Day 01: Arrival at Bhubaneswar
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Bhubaneswar. On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport transfer to the hotel. Later if time permit half day sightseeing of famous city temples including Rajarani, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar (Gem of Orissan architecture), Brahmeswar & Lingaraj (it is the biggest temple in Bhubaneswar). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 02 – Bhubaneswar
Morning visit to Nandankanan Zoo (closed on Monday). This Zoo is famous for its white tiger safari. Later visit to tribal museum (closed on Monday), Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 03 - Bhubaneswar - Dhauli - Pipli - Raghurajpur – Puri
Morning visit to Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves (the oldest rock cut caves). Then drive to Puri enroute visit Dhauli the peace pagoda, Pipli the applique work village & Raghurajpur craft village. On arrival at Puri check in to the hotel. Relax on the golden beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
Day 04 - Puri - Konark - Puri
Morning visit to Jagannath temple (non Hindus are not allowed). Then drive to Konark to visit the Sun temple (one of the world famous heritage site). Enroute visit Ramchandi temple, Chandrabhaga beach & fishermen village. Return back to Puri. Evening visit to beach market. Overnight at Puri.
Day 05: Puri - Chilika - Gopalpur
Morning drive to Chilika Lake at Barkul (the largest brackish water lake). At Chilika take the boat cruise to explore the bird’s island & Nalabana Island. Then proceed to Gopalpur and check in to the hotel. Overnight at Gopalpur.
Day 06 - Gopalpur - Taptapani – Saura Tribe – Rayagada
Morning drive to Rayagada enroute visit Taptapani the hot sulpheric spring & Saura tribal villages. On arrival at Rayagada check in to the hotel. Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 07 -Rayagada - Chatikona – Jeypore
After breakfast drive down to Chatikona to watch the interesting colorful weekly market of Dongriya Kondh Tribes (weekly market commence on Wednesday only). This tribe is one of the most primitive tribe of the Kondhs and they live in the high slopes of the Niyamagiri Hills. Then visit to Minapai (the bamboo craft village). Later drive to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel in Jeypore.
Day 08 - Jeypore - Onkadelli – Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Onkadelli to visit the famous Bonda tribes (weekly market commence on Thursday only), who comes once every week for their weekly market. It is a unique opportunity to see such a colourful concentration of typical tribals at one place. Most interesting is to watch the Bonda woman in their colourful Jewellaries and marketing commodities.Then drive back to Jeypore. Overnight at hotel in Jeypore.
Day 09 - Jeypore - Kunduli - Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Kunduli to visit the weekly market of Paraja tribes (weekly market commence on Friday only). It is the biggest market of the tribal area. Then drive back to Jeypore. Overnight stay at Jeypore.
Day 10: Jeypore - Jagdalpur
Morning drive to Jagdalpur enroute visit Kotpad weaving village. Also visit to Anthropological museum. Afternoon visit to Chitrakoot water fall. Night stay at Jagdalpur.
Day 11: Jagdalpur
Full day excursion to Kanger valley national park & Kutumsar caves. Then visit to then visit to Chingitarai weekly market of Maria (market commence on Sunday). Back to hotel & Overnight stay at Jagdalpur.
Day 12: Jagdalpur
Morning visit to Bison horn Maria tribal village. Afternoon visit to Tokpal market of Maria tribes (market commence on Monday only). Back to hotel & Overnight stay at Jagdalpur.
Day 13: Jagdalpur - Kanker
Morning drive to Kanker enroute visit Kondagaon (rot iron craft village) & Keshkal Valley. Proceed to Kanker and check in to the Palace & Overnight stay.
Day 14: Kanker - Bhoramdeo
Morning drive to Bhoramdeo enroute visit Rajim (Rajim is famous for group of temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu). Visit to Kuleshwar temple, Daneshwar temple & Rajivlochan temple. On arrival check in to the hotel & Overnight stay.
Day 15: Bhoramdeo
Morning visit to Gond & Baiga tribal villages. Afternoon visit to enchanting Bhoramdeo temple. Back to Jungle Resort & Overnight stay.
Day 16: Bhoramdeo - Raipur
Morning drive to Raipur and check in to the hotel. Rest time free for own activities. Night stay at Raipur.
Day 17: Drop to Raipur airport
Morning drop to airport for onwards journey.
Places Covered: Bhubaneswar – Puri – Konark – Taptapani – Rayagada – Jeypore – Jagdalpur – Kanker – Bhoramdeo - Raipur
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