12N/13D Odisha Rural Tour

Odisha Tribals

Odisha (formerly Orissa), an eastern Indian state on the Bay of Bengal, is known for its tribal cultures and its many ancient Hindu temples. Kond is one of the largest tribe in Odisha who worship hills, nature, and streams. Sauras. Sauras is one of the ancient tribes in India that also find their mention in the Hindu epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana. Bonda. Santhals. Gonds. Bhumias. 

Odisha Tribals

Odisha has a rich cultural and artistic heritage. Due to the reign of many different rulers in the past, arts and crafts in Odisha underwent many changes giving an artistic diversity today in the forms of traditional handicrafts, painting and carving, dance and music.

Major handicrafts in Odisha include applique work, brass and bell metal, silver filigree and stone carving. Other forms include Lacquer, Papier Mache, and tribal combs, handlooms and wood and traditional stone carving.

Odisha Art

Tour Overview

Embark on an enthralling cultural expedition through the heart of Odisha, India’s land of artistry and tradition. Beginning in Bhubaneshwar, our journey unwraps the essence of this region through captivating city tours, delving into the intricate world of temples, caves, and local crafts.

Enriching encounters await in Nuapatna, where weavers breathe life into fabrics, and Sadeibareni, a haven of mesmerizing Dokra metalwork. Padmakesharpur enchants with snake charmers’ mystique. The trail continues to Puri, where artisans’ magic adorns the landscape in Bell Metal, Appliqué work, and Raghurajpur’s artistic village. We delve into the heart of local life, witnessing the dawn of Potters’ Village and meandering through the charming labyrinth of stone carvers and fishermen en route to Konark.

In Baliguda, Kutia Kondh’s vibrant culture unfolds, while Rayagada unveils the captivating Dongria Kondh tribe. Jeypore unveils the fascinating Bonda and Gadaba villages before the captivating Paraja village enchants us. Dhruba villages and their bustling market offer a captivating glimpse into local life before concluding our odyssey in Vishakhapatnam, a trove of memories, before bidding adieu with cherished experiences and heartfelt connections.

Destinations Covered

Bhubaneshwar: The starting point of your journey, Bhubaneshwar is known as the “Temple City of India.” Explore its ancient temples and caves, which hold centuries of spiritual and architectural significance, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Nuapatna: A weaver’s paradise, Nuapatna showcases the intricate art of weaving, where vibrant fabrics come to life under the skilled hands of local artisans, each thread weaving a story of tradition and craftsmanship.

Sadeibareni: Delve into the world of Dokra metalwork in Sadeibareni, where skilled artisans create intricate and unique metal sculptures using the ancient lost-wax casting technique, a tradition passed down through generations.

Padmakesharpur: Immerse yourself in the enigmatic world of snake charmers in Padmakesharpur, where you’ll witness captivating performances and gain insight into the mystical traditions surrounding these creatures.

Puri: A coastal gem, Puri boasts the iconic Jagannath Temple and offers a chance to witness the artisans’ prowess in Bell Metal work, Appliqué craftsmanship, and the enchanting Raghurajpur Artisan’s village.

Baliguda: As you journey to Baliguda, you’ll encounter the vibrant culture of the Kutia Kondh tribe, known for their distinctive traditions and way of life that blend harmoniously with nature.

Rayagada: The captivating Dongria Kondh tribe calls Rayagada home, providing a rare opportunity to engage with their unique customs and traditions, offering insights into their deep-rooted connection with the land.

Jeypore: A gateway to indigenous cultures, Jeypore introduces you to the fascinating Bonda and Gadaba tribes, each with their own distinct practices and vibrant attire that reflect their cultural identity.

Paraja Village: Paraja Village offers an intimate encounter with the Paraja tribe, allowing you to witness their daily life and immerse yourself in the rhythm of their traditional village and bustling local market.

Dhruba Villages: In the Dhruba villages, you’ll witness the vibrant community life and bustling marketplaces, providing a glimpse into the everyday experiences and traditions of the local people.

Vishakhapatnam: The final stop of your journey, Vishakhapatnam is a coastal city known for its beautiful beaches and cultural diversity, serving as a fitting conclusion to your exploration of Odisha’s rich heritage.

Each destination on this remarkable tour presents a unique opportunity to engage with local cultures, traditions, and art forms, creating a tapestry of experiences that will linger in your memory.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrival at Bhubaneshwar. Transfer to hotel.

Day 02: City tour of Bhubaneshwar, covering Temples & Caves. Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.

Bhubaneswar Temple

Day 03: After breakfast we will start our excursion to Nuapatna (Weaving Village), Sadeibareni ( Dokra Metal work village) & Padmakesharpur(Snake Charmers Village).

Nuapatna weavers
Nuapatna weavers
dokra metal art
dokra metal art
Padmakesarpur snake charmers
Padmakesarpur snake charmers

Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.

