|Duration:||4 Days / 3 Nights||Language:||Hindi Telugu English Oriya|
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|Primary Activities:||Art and Handicraft Culture Tour Hills & Mountains Nature Walk Plantation Walk Temple Tours Tribal Tour Village Tour Walking Tour Water Fall Tour Water Sports Bullock cart safari||Other Activities:||Motorcycle Tours City Cycling Food Safari Photography|
|Nearest City:||Jeypore Koraput||Nearest Airport:||Visakhapatnam Airport ( Andhra- VTZ )|
|Nearest Railway Station:||Visakhapatnam ( VSKP ) Koraput ( KRPU )||Activity Level:||Basic|
|Traveler:||Domestic International||Transportation:||Most of the places are connected in the state by good road network. Taxi Service is also available Book a Taxi:092 666 55 444, 95 83 83 83 83|
|Trip Code:||Odi/Kor/adm/086||Wild Tour:||Culture Tours Eco-Friendly Adventures Family Group Hill Station Relax Spiritual Weekend|
Koraput is a part of the tribal belt in southern Odisha. As the word 'tribal' often denotes a negative connotation, the indigenous people here prefer to be known as 'Adivasis'. Being at the heart of tribal belt in South Odisha, it has also many hill stations though they are not that famous as other hill stations of India. Places like Machkund, Onukadelli, Jalaput, Chindri, Hatipathar,(Deomali) Potangi etc. are places to be visited for their scenic beauty. Weekly markets - Opportunity to visit one of the many weekly markets or "haats". Enjoy the sights, sounds and aromas as local tribal people barter, buy and sell their excess produce and stock. Many handicrafts are available from colourful saris, handmade textiles in traditional patterns and earthy tones to exclusive jewelery pieces. Explore Terracotta pottery, making and firing in the village. Throw some clay on the wheel. Walk the cross-country route with the locals from Goudaguda and surrounding villages to the Kakiriguma market (3 kms) held every Monday under a canopy of old mango trees.
Highlight- Evening Visit to Deomali.
Arrival at Koraput by Afternoon train from Visakhapatnam. Koraput lies in the Tribal heartland of Orissa and where experietial travellers arrive to experience the real India. Evening visit to Deomali. Deomali is the highest peak in Orissa (5000 ft asl) and is accessible from Koraput (35 kms). Deomali offers excellent views of the forest cover around the area and is a popular option for tourists to consider. Evening Visit to Deomali. Overnight Stay in Koraput
Highlight- visit Bondas and Gadabas
walk in for the weekly market.
Today after breakfast start Full day excursion to Bonda Market at Onekadeli -visit the very primitive Bondas in the charming little hill community of Onakadeli to which the Bondas and Gadabas walk in for the weekly market or ‘haat’ to sell and barter ‘country liquor’, their excess produce and handmade jewellery. Kotpad, famous for its all natural handmade textiles with their earthy colours and traditional patterns. Overnight Stay in Koraput.
Highlight- Visit Gupteshwar Temple
and Jagannath Temple.
After morning breakfast start tour Gupteswar is a cave shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva and a renowned pilgrim centre at 55 km away from Jeypore. It is a limestone cave discovered some time ago with gigantic Shiva Linga being the centre focus. This Shiva linga is believed to be increasing in size. Pilgrims from all over the country come here during the Sravana period (A Hindu calendar month during Monsoon). Sri Jagannath temple is a renowned temple and community centre located in heart of Koraput. Visit local markets in the evening. Experiential travellers may opt to visit other areas that give further insights into tribal lifestyle and culture. Overnight Stay in Koraput.
After having your delicious breakfast in morning. Depart to Visakhapatnam / Jagdalpur by train for onward Journey.