Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



 

Chhattisgarh (Bastar) & Orissa Tribal Wonder

Tour Code no. : DT-404/ CGBO-2021-22
Tour Highlight :  In this special interest wonderful tribal tour itinerary we focus the isolated ethnic villages and the colorful weekly markets of Chhattisgarh and Orissa . Which naturally keep interest to our common guest to professional photographer tour and research scholar too.

This combo  tribal tour package in Chhattisgarh and Orissa (Odisha) we  focus the wonderful tribal culture of Gond, Ramnami, Maria, Dandami Maria (famous for their bison horn dance) and overall Most colorful “Baiga” Tribes in Chhattisgarh (central part of India ).

similarly Dhuruba, Batra, Mali, Dongaria, Gadhava , Boraparaja , Rana, Kuvi Kondh and overall most colorful Bonda tribe in Orissa part (Eastern part of India)

which one can distinguish with different culture, physical ethnicity,   costume , settlement , tribal group dance style , musical instruments, language and life style .

Duration of Tour: 15 Days/14 Night (week end to week end).- but we can prepare to instant itinerary too at your choice too.

Entry of Tribal villages: There is free for entry of any tribal villages in this region /

Photography- Before photography please consult with your local guide / and also with the tribal chief of different villages (we have very good social relation with community and they know our team) . Please respect to the local culture.

Suggested itinerary

Day1-( Sat)-Arrival Raipur-
upon arrival Raipur airport/ railway station meet our representative and transfer to hotel / if time permit the old city of Raipur.

Note- There are connecting domestic flight / Railway connection to Raipur from different metros and other big cities of India too.

Overnight- Raipur

  Day2-(sun)-Halwa / Batra tribal village- Souri Narayan (4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Halwa  tribal community at the Barnawapara jungle zone. Also meet the Batra tribal community.

Overnight- Souri Narayan

 Day3-(mon)-Ramnami Tribal village- Souri Narayan (2hr drive+ visit)

Early stand up and drive to meet the most colorful Ramnami Tribes at their very isolated village.

Ramnami tribes They tattoo their entire bodies in Sanskrit literature  “ Ram Ram”

Overnight- Bilaspur

 Day4-(Tue)- Gond tribal village- Chilipi (4.30hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Gond tribes at their isolated village in Maikal hill range.

Overnight-Chilipi eco resort

 Day5-(Wed)-Biga tribal village & Weekly market- Chilipi (2hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Baiga tribes at their isolated villages of Kanha jungle range

Pm- excursion their culture at their weekly market in Chilipi jungle zone.

Overnight- Chilipi eco resort

 Day6-(Thu)- Gotitula/ Udkuda- Yadav village-Kanker (6hr drive+ visit)
Excursion the pri- historic rock art place in the deep forest near of Gotitula and Udkuda. Meet the friendly yadav people nearby village and explore their lifestyle at there.

Overnight – Kanker

 Day7-(Fri)- Kanker- Muria Tribe village- Dokra casting village-Kondagaon (3hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Muria tribal community at their very isolated village in the core jungle zone of Keshkal jungle . while hiking at their village visit their Gotul house (female dormitory for unmarried young girls) – if desire enjoy their gotul group dance (subject to available the drum men)

Pm- Dokra craft village and iron cast village

Overnight- Kondagaon

Day8-(Sat)- Maria village & weekly market- Chitrakoot waterfall-Jagdalpur (4.30 hr drive+ visit)
Raj Maria at their village and weekly market, their worship place and nice temple-11th c AD near by. Afternoon visit the gorgeous waterfall at Chitrakoot.

Overnight – Jagdalpur

Day9-(Sun)-Maria village/ Weekly market- Tirathgarh waterfall- Jagdalpur (3hr drive+ visit)

Morning make permit for Raj maria village from Govt. office and Visit the very friendly Raj Maria village and also their weekly market. Visit the Tirathgarh waterfall also.

Overnight- Jagdalpur

Day10-(Mon)-Dandami Maria Village (Bison Horn Dance) / Weekly market- Jagdalpur (2.30hr drive+ visit)

Early stand up and drive towards Dandami Maria village meet the Dandami Maria tribes at their village / excursion their life style and enjoy their Bison horn group dance at their village ambiance (subject to available the drum men).

visit the age old traditional game cook fighting at their afternoon weekly market

overnight- Jagdalpur

 Day11-(Tue)-BATRA / Dhuruba tribal village (ODISHA)- Boraparaja tribal village- Rayagada (5hr drive+ visit)

Meet the colorful Batra and Dhuruba tribes at their village inside of the core of Kotpad jungle(Odisha).

Pm- also meet the Boraparaja tribes in Koraput jungle range /(very special for their traditional ornaments)

Overnight- Rayagada

 Day12-(Wed)-Dunguria Tribe market- Kuvi Kondh village-Paraja tribe market- Jeypore (5hr drive+visit)
Meet the colorful Dunguria Kondh Tribe at their market at Chatikona, then drive towards Jeypore enroute visit the Kuvi Kondh tribe at their village and paraja tribal market near Koraput area.

Overnight- Jeypore

Day13-(Thu)- Jeypore- Bonda Tribe Market- Gadhava Tribe village-Jeypore (4hr drive+visit)
Meet the most colorful Bonda tribe at their weekly market- Onkadelly, visit also Gadhava tribe village and explore their life style. Return back to Jeypore ( city tour of Jeypore).

Day14-(Fri)-Jeypore- Koraput- famous pottery making village- Kunduli market- Visakhapatnam ( 5hr drive+visit)
Morning after refreshment drive towards to Visakhapatnam, ( the nearest airport and main railway junction). Enroute visit the Jagannath temple at Koraput ( allow all religious people and camera). Then meet the potter making people at their village. The grand Kunduli Market – famous for paraja, Mali, Rana tirbe. Check in a nice hotel on beach in Visakhapatnam.

Day15-(Sat)- Departure
After breakfast checkout and departure towards airport for your onward destination.

Note- For Description of Tribal communities  and more details of itinerary with real tribal photos, local guide, tribal chief details of different villages and also tour related other details we can send you before finalize of your tour. for smooth accommodation we issue hotel vouchers to our guests in advance.

Tour concludes:

 

What ever you want out of your trip we can tailor make an itinerary for you!!!!!

 

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



ETHNIC TOUR OF CHHATISGARH & ODISHA (ORISSA) WITH CULTURE

Tour Code no. : DT-406 /SPCT – 2021-22

Rout of the Tour: This tour beginning from Raipur( the capital of Chattisgarh) and then move towards south- the Bastar region then enter to the southern part of odisha visit the famous tribal culture and then to the eastern coastal plan and conclusion departure to Bhubaneswar

Plan of the Tour: It is economically very sound and it cover most tribal treasure of our country which our guest most find the cultural activities of different tribe at their most natural isolated villages and so on. This tour is very special interest guided tour with exclusive taxi & local guide for your team

Price of this package: Price depend upon the group size, type of accommodation, so for further details please call us.

Tour Highlight : If you really excursion the ethnic life of Chhattishgarh & Odisha (Orissa) state  such as Muria , Maria , Dandami Maria (Bison Horn Maria in Chhattisgarh ) and Paraja, Dhuruba, Bora Gadhava, Desia, Dongaria, Kutia and over all most colorful tribal community of our India- Bonda tribes then this itinerary is perfect for you . To explore more the culture of these ethnic group and nice photography visit their villages, their colorful weekly markets, enjoy their group dance and realize their culture at their natural ambiance and conclusion  with the culture of coastal orissa with flora and fauna of the famous mangrove forest – Bhitarkanika National Park real rejuvenate your soul with perfect value of money.

