"Golden Triangle Tour "

Welcome to Incredible India, where culture echoes, tradition speaks, beauty enthralls and diversity delights. Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites and royal cities, misty mountain retreats, colourful people, rich cultures and festivities. The timeless mystery and beauty of India has been waiting for you for 5000 years, always warm and inviting, a place of infinite variety - one that favours you with different facets of its fascination every time you visit India. India's coast is 7,517 kilometers (4,671 mi) long; of this distance, 5,423 kilometers (3,370 mi) belong to peninsular India, and 2,094 kilometers (1,301 mi) to the Andaman, Nicobar, and Lakshadweep Islands. The country’s age-old motto:

 

 

Highlights

On the north east coast of India lies Odisha- a state of golden sand beaches, ancient temples and tribal people whose lifestyle today.

is little changed from centuries ago. This programme visits some of these tribes as well as the UNESCO World Heritage listed Sun

temple at Konark.


Please note: as tribal markets only run on specific days, we urge you not to book your international flights until an itinerary has

been agreed upon, in order to ensure the best use of your time and the most economical trip possible. Also please note in this region

an accompanying guide is essential as access to villages is impossible without such a person. The itinerary outlined here is only a

sample of what is possible in this fascinating region. We recommend adding time in neighbouring Chhattisgarh if time permits.


DAY 01

You’ll be met on arrival in Mumbai and assisted with the transfer to your hotel, Overnight in Mumbai.

DAY 02

Day of Sightseeing around Mumbai, tailored to your interests; it can include a walking tour of Dharavi, India’s largest slum, a car-based tour of Mumbai’s main sights or an excursion to the ancient rock-cut caves at Elephanta Island. Overnight in Mumbai.

Day of Sightseeing around Mumbai, tailored to your interests; it can include a walking tour of Dharavi, India’s largest slum, a car-based tour of Mumbai’s main sights or an excursion to the ancient

DAY 03

Transfer to Mumbai airport and fly direct to Bhubaneswar. Here you’ll meet your guide and make the short drive down to Puri, touring this important pilgrimage town in the afternoon. Overnight in Puri.

DAY 04

Full day Excursion to the Sun Temple Complex at Konark, later transfer to Bhubaneswar to stay in hotel.

DAY  05

Return to Bhubaneswar, en route visiting Dhauli, Asokan Rock edicts and 64 Yogini Temples of Heera Pur. PM city tour and Overnight in Bhubaneswar.

DAY 06

Full day Excursion to the Buddhist Triangle of Orissa; Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri and Udaigiri,Overnight Bhubaneswar.

DAY 07

Full day Excursion to Nuapatana Textile Village and Sadeibarini metalworking Village to see the work of the local craftspeople at first hand, Overnight in Bhubaneswar.

DAY 08

Drive via Chilika Lake (almost an inland sea it is so vast) to Gopalpur-On-Sea on the Bay of Bengal and relax by the ocean in this tranquil location,Overnight in Gopalpur-on-Sea.

DAY 09

Drive to Rayagada en route visiting Desia Kondh Tribal Villages and Sulphur Spring of Taptapani,Overnight at Rayagada.

DAY 10

Full day excursion to Kutia Kondh tribal villages in the Tumudibandh area and witness village life, Overnight at Rayagada.

DAY 11

Visit Dongariya Kondh Tribal market (this market operates on Wednesday only)at Chatikona, drive to Jeypore,Overnight at Similiguda.

DAY 12

Visit the Most Colourful tribe of Orissa, the Bonda people, at their Market (this Market operates on Thursday only) and visit a Gadaba Village, continue to Visakhapatnam, Overnight at Visakhapatnam.

DAY 13

Visit Simachalam Temple then transfer to Visakhapatnam airport for departure.

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