Day 01: Bhubaneshwar
Desia Kondh Tribes
You arrive at Bhubanswar, you are received by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Proceed for half-day tour of the city that includes the 2nd century B.C Jain Monk Caves at the twin hills of Khandagiri & Udaygiri, Tribal Museum, etc. Overnight stay at a hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day 02: Bhubaneshwar - Baliguda
Drive to Baliguda after breakfast. Baliguda is in the district of Phulbani, through the beautiful countryside road full with small mountains of Sal forest. En-route visit weavers’ village at Itamati and some of the typical Orissan villages. Arrive at the hotel in the evening stay there for the night.
Day 03: Baliguda
Today after breakfast you visit the Barakhamba area to trek to some of the remote villages of tatooed face desia kondh tribes. You can go for short trek or long trek as you wish. Overnight stay at Baliguda.
Day 04: Baliguda - Kothagargh - Rayagada
After breakfast you will depart to Belghar area. Visit a few Kuttiya Kondha Tribal Villages & Weekly Market at Kothagarh. Proceed to explore the villages of the primitive Kutia Kondh Tribes, once famous for the human sacrifice. Lunch on the way. Drive down to Rayaguda. Arrive in the evening & spend the night at Hotel.
Day 05: Rayagada - Chatikiona - Jeypore
Trek to most primitive Dongria Kondh villages in the Niyamgiri hills. After visiting their villages, you can see weekly market at Chatikona where Doms, Desias and Dongoriya Kondhas barter is an interesting event to watch. Later drive on to Jeypore. Enroute visit Kani tribal village. Overnight in Jeypore.
Day 06: Jeypore - Ankadeli - Lamptaput - Jeypore
In the morning, we visit approximately 6000 members of the fierce Bondas (naked people). They live in the remote hills and keep themselves isolated. You will also see the colorful Godabas, Parajas and Mali tribes. In the afternoon drive back to Jeypore, enroute visit the pottery village Bapaniguda, Siriguda and Paraja tribal village at Lamptaput. Stay in the Hotel at Jeypore at night.
Day 07: Jeypore - Kunduli - Nandapur - Jeypore
After breakfast, we proceed to witness the biggest tribal weekly market of Sanaparoja & Mali tribes in Kunduli 65 km away via Sunabeda. Later drive down to Nandapur to visit village of Sanaparoja tribes. Visit village Khilua, Saana Padar, Bada Padar with small trekking and later drive down to Jeypore. Overnight stay in Jeypore.
Day 08: Jeypore - Lamtaput - Jeypore
Drive to Machkund, soft trek to primitive Boro Gadaba villages. Watch the traditional dance called dhemsa. Back to Jeypore enroute Lamtaput market. Overnight stay in Jeypore.
Day 09: Jeypore - Laxmipur - Rayagada
After breakfast, drive to Rayagada enroute visiting some Desia Kondh/Paraja villages and also the famous Jagannath Temple & Tribal Museum at Koraput. Lunch on the way. We spend our night at Rayagada.
Day 10: Rayagada - Taptapani- Chilka
Today we will proceed to Chilka, enroute visiting the soura tribal village and market. Also visit, Taptapani on your way. If anywhere nature reveals its enigmatic charisma, it is here in Taptapani, an exotic world of wonder. Overnight stay in a hotel at Chilka.
Day 11: Chilka - Narasinghpur - Puri
In the morning head for a boat ride into Chilka Lake. Chilka lake is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odhisa state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1,100 km2. It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the World. In winter Chilka flutters with thousands of migratory birds as far as from Siberia. Also visit Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, Honeymoon Island, etc. Later, also visit a few fishing villages at Chilka Lake, so that you are able to see the fishermen at work. Reach Puri via Birnasingpur, Tenta (Nice Road). Walk to a typical Orissan village & enjoy their hospitality. In evening relax on the beach, overnight stay in Puri.
Day 12: Puri - Konark
In morning after breakfast, visit of Lord Jagannath Temple, Sankaracharya's Maths located on the downtown area of Puri & later drive to Konark (about 35 kms) to visit the temple of Sun God. Late afternoon visit Ragurajpur artisan villages & also some other villages with houses, decorated with Chita's for Goddess Lakshmi. Spend your night in a Puri hotel.
Day 13: Puri - Pipili - Bhubaneshwar
Proceed to Bhubanswar, enroute visiting the colorful appliqué village of pipili where you can see the colorful Orissan handicrafts and Dhauli peace pagoda famous for the Ashokan rock edicts dating back to 2nd century B.C. Afternoon visit some of the ancient temples of Bhubaneswar (built between 7th-11th century AD) like - Lingaraja temple, Parasurameswara temple, Mukteswara temple, Bramheswara temple, Raja-Rani temple, etc. We spend our night in a Bhubaneshwar hotel.
Day 14: Bhubaneshwar
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bhubaneshwar Airport to board a flight to Delhi or onward Destination.