10 Days & 9 Nights
Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Tour features Famous Tribes of Odisha (Orissa) like Bondas, Didayis, Koya and Kondhs. The Indian state Odisha is the home of more than 62 tribes, also these are some more tribes are present those are till unexplored, the tribal people are tribal areas are incredibly amazing. Nature influenced infrastructure, tribal festivals, tribal people's food habits, apparel, music, and dance, etc things attract tourist attention towards Odisha Tribal Tours.
On arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station meet our negotiator who will transfer to the hotel. Later if time permits half day sightseeing of famous city temples along with Rajarani, Mukteswar (Gem of Orissan architecture), Brahmeswar & Lingaraj (it is the biggest temple in Bhubaneswar). Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Early separation for Mundiguda in Malkangiri to visit the weekly market of the Bondo and Didayi tribes. Bondas are the most undeveloped tribes of Odisha (Orissa) living in the Bondo hills. They speak Remo, an idiom that has a weakness with the language of the Mundas of Austro-Asiatic descent. The "ringa", a 2 ft wide and long fabric, woven from the "kerang" plant, and tied to their waist is their traditional costume. Heavy brass and aluminum collar necklaces and beads are vital accessories used by the Bonda women.
The Didayis share the same neighborhood as the Bondas but speak another variant of the Munda language. The Didayi women wear a "kisalu" and are equally fond of ornaments made from silver, gold, aluminum and some alloys. The village council plays an important role in their lives, All village elders, the headman, and the village priest constitute the village council which has an important role in their lives.
After a photo session proceeds to the Gupteswara area to see the Dhuruba tribes. Evening - back to the hotel.
Drive to Machhakund in the Koraput district area to visit the primitive Badagadaba tribe. Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Tour Gotalpara and Dural villages are typical Badagadaba villages. This tribe is culturally and socially more evolved, and have very clean and well-kept homes. The Gadabas believe in strong family ties, and accord an equivalent status to men and women. They celebrate the "Goter" festival with much fanfare and organize a hunting festival during March and April. Rice beer and Mahua liquor are prepared for the occasion, and the enchanting Dhemsa dance is very much part of the merrymaking.
Drive to Rayagada via Paraja and Kondhs villages. Late afternoon - drive to the Niyamgiri Hill to visit the primitive villages of Dongria Kondh. The Kondhs descend from the Proto Australoids and belong to one of the subgroups, Desia Kondh, Kutias, and the Dongria Kondhs. The Dongrias are concentrated in Bisamkatak in the Niyamgiri hills and are very aggressive by nature. The men sport long hair and wear a comb through the hair as an accessory.
Visit the Chatikona market and one of the Dongariya villages. Nature lovers can also visit the waterfall here. Afternoon - Proceed to Gopalpur.
Morning - Observe the fishermen at sea (Bay of Bengal). Proceed to Puri en-route the Kalijai Temple Island in Chilika lake. Overnight stay at Puri.
Visit Konark Sun temple. Afternoon - visit a traditional painting village, either Raghurajpur or Khasposak. Visit Puri Jagannath temple and the market area. Distance 100 km + visiting time. Overnight stay at Puri.
Drive to Bhubaneswar en-route Pipili village and Dhauli Stupa. Afternoon-visit to antique temples of Bhubaneswar.
Visit Hirapur Yogini temple and bell metal workshop in the village, snake charmers village, tribal museum and Udayagiri caves.
Transfer to the Airport/Railway Station for departure.