Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Tour
09 Nights / 10 Days
Bhubaneswar - Malkangiri - Koraput - Rayagada - Chatikona - Puri - Konark - Bhubaneswar
09 Nights / 10 Days
Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Tour features Famous Tribes of Odisha (Orissa) like Bondos, 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. The nature influenced infrastructure, tribal festivals, tribal people's food habits, their apparel, music and dance etc things attract tourist attention towards Odisha Tribal Tours.
Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Journeys Tours On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport met by our negotiator transfer to hotel. Later if time permit 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 Bondos are the most undeveloped tribes of Odisha (Orissa) living in the Bondo hills. They speak Remo,a idiom which has an 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 aluminium collar necklaces and beads are vital accessories used by the Bonda women.
The Didayis share the same neighborhood as the Bondos, but speak another variant of the Munda language. The Didayi women wear a "kisalu" and are equally fond of ornaments made from silver, gold, aluminium 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 proceed to Gupteswara area to see the Dhuruba tribes. Evening - back to the hotel.
Drive to Machhakunda in Koraput district area to visit the primitive Barogadaba tribe. Odisha (Orissa) Tribal Tour Gotalpara and Dural villages are typical Baragadaba 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 sub groups, 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 Chatikona market and one of the Dongariya villages. Afternoon - Proceed to Gopalpur. Total time: 270kms drive + visiting time.
Morning - Observe the fishermen at sea (Bay of Bengal). Proceed to Puri enroute the Kalijai Temple Island in Chilika lake. Distance: 200kms, 5hrs. Overnight stay at Puri
Visit to Konark Sun temple. Afternoon - visit to a traditional painting village, either Raghurajpur,or Khasposak. Visit Puri Jagannath temple and the market area. Distance 100 kms + visiting time. Overnight stay at Puri.
Drive to Bhubaneswar enroute Pipili village and Dhauli Stupa. Afternoon - visit to antique temples of Bhubaneswar. Distance: 60kms + visiting time.
Visit Hirapur Yogini temple and bell metal workshop in the village, snake charmers village, tribal museum and Udayagiri caves.
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