In India, there are around of 437 tribes, Out of these, Odisha, has sixty-two tribes. According to 1991 Census, in Odisha the total strength of tribal population is approximately seven million. The tribal population of the state constitutes 22.43 percent of the total population of the state and 7.76 percent of the total tribal population of the country. Tribes of Odisha occupies a unique position in the ethnographic map of India for having largest variety of tribal communities. The tribal tour in Odisha as well as the tribal village tour in Odisha continue to be a source of interest not only to social anthropologists and sociologists but also for the lay visitors visiting the state. Being one of the fascinating ethnographic states of the country, the Tribes in Odisha have still preserved their culture and tradition till date.
Although, The Tribal People of Odisha are found in all the districts of the state yet more than half of their total strength are found in three districts namely koraput, Malkanagiri, sundergarh and Mayurbhanj. The most primitive tribes are Dunguria Kondh Tribes, colorful Bond Tribes, Gadaba Tribes who still live in high hill villages. Other tribes are namely Kutia Kondh Tribes, Paraja Tribes, Rana Tribes, Malli Tribes, Didayee Trives and Dhuruva are found in remote secluded Tribal Villages of Odisha. Each tribe has its own architecture, music, dance, beaded and feather jewellery and rich socio cultural traits. The rich and vibrant culture and traditions of tribes are best manifested in the unique tribal festival of Odisha.
By taking tribal tour packages in Odisha, you can meet across various indigenous and primitive colorful tribes and get an opportunity to interact and learn their way of living, culture and traditions. Keeping your special interest and specific needs in mind, we offer a well-planned Odisha tribal tour Itinerary to make your trip memorable as well as competitive Odisha tribal tour packages Price.
DAY 01: BHUBANESWAR
Arrival Bhubaneswar and visit the temples from 8 th to 12 th century temples such as Lingaraj temple, Mukteswar/sidheswar/Rajarani and Brahmeswar temple, Khandagiri/Udaygiri jain caves and tribal museaum. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
DAY 02 (SUN): PURI
During morning after breakfast drive to Puri enroute visit. Dhauli Budhist stupa, Pipli appliqué village, world famous Konark Sun Temple and Raghurajpur painting village. , Afternoon relax in the beach. Overnight stay in a beach side hotel.
DAY 03 (MON): PHULBANI
During morning drive to Baliguda and Belghar area to meet the tattoo faced KUTIA KONDH TRIBES in their village. Overnight stay at Baliguda or Phulbani.
DAY 04 (TUE): RAYAGADA
During morning visit the weekly market of KUTIA KONDH TRIBES and after few hours in the market further drive to Bissam Cuttack area (120KM & 3 HRS approx) to meet the DESIA KONDH TRIBES in their village. . Further drive to Rayagada for overnight stay.
DAY 05 (WED): CHATIKONA
During morning after breakfast drive Chatikona of Bissam Cuttack area (45KM & 01 hrs approx) to meet the Primitive DUNGURIA KONDH TRIBES in their weekly market where they sale their horticultural products such as papaya, Jackfruit, Pine apple and in exchange they take kerosene, salt chickedn etc. After few hours in the market further drive to jeypore (160KM & 4HRS approx) for overnight stay in Jeypore .
DAY 06 (THU): GADABA TRIBAL VILLAGE
During morning drive to onkdeli area (80KM & 2 HRS approx) to meet the most colorful primitive BONDA TRIBES in their weekly market.. During afternoon visit the nearby GADABA TRIBAL VILLAGE. Back to Jeypore for overnight stay.
DAY 07 (FRI): KUNDLI
Drive to Kundli (120M & 3 HRS approx) to meet the PARAJA, RANA and MALLI tribe in their largest weekly market. After few hours in the market further drive back to Jeypore for overnight stay in the same hotel.
DAY 09 (SAT): GUPTESWAR
During morning after breakfast drive to Gupteswar area to witness the Lord Shiva in the caves and afternoon visit the weekly market of DHURUVA TRIBES. After few hours in the market visit the Dhuruva tribal village. Further drive to Jeypore for overnight stay.
DAY 10 (SUN) JEYPORE TO VISAKPATNAM
Check out hotel and further drive to Visakhapatnam (4 HRS & 160KM) to catch flight for your next destination.