East India Tribal Tour
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destinations : Kolkata - Bhubaneswar - Puri - Kolkata.
Day 01 : Arrive Kolkata
On arrival at the international airport, you will be met by our representative
and transferred to your hotel. Check in to the hotel and relax. Overnight
stay at Hotel in Kolkata.
Day 02 : Kolkata
In the morning enjoy a memorable sightseeing tour of Kolkata, visiting the
Victoria Memorial known for its interesting and architecture, artistic displays
of the Raj and unique artifacts. Later visit the famous Kali Temple , dedicated
to the goddess Kali. Later drive down the famous Chowringhee Avenue , the
wide boulevard with stately mansions on one side and a huge expanse of green
on the other, to the New Market , a buzzing bazaar since 1874. Afternoon will
be at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kolkata.
Day 03 : Kolkata – Bhubaneswar
After breakfast at the hotel, the day at leisure in Kolkata. Later we drive
to the airport to board a timely flight to Bhubaneswar, the ancient city of
rock-cut caves and ornate medieval temples. On arrival, you will be met by
our representative and transferred to your hotels. Check in to the hotel and
relax. Overnight stay at Hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day 04 : Bhubaneswar
In the morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Bhubaneswar visiting the fascinating
ancient temples of the town. Visit the 7th century Parsurameshwar Temple ,
a beautiful and lavishly sculpted structure. Exquisite panels detailing processions
of elephants and horses and narrations of Hindu mythology adorn the exterior
walls as well as its interiors. Overnight stay at Hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day 05 : Bhubaneswar – Puri
In the morning we drive to Puri, visiting enroute Pipli, famous for its colorful
traditional appliqué work. The local artisans here produce some exquisite
bedspreads, wall hangings and small awnings. Continue drive and take a halt
at Raghurajpur where you can watch the local artisans at work on classical
Orissan painting, using traditional vibrant color schemes and motifs on lacquered
cloth or palm leaf. Arrive at Puri and check into your hotel and relax. After
freshening up spend the day by the beach. Overnight stay at Hotel in Puri.
Day 06 : Puri
Puri is a major pilgrimage site in India, known for its famous Jagannath Temple
with a 65 m high intricately sculpted tower. Puri attracts thousands of pilgrims
each year from destinations across India and the world. Non-Hindus are prohibited
from entering to temple complex, so they can view the temple from a distance
only. Overnight stay at Hotel in Puri.
Day 07 : Puri – Bhubaneswar
In the morning we drive to Bhubaneswar, visiting Konarak enroute to see the
ruins of the magnificent 13th century temple with exquisite sculptures of
musicians, dancers and erotica. Dedicated to Surya - the Sun God, its piece
de resistance is a whole wall sculpted with a massive chariot whose raised
platform is supported by 24 intricately carved wheels pulled by seven galloping
horses. The wheels carry extraordinary friezes with scenes from battles, elephant
processions and even giraffes. Continue drive to Bhubaneswar. Arrive and check
into hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Day 08 : Bhubaneswar – Kolkata –Departure
In the morning our representative will assist you transfer to airport to board
a flight to Kolkata. On arrival our local representative will meet and transfer
you to the International Airport to board a flight for your onward journey.