In this special interest Textile tour in Odisha (Orissa) we have not present here any modern machinery weaving product.
Our year long experience bring us directly to the weavers and try to presents the different age old traditional textile weaving pattern of our Region Meet the different traditional weavers in different area of our state and , explore their handmade unique weaving technique , use of their natural colors during dyeing and many more to fulfill your tour memorable .
At the conclusion of this rich cultural journey one most say Odisha is the queen of all state of India
Area we cover : In our unique Textile Tour in Odisha (Orissa) here we stretch from North to south and East to West part of Odisha.
such as Ikat – (popularly called Tie & Dye – Locally called Bandha) of Mania Bandh & Nuapatna and Katki in Eastern odisha to Double Ikat in Barpali , Bargarh area and Bomkey of western odisha.
Tribal textile – Habaspuri of Kalahandi, Kerang of Ollar Gadhava , Ringa weaving of Bonda tribes and Famous Kotpadi pattern
Berhampuri and Coimbatory pattern of Southern odisha to Matha Bastra in Northen odisha.
Tour Duration: 12 Day / 11 Nights
Upon arrival Bhubaneswar airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel .
Pm- if time permit visit the tribal museum to see the different textile pattern of different tribal community .
Museum open time – 10am to 5pm / Tuesday to Sunday (Monday closed)
Day2-Jarka- Jagatsinghpur – Jajpur (4hr drive+visit)
Morning after breakfast drive towards famous textile village at Jarka meet and greet by the weavers at there and explore the weaving method of Katki pattern by their own handloom- mostly cotton , at their village)
Weaving Pattern- Katki (cotton)
Day3- Jajpur- Fakirpur – Keonjhar (4hr drive+visit)
Meet the weavers (weavers family 120) and full day excursion over there from cocoon to final sari .
Weaving Pattern: Matha Bastra, (mostly silk)
Day4- Keonjhar- Deogaon- Sambalpur (4hr drive+Visit)
Morning after breakfast departure to Sambalpur on route visit mulberry plantation area for mulberry worm by the local tribes and meet the Bhumiya tribes at their village too.
Day5- Sambalpur- Barpali- Sambalpur(4hr drive+visit)
Meet the very special national award weavers and their unique textile weaving at their village at Barpali area .
Weaving Pattern: Sambalpuri (cotton and silk)
Day6- Baidyanathpur- Balangir (3.30hr drive+ visit)
Excursion the unique needle weaving method at Baidyanathpur area near Sonepur (weavers family around 100)
Weaving Pattern: Bomkey (cotton and silk)
Day7- Chicheguda- Bhawanipatna (3.30hr drive+ visit)
Meet the weavers at chicheguda village and excursion their very special tribal textile pattern popularly called “Habaspuri”
Mostly these weavers making sarees for Kondh tribes of Kandhmal area. And this special sarees it is very special design and mostly the symbol of temple (they called Kumbha) , fish and flowers
Weaving pattern : Habaspuri (mostly cotton)
Day8- Kotpad- Jeypore (3hr drive+ visit)
Excursion the live tech of tribal textile at Kotpad / meet the national award winner weavers at their village and very special hand made 200yr old loom at there.
Weaving pattern : Kotpadi
Day9- Gadhava village- Rayagada (4.30hr drive+ visit)
Meet one of the most colorful Gadhava tribes at their village in Koraput valley, their very special cloth called – Kerang (made by caryota plant fiber)
Weaving pattern : Kerang (now a days only during traditional dance one can see these cloth)
Note- if this day is Thursday then guest can visit one of the most colorful tribes in our county – Bonda/ where one can explore their very special weekly market too. With their special cloth- Ringa / which they sale at their market
Day10- Padanavpur- Gopalpur (5hr drive+ visit)
Morning after breakfast drive towards Chikiti area , meet the weavers (more then 100family) at their village – Padanavpur.
Weaving pattern: Coimbatorry (mostly cotton)
Day 11- Maniabandh- Dhenkanal (5hr drive+ visit)
Meet the weavers at Maniabandh , in Baramba area, excursion the live tech of tie and dye process popularly locally called “Bandha”
If desire lunch at the home of national award winner family and see their unique product – which is famous in our country.
Rewind your energy at Dhenkanal royal palace with royal hospitality.
Weaving pattern: Bandha (ikat)- mostly cotton and silk both
Overnight- Dhenkanal heritage palace
Morning after breakfast at open royal garden check out and departure toward Bhubaneswar airport to board the flight for your on wards journey.
Note: For more detail about the different textile patterns , fabrics , address of national and international award winner weavers and route please feel free to mail us