4T- Traditions,Tribes,Temples & Tigers

14 nights / 15 days

Day 1: (Arrive at Kolkata):

Assistance at Kolkata Airport and Transfer to Hotel,

Afternoon visit to Victoria Memorial and Local Market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: ( Kolkata):

Full day city tour with local guide, visiting colonial architecture ,

Botanical Garden, Mother Teresa’s home & shrine, museum. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: (Kolkata – Bhadrakh- Bhitarkanika):

After breakfast  catch the train to Bhadrak , then drive and take

the boat cruise to Dangmal, On the way enjoy watching the mangrove forest with estuarine

crocodiles,  deers and avian species. Check into Forest cottage and Overnight .

Day 4: (Bhitarkanika):

After breakfast take the boat cruise in creeks to explore more species of birds and

reptiles. Also trek inside the mangrove forest and from the watch tower   see more species in their

natural habitat. Evening bonfire & overnight.

Day 5:( Bhitarkanika- Dhenkanal):

After breakfast cruise back and drive Dhenkanal en route visiting

Buddhist ruins, ancient stupas-chaityas, archeological excavation sites  at Ratnagiri & Udayagiri.

Overnight at hotel in Dhenkanal

Day 6:

After breakfast  drive to visit Karmul  handicraft village, Joranda temple and Sadhus.

and drive to Bhubaneswar . Overnight in Hotel.

Day 7: (Bhubaneswar-Konark-Puri) :

Visit of Parasurameswar Temple (7th Century AD.), Mukteswar Temple

( 10th Century AD.), Rajarani  Temple ( 11th Century AD.) and Lingaraj Temple ( 11th Century AD). Drive

to Puri en route visiting Pipli & Konark. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: ( Puri):

After breakfast   visit    Raghurajpur artisan village,  Puri  Temple, Market & Beach. Overnight

Day 9: ( Puri- Chilka-Gopalpur):

After breakfast   drive to Gopalpur en route visiting  Chilka lake to

see the migratory birds. Overnight at hotel in Gopalpur.

Day 10: ( Gopalpur – Rayagada):

Drive to Rayagada through Eastern ghats, enjoy the beauty of landscape and

visit some villages of Kumuti, Saora & Kondh. Overnight at Hotel in Rayagada.

Day 11:(Rayagada):

Drive to Dukum market  and visit some Desia Kondh  villages. Overnight  in Rayagada.

( Must be on Tuesday)

Day 12:(Rayagada- Chatikona- Jeypore):

Morning drive to Chatikona  Market  to see Dongria Kondh

tribe, different from others with their distinct hair dresses & jewelery. After lunch drive to Jeypore,

en rout visiting Mali and Desia Kondh tribal villages.Overnight  in Jeypore. ( Must be on Wednesday)

Day 13:(Jeypore- Onkudeli- Vizag):

After breakfast drive to  Onukudeli  Market  to see  one of the most

primitive tribe of the world, The Bondas & Gadabas. Overnight at Hotel . ( Must be on Thursday)

Day 14:(Jeypore-Kunduli-Vizag):

After breakfast  transfer from hotel to Vizag en rout visiting Kunduli

Tribal market. Over night at Hotel in Vizag. ( Must be on Friday)

Day 15 :(Departure from Vizag):

After breakfast  Morning  transfer to airport for  onward journey.