & place of historic Kalinga war), Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple, Mukteswar Temple then check in hotel at Bhubaneswar and overnight @ Bhubaneswar.
Day 14: Nandankanan Zoo
Morning after breakfast visit Nandankanan (Zoological park and variety of wildlife sanctuary).The most attractions are white tiger,Lion safari and Botanical garden, State Museum, Ekamra Haat (Handicraft Market) and Local market, overnight @ Bhubaneswar.
Day 15: Bhubaneswar Air Port
Morning after breakfast, relax, check out from hotel and transfer to Bhubaneswar Air port / Railway station for your onward journey with sweet memories of Odisha (Orissa).