1: Delhi :
Met on arrival at International airport and
transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi - Bhubaneshwar :
Morning after breakfast transfer to domestic
airport to board flight to Bhubaneshwar. Met
on arrival and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon proceed for half day sightseeing
Bhubaneshwar - one of the many names of Shiva,
is the capital of Orissa. Temples dominates the
city and are excellent example of Orissa's rich
cultural and architectural heritage. It's famous
for its wide range of flora and fauna, culture,
natural beauty, handicrafts and handlooms, distinctive
cuisine and the famous Odissi dance.
Visit- Parasurameswara Temple (oldest surviving
temple, built around 650 AD), Mukteshwar Temple
(built in 950 AD the style of Mukteshwar Temple
resembles the temples at
Puri and Konark), Lingraj Temple from outside
(The temple has a dance hall, a pavilion for offerings
and temples dedicated to Lord Shiva's wife Parvati,
son Ganesha and other deities),
Rajarani Temple and State Museum.
In the evening enjoy Odissi Dance program. Return
to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Bhubaneshwar :
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit Udaigiri
and Khandagiri. Later proceed for full day excursion
of Konark and Puri.
Konark is famous for its Sun temple which is also
known as the BLACK PAGODA. It is designed as a huge
chariot of the Sun God, drawn by seven exquisitely
carved and ornamented horses.
After sighseeing of Konark continue driving to
Puri. After lunch visit world famous Jagganath
Temple (from outside).
In the evening return back to hotel at Bhubaneshwar
for overnight stay.
Day 4: Bhubaneshwar - Rayagada :
After breakfast proceed for Tatapani. Visit Sulphur
spring. After lunch at Tatapani continue driving
to Rayadada. Enrute stop at visit Langia Soura tribal
Continue driving to Rayagada and check-into hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 5: Rayagada - Jeypore :
After early breakfast proceed to Chatikona (120
km round tripAfter early breakfast proceed to Chatikona
(120 km round trip) to visit the WEDNESDAY WEEKLY
MARKET. This market is visited by the Dongria Kondhs,
Bhumias tribes etc. While returning back visit DESIA
After lunch at Rayagada drive to Jeypore. If time
permit, visit BADO PAROJA village enroute. Arrive late and check-into hotel for overnight
After early breakfast proceed to Onkadeli
to visit the THURSDAY WEEKLY MARKET. This
market is visited by the most interesting
tribes of Orissa the Bondas. You can meet
Bondas while they are coming for Market. Also
visit Lamtaput village of GADABA Tribe.
If time permit, visit Gupteshwara Temple and
Dhuruba tribal village. We will stop at Tipagarh
Market while returning back to hotel for overnight
Day 7: Jeypore - Chitrakote :
Morning after breakfast visit FRIDAY MARKET at KUNDALI.
The market is visited by Sana Paroja and Mari tribe.
After early lunch at Jeypore drive to Jagdalpur
and visit Anthropological Museum. After visiting
Museum continue driving to Chitrakote. Reach Chitrakote
to see the fall at the time of Sunset. Check-into CTB camp for overnight stay.
Day 8: Chitrakote - Jagdalpur :
After b/fast drive to SATURDAY MARKET at Mardoom
which is visited by many tibals incl. Maria and
Muria tribes. Later drive to Jagdalpur. Lunch and
In the afternoon visit Kanger Valley National Park.
The forest is dense and rich is flora varieties.
Also visit some of the tribal villages in the national
park. There are many forest villages of Dhurba and
Maria tribes. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Jagdalpur - Narayanpur - Kanker :
Morning after breakfast drive to Kondagaon which
is midway between Jagdalpur and Kanker. Visit Shilpgram
(Handicraft village). Later drive 80 km (deviation
from Main highway) 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 local market drive back to highway
and proceed to a Muria village to see Muria tribal
dance. Later continue driving to Kanker. Arrive
by evening and check-into camp in the Palace compound. In the evening enjoy folk music.
Day 10: Kanker - Raipur :
Morning after breakfast drive to Raipur. On arrival
check-into hotel. Afternoon proceed for excursion
to Sirpur (82 km from Raipur). Recently Buddhist
relics have been excavated at this site and excavation
is still continuing. In the evening return to hotel for overnight
Day 11: Raipur - Delhi :
Morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board
flight to Delhi. Met on arrival and proceed for
CCIE. After lunch depart for International airport
with escort and our airport representative.