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Tribal Wildlife

  • Best time
  • October to May
  • Total Duration
  • 14 Days
  • Hotel Category
  • Budget, Mid Budget, Heritage and Tented Accommodation
  • Main Attraction
  • Tiger Reserve, Different tribes of the area, an ancient complex of temples
  • Special instruction
  • Include at least one weekday in your plan if you wish to experience weekly market in tribal areas

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • 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 – Jabalpur – Bandhavgarh
    Fly to Jabalpur
    Arrive at Jabalpur and drive to Bandhavgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. This park is renowned to have the strongest concentration of Big Cats in India. Bandhavgarh was the hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Rewa, their old fort still dominates a hill rising out of the forest. Bandhavgarh is also famous for White Tigers. These have been found in the old state of Rewa for many years. The last known was captured by Maharajah Martand Singh in 1951. 
    Arrive and check in to Jungle Lodge.
    Evening at your own
    All meals and Overnight: Resort
  • Day 04
  • Bandhavgarh
    After bed tea and cookies, get ready with your jungle accessories for the morning safari. The safari will allow you to discover the wildlife of the park - suede, deer, gaurs, panthers, langurs, tigers, bear, wild boars and jackals and some 250 species of birds.
    Come back to the hotel for breakfast. Relax for a while.
    Post lunch, proceed for the evening park safari.
    All meals and Overnight: Resort
  • Day 05
  • Bandhavgarh – Kanha
    After breakfast at jungle lodge, drive to Kanha through deciduous forest and beautiful country side passing by some small tribal villages. Arrive and check in to Jungle Lodge.
    After lunch, get ready with your jungle accessories for afternoon safaris.
    Explore Kanha Tiger reserve - Kanha's sal and bamboo forests, rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 940 sq km in dramatic natural splendor which form the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974 under Project Tiger. Kanha has some 22 species of mammals. Those most easily spotted are the Striped Palm Squirrel, Common Langur, Jackal, Wild Pig, spotted deer etc. 
    All meals and Overnight: Bandhavgarh
  • Day 06
  • Kanha – Bhoramdeo
    After morning tea and cookies, proceed for morning ride to the jungle.
    Come back to the resort for breakfast. After getting fresh, drive to Bhoramdeo (3h30). A complex of temples dating back to 11th century, the place is famous for fine carvings of erotic characters and the ornamentations.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 07
  • Bhoramdeo – Raipur
    After breakfast, proceed for day excursion to visit Baiga tribes. The tribe is known for its vibrant colors and the traditional dance. On prior information a dance performance by the people of Baiga tribe can be arranged. Trek around the villages and click the photographs of day activities of these people. 
    Post lunch, drive to Raipur.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 08
  • Raipur – Kanker
    After breakfast, drive to Kanker - Capital Headquarter of tribal heartland, Bastar.
    Arrive and check in to Heritage hotel.
    Evening at your own. Dinner with folk dance and bon fire.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 09
  • Kanker – Kondagaon – Jagadalpur (Weekly market on SUNDAY)
    After early breakfast, drive to Kondagaon- the heart of Bastar. The weekly market held here on Sundays is one of the most important locals markets of this region. Here you may get to buy the products from local craft industry like bronze sculptures, wrought iron items, figurines in cooked earth etc.
    Later drive to Jagdalpur. En route, stop to walk up to a pleasant village and witness the Chitrakoot Waterfalls, also called ‘Niagara of India’. 
    Drive continues to Jagdalpur. Arrive and check in to the resort.
    Dinner around bonfire with tribal folk dance.
    All meals and Overnight: Resort
  • Day 10
  • Jagadalpur (Surroundings / Weekly Market on MONDAY)
    After breakfast, proceed to explore the virgin forest of the Kanger Valley National Park. Its majestic waterfalls and caves are the principal attractions. Also you can visit Dhuruwa tribal villages. Enjoy picnic lunch here and visit Tokpal weekly tribal market thereafter.
    Drive back to the resort.
    Dinner around bonfire with tribal folk dance.
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 11
  • Jagadalpur - Kotpad - Jeypore (Weekly market on TUESDAY)
    After breakfast, drive to Jeypore, in the neighboring state of Orissa. En route, visit the towns of Bhatra tribe and a small town of weavers from Kotpad. Witness the weekly market of Bhatra and Bhumiya tribes. 
    All meals and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 12
  • Jeypore - Vizag
    After breakfast drive to Vizag, often called ‘The Jewel of the East Coast’. En route visit Sana Paraja, Boda Paraja and Mali tribes. 
    Pursuit towards Vizag. Arrive and check in to beach resort.
    All meals and Overnight: Resort
  • Day 13
  • Vizag
    After breakfast, proceed for the city sightseeing and to explore the beaches of Vizag
    All meals and Overnight: Resort
  • Day 14
  • Vizag – Delhi
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Airport. 
    Fly to Delhi
    Meet on arrival and plan your day with our guide
    After farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport
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  • Suggestions:
  • ✔ You can also explore Temple town of Khajuraho, Orchha and ruins of Sanchi Stupa.
    ✔ Also you can explore cultural cities of Orissa – Puri and Bhubaneshwar
    ✔ From Vizag you can fly to Kolkata and explore Sunderban Delta (Another Tiger Reserve in Eastern part of India)