Tour Duration: 15 Days / 14 Night ( weekend to weekend)

Suggested itinerary

D1-(Sat)-Raipur- Siripur-Raipur (2hr drive+ visit)

D2-(Sun)-Raipur- Rajim-Udukuda (pre- historic rock art spot) -Kanker(5hr drive+visit)

D3-(Mon)-Kanker- Muria Tribe village- Kondagaon (3hr drive+Visit)

D4-(Tue)-Jagdalpur- Dandami Maria tribal village (Bison horn Maria dance) – Chitrakoot-Jagadalpur (3hr drive+ visit)

D5-(Wed)-Jagdalpur-Kotpad (tribal textile village) -Dhuruba tribe village-Jeypore (3hr drive+ visit)

D6-(Thur)-Jeypore- Bora Gadhava village (tribal group dance )- Onkadelly( most colorful Bonda tribal market)-Jeypore (4hr drive+ visit)

D7-(Fri)-Kunduli (the grand tribal market) – Paraja & Kuvikondh village-Rayagada (4hr drive+ visit)

D8-(Sat)- Dongaria Kondh village – Baliguda  (4hr drive+visit)

D9-(Sun)-Kutia Kondh village-Chilika lake (5hr drive+visit)

D10-(Mon)-Manglajodi( chilika lake)- Konark (sun temple)- Chandanpur village retreat (4hr drive+ visit)

D11-(Tue)-Village special- catamaran boating on river Bhargavi- classic puri special by cycle rickshaw – Chandanpur village retreat (Selanidingo)- 2hr drive+ visit

D12-(Wed)-Dhauli- Hirapur- Unique textile village- Joranda Monastery – Dhenkanal (4hr drive+ visit)

D13-(Thur)-Dhenkanal-Ratnagiri- Udaygiri-Bhitarkanika National Park (3.30hr drive+ visit)

D14-(Fri)-Bhitarkanika National Park ( Boating and sighting of wild crocodile on nature)

D15-(Sat)-Bhitarkanika- Bhubaneswar temple tour- Bhubaneswar ( evening departure at airport for on wards journey)

Accommodation in Tribal area now clean and comfort hotel with air con and private attached toilet and in the tribal area all weather motor able road is connected / we mentioned the driving hour approximately it may be varied (more or less ) accordingly the local situation / most of our guest like the ambiance , mouthwatering food ,  traditional village retreat at chandanpur name as Selanidingo / Guest feel the real culture of Orissa- India at here. During stay at selanidingo we organised the traditional Gotipua Dance at the Gurukul  / for herbal oil body massage by the royal village barber please say in advance . For more description of the itinerary  please feel free to contact us. Welcome to the land of tribal and encourage the responsible tour.

Tour concludes:

Note- For Detail description , guide and local support and best price please contact with us / our expert team will reply you soon / booking of tour please mentioned the tour code

What ever you want out of your trip we can tailor make an itinerary for you!!!!!

 

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



TRIBAL TOUR OF CHHATTISGARH

Tour Code no: DT-202 A -/ CGTW- 2021-22

Tour highlight-

What special in ethnic Chhattisgarh ??

Chhattisgarh Tribal tour is prosperous with the cultural heritage of most colorful Dandami Maria , Maria, Muria, Baiga, Gond , Botra, Halva, Korba tribal group . it is our small try to recollect the real culture and traditional lifestyle of our rich cultural oriented tribes  who maintain and preserve their age old tradition. In this special interest package our guests can excursion their classic lifestyle to meet them at their isolated villages, colorful different weekly markets, their costume, know how they prepare their traditional hygienic food, their folk tribal song, music with musical instruments, group dance at their village ambiance, and their  house making style etc. overall it is the perfect  tribal tour in Chhattisgarh with best value of your package.

The tribal of Chhattisgarh celebrate various festivals throughout the year. Navakhana, Mati Puja, Goncha and Bastar Dusshera are some of the festival they celebrate.

Photography- allowed with the permission of tribes

Entry fee- No entry fee to visit their village and weekly market

Group dance charge– We have very good social and local relation with the tribes and tribal chief so the price doesn’t fix / there is no telephone communication (or very poor tele signal) with their core villages so we can organize this program on spot (subject to local condition)- for more detail please contact us- your little payment may preserve and continue an age old culture// it is life time memorable.

Which season to go their village– The welcome through out the year

Road condition: All weather motor able road

Duration of Tour:  9 days /8 nights

Destination cover: Raipur- Kanker- Kondagaon- Jagdalpur – Saurinarayan- Bilashpur- Bhoramdeo and many different isolated tribal villages and weekly markets in Chhattisgarh

Suggested Itinerary:

D1-(sat)- Raipur- Charma- Kanker (180km-4.30hr drive+ visit)

Upon arrival morning flight at Raipur airport/ (morning train from raipur Railway station) meet our representative and drive towards to Kanker. Visit the most interesting pre-historic rock art and rock selleter point at Charma jungle zone/ (with the help of local- we have very good local relation )

Overnight- Kanker

D2-(sun)- Kanker- Muria tribal village/ Weekly market-Kondagaon- (180km-4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Muria tribe at their  isolated village of Bastar jungle zone / excursion their lifestyle and enjoy the Gotul group dance at the village ambiance and afternoon also visit the grand weekly market of Muria at Narayanpur (with the proper permission / all legal documentation by us)

Overnight- Kondagaon

D3-(Mon)- Dandami Maria village / Bison Horn Dance / Weekly market- Jagdalpur (200km-5hr drive+visit)

Meet the most colorful Dandami Maria tribes at their very isolated village in Gidam Jungle zone. And if possible enjoy their Bison Horn Group dance with proper costume and traditional music.

Visit their colorful weekly market also and enjoy the age old cook (roaster) fight organize by the ethnic group of every weekly market.

Overnight- Jagdalpur

D4-(Tue)- Maria village-Chitrakoot waterfall-Kanker (170km- 4hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the colorful Maria Tribe at their village/ their worship place,  visit the gorgeous Chitrakoot waterfall (famously known as Niagra of India) ,

Pm- visit the Gond village in Keshkal jungle zone/ their cremation place, village settlement, lifestyle etc

Overnight- Kanker

D5-(Wed)- Kanker- Rajim- Sourinarayan  (290 km- 6hr drive+ visit

Early standup and drive towards Sourinarayan enroute visit the Rajim group of temples (8th c AD) on the bank of three rivers – the Mahanadi, the Sond and the Pairi (popularly called the prayag of Chhattisgarh ) and there is grand Rajim Kumbha Mela each year on the month of Feb-march attract thousands of devotees, tourist, sadhus to here.

Overnight- Sourinarayan

D6-(Thu)-Ramnami Tribe- Bilashpur  (120km-2.30hr drive+ visit)

Full day excursion the most interesting Ramnami tribal village

Ramnami tribe– they tattoo whole of their body by mythological name “ rama” to protect from evil eyes. Very nice for photography.

