12DAYS OFF-BEAT TOUR OF CHHATTISGARH & ODISHA
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Odisha & Chattisgarh are the oldest, greenest parts of India. The place is dotted with forests, temples, monuments, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, etc.The rulers and nobles’ generous contributions to funding in making of these monuments were the reason as to why its heritage is so rich.
TOUR ROUTE: KOLKATA – SAMBALPUR – KORAPUT–DESIA – JEYPORE – BASTER (JAGDALPUR) KENKAR – KESHKAL- RAJIM – RAIPUR – KOLKATA
MODE OF TRANSPORT: Train from Howrah - Sambalpur – Koraput & Return from Raipur to Kolkata by Superfast Train, All Sightseeing & Transfers by AC Vehicle
GROUPE SIZE: Group size restricted to a maximum of 16 passengers.
COVID ADVISORY: All passengers must be vaccinated by at least 01 dose. Other Covid advisory will be followed strictly.
DAY-WISE TENTATIVE TOUR ITINERARY
DAY 01: HOWRAH – SAMBALPUR
Departure from Howrah Stn. by HWH-SBP SPL 3AC (08305). Train will depart at 20.50pm from Howrah Stn. We will assemble by 19.30pm. infront of South – Eastern rly. Enquiry (New complex) Hot Dinner & bottled water will be served in Train compartment. Overnight in Train.
DAY 02: SAMBALPUR & HIRAKUD LOCAL TOUR
Upon arrival at Sambalpur Stn at 07.35 in the morning and you will be transferred to OTDC Panthanivas Guest house, check in Guest House, have breakfast at Panthanivas and then we proeed to visit Hirakud Dam Project. Sambalpur Temple Tour: Visit Huma Temple, Ghanteswari Temple, Samaleswari Temple return to Panthanivas in the evening for night stay.
DAY 03: SAMBALPUR TOUR & DEPARTURE KORAPUT
Today after morning breakfast we will visit the remaining sightseeing in Sambalpur and return back to Panthanivas Guest House, have early dinner or packed dinner take away and depart for Koraput by evening train ROU-JDB SPL (08107) from Sambalpur will depart at 20.50 hrs. Dinner & overnight in train.
DAY 04: ARRIVE KORAPUT & KORAPUT LOCAL TOUR
Upon arrival of train at Koraput Station at 06.50 hrs. in the morning You will be transferred to hotel for fresh up and breakfast. After breakfast we will proceed for Koraput local tour.
Koraput district offers the perfect getaway with its enchanting hills, verdant forests, winding streams, exotic wildlife and a rich tribal tradition. Steeped in heritage and history,. It is equally renowned for its diverse mineral deposits, drawing industrial giants to this land in southern Odisha. This coexistence of traditional tribal life alongside modern industries makes for a unique blend in Koraput. Apart from scholars researching tribes or history and biz magnates, people also come here to escape from hectic city life and enjoy some peace amid natural beauty.
Sightseeing places :
Sabara Srikhetra Jagannath Temple The main attraction of Koraput is a Jagannath temple, popularly known as Sabara Srikhetra, named after the Sabara tribe who built it. This shrine is an exact replica of the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri
Tribal Musuem - The Tribal Museum in Koraput was set up to preserve the cultural heritage of local tribes as well as to promote their arts, crafts, dances and music.
Gupteswar Temple - The Gupteswar shrine of Lord Shiva is located inside a cave high up on Ramagiri Hills. The main attraction of the temple is the naturally-formed, gigantic Shiva Linga
Kolab Reservoir : Kolab reservoiris located 15km away from Koraput city. The huge waterbody is formed by the backwaters of Kolab River and surrounded by stunning hills, making it a perfect spot for boating.
DAY 05: KORAPUT TRIBAL TOUR
Today morning after breakfast visit the most primitive colorful tribe of Orissa - "Bonda" enjoy their primitiveness and their home made alcohol market. Visit the Gadhava tribe village and explore their primitiveness thereafter drive to Kunduli to visit the sub tribe of Paraja community i.e: Mali tribe (famous for flower cultivation, seasonal vegetable). Afternoon hike to their villages .and enjoy the tribal dance (subject to available) Overnight stay at Koraput hotel.
