16 Nights/17 Days | Tour Code: BKNP10
Day 01: ARRIVAL BHUBANESWAR
Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway Station and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit of local temples – Lingaraj, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Brahmeswar & Raja-Rani Temples. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 02: BHUBANESWAR – BHITARKANIKA
After breakfast visit to Bhitarkanika. Arrival at Sand Pebbles Jungle Resorts. Check in to our Resort. After a delicious home style lunch cruise to Kalibhanja Diha Island on countryside boat approved by Wildlife Department, to enjoy panoramic view of Ramsar Site. Visit to Dhamara Port and Dhamarai Temple. In evening enjoy the camp fire with our Snacks and Dinner.Overnight at Sand Pebbles Jungle Resorts.
Day 03: BHITARKANIKA
After a delicious home style Breakfast visit to Bird Sanctuary, trekking to Hunting tower of Ancient King and cruise to different creeks on countryside boat approved by Wildlife Department to spot crocodiles, visit to Museum and Project Area. After lunch, enjoy the surrounding nature’s beauty and paddy field. In the late afternoon visit the Jagannath temple to participate in the Live Aalati Darshan. In the evening enjoy the campfire with Snacks and Dinner, Overnight at Sand Pebbles Jungle Resorts.
Day 04: BHITARKANIKA – PURI
After a delicious home style breakfast, drive to Puri en-route visiting Dhauli (Shanti Stupa), Hirapur (64 Yogini temple), Pipili (Applique work village) & Raghurajpur (Painting village). On the way also enjoy the Chita–paintings on the walls of the houses. Evening relax on the Golden Beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
Day 05: PURI – KONARK – PURI
Early Morning visit Lord Jagannath Temple, Gundicha Temple and Loknath Temple. Afternoon visit to Sun Temple of Konark(also called as Black Pagoda), Chandrabhaga Beach and fishing villages. Overnight at Puri.
Day 06: PURI – CHILIKA LAKE – GOPALPUR
Morning after breakfast, drive to Gopalpur via Barkul. Scenic Chilika will appear on the way near Barkul. Visit the lake to see the fishermen on fishing looking for prawns, mackerel and crabs. Continue to Gopalpur. Overnight at Gopalpur.
Day 07: GOPALPUR – TAPTAPANI – RAYAGADA
After Breakfast proceed to Rayagada en-route visit to hot sulphur spring at Taptapani and Tibetan Settlement camps at Chandragiri. Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 08: RAYAGADA – PUTASINGH – RAYAGADA
After breakfast, visit Soura Tribal Market, then back to Rayagada. Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 09: RAYAGADA – KOTHAGARH
After breakfast excursion to the Tumudibandha areas to visit Kutia Kondh Tribes. While returning visit of their market at Kothagarh. On the way, if time permits, visit Dhokra Casting and Tribal Jewellery making place. Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 10: RAYAGADA – JEYPORE
Morning after breakfast visit to Dongria Kondh Tribal market at Chatikona and then drive to Jeypore visiting a few Desia Kondh and Mali Tribes on the way. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 11: JEYPORE
After breakfast drive to Onukudelli to visit the most colourful local market of the Bonda Tribes and then visit the colourful Gadabas & Didayee Tribes. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 12: JEYPORE – KUNDLI – JEYPORE
Morning after breakfast proceed to witness the biggest tribal weekly vegetable market of Sanaparoja & Mali tribes in Kundli 65 KMs away via Sunabeda (it is a very colourful market).Then drive to Jeypore visiting Lord Jagannath Temple and Tribal Museum at Koraput. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 13: JEYPORE – GUPTESWAR – BALIGAON – JEYPORE
After breakfast, drive to Gupteswar to visit The Lord Shiva Temple and few Dhruba Tribes. Then their weekly market at Baligaon.. Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 14: JEYPORE – VISAKHAPATNAM
After leisurely breakfast, drive to Visakhapatnam. Afternoon free on the beach. Overnight at Vizag.
Day 15: VISAKHAPATNAM
After breakfast,visit to Simhachalam Temple. Rest of the day free. Overnight at Vizag.
Day 16: DEPARTURE
After breakfast, transfer to Vizag Airport / Railway Station for onward journey.