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Chhattisgarh & Odisha Tribal Tours – Tribal population in Chhattisgarh and Odisha occupies a unique position in the tribal Ethnographic map of India for having the largest types of tribal communities and one of the fascinating ethnographic states of the INDIA .
The most primitive tribes of Odisha and Chhattisgarh are Dunguria Kondh Tribes, colorful Bonda Tribes and Gadaba, Maria and Muria Tribes, Gond Tribes, Baiga tribes who still live in high hill and have preserved their culture and traditions intact till today.
By traveling with Empire India Tours explore the ethnic beauty over the universe and help us to protect such a beautiful culture.
DAY 01 – THU: ARRIVAL AT RAIPUR & DRIVE TO BHORAMDEO
Arrival at Raipur meet our representative at the airport and drive to Bhoramdeo to stay in the jungle resort amidst the nature.l. Afternoon visit the tribal villages and great Bhoramdeo temple.. During evening welcome drink hosted by us and orientation of tribal tour and introduction of the trip & crews.
DAY 02 – FRI: RAIPUR-TAREGAON WEEKLY MARKET FOR BAIGA TRIBES – BHORAMDEO
Visit the colourful taregaon weekly markets of baiga tribes and also their villages.Overnight stay in the same jungle resort.
DAY 03 – SAT: RAJIM – KESKAL – KANKER
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Kanker. Enroute visit the Prayag of Chhattisgarh – “Rajim”
Rajim is located on the sangam (meeting points) of three rivers- Mahanadi, Pairy and Sondhu. The prime attraction of Rajim is the Rajivalochana Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple has 12 exquisitely carved pillars with tall single figures with faces of various gods and goddesses sculptured on them. In proximity to the Rajivalochana Temple, there are many other temples dedicated to different incarnations of lord Vishnu such as Vamana (dwarf), Narasimha(human body with face of a lion), Badrinath and Jagannath. The temple of Rajivalochana attracts thousands of devotees from all over India and abroad throughout the year.
Visit the Keskal area to visit the Maria tribe and explore their life style. Then drive to Kanker for overnight stay.
DAY 04 – SUN: KANKER – KONDAGAON – JAGDALPUR
Departure for Jagdalpur Enroute visit the Kondagaon to witness the Dokra craft village also visit the Kumarpara for terakotta handicraft. Then check in a nice hotel at Jagadalpur free afternoon for self. Overnight stay in the same hotel.
DAY 05 – MON: TREKKING ON MARIA TRIBE VILLAGE – TIRATHGARH WATERFALL – KUTAMSAR CAVE – MARIA WEEKLY MARKET – JAGDALPUR
Morning departure for Kangervelly National Park. Visit the sterility natural cave of Kutumsar and explore the Maria tribe life style at their village.
Afternoon visit the Tirathagarh waterfall and the famous colorful weekly market of Maria tribe.then return back to Jagadalpur for overnight staying.
DAY 06 – TUE: LOCAL S/S JAGDALPUR – CHITRAKOT WATERFALL – MURIA WEEKLY MARKET
Morning local sightseeing of Jagdalpur afternoon visit the Nigra of India- the famous Chitrakoota waterfall. Enroute enjoy the Muria tribe weekly market. Overnight stay in the same hotel at Jagdalpur.
DAY 07 – WED: KOTAPAD-TEXTILE VILLAGE – JEYPORE
Departure for Jeypore (orissa) enrout visit the textile village at Kotpad famous for unique organic dying process.. Check in a decent hotel of Jeypore for overnight staying.
DAY 08 – THU: BONDA TRIBE WEEKLY MARKET – GADDHAVA VILLAGE -LAMPAPUT
Drive towards to visit the most primitive colorful tribe of Orissa – “Bonda” enjoy their primitiveness and their home made alcohol market. Visit the Gadhava tribe village and explore their primitiveness. Overnight stay at Lamtaput Eco center.
DAY 09 – FRI: KUNDULI – MALI TRIBE VILLAGE – LAMTAPUT
Drive to Kunduli to visit the sub tribe of Paraja community i.e: Mali tribe (famous for flower cultivation, seasonal vegitable).. Afternoon hike to their villages .and enjoy the tribal dance. Overnight at same hotel:
DAY 10 – SAT: DHURUBA VILLAGE – WEEKLY MARKET – CAVE SHRINE – JAYPORE
Early stand up for trekking (3hr) towards Gond Dhuruba village enjoy their life style. Enjoy the cave shrine worshiped by tribe communities. Afternoon explore the weekly market of Dhuruba tribe then proceed to Jaypore for overnogh.
DAY 11 – SUN: PARAJA TRIBE-COFFEE GARDERN – BUDDHA KONDHA TRIBE – RAYAGADA
Departure for Rayagada Enroute visit the paraja tribe village, enjoy your packet lunch at coffee garden.
Enjoy the visit of Buddha kondha village. Then check in a decent hotel at Rayagada for overnight staying.
DAY 12 – MON: LAJIA SAURA VILLAGE-KONDH TRIBE VILLAGE-RAYAGADA
Meet the Lajia Saura tribe at their village, enjoy their dream painting, terrace cultivation, wood plug and typical traditional dress material and many more then drive towards Desiakondh tribe village / surrounding of lush green forest and zig zag hill path. Drive back to Rayagada and overnight stay in the same hotel.
DAY 13 – TUE: POTTERY VILLAGE – JEWELLARY MAKING VILLAGE – TREKKING ON NIYAMGIRI HILL
Visit Pottery making village and Jewellary making village afternoon trekking towards Niyamgiri hill to meet the most colorful Dunguria tribe and explore their life style.Back to Rayagada and overnight stay.
DAY 14 – WED: DUNGURIA- KONDHA WEEKLY MARKET – VISAKHAPATNAM
Morning drive to Chatikona weekly market for Dunguria hill tribes . After memorable hours in this market, back to Rayagada and after lunch proceed to Visakhapatnam. Enjoy the stay in a hotel along the sea.
DAY 15 – THU: DEPARTURE FOR ONWARDS DESTINATION
Note:- Tour price depends on Number of pax, type of transport, type of hotel.
Any personal expenses, air ticket, hard and soft drinks, room services, any major meal expect the tribal areas.
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