TRIBAL TOUR OF CHHATTISGARH
Tour code: 202 / CGTW
The Bastar district of Chhattisgarh has the largest tribal population in the state with Gonds being the most prominent tribes. Each tribal group in Chhattisgarh has its own distinct culture and tradition. They like to stay away from the modern civilization and live in their won world. The tribe’s of Chhattisgarh speak different languages. Their attire is also very different and colourful and they love wearing jewellery made of beads and metals. They are very vibrant and colorful and their main source of entertainment is their own folk songs and dance. The tribal of Chhattisgarh celebrate various festivals throughout the year. Navakhana, Mati Puja, Goncha are some of the festival they celebrate.
Tour Destination: This programme special design for special interest guest who are interest for, tribal tour of Chhattisgarh. Which includes Gond, Muria, Dandami Maria, Maria and Baiga tribal of central India. Also pre-historic rock art site, rajim group of ancient temple, Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh- Bharamdeo, different tribal market and their village , two tribal dance ( Bison horn dance and Gotul dance) many more.
Duration of Tour: 7 Night / 8 Days ( weekend to weekend)
D1-(sat)- Raipur- Rajim-Kanker (170km-4hr drive+visit)
Upon arrival Raipur airport/ Railway station meet our representative and drive towards to Kanker. If time permit visit the Rajim Group of temple-7th c AD ( In the mingling point of three river). Upon arrival Kanker check in a nice heritage Palace and relax with royal hospitality.
D2-(sun)- Kanker- Muria tribal village-Kondagaon- camping at Muria village (180km-4hr drive+visit)
Drive towards Kondagaon , famous for metal casting and terracotta work ( meet the artisan over there) . afternoon visit the nice weekly market of Muria tribe at Narayanpur.
Then drive towards one of the most colorful village of Muria tribal, camping at there and visit their Gotul house (unmarried young girls dormitory) and explore their life style at their village. Their house made by wood and clay. (evening enjoy their Gotul dance and bamboo stick dance while overnight staying in tent ).
D3-(Mon)-Muria Village- Chirtrakoot- Maria village- Jagdalpur (200km-5hr drive+visit)
Morning drive towards Jagdalpur enroute visit the gorgeous Chitrakoot waterfall and maria tribe village , their unique worship place, monument etc . check in a nice clean comfort resort at kurendi village.
D4-(Tue)-Dandami Maria village / Bison Horn Dance- Kangarghati national park/ waterfall-Jagdalpur(150km- 4hr drive+ visit)
Morning meet the colorful Dandami Maria Tribe at their village and enjoy their Bison Horn dance. Visit the Kangarghati National Park and enjoy the packet lunch near Tirathgarh waterfall. Late Afternoon visit the city sightseeing of Jagdalpur. Overnight at the same resort.
D5-(Wed)-Jagdalpur- Keskal – Kanker (160 km- 3hr drive+visit)
Departure for Kanker , enroute visit the unique Gond tribal village at Keshkal region. Check in the nice heritage palace at Kanker and relax.
D6-(Thu)-Kanker- pre-historic rock art site-camping at Baiga tribal village/ dance (320km-6hr drive+ visit)
Visit the pre-historic rock art site near Gotitolla. Drive towards Baiga village ( in deep forest area). Upon arrival warm welcome by the Baiga Tribes. Overnight stay in the basic tent. Evening enjoy their group dance .
D7-(Fri)-Baiga village- Bhoramdeo – Raipur ( 180 km-4hr drive+ visit)
Morning after early breakfast explore the life style of Baiga tribe while hiking. Then drive towards Bhoramdeo and excursion the Grand Bhoramdeo shiva temple-11th c AD. Then drive towards Raipur. Upon arrival check in a nice hotel .
Departure to airport for your onwards journey.
Note:- For Chhattisgarh and Orissa ( combine) tribal tour program visit our special India tour pages.
During tent tour ( camping) we provide you basic tent , clean matterses , hygienic organic food with mineral water ( for drink). And also we organize the tribal dance (Bison horn dance, Gotul dance and Baiga Dance at their village).