Day 1: Bhubaneswar
On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport transfer to hotel. Later visit Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani & Lingaraj temple (Only Hindu can enter sanctum). Also visit Khandagiri, Udaygiri caves & Dhauli Rock Edicts. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Bhubaneshwar - Baliguda (260kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Baliguda through the lush green countryside roads. Witness an array of smaller hills covered with luscious Sal forests and visit some Oriya villages. On arrival check in at hotel.Lunch, dinner & o/n at hotel.
Day 3: Baliguda - Rayagada (180kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Barkhama village of tattooed faces ethnic Kutia Khonds tribe. Once known for their human sacrificing rituals the kutia Khond are now known for their lively traditions and colorful cultures. Later drive to Rayagada check in at hotel. Lunch, dinner & o/n at hotel.
Day 4: Rayagada - Jeypore (220kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to visit Chatikona the weekly marketplace of highly ornamented Dongria Kondh & Desia Kondh tribe (must be Wednesday). Next drive to Jeypore enroute visit Koraput Tribal Museum. Arrive Jeypore check in at hotel. Lunch, dinner & o/n at hotel.
Day 5: Jeypore
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Onukuadelli the weekly marketplace of the Bonda tribe (must be Thursday). Bonda women love to ornate themselves with silver bands, colorful beads & bangles. Next head to Lamtaput village occupied by Gadaba Tribes. Women in this tribe are keen lovers of colorful attires & traditional jewellery. Drive back to Jeypore. Lunch, dinner & o/n at hotel.
Day 6: Jeypore
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to visit Kunduli marketplace of Sana Parojas and Malis tribes (must be Friday). Next drive to Nandapur the ancient capital of Jeypore famous for the throne of 32 steps. Drive back to Jeypore. Lunch, dinner & o/n at hotel.
Day 7: Jeypore - Taptapani (280kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Taptapani, on the way visit Bada Paroja Tribals village. Compared to the other tribes they are well-dressed and prefer more ornaments. Continue drive to Taptapani a beautiful place surrounded by mountain, forest and a sulfur spring. check in at hotel. Lunch, dinner & o/n at hotel.
Day 8: Taptapani - Puri (230kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Puri via visiting Chilika Lake the second largest brackish water lagoon in the world. A pleasant boat ride amidst the colourful migratory birds and the quaint water. On arrival check in at hotel.
O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Puri - Bhubaneshwar (65kms)
Excursion to visit The Konark Sun Temple, a 13th-century Temple in the form of the chariot. Later drive to Bhubaneshwar airport to board flight for onward destination.
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