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
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.
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)
After breakfast transfer from hotel to Vizag en rout visiting Kunduli
Tribal market. Over night at Hotel in Vizag. ( Must be on Friday)