Overnight- Bilashpur

D7-(Fri)-Baiga tribe village/ weekly market- Bharamdeo  ( 140 km-4hr drive+ visit)

Morning after early breakfast explore the life style of Baiga tribe while hiking (30min-flat land)  at their village . Also visit the their colorful weekly market in deep forest area. Then drive towards Bhoramdeo .

Overnight- Bhoramdeo

D8-(Sat)-Bhoramdeo- Raipur

Morning visit the Grand Bhoramdeo shiva temple-11th c AD (Popularly called khajuraho of Chhattisgarh) . And also visit Cherki Mahal, Madua Mahal etc  Then drive towards Raipur. En route visit the Yadav village and warm hospitality by the village chief . Upon arrival check in a nice hotel .

Overnight- Raipur

D9- (sun)- Departure

Morning after breakfast check out and departure to airport for your onward journey.

Tour concludes:

 

Note:- For Chhattisgarh and Orissa ( combine) tribal tour program visit our special Indian tribal  tour pages.
we can organize the tribal group dance such as (Bison horn dance, Gotul dance and Baiga Dance at their village ambiance ). and it upgrade their culture.

Tour conclusion:

TRIBAL WONDER OF MADHYAPRADESH, CHHATTISHGARH & ORISSA



Tour Code no: DT- 404/SMCO- 2021- 22

Tour Highlight: Those guest real interest to explore the rich tribal culture of  the most ethnic central to Eastern India India which extend from Madhapradesh  then to chhattisgarh and at the conclusion most colorful Odisha tribal tour in anthropology and photography point of view with real value of money and time for them this itinerary is like any thing.

Tour destination:

Beyond the most cultural part- Golden triangle tour  of Indian Sub continent /( Delhi – Agra – Jeypore )there are some more and special interest part of India which we would like to present one special suggested itinerary here .

Which cover the most colorful part of Central India and the tour start from Bhopal , then the holy city of Yotirlingam Omkareswar and Mahakaleshwar, historical city of Joy- Mandu , Unique Yogini temple at Bedhagat- Enjoy the boat trip in River Narmada,

Cover the ethnic Group:  Tribal villages of Madhyapradesh , Chhattisgarh Gond- Baiga- Muria- Dandami Maria of Central India with the conclusion of the isolated non touristic Tribal villages and weekly markets of Dhuruba- Batra -Bhumiya-Mali- Gadaba-Paraja and most colourful – Bonda  of Eastern India.

And overall the most experience the tribal life of three different states of Central and eastern India is life time memorable.

Duration of Tour: 14 Night / 15 Days (Weekend to Week end which save the time

 

D1-(sat)-Indore- Jhabua (2.30hr drive)

Upon arrival Indore  airport meet our representative and transfer to Jhabua by road. Check in a clean comfort hotel and relax.

Note- Indore airport is well connecting with Major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal etc….

Overnight- Jhabua

 

D2-(sun)-Jhabua – Tribal villages

Meet the colorful Bhil tribes at their isolated village near Jhabua and alirajpur area and back to hotel.

Note- There is very colorful tribal festival popularly known as Bhagoria festival near Jhabua area

Overnight- Jhabua

Day3-(mon)-Jhabua- Indore- Night train

Morning visit the Harijan village near Mandu and visit the city of joy – Mandu , then proceed to Indore and take a night train for Jabalpur.

Note- the train has nice aircon sleeping coach with clean mattress provide by railway authority. And proper guard by railway police authority. it is purely safety even the solo female traveler.

 

D4-(tue)-Jabalpur- Gond / Baiga Tribes- Dhindori

upon early arrival at Jabalpur , proceed to Dhindori (2hr drive)  check in a clean comfort hotel and after refreshment drive towards Gond tribal very isolated villages and excursion their lifestyle at there.

Overnight-Dindori

 

D5-(wed)-Dhindori- Amarkantak (2hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the Gondi people near Amarkantak , enjoy their Gondi Group dance at their village with natural ambiance ( subject to available of drum men). Visit the beginning spring of river “Narmada” and excursion the tribal worship at there.

Overnight clean –comfort hotel at Amarkantak.

 

D6-(Thu)-Amarkantak-Baiga tribal village-  Chilipi  (3hr drive+ visit)

After breakfast drive to Chilipi  ( chhatishgarh state), enroute meet one of the colourful tribe of chhatishgarh- Baiga at their isolated  village and also explore their culture at their very colorful Weekly market at Chilipi. Then check in a nice hill resort at Chilipi and relax.

Chilipi : is an isolated village of Border state of Chhattisgarh and Madhyapradesh , famous for it’s one of the most ethnic group of Chhattisgarh – ” Baiga” Weekly market / where in and around many isolated Baiga and Gond tribal villages

Near Place of Attraction: Bharamdeo (15 km) one of the nice cultural heritage place of chhatishgarh on the velly of Maikal hill, near famous for its Bharamdeo temple-11th c AD ( famously known as the Khajuraho of chhatishgarh).

Overnight- Chilipi

D7-(fri)- Chilipi- Bharamdeo-Yadav village- Rajim-Kanker (6hr drive+visit)

Morning visit the famous Bharamdeo temple and then proceed towards Kanker enroute visit the colorful Yadav village ( very special for their mural painting)  and the  group of temple at Rajim-8th c AD. Check in a nice palace at Kanker and relax.

Note- Here we suggest the Kanker heritage palace but for budget guest the alternative  is clean comfort hotel for night accommodation

Overnight- Kanker

D8-(sat)-Kanker- Udkuda- Gotitolla- Kanker (2hr drive+ visit)

Morning excursion the pre- historic rock selter and rock art site in Chhattisgarh at Udkuda and Gotitolla , after full day excursion  return back to Kanker palace and relax. / for budget guest clean comfort hotel at Kanker also.

Overnight-Kanker

D9-(sun)-Kanker- Muria tribal village/ Market-Kondagaon (3.30hr drive+visit)

Early stand up and proceed towards very isolated Muria tribal village in the deep forest zone of Narayanpur jungle zone excursion their culture while hiking and accompanying with the village tribal chief / if possible enjoy the Gotul group dance near the Gotul ghar (female dormitory)

pm- enjoy the colorful Narayanpur market

Overnight- Kondagaon

 

Day10-(mon)-Muria village- Chitrakoot waterfall-Maria Weekly market- (Kurendi)Jagdalpur (4hr drive+visit)

Morning after early breakfast excursion and explore their lifestyle and then drive towards Jagdalpur enroute visit chirtrakoot waterfall , the Great Maria weekly market . Check in a nice royal resort in side of jungle at Kurendi ( Jagdalpur).

Note- For budget guest there is nice clean comfort hotel in Jagdalpur too

Day11-(tue)-Jagdalpur-Dandami Maria village- Tirathgarh- (3hr drive+visit)

Meet one of the most colorful tribe of Chhattisgarh- BISON HORN MARIA ( Dandami Mari)at their village. Their house made by stone plate (enjoy their dance, arranged by us). Then drive to kanger ghati national park – visit the famous waterfall – Tirathgarh. Visit the friendly RAJ MARIA village nearby..

