Tribal Orissa - 12 Nights / 13 Days
Itinerary: Bhubaneshwar – Puri – Konark – Bhubaneshwar - Gopalpur – Rayagada - Rayagda – Jeypore - Vizag
DURATION : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Day 01 Arrival into India
Arrive at Kolkata. Upon your arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in your hotel.
Day 02 Kolkata – Bhubaneshwar (6 hrs)
After your breakfast at your hotel go for a city tour of this imperial city of the Britishers. See the Kali Temple of Kalighat, Mother Teressa’s home for the Destitutes, Birla Temple, Victoria Memorial and St. Pauls Cathedral.
In the afternoon reach the railway station to catch your train Jan Shatabdi to Bhubaneshwar.
Upon your arrival in Bhubaneshwar you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for the night.
Day 03 Bhubaneshwar – Puri – Konark – Bhubaneshwar
In the morning after breakfast leave for a full day excursion to Puri and Konark. Upon arriving in to Puri see the world famous Jagannath temple where millions of pilgrims throng during the Rath Yatra. A festival when the Lord comes out to change his clothes and have a bath and thus the procession. Millions of pilgrims pull the mammoth chariot by the help of a rope tied on to the chariot. This is an awesome sight.
Continue towards Konark after lunch to witness the architectural wonder of man. See the sun Temple that is built out of stone and shaped like a chariot with 24 wheels.
Return to Bhubaneshwar via Raghurajpur, Pipli, Dhauli & Heerapur villages.
Day 04 Bhubaneshwar
In the morning explore the local temples in the city including the famous and sacred Lingaraj temple and the Rajarani temple. In the afternoon excursion to Nuapatna (Weaving Village) & Sadeibarini ( Dokra Metal work village). Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.
Day 05 Bhubaneshwar – Gopalpur
Drive to Gopalpur on the route sightseeing of Chilika, and boating at Lake. Overnight at Gopalpur.
Day 06 Gopalpur – Rayagada
Drive to Rayagada enroute visiting some Desia Kondh tribal villages. Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 07 Rayagada
Hiking to Dongariya Kondh villages and visit of the Kutia Kondh villages & market. Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 08 Rayagda – Jeypore
Wednesday only. Visit of Chatikona market. Witness the tribal market and the people of this region & later on drive to Jeypore. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 09 Jeypore
Visit of Bonda, Gadhaba & didayi tribal people’s weekly market (only Thursday). Witness the Gadaba dance at one of the Gadaba villages. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 10 Jeypore
Visit of the Paraja market & villages (only Friday). Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 11 Jeypore
Visit of Dhuruba Market & villages (only Saturday). Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 12 Jeypore – Vizag
Drive to Vizag in the morning enroute visiting Manapara market.
Overnight at Vizag.
Day 13 Vizag – Next destination
Departure transfer to the airport for onward journey.