Village - The Soul of Real Orissa

Code No. : DT-107 /ORIV- 2021

Tour Destination: Odisha (Orissa) is predominantly rural, with fertile green coastal plains rising to the hills of the Eastern Ghats. In below given itinerary we try to show you something special, non touristic and friendly village. Most of our villages have character, isolated and completely different from one to other. We try to offer the classic idea of real Orissa – which make the true value of money to fulfill your special interest village tour in odisha (orissa)

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

D1-(Sat)-Bhubaneswar-Hirapur-Bhubaneswar(1hr drive+visit)

Unique Village Tours In Orissa

Upon arrival airport/ railway station meet our representative and transfer to hotel. Bhubaneswar is a capital city of orissa, so around 20 km there are nice village called Hirapur famous for yogini temple with nice pond and people are friendly walk around there then return back to hotel. Interact with your guide regarding tomorrow programme.

Overnight- Bhubaneswar

D2-(Sun)-Bhubaneswar-Textile weaving village-Dokra village-Choudwar (3hr drive+visit)

Excursion the unique textile weaving village – Nuapatna famous for tie and dye fabric called “Bandha”. Then drive towards Dokra metal casting village. Then check in a nice heritage palace at Choudwar.

Note- For budget guest we can accommodate at Dhenkanal town too.

Overnight- Choudwar

D3-(Mon)-Munda Tribal Village- Joranda (Mahima sadhu Monastery) -Dhenkanal(3hr drive+visit)

Morning meet the very friendly Munda ethnic group at their isolated village in Domadamuni jungle range .

afternoon meet the Mahima sadhus at their monastery and excursion their unique way of worship during sun set (very nice for photography)

Overnight- Dhenkanal

D4-(Tue)-Golden grass craft village-No door/ doorjamb village-chandbali(4hr drive+visit)

Morning proceed towards chandbali enroute visit the Golden grass craft village. Then after drive to mysterious village in orissa . whole the village has each and every house has no door and doorjamb – popularly called the village of faith( still today there is no record of thieft at there by anybodies).

Overnight- Chandbali

D5-(Wed)-Mural painting by rice pest village-Malhar village-ali(4hr drive+Visit)

Orissa’s ancient name was kalinga( means the land of art, so each and every corner one can see the artistic work). Visit the special village famous for Mural painting by rice pest. Check in the heritage palace at Ali, afternoon visit the Malhar (kings boatmen, because in ancient day orissa sailor had been sailing over the jetty of Ali). So visit their settlement.

Overnight- Ali palace (for budget guest at Kendrapara)

D6-(Thru)-Niali-Madhav village-chaurasi-prachi velly civilisation village-konark- chandanpur(4hr drive+Visit)

Visit the Baisnav cult person at Niali near Madhav temple. Then Hiking the village at Prachi velly and visit the Chaurasi Barahi temple-10 c AD. Then visit the world famous sun temple at Konark. Then check in a nice village home stay at Chandanpur (popularly known as Selanidingo)

evening enjoy the mouth watering organic dinner along with bonfire.

Overnight- Chandanpur (Selanidingo village home stay- guest house)

D7-(Fri)-Artisan village-coconut picker village-fishermen village- Puri(2hr drive+Visit)

While hiking (1hr) meet the artists at the heritage village- Raghurajpur, excursion their classic art form- pattachitra, palm leaf engraving art, etc. and also meet the coconut picker people at their village./

Afternoon drive towards puri meet the fishermen at their village on shore.

Enjoy the very traditional Bamboo chicken or sea fish bake in the bonfire

Note- if guest interest we can arrange classic gotipua dance in the artisan village with proper classic costume and traditional music

If guest interest to take bicycle rikshaw tour in PURI to see the traditional life style of puri is also possible/

Overnight- Chandanpur (Selanidingo village home stay- guest house)

D8-(Sat)-Mahatma Gandhi rest village-country boat and net making village-chilika(4hr drive+Visit)

Hiking the Mahatma Gandhi rest village ( in 1936 Mahatma Gandhi came to Puri over train, before puri when he listen Puri Jagannath temple has not allowed for lower cast people, he was very disappointed with the system. He decided not to go puri. He dropped 20km before of it. When the local heard Gandhi is at here. They welcomed him their village , so Gandhi stayed there 6 days its called now Mahatma Gandhi Rest village.) Then drive from there to Mangalajodi on chilika lake, famous for migratory and residence birds. Near that spot there is a very nice village famous for country side boat making and net making by hand. Excursion that village. Check in a nice eco resort at there run by the villager.