Overnight- Jagdalpur

D12-(wed)-Jagdalpur-Batra tribe village- Bhumiya tribe village- Sano Paraja weekly market – Koraput (4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the  Batra tribe at their very isolated village near Kotpad and excursion their life style . Then meet the Bhumiya tribe ( indigenous tribe of orissa) at their village in lust green forest area. Then drive towards Nandapur area visit the most colorful Sano paraja tribal market

Overnight- Koraput

D13-(Thur)-Bonda tribe weekly market-Gadaba tribe village- waterfall-Jeypore (3hr drive+visit)

Meet the most colorful Bonda tribe on Thursday Market at Onkudelly.  excursion the Gadaba tribe village and enjoy the nature’s beauty at Duduma waterfall. Return back to the nearest town Jeypore. Check in a clean and comfort hotel and relax.

Overnight- Jeypore

Day14-(Fri)-Jeypore- Koraput- famous pottery making village- Kunduli market- Visakhapatnam ( 5hr drive+visit)

Morning after refreshment drive towards to Visakhapatnam, ( the nearest airport and main railway junction). En route visit the Jagannath temple at Koraput ( allow all religious people and camera). Then meet the potter making people at their village. The grand Kunduli Market – famous for paraja, Mali, Rana tirbe. Check in a nice hotel on beach in Visakhapatnam.

Overnight-Visakhapatnam

Day15-(Sat)- Departure

After breakfast checkout and departure towards airport for your onward destination.

Tour concludes:

Note: If you interest please make a plan to add the below given Very colorful tribal festival in your tour package. or if you add the numbers of days please feel free to contact us.

12th – 19th March 2022 there are Bhagoria Festival in Bhil / Bhilala tribe where the young unmarried tribal couple choose their life partner to offering sweet betel leaf and gift , which is very colorful to see this festival in the region of Jhabua and Alirajpur area in Madhyapradesh

And from 8th- 16th Oct 2021  there is Bastar Dusshera festival in Southern Chhattisgarh (bastar region)

Festival Tour of Chhattisgarh



BASTAR DUSSHERA: 2021

Date of Celebration: 8th to 16th Oct. 2021

Bastar Dusshera Festival tour is very special in Chhattisgarh . The main festival of Bastar is Dusshera which spans over 75 days. It starts it Haryali Amavasya and involves participation of almost all people of the society. It has been celebrated for hundreds of years. Unlike the rest of India, where Raavan is burnt to mark the victory of good over evil, Bastar ( Jagdalpur)Dusshera involves Functions like Kaachan Gaadi, Jogi Bithai, Maavli Parghav, Bhitar Raini, Baahar Raini, Chariot Procession, and Maiji’s Vidai.

Location : Bastar region now the headquarter is at Jagdalpur .

Nearest airport: Raipur ( 300 km, 6hr drive), connect with Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal etc; Visakhapatnam – 320km (6hr drive) which connect Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore etc…

Nearest railway station Jagdalpur (5km). And it connect all weather motareble road .

Tour Code : DT- 206-B /CGFT- 2021-22

Tour itinerary / duration: 15Days/ 14 Night ( weekend to weekend)

 

We suggest this festival tour with tribal wonder around 2 week program Which includes most wonderful isolated tribal villages life style of different ethnic group (such as Dandami Maria, Raj Maria, Muria, Baiga, Halva, Batra, Dhuruba, Gond and many more ) and their traditional culture of chhattisgarh  but as your choice and interest we prepare the instant itinerary .

Just you please drop a mail on your arrival and departure date rest you leave on us.

 

 

Tribal Fair & Festival in Chhattisgarh

2021

2022

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

25th Feb. – 11th March

15th Feb. – 1st March

Gonnchha Festival

12th July  – 20th July

  1st July  – 9th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

 8th Oct.- 16th Oct.

  28th Sept. – 6th Oct.

Kanker Dussehra

14th Oct.

  4th Oct

Chanwar Mandai

    19th & 20th Oct.  7th & 8th November

Kanker Mandai

3rd Jan.

2nd Jan.

Gobrahin Mella

11th March

1st March

Tirathgarh Mella

11th March

1st March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festival Special Chhattisgarh



BASTAR DUSSHERA: 2021

Date of Celebration:  8th  Oct.- 16th Oct. 2021

The main festival of Bastar is Dusshera which spans over 75 days. It starts it Haryali Amavasya and involves participation of almost all people of the society. It has been celebrated for hundreds of years. Unlike the rest of India, where Raavan is burnt to mark the victory of good over evil, Bastar ( Jagdalpur)Dusshera involves Functions like Kaachan Gaadi, Jogi Bithai, Maavli Parghav, Bhitar Raini, Baahar Raini, Chariot Procession, and Maiji’s Vidai.

Location : Bastar region now the headquarter is at Jagdalpur .

Nearest airport:  Raipur ( 300 km, 6hr drive), connect with Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal etc; Visakhapatnam – 320km (6hr drive) which connect Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore etc…

Nearest railway station Jagdalpur (5km). And it connect all weather motareble road .

 

Tour Code :DT- 206-B /CGFT-2021-22

 

Highlight of Festival:  chariot Procession is the main highlight of this festival and also the different ethnic groups of Bastar region , such as Dandami Maria (Bison Horn) , Muria, Batra, Dhuruba, Gond, Kuhmar , Lohar etc present their real cultural activity beginning from Royal Femily of Bastar palace to the procession ground.

Photography– Allowed

Entry fees: Free

We suggest this festival tour with tribal wonder around 2 week program but as your choice we prepare the instant itinerary more or less days .

Just Please send your arrival and departure date rest you leave on us we offer the best package with affordable price to keep in mind of your budget.

 

Our suggested Tour itinerary / duration: 2 week  or as your choice

Tribal Fair & Festival in Chhattisgarh

2021

 2022

 

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

25th February- 11th March

15th Feb. – 1st March

Gonnchha Festival

12th July- 20th July

1st July-  9th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

  8th Oct.- 16th Oct.

28th Sept-   6th Oct.

Kanker Dussehra

14th Oct.

   4th Oct.

Chanwar Mandai

19th & 20th Oct.

  7th & 8th November

Kanker Mandai

  3rd January

 2nd January

Gobrahin Mella

11th March

1st March

Tirathgarh Mella

11th March

1st March

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



RAJIM KUMBHA MELA: 2022

Date of Celebration: 15th February – 1st March  2022

Rajim kumbha is the grand festival, which has been celebrated at Rajim (holy confluence of the Mahanadi, Pairi and Sondur rivers at Rajim) with thousands of devotees lots of saints and Naga sadhus participate the holy deep of the festival.

Rajim Kumbha Mela with Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh

RAJIM KUMBHA MELA

The Rajim kumbh has been celebrating every year during February-March for about 15 days. The kumbh Mela is celebrated  by thousands of devotees and saints from various parts of India and abroad.

The Kumbh was brought to much spotlight with significant investment by the local government and its infrastructure giving it a modern template without losing its Vedic spirit.

 

Rajim Kumbha Mela Itinerary

Location : Rajim is cultural capital of Chhattisgarh,

Nearest airportRaipur ( 40km)

Nearest  railway station– Raipur ( 44km). And it connect all weather motor able road . from Abhanpur 19 km.

Tour Code : DT-  206-A /CGFT- 2021-22

Festival Highlight:- “Naga Sadhus” (Holi Men)

Naga means complete nude and cover the fire ass of their entire body. No irritation at any circumstances and group of Naga Sadhu worship at that place ,

Conclusion day the Parikrama- means after holly heritage walk they holi deep into the sangam (the mingling point of three rivers)

During heritage walk they process their different traditional martial arts in public.

