Eco- Tourism of Odisha
9 night & 10 days
Bhubaneswar - Khorda - Atri - Banki - Mahanadi River - Ragadi Textile Village - Ansupa Lake - Puri - Gopalpur - Taptapani-Jhirang Tibetan Settlement- Bhubaneswar
Highlights of Tour: Village Tours of Odisha, Responsible Tours of Odisha, Mahanadi River Tours, Camping tours of Odisha, Weaver village tours of Odisha, Odisha Village tours, Sweet Water Lake Ansupa, Oldest temple of Odisha tours, Mahanadi Fishing tours, sport fishing tours of Odisha, Sustainable Tours Odisha
Day 01: Bhubaneswar Arrival
Arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, meet & Greet, transfer to Hotel. PM visit to Tribal Museum & Khandagiri-Udayagiri Caves. Overnight at Bhubaneswar. (Total Km 65)
Day 02: Bhubaneswar – Atri – Banki – Mahanadi River
Am transfer to Atri (a hot spring) locate at Baghamari of khurda district, enjoy the natural green patch. After an hour bread transfer to Baideswar village, bank of the Mahanadi River, leave vehicle & board the country side motorized boat for 30 mints journey to Singhanath ( a 9th C.E AD Shiv temple ) located in an island inside Mahanadi river. Tourist can have a panoramic view of the river landscape and can watch rare migratory & resident birds. Local Lunch serve hear. Return journey by boat after lunch to Baideswar village. Local sightseeing to 9th centuary Ad Shiv temple ( Baidyanath & Ramnath ) and a 7th centuary Durga temple. Over night at Banki, Bank of river.
Day 03: Banki – Ragadi Textile Village – Ansupa lake - Banki
Am visit to the textile village Ragadi, meet the weaver, experience the IKAT pattern of weaving, traditional process natural color. Afternoon visit charchika a 14th century temple of historical importance. PM visit to Ansupa ( largest fresh water lake ), visitors can have a view of the remains of the ancient Saranda Palace, Buddhist wells, Sunset point & 14th century Jagannath temple at Subrnapur, Also tourist can watch rare migratory & resident birds around Ansupa lake. Over night at Banki.
Day 04: Banki Local Sightseeing - Bhubaneswar
Am visit to Dompara tribal village, visitor can have an experience of tribal life, their culture, and tradition, bamboo weaving & village life. PM transfer back to Bhubaneswar via cuttack- banki road where one can experience beautiful sunset view of Mahanadi river. To reach Bhubaneswar at 6.30 p.m. overnight at Bhubaneswar.
Day 05: Bhubaneswar - Puri
After breakfast visit Puri enroute Dhauli Peace pagoda, Ashoka first stone Edicts (2nd Century BC), Pipli Applique village, then transfer to Konark Sun Temple (1300 Century), after lunch visit Chandrabhaga Sea Beach. Evening transfer to Puri. Over night at Puri. (Total Km 140)
Day 06: Puri
After breakfast visit Jagannath Temple, Puri Sea Beach. Then visit Raghurajpur (Painting village). On the way also enjoy the Chita-paintings on the walls of the houses. Situated amidst groves of coconut, palm, mango and jack fruit, the main village has two streets with over 120 houses, most decorated with mural paintings, where the painters reside and practice their Pattachitra craft, besides many others that practices throughout the village, including traditional masks, stone idols, paper Mache, sculptures, and wooden toys. Evening visit local Puri market with cycle rickshaw & Heritage walk surrounding Jagannath Temple. We also arrange different craft workshop, folk dance, Odissi dance at Raghurajpur Heritage village with additional cost. Overnight at Puri (Total Km 80)
Day 07: Puri – Gopalpur at Sea
Am transfer to Gopalpur enroute Satpada (Chilika Lake) and take a boat ride to see the Dolphin Point and Chilika Mouth (meeting point with sea). Drive to Gopalpur on sea. Evening free on beach. Overnight Gopalpur. (Total Km 180)
Day 08: Gopalpur – Jirang Buddhist Monastery – Gopalpur
Full day excursion to Jirang to see the Tibetan Monastery and Tibetan Settlement, Taptapani (Hot Sulpher Spring), Padmanavpur (Sari weaving Village) and a few south Odisha village. Overnight at Goplapur. (Total Km 250)
Day 09: Gopalpur at Sea – Mangalajodi Village – Bhubaneswar
Am Transfer to Bhubaneswar, en route visit Mangalajodi ( Birding Paradise), The villagers of Mangalajodi will welcome you into their village; on the banks of the Chilika Lake, hosts more than 300000 birds which jostle in its marshy water, especially in winters. We will provide your country made boat with local bird guide for the wetland sightseeing for few hours. Second half visit to temple of Bhubaneswar: Lingaraja, Parsurameswara, Mukteswara, over night at Bhubaneswar. (Total Km 250)
Day 10: Bhubaneswar and Departure
Morning transfer to airport for onward journey
- Bhubaneswar- 3 nights
- Banki: 2 nights (Tent Accommodation)
- Puri - 2 nights
- Gopalpur: 2 nights
- Hotel Plan: MAPAI
- All Road Transfer by A/c private basis
- Country boat at Mangalajodi
- Motorized boat at Banki
- Local Village leader
- All entry & permit
Any personal expenses which is not mention in itinerary will carry additional cost.
Gotipua Dance at Raghurajpur will attract additional cost.
Any work shop at Raghurajpur Heritage Village.
Tour Escort / Guide ( Govt Recognized Tour escort)
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