Nagpur to Bhubaneshwar Tiger, Tribal & Temples
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Embark on an extraordinary "Nagpur to Bhubaneshwar Tiger, Tribal & Temples" private tour, exploring the vibrant cities of Kanha, Raipur, Kanker, Jagdalpur, Jeypore, Rayagada, Taptapani, Puri, and Bhubaneshwar. Immerse yourself in the fascinating tribal markets of Onukuadelli, Kunduli, and Lohandiguda. Encounter the majestic tigers of Kanha National Park and delve into the ancient traditions of tribal communities. Experience the architectural marvels of Konark Sun Temple and discover the spiritual allure of Lingaraj Temple. It's a captivating journey blending wildlife, tribal heritage, and temple grandeur.
Day 1: Arrive Nagpur - Kanha National Park (250kms)
Upon your arrival in Nagpur, you will be greeted by your driver who will accompany you on your journey to Kanha National Park. Check in at the hotel and take some time to relax and settle in. Kanha National Park is renowned for its pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife, including the majestic Bengal tigers. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 2: Kanha Tiger Reserve
Wake up early for an exhilarating morning gypsy safari in the enchanting Kanha Tiger Reserve. Accompanied by a knowledgeable naturalist, explore the park's diverse ecosystems, including its evergreen Sal forests, grasslands, and meandering streams. Keep your eyes peeled for the incredible variety of wildlife, such as tigers, leopards, sloth bears, deer, and numerous bird species. In the afternoon, embark on another safari to further immerse yourself in the park's natural beauty.
Day 3: Kanha - Raipur (200kms)
After breakfast, depart for Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and take some time to refresh yourself. In the afternoon, visit the ancient Dudhadhari Math temple, known for its exquisite architecture and spiritual significance. Explore the statue of Swami Vivekananda and Purkhouti Muktangan, an open-air museum showcasing the vibrant culture and traditional art forms of Chhattisgarh.
Day 4: Raipur - Kanker (130kms)
Today, drive to the picturesque town of Kanker. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and relax. Later, visit the Gadiya Mountain, which holds great historical and cultural significance. Explore the heritage city, known for its intriguing cave and the rich tapestry of local traditions and customs.
Day 5: Kanker - Jagdalpur (200kms)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Jagdalpur. En route, witness the breathtaking Chitrakote Waterfall, often referred to as the "Niagara of India." Marvel at its grandeur and capture memorable photographs. Continue your journey to Jagdalpur, where you will check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Anthropological Museum to gain insights into the diverse tribal communities residing in the region.
Day 6: Jagdalpur - Jeypore (130kms)
After breakfast, visit the enchanting Kanger Valley National Park, a haven for nature lovers. Explore its dense forests, pristine waterfalls, and unique rock formations. Enjoy a thrilling safari experience to observe the park's rich biodiversity. Later, drive to Jeypore and check in at the hotel.
Day 7: Jeypore
Today, embark on an exciting excursion to Onukuadelli, the weekly marketplace of the Bonda tribe. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you witness their traditional attire, unique handicrafts, and way of life. Next, visit Lamtaput village, home to the Gadaba tribes, known for their indigenous art forms and customs. Return to Jeypore in the evening and unwind at the hotel.
Day 8: Jeypore
After breakfast, drive to Kunduli, a bustling marketplace renowned for its Sana Paroja and Mali tribes. Marvel at their colorful attire, intricate jewelry, and traditional crafts. Continue to Nandapur, the ancient capital of Jeypore, famous for the grand throne with 32 steps. Explore the historical significance of the place before returning to Jeypore.
Day 9: Jeypore - Rayagada (135kms)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Rayagada. En route, visit the Koraput Tribal Museum, where you can immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and traditions of the local tribes. Arrive in Rayagada and check in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the surroundings or relaxing.
Day 10: Rayagada - Taptapani (155kms)
Today, drive to Taptapani, a beautiful destination nestled amidst mountains, forests, and a sulfur spring. On the way, visit Bada Paroja Tribal village, where you can interact with the villagers and learn about their unique way of life. Upon arrival in Taptapani, check in at the hotel and take some time to rejuvenate. Enjoy the tranquil surroundings and soak in the natural beauty of the area.
Day 11: Taptapani - Puri (230kms)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Puri. En route, visit Chilika Lake, the largest wintering ground for migratory birds in the Indian subcontinent. Enjoy a boat ride on the serene waters of the lake, witnessing the vibrant birdlife and picturesque landscapes. Afterward, continue the drive to Puri and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure, exploring the beach or visiting the famous Jagannath Temple.
Day 12: Puri - Bhubaneshwar (100kms)
In the morning, drive to Bhubaneshwar, the capital city of Odisha. En route, visit the renowned Konark Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its exquisite architectural marvel. Take time to admire the intricate carvings and learn about the temple's historical and mythological significance. Continue the journey and make a stop at Pipili, a village known for its colorful applique work. Arrive in Bhubaneshwar and check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, embark on a sightseeing tour of the city, visiting prominent temples such as Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani, and Lingaraj. Explore the ancient Jain caves of Khandagiri and Udayagiri and visit the Dhauli Rock Edicts, an important historical site.
Day 13: Bhubaneswar - Departure
After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure. Take with you unforgettable memories of the diverse art, culture, and tribal heritage experienced during your tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 12 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- 2-Time shared Gypsy safari in Kanha Tiger Reserve with naturalist.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.