Tribal Tour of Orissa for 16 Nights/17 Days from TSI Holidays
The tribal land of Orissa welcomes all with open hands. A tribal tour of Orissa allows tourists to come close to their tradition, a tradition that they have retained in spite of the onslaught of the modern civilization. If you visit some of the tribal villages and participate in their dance and festival, you will really fall in love with their various aspects. This will make the tribal tour of Orissa successful. Here, you can discover the original man-nature proximity. You can enjoy trekking beside the deep gorges and experience the soft mist of the outback, the local brew and a camp-fire. You will remember such an experience for years to come. This can be an important part of your itineraries around India.
Day 01 Arrive Kolkata
On your arrival to Kolkata, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your respective hotel. Stay for the night in that hotel.
Day 02 Kolkata / Vishakhapatnam
The next morning you have to transfer to the railway station to catch a train to Vishakhapatnam. On your arrival at Vishakhapatnam station first transfer to a hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 Vishakhapatnam / Jeypore
The third day of the tribal tour to Orissa will lead you to a morning drive to Jeypore. Check in at the nearby hotel and spend the rest of the day in leisure related activities. Jeypore has all the facilities that you need for a convenient stay. You can also visit the places of interest in and around the city. Stay in the hotel for the rest of the night.
Day 04 Jeypore
Take a morning excursion to Onkudeoli to visit the Bonda and Gadaba Tribal Market. This market is held only on Thursday. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 Jeypore
Keep this day for the Paraja Tribes at the biggest market at Kundli. Reach the hotel at night and rest properly.
Day 06 Jeypore
The 6th day of the tribal tour of Orissa should be planned in such a way so that you can go for a morning excursion in Jeypore that involves hiking to the Gadaba villages. Here, do not forget to enjoy the gadaba dance. Overnight stay at Jeypore.
Day 07 Jeypore / Rayagada
The next trip is to Rayagada. Take your breakfast and then drive to Rayagada. On the way visit the market of the Paraja people, Jagannath temple and tribal museum. Overnight stay at the hotel at Rayagada.
Day 08 Rayagada
The morning excursion in Rayagada involves a full day hiking in the Dongariya Kondh villages. In these villages, you will witness women wearing dresses of white cotton togas. They also dress themselves with a flashy array of hairpins, ornaments, ear and nose rings and geometric tattoos.
Day 09 Belghar
The next morning, prepare yourself for a drive to Belghar en route visiting Kutia Kondh markets and villages. These markets were once famous for human sacrifice. Overnight at Belghar should be your plan.
Day 10 Belghar / Bhubaneshwar
The following morning is the ultimate of the tribal tour of Orissa. Plan for a half-day tour of the city. Overnight stay and relax at your hotel.
Day 11 Bhubaneswar
Keep the next morning for an excursion to the different sites of Bhubaneshwar. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 12 Bhubaneswar
The next day after taking your breakfast, visit the metal village at Sadeibarini and also the textile weaving villages of Nuapatna and Dokhra. Drive to Baliguda after breakfast. Arrive at the hotel in the evening. Overnight you can stay in Baliguda or stay at a hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day 13 Bhubaneswar / Puri
The next morning drive to Puri en route Heerapur, Pipli, Dhauli and Konark Sun Temple. Also visit the Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda), the Asokan Rock Edicts, etc.Reach your hotel at night and stay there for the rest of the night.
Day 14 Puri
Spend the next day in Puri again and visit some of the renowned locales.It is worth watching the spectacle of dazzling sunrise and sunset.
Day 15 Puri
Having the lifetime experience in your tribal tour of Orissa, the 15th day is the day of transfer to the railway station to catch an overnight train to Kolkata.
Day 16 Kolkata
On your arrival to Kolkata do transfer to your hotel. During this time you may keep half of the day for a city tour covering Victoria Memorial, BBD Bag, Birla Planetarium, Indian Museum, etc. Stay the night over in your hotel and get ready to leave the city the next day.
Day 17 Kolkata
Transfer to the International Airport for your respective destination.
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