For Luxury and deluxe category guest there is nice five star resort in chilika too.

overnight- Chilika

D9-(Sun)-Rice mine village- Kondh Tribal village-Baliguda (5hr drive+Visit)

Early departure for Baliguda the entrance of tribal area in south-central orissa. Enroute visit the rice mine village( its also one of the mysterious village. Here people keep their raw rice in front of their house under ground with special tech.) Meet the Kondh tribes at their village.

Overnight- Baliguda

D10-(Mon)-Kutia Tribe Village- Dokra casting village- Rayagada(3hr drive+Visit)

Meet the tattoo faced (kutia) tribe while hiking their village (1hr hiking) still there is no proper road and they live in side of the forest. Then meet the Dokra casting artisan at their unique village, enjoy their community work

Overnight- Rayagada

D11-(Tue)-Lanjia Saura Tribal village-Desia Kondh village- Rayagada//(6hr drive+Visit)

Excursion the Lanjia Saura Tribe at their village. Lanjia Saura: one of the most colourful tribe not only of our state but also our country. The only Aryan tribe of the state. Famous for their four special thing such as they use wood plug on the ear lob, their special tail shaped dress material ( they called lanja- that why they called lanjia saura), terrace cultivation , special mural dream painting they called idital. After full day excursion return back to Rayagada for overnight stay.

Overnight- Rayagada

D12-(Wed)-Donguria Tribal village/ Market- Mali tribal Village- Jeypore ( 4hr drive+visit)

Meet the colourful Dunguria tribe at their village, / Market at Chatikona etc

Danguria tribe: mingling of two words like Dangar ( hill) and ria ( man) means they are hillmen. Special for their dress material, lots of jewelary and hair cleap, female wear exclusively white cloth. They are very very colourful. excursion their dhangdasal or hadasala

and Then after drive to Kuvi kondh village and Mali tribal village too and then check in a nice hotel at Jeypore.

Overnight- Jeypore

D13-(Thur)-Bonda tribal market- Ollar Gadhava tribe village-Rana Tribe village-Jeypore(6hr drive+Visit)

Early departure to meet the most colorful tribe Bonda at their weekly market and then colorful Olar Gadhava tribe at their village

Gadhava tribe- they are special for their dress material called keranga and their house making style, visit their worship place, meeting place etc. (enjoy their Dhemsa group dance at their isolated village, subject to available the drum men)

and hiking the rana tribe in the lush green forest area then drive towards Jeypore

Overnight- Jeypore

D14-(Fri)-Dhuruba tribe village-Bhumiya tribe village- Jeypore(5hr drive+Visit)

Morning meet the Dhuruba tribes at their isolated village in Kotpad region. also visit Very isolated village Bhumiya tribe.

Dhuruba: one of famous sub tribe of Gond communities of central india. They are very specific of their physical structure and also their house pattern , their tattoo mark, cloth wearing style, their anklet and ornament. They like to live in a core jungle area.

Overnight- Jeypore

Instead of Dhuruba & Bhumiya village if guest interest to visit the grand Kunduli market (famous for paraja, rana & Mali tribes) and paraja village that also possible.

D15- (Sat)-Paraja tribe village-Drop at Visakhapatnam Drop (5hr drive+Visit)

Morning check out and departure for Visakhapatnam enroute visit the colourful Paraja tribal village and explore their life style. Check in a nice hotel at Visakhapatnam.

Visakhapanam is a big city has an Domestic and Internatinal airport and main junction of rail head.

If your flight / train is at late evening then direct drop, at your time to your onward journey.

Tour concludes:

Note: we have introduced the tent tour (camping) in the isolated village in tribal area which is purely safety even for woman traveler also, it offer certainly the new experience for you which includes basic tent with clean mattress & hygenic organic food ( meal).

For more detail or revised itinerary and price please feel free to contact with us.