Tribes of Orissa
If meeting others culture, knowing more about the indigenous culture is your subject then there will be no better places than the Tribal Tour in Odisha. Travel to these little villages in the valley, their aged old traditions, the weekly markets, the amazing hikes on the spectacular landscape or the drum bits during evening as they dance to the tune of Dhemsa can not only be an life time travel experience but also a learning experience for all.
Tribes of Orissa
Our tours to theses sensitive Odisha tribal villages are focused on the principles of Eco tourism which aims to bring benefit to the community we visit and also based on principles of Responsible Travel where our guests share an authentic experience of rural tourism with proper concern and care for the culture, community and environment.
- Olasingh textile village visit.
- Many weekly tribal market visits.
- Bhubaneswar City of thousands of medieval stone temples.
- Beautfully carved rocks of Udaigiri, Lalitgriri and Ratnagiri.
- Immense Jagannath temple in Puri.
- Majectic Sun Temple in Konark.
Bhubneshwar – Gopalpur – Rayagada – Jeypore – Rayagada – Gopalpur – Puri – Bhubneshwar
- Best Season:Septembre – April
The highlights of this trip
Hindu pilgrims, Bengali holidaymakers and foreign travelers all make their way to Puri. For Hindus, Puri is one of the holiest pilgrimage places in India, with religious life revolving around the great Jagannath Mandir and its famous Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival). The town’s other attraction is its long sandy beach, which is much better for strolling than swimming.
Taptapani in Odisha is home to one of the very few hot water sulphur springs in India. Known for its medicinal properties, a dip in this sulphur hot water spring is said to cure one of all kinds of skin ailments. What’s more, it’s said to be around for over 300 years.
Tribes of Orissa
Orrisa (Odisha) is a very exotic and a huge tribe living in India. The tribes living a very harsh physical environment. Some tribes as Bondas, Gadabas , Tribes come from the hills for the Thursday market in Onukunelli, south of Jeypore in western Orrisa. This is the part of Indian tribes belt. The Bonda or Bondu are an ancient tribe of people approximately five thousands who live in the isolated hill region of south west Orissa. The Bonda are a scheduled tribe in India and are also known as Remo. The tribe is the oldes and most primitive in mainland Indian and their culture hall little changed in over thousand year. These Tribal women wear thick silver necklace bands and long colorful necklaces made of beads. Orrisa (Odisha) have several weekend market and village where you can see the tribes in the local market.
- Tribes 90% 90%
- Rural Life 95% 95%
- Landscapes 85% 85%
- Experiences 95% 95%
One of the best off-beat tour.
“The evening ceremony of the Mahima Dharma religion, the walk around the temples of Bhubeneswar, Chilika Lake and the morning markets in the tribal areas where we can observe the hill tribes in their everyday wear and their produce.”
Mathildes DE BOYER – St. Malo, France
Overall a worthwhile tour.
“Orissa is a part of India just opening up to tourist the highlights involve covering long distances but the reward is great Shubu was our tour leader and was excellent ,the transport was an issue but was rectified in the second week .Overall a worthwhile tour. “
Patrick Schapper – Zurich, Switzerland.
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