Festival Special Chhattisgarh

BASTAR DUSSHERA: 2024

Date of Celebration:  6th -13th  Oct. 2024

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-2024

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 duration 

Tribal Fair & Festival in Chhattisgarh

2023

2024

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

23rd  Feb. – 8th March

Gonnchha Festival

20th June- 28th June

  7th  July- 15th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

18th Oct. – 25th Oct.

   6th Oct .- 13th Oct

Kanker Dussehra

23rd  Oct.

     11th Oct.

Chanwar Mandai

 26th & 27th November

Kanker Mandai

1st January

7th  January

Gobrahin Mella

8th February

8th March

Tirathgarh Mella

18th February

8th March

Tour Code no: DT-202 A -/ CGTW- 2023-24

Tour highlight- Chhattisgarh Tribal tour for photographer special

What we do at the tribal villages: it is not just take photos and back to hotel  we more intimate with the ethnic group to know their daily life ,age old tradition , way of organic food preparation , and try to upgrade their culture through cultural activities through tourism . it is our small try to make smile our ethnic people in this surprising state- Chhattisgarh.

Summery– Chhattisgarh is prosperous with the cultural heritage of most colorful Dandami Maria(Bison horn Maria)  , Jungle Muria, Deer Horn Muria, Banvasi 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 traditional attire, 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 what they celebrate.

Photography- allowed with the permission of tribes

Entry fee- No entry fee to visit their villages and weekly markets

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//and make some body the real smile &  it is life time memorable to feel their culture too.

Which season to go their village– They (tribes)  welcome guests  throughout the year

Road condition: All weather motor able road

Duration of Tour:  9 days /8 nights

Destination cover: Destination cover: Raipur- Kondagaon- Jagadalpur (Bastar)- Sirpur- Sourinarayan- Kawardha and different isolated tribal villages& weekly markets

Suggested Itinerary: (The below given itinerary  is just an idea / it may varies at the interest of guests) 

D1-(sat)- Arrival Raipur (Chhattisgarh )- Deer Horn Muria village/ Photoshoot- Kondagaon (5hr drive+ visit)

Upon arrival in Raipur (morning)/ refresh at railway station and then proceed towards Deer Horn  Muria tribal village in the core of Bastar jungle zone. Meet the most colorful tribal community –Deer Horn  Muria / Photo shoot /with real their real traditional attire

Overnight- Kondagaon

D2-(sun)- Jungle Muria (wild) village- Gutul ghar-/ weekly market -kondagaon (total driving hr- 3hr + visit)

Early start to meet the jungle Muria tribal community at their isolated village in Narayanpur jungle zone / also visit their Gutul ghar (female dormitory) / their Gutul group dance is worth to visit / if desire our guide will arrange on spot (chargeable)/ best photography

Afternoon visit the Muria weekly market in the core of Narayanpur

Overnight- Kondagaon

D3-(Mon)- Dandami Maria (Bishon horn maria ) village-/ weekly market- Jagdalpur (total driving hr- 4hr + visit)

Early start to 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.

Afternoon 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)- Batra – Dhuruba tribal village-Kanker (5hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the colorful Batra and Dhuruba Tribe at their village/ their worship place,  nice for photography

Afternoon Raj maria village- best for Photography  & sun set at Chitrakoot waterfall (optional)

Overnight- jagdalpur

D5-(Wed)- Gond tribal village- Siripur ( 7hr drive+ visit)

Early start to meet the Gond tribal community at their isolated village at Keshkal ghat area. / photoshoot

Overnight- Siripur

D6-(Thu)-Ramnami Tribe- sourinarayan  (3hr drive+ visit)

Full day excursion the most interesting Ramnami village/ very few Ramnami ethnic people remain who tattoo their whole body/ very nice for photography

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

Overnight- sourinarayan

D7-(Fri)-Baiga tribe village/ weekly market- Chilipi  (5hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Jungle Baiga tribal community at their isolated village and weekly market at mandala jungle zone./ nice for photography

Overnight- Chilipi

D8-(Sat)- Des Baiga  village/ weekly markets – Kawardha  (total driving hr- 3.30hr + visit)

Early start to meet the Des Baiga tribal community at their isolated village in Taragaon  jungle zone / their group dance is worth to see / if desire our guide will arrange on spot(chargeable)/ Full day photography

Overnight- kawardha

D9- (sun)- Kawardha- Raipur / drop at airport/ Railway station  (total driving hr- 3.30hr)

Morning after breakfast check out and departure toward Raipur  airport/ Railway station  for your onward journey.

