Arrive at the Bhubaneswar airport where our representative
will escort you to the hotel. Check in and proceed for
a half-day sightseeing tour of Bhubaneswar. The sightseeing
tour in the city of temples constitutes visits to Lingaraja
Temple, Mukateswara Temple, Rajarani Temple and Vaital
Temple. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.
Day 2:Bhubaneswar - Ratnagiri
Go on a full day excursion to Ratnagiri in the morning.
Visit the various ruins and remains of Buddhism in Orissa.
Buddhist monasteries and sculptures excavated on the
hilltops of Ratnagiri are of particular interest. Return
to Bhubaneswar for overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Bhubaneswar - Baliguda
Drive to the beaches of Baliguda awaiting your presence.
Check in at the hotel on your arrival. Go for swims,
relax on the warm sand or indulge in the many beach
sports with your family and friends. Return to the hotel
in the evening for an overnight stay in Baliguda.
Day 4: Baliguda
Proceed for a tour of Baliguda, its fishing and tribal
villages. Also visit Desai Khodh. Overnight stay in
Day 5: Baliguda - Belghar -
Kothagargh - Rayagada
Leave for Rayagada in the morning. The drives takes
you through Belghar and Kothagargh. En route visit some
Kauttiya Kondh Tribal villages. Check in at the hotel
on arrival and relax. Overnight stay in Rayagada.
Day 6: Rayagada - Jeypore
Day 7: Jeypore - Ankadeli -
Lamptaput - Jeypore
Arrive in Jeypore and check in at the hotel. Head for
shopping at Ankadeli, the tribal weekly market of the
Bonda Tribe. Interact with the tribal community and
share your cultural experiences with them. Afterwards,
move for a sightseeing tour of the waterfalls and scenic
viewpoints. In the afternoon, head towards Lamptaput
where you get to interact with another tribe in Orissa
called the Gdabas and attend their tribal dance Demsa.
Drive back to Jeypore in the late afternoon for an overnight
Day 8: Jeypore - Kunduli -Nandapur
Drive to the weekly tribal market of Sanaparoja and
Mali tribes in Kunduli, most elaborate of the weekly
tribal markets in Orissa. Later, head for the tribal
market at Nuagaon where you get to interact with the
tribal communities at your own leisure. Time is reserved
for shopping for souvenirs - tribal handicrafts and
artwork. Drive back to the hotel in Jeypore in the evening
for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Jeypore - Laxmipur -
Proceed for a short excursion to Laxmipur in the morning.
Interact with the Dhuruba tribes of the Bondas region
and proceed for a sightseeing tour of Jagannath Temple
and the Tribal Museum at Koraput. Leave for Rayagada
in the afternoon and check in at the hotel on arrival
for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Rayagada - Taptapani
Leave for Chilika in the morning. En route visit the
hot water springs at Taptapani. Check in at the hotel
on arrival in Chilika and proceed for a tour of the
islands, Chilika Bird Sanctuary after which you can
relax on the famous Chilika beach. Overnight stay in
Day 11: Chilika - Puri
Drive to Puri in the morning. Check in at the hotel
on arrival. The day is yours to spend on the Puri Beach
the way you want to. Overnight stay in Puri.
Day 12: Puri
Proceed for a sightseeing tour of Puri in the morning.
Visit the pilgrimage site of Jagannath Temple. Take
a half-day excursion to Konark Temple known famously
as the Sun Temple. Overnight stay in Puri.
Day 13: Puri - Bhubaneswar
Drive to the Bhubaneswar Airport in the morning. Board
the next flight heading back home or to your next destination