Best Time To Travel:October – April
Tribals of Orissa are still untouched by the civilization , the tribals of Orissa and Bastar are still forest dwellers and live in harmony with their natural surroundings. Their life is dependent on forest produce. Each tribe has its own customs , tradition and costumes which separate them from other tribal. HuttiyaKondha ,DongriaKondhs, Bhumias, Bondas, Sana Paroja, Mari, Muria, Maria etc are the famous tribes there. On days of weekly market , they come to market to exchange their forest harvest and local brew for items of daily need. These markets are best place to see them in best of their costumes.
Bhubaneshwar: Odissi dance
Puri: Sun Temple
Gopalpur: famouse sea beach in Bay of Bengal.
Rayagada: HuttiyaKondha Tribal Villages
Met on arrival at International airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Fly to Bhubaneshwar. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel.Afternoon sightseeing of Bhubaneshwar. In the evening enjoy famous Odissi dance.
Visit Rock cave at Udaigiri. Afternoon drive to visit Sun temple of Konark which is also known as the Black Pagoda. Continue driving to Puri. IsitJagannath Temple from outside. Stay overnight at Puri.
Drive to Gopalpur-on-Sea. Its a famouse sea beach in Bay of Bengal. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.
Excursion to Baliguda : Day excursion to Baliguda to visit the different Villages of Desai Kondh.
Drive to Belghar to visit HuttiyaKondha Tribal Villages & Weekly Market at Kothagarh. Later proceed to explore the villages of the primitive Kutiakondh Tribes. In the afternoon drive down to Rayagada.
In the morning visit Chittakona Wednesday Market which is frequented by the DongriaKondhs, Bhumias tribes etc. While returning back visit DesiaKondhs village. In the afternoon drive to Jeypore.
Day excursion to Onkadeli Market to visit Thursday weekly market. This market is visited by the most interesting tribes of Orissa, the Bondas. You can meet Bondas while they are coming to Market. Also visit Lamtaput village of Gadaba Tribe.
In the morning visit Friday market at Kundali to meet Sana Paroja and Mari tribe. In the afternoon drive to Jagdalpur and visit Anthropological Museum. Later continue driving to Chitrakote. Enjoy the Chitrakote fall at the time of Sunset. Return back to Jagdalpur.
Visit Saturday Market at Mardoom which is visited mainly by Maria and Muria tribes. In the afternoon visit Kanger Valley National Park. Visit some of the tribal villages in the national park. There are many forest villages of Dhurba and Maria tribes.
Drive to Kondagaon which is midway between Jagdalpur and Kanker. Visit Shilpgram (Handicraft village). Take an excurion to Narayanpur village to visit Sunday weekly market. Its famous for finest Baster handicraft like bell metal figures, wood craft, wrought iron and bamboo artifacts. Witness cock fight at the market. After visiting Narayanpur, drive to Kanker.
In the morning drive to Raipur. Afternoon proceed for excursion to Sirpur to visit the recently excavated Buddhist site where many Buddhist relics have been found.
Fly to Delhi. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day at eaisure to explore the city on your own. Later transfer to airport for flight to onward destination.