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Duration :
10 Days

Country :
India

Cities :
Kolkatta, Bhubaneshwar, Gopalpur

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Description

“ Orissa in India holds a different and unique position for being the abode of large variety of tribal community. Tribes of Orissa have a unique life style and culture to fascinate the viewer. They built there house with the bamboo and mud. They have an attractive and decorative costumes and metal jewellery. They earn there livelihood from the creative art and craft form, which these community posses. These Tribes of Orissa transfer their values and beliefs from one generation to another to maintain and secure their caste and group. Though they seems to be similar from out side they have a distinguish culture and tradition from one tribal community to other. They have there own small world to live in. like they have their own deity to worship, their own religious belief and customs. These tribes of Orissa have their own ethos.”


Places To See

Bhubaneswar Lingraj Temple, Konark

Day 1 Arrive Kolkatta

On arrival at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkatta, you will be received by our representative and transfer to hotel. Check in hotel for night stay.


Day 2 Kolkatta – Bhubaneshwar (by flight)

Post breakfast sightseeing of Kolkatta. Your sightseeing of Kolkatta will include the most famous Victoria Memorial – a great example of European architectural style and also a worth visiting museum, Saint Paul’s Cathedral, and Botanical Garden. Explore the local and near by area. Later in time transfer to airport to board flight for Bhubaneswar – The Capital City of Orissa. . Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight.

 Bhubaneswar is popularly known as ‘Temple City of East’.


Day 3 Bhubaneshwar

Post breakfast start with the sightseeing of Bhubaneswar Lingraj Temple the first most fascinating sight in Bhubaneswar.Lingraj Temple is one of its own kind, being the oldest among the temples of Orissa, it quotes the best example of Orissan Architecture. Also visit Bindu Sarovar – one of the sacred pilgrimage centers, Kedareshwar Temple – one of the famous temple dedicated to Goddess Durga. Afternoon visit Khandagiri and Udayagiri Caves the next most important sight . These twin caves have been beautifully carved out of the twin hills. The carvings here are simply marvelous; one can not stop admiring the place. Evening free at leisure.


Day 4 Bhubaneshwar – Konark – Puri (105 Kms/ 3 Hrs)

Post breakfast head to Konark which is 70 Kms from Bhubaneshwar. The beauty of Konark can not be described in words. ‘Here the language of man is defeated by the language of stone’ – these are the words quoted by Rabindranath Tagore on Konark Sun Temple. It is because of its unique architect Konark has been enlisted in World Heritage Site. The stone here have hypnotic character and will hold you for long. Further head to the most pure and pious city and the city which holds an important image for Hindu’s in India – Puri. Puri offers many a thing from sea to temple, from dance to shop. Start the tour of this ancient city with the Jagarnath Temple, which is famous for being one of the Dham among the four important Dhams of India ( Non Hindus are not allowed to visit from inside). Enjoy life at thrilling beach of Puri and come back to hotel.


Day 5 Puri – Chilka Lake – Gopalpur (222 Kms/ 5 Hrs)

Post breakfast leave Puri for Gopalpur enroute visit Chilka Lake. Chilka Lake has apanoramic view to offer you. It is the largest mixed fresh and salt water lake in Asia. It is the resting place for guest birds during the month of December and March and it definitely adds to the beauty of Chilka Lake. ( Where boat ride will be provided) Further drive to Gopalpur. Gopalpur has got a suffix added to it ‘Gopalpur – on - sea’. You can enjoy the view of fish catching by the fisher man on the shores of Gopalpur beach. It is famous for its beaches and the Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna on the name of which it has got its name ‘Gopalpur’. Evening enjoy the beach and relax in the hotel Overnight stay.


Day 6 Gopalpur – Taptapani - Raygada (221 Kms/ 6 Hrs)

Post breakfast drive towards Raygada enroute visit Taptapani. Taptapani is mainly known for its natural hot sulphur springs whose water is considered to have medicinal properties and is capable of curing aches, pains and skin ailments like eczema and scabies. Taptapani is surrounded by beautiful hills of the Eastern Ghats, which is inhabited by the ancient tribes of Orissa. Continue drive to Raygada . On arrival check in hotel.


Day 7 Raygada - Jaypore(132 Kms/ 3 Hrs)

Post breakfast visit the Weekly tribal market Chatikona where we have to opportunities to see the Dongriya Kondh (commence on Wednesday only)in their daily life. Later drive to Jaypore. Jeypore is the place blessed with all the beautiful natural view. Jeypore offers you hills, dams, lakes and many other attractions which has magnetic character to hold you for the day.


Day 8 Jeypore – Onkudelli – Jeypore (80 Kms/ 2 Hrs)

Post breakfast take a drive towards Onkudelli which is a worth visiting excursion from Jeypore. Markets of Bonda, Gadaba and Didayee tribes are the attractive markets to offer you the typical tribal ornaments and souvenirs. Enjoy thenatural beauty of the place and drive back to the Jeypore hotel. Overnight stay.


Day 9 Jeypore – Koraput - Visakhapatnam (218 Kms/ 5 hrs)

Post breakfast last tribal destination of tribal tour of Orissa ( Kundli Market) Later drive towards Visakhapatnam the port city, famous with the suffix of ‘The Jewel of the East Cost’. This port city has a range of tourist attraction to a maximum extent. Reach Visakhapatnam and check in hotel. Get freshen up and relax. Overnight stay.


Day 10 Visakhapatnam – Delhi ( by flight)

Post breakfast in time transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival no hotel envisaged.

In time transfer to International airport to board flight for onward destinations


City

Hotel

Category

Nights

Kolkata

The Chrome

Boutique

01

Bhubaneswar

The Crown

4*

02

Puri

Hans Coco Palm

4*

01

Gopalpur

Swosti Palm Resort

3* basic

01

Raygada

Sai International or similar

Basic

01

Jeypore

Hallo Jaypore or Similar

Basic

02

Visakhapatnam

Hotel Green Park

4*

01

  Bed and Breakfast
Common Boat ride in Chilka Lake
Permission & Incidental expenses to visit Tribal area of Orissa.
Domestic Air Tickets
Transport by Private air-conditioned Car
All Entrance Tickets Services of  English speaking accompanied guide from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam . In Calcutta sightseeing will be provided using local English speaking guide.