Photography– Allowed (in the permission of Naga Sadhus)

Entry fees: Free (But special request of Police authority to the Naga sadhu Barrack)

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND KUMBH MELA IN RAJIM – 2022

  • Realize the meaning of Humanity.
  • Meet the Mystics (Naga Sadhus) and witness their Miracles
  • Feel the Highest Possibility of Your Liberation.
  • If you are photographer then it is paradise for you.
  • Rejuvenate your mind and soul to discover real India with you.

 

We suggest this festival tour with tribal wonder  Of Chhattisgarh which cover different ethnic group and their isolated non touristic villages / colorful weekly markets and it around 2 week program but as your choice we prepare the instant itinerary more or less days .

Just you please drop a mail on your arrival and departure date rest you leave on us.

We may combine this Rajim Kumbha Mela fair in Chhattisgarh with Joranda Sadhu Festival in Orissa( 25th & 26th February 2021) , for more detail please feel free to contact with us.

Tribal Fair & Festival in Chhattisgarh

2021

2022

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

25th Feb. – 11th March

15th Feb. – 1st March

Gonnchha Festival

12th July- 20th July

1st July-  9th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

8th -16th Oct.

28th Sept-   6th Oct.

Kanker Dussehra

14th Oct.

4th Oct.

Chanwar Mandai

19th & 20th Oct.

7th & 8th November

Kanker Mandai

3rd Jan.

2nd Jan.

Gobrahin Mella

11th March

1st March

Tirathgarh Mella

11th March

1st March

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



RAJIM KUMBHA MELA: 2022

Date of Celebration: 15th February – 1st March . 2022

Rajim kumbha is the grand festival, which has been celebrated at Rajim (three holy rivers the Mahanadi, the son and the pairy mingling point, popularly known as the Prayag of Chhattisgarh) with thousands of devotees lots of saints and Naga sadhus participate the holy deep of the festival.

Location : Rajim is cultural capital of Chhattisgarh,

Rajim Kumbha Mela

Rajim Kumbha Mela

Nearest airport– Raipur ( 40km)

Tour Code : DT- 206-A /CGFT-2021-22

Festival Highlight:- “Naga Sadhus” (Holi Men)

Naga means complete nude and cover the fire ass of their entire body. No irritation at any circumstances and group of Naga sadhu worship at that place , Conclusion day the Parikrama- means after holy heritage walk they holi deep into the sangam (the mingling point of three rivers)

During heritage walk they process their different traditional martial arts in public.

Photography– Allowed (in the permission of Naga Sadhus)

Entry fees: Free (But special request of Police authority to the Naga Sadhu Barrack)

We suggest this festival tour with tribal wonder  Of Chhattisgarh which cover different ethnic group and their isolated non touristic villages / colorful weekly markets and it around 2 week program but as your choice we prepare the instant itinerary more or less days .

 

Just you drop a mail on your arrival and departure date rest you leave on us.

We can combine this Rajim Kumbha Mela fair in Chhattisgarh with Joranda sadhu festival which celebrate on 15th & 16th Feb. 2022 in Orissa, at your interest / for more detail please feel free to contact with us.

 

 

RAJIM KUMBHA MELA

Just you drop a mail on your arrival and departure date rest you leave on us.

 

 

 

 

For more detail description & best price please feel free to contact : [email protected] ,  [email protected] ,  or phone / What’s app  to us +91-9439050039  

BASTAR DUSSHERA: 2021

Date of Celebration: 8th Oct.- 16th  Oct. 2021

Bastar Dusshera tour is main location point is the capital of Bastar (Jagdalpur) and The main festival of Bastar is Dusshera which spans over 75 days. It starts it Haryali Amavasya and involves participation of almost all people of the society. It has been celebrated for hundreds of years. Unlike the rest of India, where Raavan is burnt to mark the victory of good over evil, Bastar ( Jagdalpur)Dusshera involves Functions like Kaachan Gaadi, Jogi Bithai, Maavli Parghav, Bhitar Raini, Baahar Raini, Chariot Procession, and Maiji’s Vidai.

Location : Bastar region now the headquarter is at Jagdalpur .

Nearest airport:  Raipur ( 300 km, 6hr drive), connect with Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal etc; Visakhapatnam – 320km (6hr drive) which connect Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore etc…

Nearest railway station Jagdalpur (5km). And it connect all weather motareble road .

Tour Code no: 206-B /CGFT

Highlight of Festival:  chariot Procession is the main highlight of this festival and also the different ethnic groups of Bastar region , such as Dandami Maria (Bison Horn) , Muria, Batra, Dhuruba, Gond, Kuhmar , Lohar etc present their real cultural activity beginning from Royal Family of Bastar palace to the procession ground.

Time of Celebration: Mostly During afternoon to late evening

Photography– Allowed

Entry fees: Free

We suggest this festival tour with tribal wonder around 2 week program but as your choice we prepare the instant itinerary more or less days .

 

Duration of suggested Tour:- 2 week each  / or as your choice

GONNCHA:

Gonncha is yet another festival of Bastar. There is chariot procession in the city. Tupki’s made by Tribals and pengs acquired by them for the same can be heard everywhere in the city (Jagdalpur). Locals and tribals get together to celebrate the festival.

HOLI ( 19th March, 2022 )

The colourful festival of Holi is celebrated with a zest. At midnight, the main priest of goddess Dnateshwari and the present king – Maharaja of Bastar along with his procession dressed up in the royal attire leave for Madpal for “Holika Dahan”. It is only after Maharaja lits the Holika Dahan at Madpal . A sight to witness where in the Maharaja sits on the wooden chariot made by the tribes and pulled by them. Dry colours are played, sweets are distributed and people go to each others houses to wish them.

MANDAI

Mandai’s are yet another colorful festivals of the tribal celebrated on different days in different villages. Bastar King is invited to offer prayers to the village deity.

Entry charge is free & Photography is allowed during Tribal fair / festival (Mandai)

For instant tailor made itinerary please feel free to contact with us.

Tribal Fair & Festival in Chhattisgarh

2021

2022

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

25th Feb. – 11th March

15th Feb. – 1st March

Gonnchha Festival

12th July- 20th July

  1st July- 9th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

8th Oct. – 16th Oct.

   28th Sept.- 6th Oct

Kanker Dussehra

14th Oct.

     4th Oct.

Chanwar Mandai

 19th & 20th Oct.

     7th & 8th Nov.

Kanker Mandai

3rd January

2nd January

Gobrahin Mella

11th March

1st March

Tirathgarh Mella

11th March

1st March

 

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



BEST OF CHHATTISGARH

Tour Code : DT- 201/ CGCL- 2020-21

Tour Destination:

Here we not only offer you the very special interest tribal tour of chhattisgarh and their rich culture (such as their traditional lifestyle which includes Dandami Maria, Muria, Raj Maria , Baiga, Ramnami , Batra, Dhuruva etc each of the tribal culture is different from other During isolated tribal villages tour you most feel the different India and explore the wonderful Tribal heritage of Bastar region but also  the real ancient history & culture of Chhattisgarh such as :Champaner, Rajim, Raipur, Bharamdeo, Bilaspur, Malhar, Pali, the sakti pitha- Ratanpur( one out of 52), Tala etc. with the beautiful nature (flora and fauna ) of Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary escorted with our experts and local support and priority to Responsible Tourism.

