Delhi is the capital of India, situated in the northern region and is the third largest city of India. A fusion of the ancient and the modern, standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, Delhi, revels a picture rich in culture, architecture and human diversity. It has rich history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows, truly representing India. Delhi consists of Old Delhi and New Delhi, both very different from each other and giving Delhi a rich blend of past and the present. The city has many monuments built by Mughals and British. Delhi has many markets and bazaars, where you can find all sorts of goods and items. This well-planned city is decorated by trees that line the spacious streets and imposing buildings that tell us about its advancement.
Come to Delhi and experience an amalgamation of power, politics, invasions, and conquests & of free India. It is one of the most enchanting cities in the world, pulling visitors from all over the world to explore and discover the essence of India.
Day 1: Delhi - Meet/asst on arrival at Delhi international airport and transfer to hotel Ashok Country Resort-5 star.
Day 2: Delhi/Bhubaneshwar - Departure transfer from hotel to Delhi domestic airport to connect flight for Bhubaneshwar. Arrival Bhubaneswar and transfer to hotel Mayfair Lagoon. Lunch in the hotel. PM visit few ancient temples like Parurameswar/Mukteswar/ Lingaraj. Evening classical Oddisi dance by maestro & his troup(only for groups). Dinner and overnight in hotel Mayfair Lagoon(4 star).
Day 3: Bhubaneshwar - Full day Bhubaneswar city tour includes Khandagiri & Udayagiri jaincaves, Dhauli Ashokan rock edict with peace pagoda, 64-yogini temple at Hirapur, Bell metal village at Balakati & tribal museum. Lunch in the hotel. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 4: Bhubaneswar – Pipili – Konark – Puri - Drive to Puri enroute pipili appliqué village, Konark sun temple ( Black Pagoda), Varahi tantrik temple, walk in the by lanes of the Hindu heart center. Lunch in Konark (Yatri Niwas restaurant). Dinner and overnight in hotel Mayfair Beach Resorts (3 star).
Day 5: Puri - Am fisherman's village, cremation ground, folk painting village at Raghurajpur, Jagannath temple view from library top, PM free in beach. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 6: Puri - Chilika Lake – Gopalpur - Drive to Gopalpur on-sea enroute traditional hindustic villages, Chilika Lake, boat ride on this biggest brackish water lake to bird sanctuary & Kalijai temple in island. Lunch in Barkud restaurant (near chilka lake) Dinner and overnight at Swosti Palm hotel (no star category, But as per local agent we can mention it 2 star)
Day 7: Gopalpur – Baliguda - Drive to Baliguda enroute few Desia kond villages on the outskirt of Baliguda. Packed lunch. Dinner and overngiht at hotel Santosh Bhawan (basis hotel) or same category.
Day 8: Baliguda – Barakhoma – Rayagada - Half day visit Malliah/Dora kondh villages Later drive to Rayagada enroute Kutia kondh highlanders village. Lunch in hotel. Dinner and overnight hotel Sai International- 2 star.
Day 9: Rayagada – Putasing – Rayagada - Early morning drive to Putasing the Lanjiya Saoura tribal territory; visit their weekly market along with the villages famous for their Shamanism & ritual paintings, back to hotel at Rayagada. Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight at hotel Sai International.
Day 10: Rayagada – Bisamkatak – Rayagada - Full day visit of Desia kondh villages, weekly market, craftvillage, later walk to original Dongariya kondh hamlets, back to Rayagada. Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 11: Rayagada - Chhatikona – Jeypore - Morning drive to Chhatikona the weekly colourful market of 'Dongariyas' barter away their forest produce with non -tribals. Later drive to Jeypore enroute Badaparoja/Malli villages. Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight hotel Hello Jeypore International (basic hotel).
Day 12: Jeypore - Onkudelli – Jeypore - Drive to Onkudelli Bondo / Gadaba / Didayee weekly market, visit few Ollar gadaba villages, back to hotel at Jeypore enroute Paroja tribal villages. Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 13: Jeypore - Machkund – Jeypore - Full day exploration of microgadaba villages Qualis will stop 1.5 k.m. before in case of Microgadaba village and then clients have to trek. its easy trekking and trekking time is 30 minutes maximum--one way. (Only for fit: Bondo village ( Optional) clients may decide what to do: or Microgadaba Village or Bondo Village. In case of Bondo Village, qualis have to stop 07 k.m. beofore the village and then clients have to trek. Trekking is for 07 k.m. and its steep trekking. One way it takes about 03 hours. Its difficlut trekking in case of Bondo Village.) Evening authentic Boro gadaba 'Dhemsa' dance return to Jeypore.Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 14: Jeypore – Siribeda – Jeypore - Full day kurmi tribal villages, Dharua gond tribal villages in dense forest. Qualis will go up to the Kurmi triabl villages, Dharua gond tribal in dense forest, so no trekking for this route. Return in the evening to hotel at Jeypore.Packed lunch. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 15: Jeypore – Visakhapatnam - Morning transfer to Visakhapatnam enroute tribal museum at Koraput, Afternon visit vishnutemple at Simachalam. Dinner and overnight in hotel The Park (5 star).
Day 16: Visakhapatnam /Delhi - Morning transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi.Lunch will be decided as per the flight details. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel Ashok Country Resort (5 star). Dinner in the hotel. Later in the late evening departure transfer to Delhi international airport to connect flight for Italy.
Day 17: End of the tour.
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