DAY 06: KORAPUT TO JEYPORE TRANSFER
Jeypore—The City of Victory—was the capital of the local rulers in the past. The ancient forts, palaces and temples in and around the town bear testimony to the rich royal history of this place. The ancient King’s Palace and surrounding fort ramparts are the main tourist draws. The town also boastsof the second tallest Jagannath temple in Odisha after the original one in Puri. Jagannath Sagar, Sewa Paper Mill and Shree Fish Planet are the other places popular among visitors to the “royal city”., overnight Jeypore hotel
DAY 07: JEYPORE – BASTAR, JAGDALPUR
Today after breakfast check out Jeypore hotel and you will be transferred to Baster districts head Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh by 2 hours driving. Upon arrival check in hotel and after lunch we will proceed to visit the famous Chitrakoota waterfalls. Return back to hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
DAY 08: TIRATHGARH WATERFALLS – KANGER VALLEY NATIONAL PARK – MARIA TRIBE MKT
Morning after breakfast depart for Kangervelly National Park Afternoon visit the Tirathagarh waterfall and the famous colorful weekly market of Maria tribe then return back to Jagadalpur for overnight staying.
DAY 09: JAGDALPUR – KENKAR TRANSFER
Morning after breakfast check out hotel and proceed to visit the Maria tribe life style at their village. After lunch we will leave Kenkar. Overnight stay at Kenkar.
DAY 10: KENKAR – RAJIM – RAIPUR
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Keskal area to visit the Maria tribe and explore their life style. Then drive towards Rajim - Prayag of Chhattisgarh - "Rajim" is located on the sangam (meeting points) of three rivers- Mahanadi, Pairy and Sondhu. The prime attraction of Rajim is the Rajivalochana Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple has 12 exquisitely carved pillars with tall single figures with faces of various gods and goddesses sculptured on them. In proximity to the Rajivalochana Temple, there are many other temples dedicated to different incarnations of lord Vishnu such as Vamana (dwarf), Narasimha(human body with face of a lion), Badrinath and Jagannath. The temple of Rajivalochana attracts thousands of devotees from all over India and abroad throughout the year. Arrive in the late afternoon at Raipur the capital city of Chhattisgarh, Check in hotel, overnight Raipur hotel.
DAY 11: FULL DAY RAIPUR LOCAL TOUR
RAIPUR : Raipur is rich in natural beauty and historical legacy. Its hills, rivers, ancient art and architecture will leave every tourist enthralled. Following independence from British rule, the district of Raipur was integrated in Central Provinces and Berar. When the new state of Chhattisgarh was formed in the year 2000, Raipur became its capital. There are lot more to find and explore in this part of Chhattisgarh.
Today after breakfast proceed to New Raipur Sightseeing- Stadium, Purkhauti Muktangan, Jungle Safari, Mantralaya, Doodhadhari Monastery & Temple. Banjari Mata Temple visit Mahamaya Devi Temple in the old fort area & The temple is dedicated to Devi Durga. Samleswari Temple located in the same compound is dedicated to Devi Samlai. Overnight Raipur hotel.
DAY 12: RAIPUR – KOLKATA RETURN BACK BY TRAIN
Today morning after breakfast at hotel will check out and proceed to visit the rest of tour places in Raipur and after lunch transfer to Raipur Jn Rly Stn to board on Howrah bound train LTT HWH SF SPL (01051) 3AC Depart at 15.00 hrs.
DAY 13: ARRIVE HOWRAH STATION
Our Train will arrive at Howrah station in the morning at 6.45 am. Have a cup of Tea/coffee and say good bye (Tour End)
@ Rs.30500/- Per person on twin sharing basis (Rs.7500 extra for single occupancy )
Booking confirmation by advance payment of Rs.10500/- & balance payable by 10 August,2021. (Rly Seats are running out fast, confirmed seat is subject to availability, Upper class / other quotas ticket cost payble extra)
Tour Package Cost includes: Train Ticket in 3AC class, All transfers & sightseeing by AC vehicle, Deluxe hotel accommodation, Breakfast Lunch & Dinner.
Exclusions: Entry fees, tips.
Cancellation: @30% if cancelled before 10 days & Cancellation not allowed within 7 days of Travel Date
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