Orissa or Odisha has largest variety of tribal communities, which are at various stages of socio - economic development. At one extreme are the group which lead a relatively secluded and archaic mode of life, keeping their core culture intact, while at the other extreme there are communities which are indistinguishable from the general agricultural communities. The tribal people express their cultural identity and distinctiveness in their social organization, language, rituals and festivals and also in their dress, ornaments, art and craft. Orissa tribal tour offers visit to see rare tribals of the state, can not be seen else where in the world.
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destination Covered : Bhubaneshwar - Baliguda - Rayagada - Belghar - Chatikona - Koraput - Jaipore - Lamptaput - Kunduli Nandapur - Taptapani - Chilika Lake - Bhubaneshwar
DAY 01 : ARRIVE BHUBANESWAR
Upon arrival in Bhubaneswar, you are met and transferred to pre-booked hotel. Afternoon city tour of Bhubaneswar . Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 : BHUBANESWAR - BALIGUDA (BY ROAD 300 KMS 7 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, proceed to Baliguda enroute visiting some typical Orissan villages, Picnic Lunch on the way. A drive in evening and check into hotel. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 : BALIGUDA - BELGHAR - RAYAGADA (BY ROAD 200 KMS 4 HRS DRIVE)
Early morning after breakfast proceed to Belghar to visit trek into the villages of Kutia Kondh Tribes inside the forest and mountains. The Kondhs were once famous in the history for their Human Sacrifice. The Kondhs are very simple, frank and they are very hospitable. Their height is average standard. They are healthy and strong. They are very jolly and do not think of future like. After visiting them picnic lunch will be provided and proceed to Rayagada. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 : RAYAGADA - CHATIKONA - KORAPUT - JAIPORE ( BY ROAD 240 KMS 6 HRS DRIVE )
After breakfast drive down to Chatikona to watch the interesting colorful weekly market of Dongaria Kondh tribes. This tribe is one of most primitive tribe of the Kondh’s they live in the high slopes of the Niyamagiri Hills. These people are horticulturists. They grow of fruits like Orange. Pineapple, Banana Etc. The male people are using earring. Nose - ring and keep their hair as woman. Later proceed to Jeypore enroute visit some villages of Paroja tribes and lunch will be provide on the way and check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : JEYPORE - ANKADELI - LAMPTAPUT - JEYPORE ( BY ROAD 180 KMS 4 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast proceed to Ankadeli to visit the famous Bonda tribes who come once every l; week for their weekly market. It is a unique opportunity ton see such a colorful concentration of typical tribals of at one place. Most interesting is to watch the Bonda woman in their colourful Jewellaries and marketing commodities. Later proceed to Lampatput, Lampatput and the near by villages are famous for another interesting and primitive tribes of Orissa is the Gadaba. They are one of the early settlers of this country and trace their origin to the time of Ramayana. Your can also watch the famous and beautiful dance of this tribe the Demsa. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : JEYPORE - KUNDULI - NANDAPUR - JEYPORE ( BY ROAD 200 KMS 5 HRS DRIVE )
Morning proceed to Kunduli weekly market. It is the biggest market of the tribal area where you will find the main concentration of the beautiful Sana Paroja & Mali tribes. Later proceed to some of villages to watch the beautiful village life etc. & we will make you small trekking inside the beautiful valley of Nandpur. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 07 : JEYPORE - TAPTAPANI (BY ROAD 300KMS 8 HRS DRIVE )
Morning proceed to Taptapani enroute visit some Bada Paroja villages. Bada Paraoja is very well dressed with more ornamental in the body. Also visit some Saora Villages.Later drive down to Taptapani. If anywhere nature reveals its enigmatic charisma, it is here in Taptapani, an exotic world of wonder. Enjoy the nature close to your heart and carry the memory years to come. A hot spring which till dates the local habitat use on a mark of Blessing. Arrive evening . Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 : TAPTAPANI - CHILIKA LAKE - BHUBANESWAR ( BY ROAD 240 KMS 5 HRS DRIVE )
After breakfast drive down to Chilika Lake, the largest brackish Water Lake in the country. In winter Chilika aflutter with thousands of migratory birds as far as from Siberia. Cruise around the lake.Proceed to Bhubaneswar, watch the Salt Production and some interesting south Orissa villages with stopover in a primitive textile village. Upon arrival at Bhubaneshwar check in at your prebooked hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 09 : LEAVE BHUBANESWAR
Transfer to Airport to board flight for onward Journey.