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Arrival at bhubaneswar airport/railway station, transfer to the hotel. Then proceed for half day tour of the city that includes the jain monk’s caves of 2nd century b.c. at the twin hills of khandagiri - udaygiri, tribal museum etc. Overnight at bhubaneswar.
After breakfast, drive to baliguda in the district of phulbani through the beautiful countryside road having small mountains of sal forest on it’s alongside. (this is one of the entry points to the tribal highland of odisha). En-route visiting weaver’s sight at itamati and some of the typical odishan tribal areas. Arrival at the hotel in the evening. Overnight at baliguda. (distance -300 kms, driving time 7 hrs + visit)
Visit to the barakhamba area for trekking to some of the remote areas of tatoo faced kutia kondh tribes. After breakfast trekking according to tourist’s convenience and comfort. Overnight at baliguda.
After breakfast proceed to belghar to visit a few kutia kondh tribal areas and the weekly market at kothgarh. Lunch on the roadside models and then drive to rayagada. Arrive in the evening. Overnight at hotel. (distance -200 kms, driving time -4/5 hrs + visit)
Morning after breakfast visit of dongria kondh tribal market at chatikona and then drive to jeypore visiting a few desia kondh and mali tribes. Overnight at jeypore. (distance -205 kms, drive time-5 hrs + visit)
Morning after breakfast drive to onukudelli to visit the most colourful local market of the bonda tribes. Visit the colourful gadabas & didayee tribes. Overnight at jeypore. (distance 160 kms, drive time-3/4 hrs + visit) Day 7 -Jeypore-kundli-nandapur-jeypore (weekly market on friday)
After breakfast proceed to witness the biggest tribal weekly market of sana paroja and mali tribes in kundli 65 kms away via sunabeda (it is a very colourful market). Later drive down to jeypore visiting en-route pottery making village. Overnight at jeypore.
Morning after breakfast proceed to gupteswar 70 kms away to visit the tribal market of dhruba tribes and cave temple of lord shiva in the hidden mountain famous amongst the tribes. Back to hotel in the evening. Overnight at jeypore.
After breakfast drive to rayagada en-route visit to jagannath temple & tribal museum at koraput.(here non hindus are allowed inside the temples) and all the temple rites are similar to lord jagannath temple of puri. Lunch on the way. Overnight at rayagada. (distance 140 kms,drive time- 4 hrs + visit). Day 10 - Rayagada–taptapani–gopalpur
After breakfast proceed to gopalpur en-route visit to chandragiri tibetan settlement & taptapani hot sulfur spring water. Overnight at gopalpur. (distance 250 kms,drive time-6/7 hrs + visit).
After breakfast boat cruising to chilika lake, the largest brackish water lake in asia. In winter chilika aflutter with thousands of migratory birds as far as from siberia. Visit nalabana bird sanctuary, honeymoon island. Later visit a few fishing village at chilika lake, see the fishermen at work looking to fish prawns, mackerel and crabs. Arrival puri via birnarsingpur – a typical odissan village. Evening relax on the golden beach of puri. Overnight at puri. (distance 200 kms & drive time-03 hrs).
Morning visit to lord jagannath temple, shankaracharya's monastery located on the downtown of puri.after breakfast drive to konark sun temple,(also called as black pagoda), built by king langula narasimha deva in the 13th century a.d. in the golden art & architectural era of odisha,chandrabhaga beach and ramchandi temple. Overnight at puri. (distance - 110 kms, drive time – 2 hrs + visit)
After breakfast proceed to bhubaneswar en-route visiting raghurajpur.(the artisan villages & also some other villages with houses decorated with chita's for goddess lakshmi),pipili (the colourful appliqué village famous for the colourful odishan handicrafts) and dhauli (the peace pagoda famous for the ashokan rock edicts dating back to 02nd century b.c).afternoon visit to some of the ancient temples of bhubaneswar from 7th to 12th century a.d. the eminent of them are lord lingaraja temple, parasurameswara temple, mukteswara temple, bramheswara temple, raja-rani temple & bhakareswar temple etc. And then drop at bhubaneswar airport/railway station for onward journey.
Veg-Lunch & Snacks with Tea / Coffee.
Stay in Hotel/Resort on twin sharing basis.
Sightseeing by AC Cabs.
Breakfast, Lunch & dinner for both the days.
Ticket once issued / Sold shall not be refunded or taken back.
The authority reserves all right to cancel the tour without assigning any reason thereof.
The Tourists are requested not to take their valuables with them in this package. The authority shall not be responsible for any claim.