A Tryst with Tribal Orissa

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A Tryst with Tribal Orissa

Book this tour to explore the hidden charms of East India. Spend a day at Kolkata before starting off with your tour through the state of Orissa. The capital city of Orissa, Bhubaneswar, is home to beautiful ancient temples and great natural treasures. Afterwards, visit the coastal town of Puri, which is home to the famous Jagannath Temple. Visit Raygada and Jeypore and explore interesting tribal traditions.


Tour Nights

  • Kolkata: 2 nights
  • Bhubaneswar: 3 nights
  • Puri: 2 nights
  • Barkul: 1 nights
  • Rayagada: 1 nights
  • Jeypore: 2 nights
  • Hyderabad: 2 nights
  • Tour code: AWI64
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore Kolkata’s myriad attractions for about 2.5 days
  • Pay homage at Bhubaneswar’s revered ancient temples
  • Check out famous Bhubaneswar attractions such as Lalitgiri, Udayagiri, and Ratnagiri
  • Experience the rich heritage of Pipli and Raghurajpur villages
  • Visit Jagannath Temple and other attractions in Puri
  • Behold the rich birdlife at Barkul
  • Enjoy boating on Chilka Lake and experience the colourful tribal way of life at Rayagada
  • Shop at the weekly market of Jeypore and visit traditional local villages

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK- Kolkata
    UK- Kolkata

    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Kolkata.

  • Day 2 Kolkata

    Reach Kolkata. Meeting and assistance at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in at hotel. Relax and enjoy the day at leisure. You can choose to take a short shopping tour in the locality in the evening or late afternoon. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 3 Kolkata

    Have breakfast at hotel. Enjoy a boat ride in the waters of the Hooghly River and see the vibrant flower market. Later in the afternoon, go for sightseeing tour. Visit the Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, St. Paul's Cathedral, and the Jain Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 4 Kolkata - Bhubaneswar
    Kolkata - Bhubaneswar

    Enjoy the morning as per your wish relaxing or taking a leisurely stroll. You can also visit some great localities and enjoy the famous aromatic spiced tea of India. In the afternoon, take off to Bhubaneswar. At Bhubaneswar airport - meeting, assistance and transfer to hotel. Check-in at hotel relax for the day. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 5 Bhubaneswar

    Enjoy the day in Bhubaneswar. Visit its many famous ancient temples The Lingaraja, Parasurameshwar and Mukteshwar. Later visit some other famous attractions of this city of temples. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 6 Bhubaneswar- Udaigiri Ratnagiri - Lalitgiri
    Bhubaneswar- Udaigiri Ratnagiri - Lalitgiri

    Have breakfast in the morning. Embark on a visit to the impressive hills of Udaigiri, Ratnagiri and Lalitgiri, known for their carvings and majestic pagodas. Overnight stay at the hotel in Bhubaneswar.

  • Day 7 Bhubaneswar - Puri
    Bhubaneswar - Puri

    Leave Bhubaneswar for Puri via roadways. The coastal town of Puri is known for its beauty and divinity. On the way to Puri take a halt at the villages of Pipli and Raghurajpur known for their heritage. At Puri check-in at the pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 8 Puri

    Have breakfast. Start off with a tour of Puri, visiting the famous Jagannath Temple (entrance to the temple is restricted to Hindu visitors only). Later go to the Sun Temple of Konark. Also known as Black Pagoda, this is a world heritage site and is dedicated to the Sun God. It is said to be constructed in the 13th century but local legends claim that it is much older. In the evening come back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 9 Puri - Barkul
    Puri - Barkul

    Have breakfast then leave Puri for Barkul. Barkul is known as a breeding ground for flamingoes and is located on the banks of the Chilka Lake. Check-in at a hotel/ resort here and stay the night.

  • Day 10 Barkul - Rayagada
    Barkul - Rayagada

    Have breakfast. Indulge in boat ride on the Chilka lake then drive beautiful and isolated Rayagada. Rayagad is known for its tribes and their culture. Check-in at hotel on arrival. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 11 Raygada - Jeypore
    Raygada - Jeypore

    Have breakfast. Embark on a visit to the local market of Dongariya Kondh. It is a weekly market at Chatikona where farmers from all around the area come together and sell their products. Post this drive to Jeypore. At Jeypore check-in at hotel. Relax for the remaining day.

  • Day 12 Jeypore

    Have breakfast then visit weekly market that has villagers belonging to the Bonda, Gadhaba Didayee tribes coming in with their produce. It is an exciting colourful affair. Later take a stroll around, admiring the local vistas and then come back at the hotel.

  • Day 13 Jeypore - Hyderabad
    Jeypore - Hyderabad

    Have breakfast. Go for a visit to the Paraja Market and the traditional local villages. Drive to Vishakhapatnam (Vizag) airport, board the flight to Hyderabad. Meeting and assistance at Hyderabad airport. Transfer to hotel. Check-in at hotel and relax.

  • Day 14 Hyderabad

    Have breakfast. Go for sightseeing around Hyderabad city. See the Charminar built in 1591 by Mohammad Quli Qutab Shah, the Salar Jung Museum - exhibiting more than 35,000 objects, the Golconda Fort and the Lad Bazaar. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 15 Hyderabad - UK
    Hyderabad - UK

    Check out from your hotel in Hyderabad and proceed towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories.


Araku Valley - ( 04 Nights ) (Day 15 to Day 19)

Relish the varied flavours of the Deccan through this tour which on one hand provides you a path into the mystical world of religion and occult, and on the other, gets you to wallow in the wondrous beauty of nature.


Day 1

To Visakhapatnam

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Visakhapatnam. Upon arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights stay in Visakhapatnam. Read More


Day 2


Post breakfast visit Simhachalam ( famous Vishnu Temple) , Kailasgiri, Thotlakonda,Boating at Fishing harbor , Rushikonda Beach. Read More


Day 3

Visakhapatnam- Araku Valley

Post breakfast proceed towards Arakau Valley covering Padmapuram Gardens , Tribal Museum, Borra caves Ananthagiri Coffee plantation and back to Visakhapatnam. Read More


Day 4

To Hyderabad

Post breakfast, transfer to airport towards your onward journey to Hyderabad. Overnight stay at hotel in Hyderabad for 1 night. Read More


Day 5


Transfer to the International airport in Hyderabad towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More


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    Hotel Sai International Rayagada
  • Hotel Hello Jeypore
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  • The Park Hyderabad
    The Park Hyderabad

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  • The Pride Hotel

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Mayfair Lagoon

  • Mayfair Lagoon

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Mayfair Resort

  • Mayfair Resort

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Swosti Chilika Resort

Chilika Lake
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Hotel Sai International Rayagada

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Hotel Hello Jeypore

  • Hotel Hello Jeypore

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The Park Hyderabad

  • The Park Hyderabad

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What's Included?

  • International Flights: Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Domestic Flights: Economy class domestic flights within India.
  • Assisted Transfers: All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Accommodation: Room with attached private facilities.
  • Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast at all places.
  • Services of Local Agent & Tour Guide: Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • Taxes:All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: UK citizens require entry visas for India.
  • Personal Expenses: Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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