Central India Tribal Wonder ( Madhyapradesh Tribal Festival Special with Chhattisgarh tribal tour)
Tour code: DT-309/MPTT
Destination cover: Jhabua-Alirajpur-Mandu-Maheswar- -Jabalpur-Dhindori-Bhoramdeo-Kanker- Bastar-Jagdalpur
Duration of Tour:14Night/ 15Days
Bhagoria Festival date– In 2017- the date of Bhagoria festival is 19th to 24th Feb. 2017 in and around of different villages of Jhabua in Madhyapradesh.
Upon arrival in Mumbai meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
Day2-Mumbai-vadodara- Alirajpur (4hr drive +visit)
Morning after early breakfast take the flight for Vadodara and then drive towards Alirajpur enroute meet Rathwa and Niyak tribes at their colorful weekly market. Check in a clean comfort hotel at Alirajpur.
Day3-Alirajpur- Jhabua (2hr drive +visit)
Morning departure towards Bhil – Bhilal tribe at their village and then meet them at the nice colorful festival place named as “ Bhagoria” festival.
Full day excursion the festival and at the evening check in a comfort hotel at Jhabua.
Bhagoria festival- Young unmarried tribal youth meet each other at that festival and offering to betel leaf to the copartner they express their love and then after they eloping from there. Very nice see them at the festival ground because they decorate them self to attract each other.
Day4-Jhabua- Mandu (4hr drive +visit)
Morning again in the different tribal village to excursion more about their life style departure towards the ancient capital of Malawa – the Mandavgarh famously known as Mandu/ after noon excursion the ancient monument and overnight stay at there.
Full day excursion the ancient monument such as Jahazmahal, ashrafi Mahal, Baz Bahadur Mahal etc. after noon drive towards to visit the Gond village near by. And explore and excursion the life style of them .
Overnight at the same hotel in Mandu
Day6-Mandu-Maheswar-overnight train from Indore to Jabalpur (4hr drive +visit)
Morning drive towards Maheswar and during boating ( with boatman) in Narmada excursion the lifestyle of classic India at the river Ghat. Visit also rewa weaver society and excrusion the typical weaving method of Maheswari pattern. Heritage walk at to meet the classic people and ancient street , if possible enjoy the classic traditional lunch at the very clean and hygienic typical restaurant run by local community.
Then drive towards Indore board the night train for Jabalpur.
Note: Night Aircon train has very good sleeping coach with proper clean blanket , bedsheet, hand towel provide by railway authorities and also it save time and money too.
Day7-Jabalpur- Dhindori (3hr drive +visit)
Morning upon arrival at Jabalpur railway station transfer to hotel on the Naramada river fresh up there, visit the Dhuadhar waterfall, boating in Naramada river, after noon visit the 64 yogini temple at Bedhaghat. Then proceed towards Dhindori , enroute visit some ethnic isolated village.
Overnight at the clean and comfort hotel at Dhindori.
Day8- Dhindori (3hr drive +visit)
Meet the one of the colorful tribe of Madhyapradesh – Gond at their village and full day excursion their lifestyle , enjoy their typical dance ( subject to available the drum men).
Overnight at the same hotel at Dhindori.
Day9-Dhindori- Bharamdeo (4hr drive +visit)
Departure towards Bharamdeo enroute meet colorful Gond and Baiga tribes at their village. Check in a nice eco resort at Bharmdeo.
Morning heritage walk 1hr and visit different ancient temples and monument , also visit a typical Baiga village nearby meet the warm greet by the people, visit the Baiga dance there ( subject to available the drum men).
Overnight at the same resort.
Day11-Bharamdeo-Kanker (6hr drive +visit)
Morning drive towards Kanker enroute meet the Yadav people at their village. Check in a nice heritage palace and enjoy the royal hospitality by the local royal family.
Day12-Kanker- Narayanpur- Bastar- Jagdalpur (4hr drive +visit)
Morning after breakfast drive towards Narayanpur area meet one of the colorful Muria tribe at very isolated village, visit the Gutul house ( female dormitory) – and enjoy their Gutul dance (( subject to available the drum men). Also hiking the typical Gond village in core jungle area in Bastar region.
Check in a nice resort at Jagdalpur.
Day13-Jagdalpur- Dandami Maria village (3hr drive +visit)
Morning visit the most colorful Dandami Maria village and enjoy their Bison horn dance , excursion their lifestyle and their typical house style.
Afternoon visit the Tirathgarh waterfall and then return back to Jagdalpur.
Day14-Jagdalpur- Kanker (4hr drive +visit)
Morning early breakfast departure for Kanker enroute visit the famous RajMaria village their worship place. and Chitrakoot waterfall, visit also nice keskal ghat villages.
Kondagaon tribal dokra casting village and also iron casting village.
Check in again that nice heritage palace in Kanker.
Day15- Departure from Raipur airport (4hr drive)
Morning after breakfast check out and departure towards Raipur airport accordingly your flight time. Board the flight at there for your onwards journey.
Note: For more detail of Bhagoria festival or division of Bhil , Rathawa, Nayak, Gond, Dandami Maria , Muria tribes and their lifestyle please feel free to contact with us.