Tribal tour in Orissa or Odisha is renowned all over the world. Orissa has a variety of tribal communities, which are at various stages of socio-economic development. At one extreme are the group that leads a relatively isolated and archaic mode of life, keeping their core culture intact. While at the other end, there are communities that 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.
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination Covered : Bhubaneshwar - Olasing - Chilka Lake - Taptapani - Rayagada - Chatikona - Koraput - Jeypore - Ankadeli - Baipariguda - Vishakhapatnam
DAY 01 : ARRIVE BHUBANESWAR
Upon arrival, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Afternoon city tour of Bhubaneswar. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02 : BHUBANESWAR - OLASINGH - CHILKA LAKE - TAPTAPANI
Orissa is one of the states in Eastern India, which can boast of a vast tribal population belonging to diverse races and cultures. After breakfast, proceeds Olasingh. The famous textile village. Where one can watch the spinning, reeling processing, and weaving in a primitive style. Proceed to Chilika Lake. The largest brackish water lake in the country. In winters, it is aflutter with thousands of migratory birds as far as from Siberia. Continue to drive to Taptapani Enroute to visit some unique south Orissan villages. Tapatapani a beautiful place surrounded by mountains and forests and a sulfur spring. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : TAPTAPANI - RAYAGADA
After breakfast, drive through the zigzag forest, and meeting with the tribal inhabitants of the Saora is an especial experience. Arrive Rayaguda and proceed to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04 : RAYAGUDA - CHATIKONA - KORAPUT - JEYPORE
In the morning, proceed to Chatikona to visit the weekly tribal market of the Dongaria Kondh tribes. It is a colorful market and has a large gathering of Dongaria who comes down from Nilayamgiri Hill. These tribes were famous in history once for their human sacrifice. The ladies are well ornamented, and the typical style of the dress and hairstyle of the man is a treat to watch. Later proceed to Jeypour Enroute to visit some Landia Paroja tribes and Villages.
DAY 05 : JEYPORE - ANKADELI - BAIPARIGUDA - JEYPORE
Morning proceeds to Ankadeli to visit the most primitive and Bonda tribe, who comes once a week for their weekly market down from the mountain, nearly 15 km away.
DAY 06 : JEYPORE - VISHAKHAPATNAM
Morning proceeds to the Kunduli market. The biggest weekly market of Paraja and Mali tribes. Paraja Tribes and evening drive back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07 : JEYPORE - VISHAKHAPATNAM
After breakfast proceed to Vishakhapatnam Enroute visit some beautiful south Indian villages and caves. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 08 : LEAVE VISHAKHAPATNAM
Transfer to Airport to board flight for onward Journey.