 

Duration of Tour:14 Night/ 15 Days ( Weekend to weekend)

D1-( sat)-Raipur- Champaner- Raipur (2hr drive+visit)

Upon arrival Raipur airport/ railway station meet our representative and transfer to hotel then drive towards Champaner, visit the nice temple at champaner- the birth place of saint Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya, the founder of Vallaba sect). return back to hotel and relax.

if time permit visit the old city area – of Raipur

overnight- Raipur

D2-(sun)-Raipur-Bharamdeo- Chilipi (4hr drive+visit)

Morning departure for Bharamdeo, ( Bharamdeo has the famous shiva temple of 11century AD, of Naga dynasty king, the erotic temple art of love and prosperity, popularly known as the Khajuraho of Chh

Bharamdeo Temple

attishgarh). afternoon visit the famous temple and then excursion the cherki Mahal , mandua mahal also. Check in the nice resort at there.

Overnight- Chilipi

D3- (mon)-Bharamdeo- Baiga Tribal Village-Chilipi (2 hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Baiga Tribe at their isolated village / full day excursion – enjoy the traditional cooked food at the tribal chief house (optional)

Overnight- Chilipi

D4-(tue)-Bharamdeo-Bilaspur-Malhar- Pali-Ratanpur-Bilashpur(6hr drive+visit)

Early departure for Bilashpur( the second largest city of chhatishgarh), check in the hotel and then visit the Pali shiva temple ( Bharamdeo Temple

made by Banna dynasty king- Vikramaditya on 870 BC, and 11th c AD king Jajawalydeo repaired to it., His name carved on the temple. Near the temple has great pond and the entrance of the temple has nine corner. Then visit Malhar , the ancient town of Chhattisgarh. Visit there the famous Pataleswar temple ( the sanctum is below the ground floor(lord of the netherworld). Then visit one of the famous Sakti pitha of the state- Ratanpur( goddess sati’s shoulder drop at there). Return back to Bilaspur , relax at the hotel.

 

D5-(wed)-Bilaspur- Ramnami Tribal village- Sourinarayan (4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Ramnami Tribes at their isolated village near Sourinarayan. Full day excursion and explore their lifestyle .

Overnight- Sourinarayan

D6- (thu)-Tala- Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Morning departure for Barnawapara Wildlife sanctuary entourte visit the major attraction of three ruin temple ( Deorani, Jethani and Jagmohan temple) but still active by the local due to its mysterious shiva statue – Rudrashiva (it is made of a number of animal and human put together brilliantly in a collage) of Tala.
Check in the nice resort in side of the sanctuary. Enjoy the dinner near campfire.

Overnight- Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary

D7-(fri)-Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary- open jeep Safari

Early standup for open jeep safari and meet the wild leopard and bear ( chances of sighting 90% on nature) . lunch at the resort. Afternoon again jeep safari in the sanctuary. Overnight stay in that nice resort.

D8-(sat)-Barnawapara- Siripur- Pre-historic rock art/ shelter- Kanker (4hr drive+ visit)

Morning enjoy the breakfast at the riverside and meet many wild birds on nature.
Enroute visit the famous Siripur ( ancient capital of dakhin kosal) , visit the Laxman brick temple-6th AD, group of ruin Buddhist monasteries etc.

pm- visit the Pre- historic rock selter and rock art at Gotitola and Udkuda area/ in the deep forest.

Then drive towards to Kanker, check in a nice heritage palace, enjoy the royal food the royal dinning hDongaira Kandha

all with nice hospitality. ( by the present royal family).- it is optional / or depend upon your package cost

Overnight- Kanker

D9-(sun)-Kanker-Muria Tribe Village/ Weekly market- Kondagaon (4hr drive+ visit)
After breakfast drive towards Muria Tribal village in the deep forest of Keshkal forest region ,visit  Gotul House ( female dormitory)  enjoy the Gotul group Dance (optional / subject to available the drum men)                               pm- visit the Narayanpur Grand Market,(excursion the ancient royal game – the cook fighting)

overnight- Kondagaon

D10-(mon)-Dandami Maria village/ Bison Horn Dance-Tokapal market- Jagdalpur (4.30hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the most colorful Dandami Maria Tribe at their village, enjoy their Bison Horn Dance in their centre of village ambiance. (optional / subject to available the drum men)  If you interest enjoy the traditional lunch (cooked) at the tribal village (arranged by our driver and guide) – optional

pm- visit the most colorful Maria Weekly market at Tokapal

overnight- Jagdalpur

D11- (tue)- Maria Market/ Village – Chitrakoot Waterfall- Jagdalpur (3hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Raj Maria at their isolated village in Lohandiguda jungle region visit also their worship place, typical natural settlement / visit the Lohandiguda weekly market.

pm- visit the Most spectacular Waterfall (popularly called Niagra of India) – Chitrakoot

overnight- Jagdalpur

D12-(wed)-Batra/ Dhurvaa tribal village- Tirathgarh Waterfall- Jagdalpur (3hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Batra and Dhurvaa tribes at their village afternoon visit the Gargious Tirathgarh  waterfall

overnight- Jagdalpur

D13-(thu)-Bastar Market- Gond Tribal village in lush green forest- Kanker (4hr drive+ visit) 

visit the very colorful Bastar market, Meet typical Gond tribes at their isolated village surrounding in lush green forest, nearby beautiful streams and ancient shiva temple etc.

Visit also Dokra craft village

overnight- Kanker

D14-(fri)-Rajim Group of Temple- Raipur

Morning after camp breakfast drive towards Raipur, enroute visit the Rajim Group of ancient temples if time permit visit the “ Kankali” temple at Raipur and relax at Budha talab. Overnight at Raipur.

D15-(sat)-Departure

Departure to Airport / Railway station for your onward journey.

Note- The suggested special interest itinerary may revised accordingly guest choice too before final

Tour concludes:

Hot spot of Chhattisgarh

Sirpur

Sirpur is a small village located on the right bank of Mahanadi 83 km to the north-east if Raipur. The Chinese travelller Hiuen Tsang visited Sirpur in 635 AD. Sirpur has archaeological remains associated with Shaiva, Vaishnava, Buddist and Jain Faiths. Excavations at Sirpur have yielded extensive ruins of ancient structures scattered over a vast area. Among the numerious temples and Buddhsit monasteries ( Viharas), the most natable are the Lakshman temple(7th c AD), Gandheswar temple , Anandaprabhu Kutir Vihar and Swastika Vihara and Surang Tila.Every year the chhattishgarh tourism board has been organizing the sirpur dance and Music festival at here.

Arang

Known as one of the famous temple towns of Chhattishgarh state (30 km from Raipur). Bhand Deul temple which is dedicated to the Jain sect is the prime attraction of Arang.
The appealing traits of Bhand Deul temple in Arang involve outstanding sculptures of Jain tirthankars made up of black stone. Apart from the idols, the entire structure of the temple speaks of sophisticated grandeur of its makers. This shrine is believed to be one of those rare places where all the 24 thirthankars of Jainism can be found engraved in one single stone. Another unique toursm attraction of Arang lies in the Sahaiva temple of Bhag Deul built in the Khajuraho style.

