The Eastern Ghats is unexpected: a place where Odisha’s oldest cultures share the iconic mountains and pristine forests, vast fields of turmeric, millet and paddy, mystic archaeological sites and unimaginable tribal markets with countless stories of music, dance, rituals, farming and food gathering. Here you walk in the corridors of Odisha’s most enchanting tribal culture and experience how their agricultural knowledge provides key to the world’s food security. You only have to travel a stone’s throw from any tribal village before you have landed somewhere truly out of this world, with majestic hills, gorgeous waterfalls and enchanting valleys.
Odisha Journeys offers the following curated itineraries in the Eastern Ghats. 4 Nights – 5 days (By Road/Train from Bhubaneswar to Bhubaneswar) Rayagada and Kandhamal (Offerings: Shamanic tradition of Lanjia Saura, Traditional Knowledge System of Agriculture in Niyamgiri foothills, Majestic Hills of Kandhamal, Kondh tribal culture, Nature Walks around majestic waterfalls and tribal food journeys, Kondh and Saura dance) 6 Nights – 7 Days (By Road/Train from Bhubaneswar to Bhubaneswar) Koraput, Rayagada and Nabrangpur (Offerings: Shamanic tradition of Lanjia Saura, Traditional Knowledge System of Agriculture in Niyamgiri foothills, Majestic Hills of Deomali, fascinating culture o Gadaba, Gond and Bhatra tribal communities, Nature Walks around majestic waterfalls, enchanting coffee estates and exotic spice plantation, Exploring Mystic archaeological sites, Textile Tour at Kotpad, Exploring some of the finest tribal markets and tribal food journeys, Gond and Desia Dance) 6 Nights – 7 Days (By Train/Road from Bhubaneswar to Bhubaneswar) Nuapada and Kalahandi (Offerings: Exploring Sunabeda Plateau and life of Chukutia Bhunjia, cultural journeys in Nuapada and Kalahandi, Exploring prehistoric sites, Exploring gorgeous waterfalls and pristine forests, Visiting Ranipur Jharial, an enchanting Yogini Temple complex, tribal culture, Tantric sites and Gond Dance)