Itinerary Of Odisha Tribal Tour
- Day 01: Arrival at Bhubaneswar
- Day 02: Drive to Malkangiri
- Day 03: Drive to Koraput
- Day 04: Drive to Rayagada
- Day 05: Drive to Gopalpur
- Day 06: Drive to Puri
- Day 07: Puri Sightseeing
- Day 08: Drive to Bhubaneswar
- Day 09: Bhubaneswar Local Sightseeing
- Day 10: Return to Bhubaneswar; End of Tour
Upon Arrival at Bhubaneswar our Representative/ Tour Manager will Welcome you and Transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day, you can have your own activities. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.
Early departure for Mundiguda in Malkangiri to visit the weekly market of the Bondo and Didayi tribes.
Bondos are the most primitive tribes of Odisha (Orissa) living in the Bondo hills. They speak Remo, a dialect which has an affinity with the language of the Mundas of Austro-Asiatic descent. The “ringa”, a 2 ft wide and long fabric, woven from the “kerang” plant, and tied to their waist is their traditional costume. Heavy brass and aluminium collar necklaces and beads are vital accessories used by the Bonda women.
The Didayis share the same territory as the Bondos, but speak another variant of the Munda language. The Didayi women wear a “kisalu” and are equally fond of ornaments made from silver, gold, aluminium and some alloys. The village council plays an important role in their lives, All village elders, the headman and the village priest constitute the village council which has an important role in their lives.
After a photo session proceed to Gupteswara area to see the Dhuruba tribes. Evening – back to the hotel.
Drive to Machhakund in Koraput district area to visit the primitive Barogadaba tribe. Gotalpara and Dural villages are typical Baragadaba villages. This tribe is culturally and socially more evolved and have very clean and well-kept homes. The Gadabas believe in strong family ties, and accord an equal status to men and women. They celebrate the “Goter” festival with much fanfare and organize a hunting festival during March and April. Rice beer and Mahua liquor are prepared for the occasion, and the enchanting Dhemsa dance is very much part of the merrymaking.
Drive to Rayagada via Paraja and Kondhs villages. Late afternoon – drive to the Niyamgiri Hills to visit the primitive villages of Dongariya Kondh .
The Kondhs descend from the Proto Australoids, and belong to one of the sub groups, DesiaKondh, Kutias and the Dongariya Kondhs. The Dongarias are concentrated in Bisamkatak in the Niyamgiri hills, and are very aggressive by nature. The men sport long hair, and wear a comb through the hair as an accessory.
Visit Chatikana market and one of the Dongariya villages. At Afternoon, proceed to Gopalpur-on-Sea enroute visit Taptapani hot spring. Reach at Gopalpur. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.
Morning – Observe the fishermen at sea (Bay of Bengal) and enjoy at Gopalpur Sea Beach. Then proceed to Puri enroute sightseeing Chilika Lake (Largest brackish water lake in Asia) Kalijai Temple Island and Nalbana Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Puri.
Enjoy early morning sea sun rise at Puri sea beach then after breakfast Visit Konark Sun temple, Chandrabhaga Sea Beach and Ramchandi Goddess Temple. Then come back to Puri &visit Lord Jagannath Temple and go for shopping activities at Market area / Beach Market. Overnight stay at Puri.
In the morning after breakfast, leave for Bhubaneswar &on the way visit Raghurajpur / Nayakpatna / Dandasahi painting village, Pipli applique market and Sakhigopal temple. Then check into hotel and afternoon visit of Khandagiri & Udayagiri caves. Evening free at Ekamra Haat. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
Visit Hirapur Yogini temple and bell metal workshop in the village, snake charmers village, tribal museum and Nandankanan Zoological Park. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
After check out hotel proceed to Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway station for your onwards Journey.
Tour Cost Includes:
Welcome drink on arrival (Non-alcoholic)
Well-appointed A/C Accommodation
Bed Tea and Breakfast
Transportation by well-condition AC Car as per your tour programme.
Driver allowance, toll tax, parking, and state govt tax.
Airport Pick up and Drop.
Here vehicle is entirely booked for your family only, so it’s not a shared vehicle.
Tour Cost does not include:
Any personal expenses Fees for Camera, Video Camera, Monument entry fees, Boating, Guide charges Porterage at hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine, telephone charges, Air / Train fare and Any other which was not mention on tour inclusion.