Champaran

Champaran, formerly known as Champajhar ( 60 km from Raipur). The village is identified with Champaranya and therefore has religious significance as the birthplace of the Saint Mahapradbhu Vallabhacharya, the reformer and founder of the Vallabh sect. also known as Pushtimarg. A temple has been constructed in his honour. Near this is a temple of Champakeshwara Mahadeva.

Bhoramdeo

Bhoramdeo temple is a very old hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located at a distance of 18km from Kawardha town. The Bhoramdeo temple is carved on the rocky stones in the Nagara style. This temple was built in the period of 7th to 11th c AD. The shivalinga in the temple is beautifully carved and the artistic appeal beckons the visitors. The Bhoramdeo temple has a resemblance with the sun temple of Konark and The Khajuraho temple, and that is why it is also called the Kajuraho of Chhattisgarh. The ‘ Madwa Mahal” near the Bhoramdeo temple is another beautiful historic monument, worth seeing . just one km away from Bhoramdeo.
Other attractions include visiting nearby native village of Baiga tribe, and enjoy their dance in their village ambiance.

Ratnapur

Ratnapur (25km north of Bilaspur) is a sacred palace mainly due to Mahamaya Devi temple . this is one of the three Shaktipeeth of Chhattishgarh. It is believed that shoulder of Sati fell at Ratanpur and the area became a shaktipeeth. Ratnadev-1 constructed Mahamaya temple in around 1050 AD. The temple has deal idol of Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati in garbhagriha. The idol-duo is unique. A small idol of Mahakali is installed at the back of the temple completing the sacred trio of goddesses. The temple has been a place of tantric practices from ancient time. Rise of the temple has been decorated with symbol of human skull.

Mainpat

Mainpat, (178km from Raigarh) popularly known as shimla of Surguja. Mainpat is the only hilly retreat in Chhattishgarh. Abounding in waterfalls, streams, dense sal forests, medicinal plants and a variety of fauna.After Chinese annexation in 1959 when the Dalai Lama and his followers moved to India, a large population of migrant Tibetans settled here. The Buddhist temple in Mainpat, (the 3rd monastery – Nyingma, which is now the biggest of them) the only one of its kind is one of the area’s major tourist.

Pali

(50km from Bilaspur), it is believed that Pali was the worship place of Raja Vikramaditya of Banna Dynasty. There is an ancient Shiv Temple, which is situated at the side of large pond. This temple is faced towards east and its entrance is octagonal. Plinth of this temple is upon five platforms. The architecture of the sculptures carved on this temple is very much similar to the Jain Mandirs of Abu hills and temples of Sohagpur. And it is also very similar to the world famous temple of Khajuraho. Vikramaditya also known as “ Jayameyu”, who was the son of Mahamandaleswar Malldeo, built it nearly in 870 BC. In 11th and 12th century the king Jajwalyadeo repaired it. His name has been carved on the temple.

Tala

(85km from Raipur; 30km from Bilaspur), the major attractions at Tala are the ruins fo the three temples- the Deorani, Jethani and Jagmohan temples. The entire three temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva.
A unique sculpture was unearthed from around Deorani temple which resemble to the Rudra and the Aghora forms of Shiva called as Rudrashiva. This is a bulky statue which measure 2.54mt in height and is 1m wide. It is made up of number of human and animal figures put together brilliantly in a collage.

 

Note: we can well organize the seating and refreshment programme with the help of local during different festival time.

 

What ever you want out of your trip we can tailor make an itinerary for you!!!!!

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh



BEST OF CHHATTISGARH

Tour code : 211/ CGCT- 2020- 21

Tour Destination:

In this very special interest tour we offer you the most cultural part of chhattisgarh such :Champaner, Rajim, Raipur, Bharamdeo, Bilaspur, Malhar, Pali, the sakti pitha- Ratanpur( one out of 52), Tala etc. including rich Tribal culture of Bastar Region.

We offer you the best tribal culture of Chhattisgarh including – Dandami Maria, Muria, Raj Maria , Baiga, Ramnami , Batra, Dhuruva etc each of the tribal culture is different from other During isolated tribal villages tour you most feel the different India and explore the wonderful Tribal heritage of Bastar region and the real ancient history & culture of Chhattisgarh escorted with our experts and local support and priority to Responsible Tourism.

Duration of Tour:14 Night/ 15 Days ( Weekend to weekend)

Baiga Tribe of Chhattisgarh at the weekly market

Baiga Tribes of Chhattisgarh at the weekly market

D1-( sat)-Raipur- Champaner- Raipur (2hr drive+visit)

Upon arrival Raipur airport/ railway station meet our representative and transfer to hotel then drive towards Champaner, visit the nice temple at champaner- the birth place of saint Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya, the founder of Vallaba sect). return back to hotel and relax.

if time permit visit the old city area – Kankali para/

overnight- Raipur

D2-(sun)-Raipur-Bharamdeo- Chilipi (4hr drive+visit)

Morning departure for Bharamdeo, ( Bharamdeo has the famous shiva temple of 11century AD, of Naga dynasty king, the erotic temple art of love and Bharamdeo Temple prosperity, popularly known as the Khajuraho of Chhatishgarh). afternoon visit the famous temple and then excursion the cherki Mahal , mandua mahal also. Check in the nice resort at there.

Overnight- Chilipi

D3- (mon)-Bharamdeo- Baiga Tribal Village-Chilipi (2 hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Baiga Tribe at their isolated village / full day excursion – enjoy the traditional cooked food at the tribal cheap house (optional)

Overnight- Chilipi

D4-(tue)-Bharamdeo-Bilaspur-Malhar- Pali-Ratanpur-Bilashpur(6hr drive+visit)

Early departure for Bilashpur( the second largest city of chhatishgarh), check in the hotel and then visit the Pali shiva temple ( made by Banna dynasty king- Vikramaditya on 870 BC, and 11th c AD king Jajawalydeo repaired to it., His name carved on the temple. Near the temple has great pond and the entrance of the temple has nine corner. Then visit Malhar , the ancient town of Chhattisgarh. Bharamdeo TempleVisit there the famous Pataleswar temple ( the sanctum is below the ground floor(lord of the netherworld). Then visit one of the famous Sakti pitha of the state- Ratanpur( goddess sati’s shoulder drop at there). Return back to Bilaspur , relax at the hotel.

D5-(wed)-Bilaspur- Ramnami Tribal village- Sourinarayan (4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Ramnami Tribes at their isolated village near Sourinarayan. Full day excursion and explore their lifestyle .

Overnight- Sourinarayan

D6- (thu)-Tala- Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Morning departure for Barnawapara Wildlife sanctuary entourte visit the major attraction of three ruin temple ( Deorani, Jethani and Jagmohan temple) but still active by the local due to its mysterious shiva statue – Rudrashiva (it is made of a number of animal and human put together brilliantly in a collage) of Tala.
Check in the nice resort in side of the sanctuary. Enjoy the dinner near campfire.

Overnight- Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary

D7-(fri)-Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary- open jeep Safari

Early standup for open jeep safari and meet the wild leopard and bear ( chances of sighting 90% on nature) . lunch at the resort. Afternoon again jeep safari in the sanctuary. Overnight stay in that nice resort.

D8-(sat)-Barnawapara- Siripur- Kanker (4hr drive+ visit)

Morning enjoy the breakfast at the riverside and meet many wild birds on nature.
Enroute visit the famous Siripur ( ancient capital of dakhin kosal) , visit the Laxman brick temple-6th AD, group of ruin buddhist monasteries etc.

pm- visit the Pre- historic rock selter and rock art at Gotitola and Udkuda area/ in the deep forest.

