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Bhitarkanika Tribal

  • Best time
  • October to March
  • Total Duration
  • 12 Days
  • Hotel Category
  • Budget, Mid Budget, Heritage and Tented Accommodation
  • Main Attraction
  • Tribes, ancient complex of temples, rural India
  • Special instruction
  • Include at least one weekday in your plan if you wish to experience weekly market in tribal areas

Detailed Itinerary


  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in to hotel with Indian traditional Welcome.
    Our executive will be present at the hotel to assist you with the check-in formalities. 
    A welcome drink – Rose water, Lemon water or soft drinks will be served.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide. Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc.
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place.
    Dinner at your own choice of restaurant.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi – Bhubaneshwar
    After breakfast, departure transfer to Delhi Domestic Airport.
    Fly to Bhubaneshwar. Meet on arrival at Bhubaneshwar and transfer to the hotel.
    After getting fresh, proceed to visit Rajarani Temple. 
    , Later experience the local classical dance called “Odissi” - one of the eight classical dance forms of India, it is the oldest surviving dance form of India.
    Evening at your own.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 04
  • Bhubaneshwar - Diamond Triangle – Bhitarkanika
    After breakfast, drive to explore Bhitarkanika, en route visit the Buddhist excavated sites of Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri and Udaygiri popularly known as the Diamond Triangle of Odisha. Drive continues to Bhitarkanika.
    Arrive and check in to the hotel.
    Evening at your own.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 05
  • Bhitarkanika
    After breakfast, take the morning cruise in a creek to Bird’s point (BAGAGAHAN) and enjoy the trekking inside the Mangrove jungle. 
    Return to forest cottage and relax.
    Post lunch, trek down to the watch Tower to view the largest wild animal grazing in the wide range of open space.
    Enjoy the dinner around the bonfire. 
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 06
  • Bhitarkanika –Dhenkanal
    After breakfast leave for Dhenkanal, en route visit the typical villages for photography.
    Drive continues to Dhenkanal. Arrive and check in to the heritage hotel.
    All meals and Overnight: Heritage Hotel
  • Day 07
  • Dhenkanal – Joranda- Sadeiberuni - Dhenkanal
    After breakfast visit Joranda where a unique ceremony is performed by Mahima Sadhu/Monk. (Mahima Temple of Joranda). Witness the lifestyle and different rituals performed by the Sadhus of Mahima cult. Also visit the craft village of Sadeiberuni.
    Drive back to Dhenkanal.
    All meals and Overnight: Heritage Hotel
  • Day 08
  • Dhenkanal – Nuapatna – Gopalpur
    After breakfast, drive to Gopalpur. En route visit traditional weaving villages and their local weaver community. Also visit the Chilika Lake - a brackish water lagoon at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal. It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the World. The lake is home to a number of threatened species of plants and animals. Enjoy the cruise in the Lagoon.
    Drive continues to Gopalpur.
    All meals and overnight at Gopalpur
  • Day 09
  • Gopalpur
    After breakfast, proceed for full day excursion to Tatapani- the hot sulphuric springs and Jirang- the Buddhist Monastery situated amidst mountains. Also visit the Saura tribal villages.
    Drive back to Gopalpur. Evening at your own.
    All meals and Overnight at Gopalpur
  • Day 10
  • Gopalpur – Puri
    After breakfast, drive to Puri. En route visit the village life of Odisha. Also visit the Fisherman village and Heritage village Raghurajpur. 
    Drive continues to Puri. Arrive and check in to the hotel.
    Evening at your own.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 11
  • Puri- Konark- Nayakpatana Craft Village-Bhubaneswar
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Sun Temple at Konark and visit the Nayakpatana Craft Village. Later drive to Bhubaneswar. En route, visit the Pipli Dhauli-the Buddhist Stupa. 
    Arrive at Bhubaneshwar and check in to hotel.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 12
  • Bhubaneshwar – Delhi - Home
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Domestic Airport of Bhubaneshwar.
    Fly to Delhi. 
    Meet on arrival and transfer to Delhi.
    After getting fresh, plan your day with our guide.
    After farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi
  • Suggestions:
  • From Bhubaneshwar drive to Rajnagar and take the boat cruise to Dangamal-hub of the sanctuary (45 minutes scenic cruise from Khola-entry point). Enjoying the Mangrove forest, crocodiles and innocent deer by boat cruise. Arrive at Dangamal and Check in at the Forest cottage.