Tour concludes:

Note- This above given itinerary is just the sample . to keep in mind of your arrival / departure date  and duration of tour our expert team can prepare the best instant tour itinerary for you with real value of money.

please contact our expert for best package price

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh (Bastar) & Orissa Tribal Wonder

Tour Code no. : DT-404/ CGBO-2023
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 with real value of money and time.

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

When you visit these places: Through out the year

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)-Baiga 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- Deer horn 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)- Jungle Muria  village & Maria weekly market- Chitrakoot waterfall-Jagdalpur (4.30 hr drive+ visit)
Meet the Jungle Muria at their very isolated village in Kumarpara jungle after couple of hour with them proceed to chitrakoot zone and meet Maria tribe at their very colorful weekly market. Late afternoon visit the gorgeous waterfall at Chitrakoot.

Overnight – Jagdalpur

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

Morning visit the Kutumsar natural sterility cave & also 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 (arranged by our guide on spot/ but subject to available the drum men)

Pm-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).

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). 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:

Tour price: Depend upon number of guests/ type of vehicle & accommodation for more details please contact to our expert

This above itinerary is only sample but what ever you want out of your trip we can revise tailor make an itinerary for you!!!!!

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh

ETHNIC TOUR OF CHHATISGARH & ODISHA (ORISSA) WITH CULTURE

Tour Code no. : DT-406 /333A-  SPCT – 2024

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 (the capital of odisha)

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 only

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

Tour Highlight : The tribal Treasure of Chhattishgarh (central part of india)  such as Muria , Maria , Dandami Maria (Popularly called -Bison Horn Maria ) to the complete ethnic culture of Odisha (Orissa) such as 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-Shivirinarayan (5hr drive+ visit)

D2-(Sun)-Ramnami community (tattoo of entire body Ram Ram)  -Kanker(5hr drive+visit)

D3-(Mon)-Kanker- Des Muria Tribe village- Jagdalpur (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)- Bhitarkanika national park open 1st August to 31st May every year

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

Tour Description : For more description details with real photos please contact to our expert

What ever you want out of your trip we can revise 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- 2022-23

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 28th Sept.  to 6th Oct 2022 there is Bastar Dusshera festival in Southern Chhattisgarh (bastar region)

Festival Tour of Chhattisgarh

BASTAR DUSSHERA: 2023

Date of Celebration: 18th to 25th Oct. 2023

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- 2023-24

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

2023

2024

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

23rd  Feb. – 8th March

Gonnchha Festival

20th June- 28th June

  7th  July- 15th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

18th Oct. – 25th Oct.

   6th Oct .- 13th Oct

Kanker Dussehra

23rd  Oct.

     11th Oct.

Chanwar Mandai

 26th & 27th November

Kanker Mandai

1st January

7th  January

Gobrahin Mella

8th February

8th March

Tirathgarh Mella

18th February

8th March

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh

RAJIM KUMBHA MELA: 2025

Date of Celebration: 12th  February – 26th February  2025

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- 2025

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 – 2025

  • 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.

if you desire, we may combine this Rajim Kumbha Mela fair in Chhattisgarh with Joranda Sadhu Festival in Orissa( 11th  & 12th February 2025) , for more detail please feel free to contact with us.

Tribal Fair & Festival in Chhattisgarh

2024

2025

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

23rd  Feb. – 8th March

12th Feb- 26th Feb.

Gonnchha Festival

7th  July- 15th July

Bastar Dussehra Festival

6th Oct .- 13th Oct

Kanker Dussehra

11th Oct.

Chanwar Mandai

Kanker Mandai

7th  January

Gobrahin Mella

8th March

Tirathgarh Mella

8th March

Tribal Wonder in Chhattisgarh

RAJIM KUMBHA MELA: 2025

Date of Celebration: 12th  February – 26th February 2025

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-2025

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 11th & 12th  Feb. 2025 in Odisha, 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: 2024 & 2025

Date of Celebration: 5th Oct.- 13th  Oct. 2024

Date of celebration : 25th Sept.- 3rd Oct. 2025

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-2024

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 ( 14th March, 2025 )

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

2024 2025

Rajim Kumbha Mela (Naga Sadhu fair)

23rd  Feb. – 8th March

12th Feb.- 26th Feb.

Gonnchha Festival

20th June- 28th June

Bastar Dussehra Festival

6th Oct .- 13th Oct

  25th Sept.- 3rd Oct.

Kanker Dussehra

11th  Oct.

  1st October

Chanwar Mandai

 26th & 27th November

Kanker Mandai

7th  January

Gobrahin Mella

8th March

26th February

Tirathgarh Mella

8th March

26th February