Then drive towards to Kanker, check in a nice heritage palace, enjoy the royal food the royal dinning hall with nice hospitality. ( by the present royal family).- it is optional / or depend upon your package cost

Overnight- Kanker

D9-(sun)-Kanker-Muria Tribe Village/ Weekly market- Kondagaon (4hr drive+ visit)

Dongaira Kandha
After breakfast drive towards Muria Tribal village in the deep forest of Keshkal forest region ,visit  Gotul House ( female dormitory)  enjoy the Gotul group Dance (optional / subject to available the drum men)                               pm- visit the Narayanpur Grand Market,(excursion the ancient royal game – the cook fighting)

overnight- Kondagaon

D10-(mon)-Dandami Maria village/ Bison Horn Dance-Tokapal market- Jagdalpur (4.30hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the most colorful Dandami Maria Tribe at their village, enjoy their Bison Horn Dance in their centre of village ambiance. (optional / subject to available the drum men)  If you interest enjoy the traditional lunch (cooked) at the tribal village (arranged by our driver and guide) – optional

pm- visit the most colorful Maria Weekly market at Tokapal

overnight- Jagdalpur

D11- (tue)- Maria Market/ Village – Chitrakoot Waterfall- Jagdalpur (3hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Raj Maria at their isolated village in Lohandiguda jungle region visit also their worship place, typical natural settlement / visit the Lohandiguda weekly market.         pm- visit the Most spectacular Waterfall (popularly called Niagra of India) – Chitrakoot

overnight- Jagdalpur

D12-(wed)-Batra/ Dhurvaa tribal village- Tirathgarh Waterfall- Jagdalpur (3hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Batra and Dhurvaa tribes at their village afternoon visit the Gargious Tirathgarh  waterfall

overnight- Jagdalpur

D13-(thu)-Bastar Market- Gond Tribal village in lush green forest- Kanker (4hr drive+ visit) 

visit the very colorful Bastar market, Meet typical Gond tribes at their isolated village surrounding in lush green forest, nearby beautiful streams and ancient shiva temple etc.

Visit also Dokra craft village

overnight- Kanker

D14-(fri)-Rajim Group of Temple- Raipur

Morning after camp breakfast drive towards Raipur, enroute visit the Rajim Group of ancient temples if time permit visit the “ Kankali” temple at Raipur and relax at Budha talab. Overnight at Raipur.

D15-(sat)-Departure

Departure to Airport / Railway station for your onward journey.

Note- The suggested special interest itinerary may revised accordingly guest choice too before final

Tour concludes:

Hot spot of Chhattisgarh

Sirpur

Sirpur is a small village located on the right bank of Mahanadi 83 km to the north-east if Raipur. The Chinese travelller Hiuen Tsang visited Sirpur in 635 AD. Sirpur has archaeological remains associated with Shaiva, Vaishnava, Buddist and Jain Faiths. Excavations at Sirpur have yielded extensive ruins of ancient structures scattered over a vast area. Among the numerious temples and Buddhsit monasteries ( Viharas), the most natable are the Lakshman temple(7th c AD), Gandheswar temple , Anandaprabhu Kutir Vihar and Swastika Vihara and Surang Tila.Every year the chhattishgarh tourism board has been organizing the sirpur dance and Music festival at here.

Arang

Known as one of the famous temple towns of Chhattishgarh state (30 km from Raipur). Bhand Deul temple which is dedicated to the Jain sect is the prime attraction of Arang.
The appealing traits of Bhand Deul temple in Arang involve outstanding sculptures of Jain tirthankars made up of black stone. Apart from the idols, the entire structure of the temple speaks of sophisticated grandeur of its makers. This shrine is believed to be one of those rare places where all the 24 thirthankars of Jainism can be found engraved in one single stone. Another unique toursm attraction of Arang lies in the Sahaiva temple of Bhag Deul built in the Khajuraho style.

Champaran

Champaran, formerly known as Champajhar ( 60 km from Raipur). The village is identified with Champaranya and therefore has religious significance as the birthplace of the Saint Mahapradbhu Vallabhacharya, the reformer and founder of the Vallabh sect. also known as Pushtimarg. A temple has been constructed in his honour. Near this is a temple of Champakeshwara Mahadeva.

Bhoramdeo

Bhoramdeo temple is a very old hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located at a distance of 18km from Kawardha town. The Bhoramdeo temple is carved on the rocky stones in the Nagara style. This temple was built in the period of 7th to 11th c AD. The shivalinga in the temple is beautifully carved and the artistic appeal beckons the visitors. The Bhoramdeo temple has a resemblance with the sun temple of Konark and The Khajuraho temple, and that is why it is also called the Kajuraho of Chhattisgarh. The ‘ Madwa Mahal” near the Bhoramdeo temple is another beautiful historic monument, worth seeing . just one km away from Bhoramdeo.
Other attractions include visiting nearby native village of Baiga tribe, and enjoy their dance in their village ambiance.

Ratnapur

Ratnapur (25km north of Bilaspur) is a sacred palace mainly due to Mahamaya Devi temple . this is one of the three Shaktipeeth of Chhattishgarh. It is believed that shoulder of Sati fell at Ratanpur and the area became a shaktipeeth. Ratnadev-1 constructed Mahamaya temple in around 1050 AD. The temple has deal idol of Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati in garbhagriha. The idol-duo is unique. A small idol of Mahakali is installed at the back of the temple completing the sacred trio of goddesses. The temple has been a place of tantric practices from ancient time. Rise of the temple has been decorated with symbol of human skull.

Mainpat

Mainpat, (178km from Raigarh) popularly known as shimla of Surguja. Mainpat is the only hilly retreat in Chhattishgarh. Abounding in waterfalls, streams, dense sal forests, medicinal plants and a variety of fauna.After Chinese annexation in 1959 when the Dalai Lama and his followers moved to India, a large population of migrant Tibetans settled here. The Buddhist temple in Mainpat, (the 3rd monastery – Nyingma, which is now the biggest of them) the only one of its kind is one of the area’s major tourist.

Pali

(50km from Bilaspur), it is believed that Pali was the worship place of Raja Vikramaditya of Banna Dynasty. There is an ancient Shiv Temple, which is situated at the side of large pond. This temple is faced towards east and its entrance is octagonal. Plinth of this temple is upon five platforms. The architecture of the sculptures carved on this temple is very much similar to the Jain Mandirs of Abu hills and temples of Sohagpur. And it is also very similar to the world famous temple of Khajuraho. Vikramaditya also known as “ Jayameyu”, who was the son of Mahamandaleswar Malldeo, built it nearly in 870 BC. In 11th and 12th century the king Jajwalyadeo repaired it. His name has been carved on the temple.

Tala

(85km from Raipur; 30km from Bilaspur), the major attractions at Tala are the ruins fo the three temples- the Deorani, Jethani and Jagmohan temples. The entire three temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva.
A unique sculpture was unearthed from around Deorani temple which resemble to the Rudra and the Aghora forms of Shiva called as Rudrashiva. This is a bulky statue which measure 2.54mt in height and is 1m wide. It is made up of number of human and animal figures put together brilliantly in a collage.

 

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