Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Journeys ToursOn arrival at Bhubaneswar airport met by our representative transfer to hotel. Later if time permit half day sightseeing of famous city temples including Rajarani, Mukteswar ( Gem of Orissan architecture ), Brahmeswar and Lingaraj ( it is the biggest temple in Bhubaneswar). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Morning visit to Nandankanan Zoo ( closed on Monday). This Zoo is famous for its white tiger safari. Later visit to tribal museum ( closed on Monday ), Khandagiri and Udaigiri Jain caves. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 04: Gopalpur - Taptapani - Saura tribal - Rayagada
Morning drive to Rayagada enroute visit Taptapani the hot sulpheric spring (the hot water spring bubbling with sulphur content is the prime attraction ) and Saura tribal villages . On arrival at Rayagada check in to the hotel. Overnight at Rayagada.
Drive to Dukum ( near Bisamkatak ) to visit weekly market of Desia kondh ( weekly market commence on Tuesday only ) . Later visit to Dokra crafts village at Jhigidi. Return back to Rayagada. Overnight at Rayagada.
After breakfast drive down to Chatikona to watch the interesting colourful weekly market of Dongriya Kondh Tribes ( weekly market commence on Wednesday only ). This tribe is one of the most primitive tribe of the Kondh's and they live in the high slopes of the Niyamagiri Hills. Then visit to Minapai ( the bamboo craft village ). Later drive to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel in Jeypore.
After breakfast, drive to Ankadelli to visit the famous Bonda tribes ( weekly market commence on Thursday only ), who comes once every week for their weekly market. It is a unique opportunity to see such a colorful concentration of typical tribals at one place. Most interesting is to watch the Bonda woman in their colorful Jewellaries and marketing commodities.Then drive back to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel in Jeypore.
After breakfast, drive to Kunduli to visit the weekly market of Paraja tribes ( weekly market commence on Friday only ) . It is the biggest market of the tribal area. Then drive back to Jeypore. Overnight at Jeypore.
Morning after breakfast visit to Jagannath temple ( non hindus are allowed ) and tribal museum at Koraput. Then drive to Rayagada enroute visit Bada Paraja and Mali tribal villages. On arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at Rayagada.
Morning drive to Rayagada enroute visit Saura tribal villages. On arrival at Gopalpur check in to the hotel. Then relax on the beach ( this beach is one of the most pristine beaches of Odisha (Orissa) ). Overnight at Gopalpur.
Morning drive to Puri enroute visit Chilika lake at Barkul ( the largest brackish water lake ). At Chilika take the boat cruise to visit the Birds island ( it is heaven for the resident and migratory birds ) and Nalabana island ( it is a forest of reeds and is famous for long range migratory birds in winter ). Then proceed to Puri and check in to the hotel. Rest time relax on the golden beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
Morning visit to Jagannath temple ( from the roof top as non hindus are not allowed ). Then drive to Konark to visit the Sun temple ( one of the world famous heritage site and famously known as Black Pagoda ). Enroute visit to Ramchandi temple and Chandrabhaga beach (one of the finest beaches with a long stretch of clean sands and the beach has its own lovely serenity ). Return back to Puri. Evening visit to beach market. Overnight at Puri.