Day 04: Drive to Puri enroute visiting 64yogini village with Bell Metal work village, Pipli Applique work village & Raghurajpur Artisan’s village.

64 Yogini Village Odisha
64 Yogini Village Odisha
Bell Metal Work Odisha
Bell Metal Work Odisha
Pipli Applique work odisha
Pipli Applique work odisha
Raghurajpur Artisan’s village odisha
Raghurajpur Artisan’s village odisha

Overnight at Puri.

Day 05: Early morning visit of Potters’ village.

Potters village odisha
Potters village odisha

Excursion to Konark enroute visiting Stone Carvers village & Fishermen’ village.

Fishermen village odisha
Fishermen village odisha

Overnight at Puri.

Day 06: City tour of Puri & drive to Bhubaneshwar.

Puri Jagannath Temple

Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.

Day 07: Drive to Baliguda. Overnight at Baliguda.


Day 08: Visit of Kutia Kondh village & drive to Rayagada.

Kutia Kondh villageOvernight at Rayagada.

Day 09: Visit of Dongria Kondh village & drive to Jeypore.

Dongria Kondh village
Dongria Kondh village

Overnight at Jeypore.

Day 10: Visit of Bonda & Gadaba villages.

Bonda & Gadaba villages
Bonda & Gadaba villages

Overnight at Jeypore.

Day 11: Visit of Paraja village & market.

Paraja village
Paraja village

Overnight at Jeypore.

Day 12: Visit of Dhruba villages & their market. Dhuruba village odishaDrive to Vishakhapatnam.

Day 13: Departure transfer to the airport for the onward connection.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

Q: What is the duration of the tour?
A: The tour spans across 13 days, allowing ample time to explore and immerse yourself in the diverse cultures and traditions of the destinations covered.

Q: Is the tour suitable for all age groups?
A: Yes, the tour is designed to offer enriching experiences for travelers of all ages, catering to cultural enthusiasts and those seeking authentic encounters.

Q: What types of art and crafts are highlighted in the tour?
A: The tour showcases a rich array of traditional crafts, including weaving in Nuapatna, Dokra metalwork in Sadeibareni, Bell Metal work and Appliqué craftsmanship in Puri, and much more.

Q: How do I reach the starting point of the tour in Bhubaneshwar?
A: You can reach Bhubaneshwar by air, rail, or road, depending on your convenience and location. Our tour organizers can assist you with transportation options.

Q: Are the visits to tribal villages respectful and ethical?
A: Yes, the tour is conducted in a respectful and ethical manner, allowing you to engage with local tribes while prioritizing their dignity, traditions, and privacy.

Q: Are meals included in the tour package?
A: The tour typically includes meals as mentioned in the itinerary, ensuring you have a delightful culinary experience throughout the journey.

Q: Will there be English-speaking guides?
A: Yes, you will have knowledgeable English-speaking guides at each destination who will provide insights into the local culture, history, and traditions.

Q: What is the level of physical activity involved in the tour?
A: The tour involves a moderate level of physical activity, including walking and exploring various sites. However, the pace can be adjusted to accommodate different fitness levels.

Q: Can I purchase local crafts and souvenirs during the tour?
A: Absolutely, the tour offers opportunities to purchase unique local crafts and souvenirs at various villages and markets, providing a chance to support local artisans.

Q: Is the tour customizable or extendable?
A: While the tour follows a specific itinerary, you can discuss with the tour organizers about potential customization or extension options based on your preferences and interests.

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4N/5D Pushkar Camel Fair Tour from Delhi

Pushkar Camel Fair

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through India’s vibrant cultural tapestry with our Camel Fair and Sacred Sites Tour.

Tour Overview

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome to Delhi, where you’ll settle into your hotel and enjoy leisure time. The following day, immerse yourself in the captivating history of Old and New Delhi, visiting iconic landmarks such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Raj Ghat. The tour then takes an exhilarating turn as you board the Ajmer Shatabadi Express to Ajmer, a journey that offers glimpses of India’s diverse landscapes.

Arriving at Ajmer, you’ll find yourself amidst the bustling spectacle of the Pushkar Camel Fair. Witness the spectacle of camel trading, traditional competitions, and immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and festivities. Your experience continues as you observe the Kartik Poornima celebration, a sacred bathing ritual at Pushkar Lake, a truly mesmerizing and spiritual experience. Your journey also includes a visit to Ajmer Sharif, a significant Sufi shrine, and an exploration of its intricately designed interiors.

Concluding your adventure, you’ll return to Delhi, where you’ll depart with cherished memories and a deeper understanding of India’s rich heritage.

Destinations Covered

Delhi: India’s capital welcomes you with its rich history and bustling energy. Explore the contrasting facets of Old and New Delhi, from the majestic Red Fort to the serene Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Engage in the vibrant markets and immerse yourself in the city’s diverse culture.

Ajmer: A historic city renowned for the revered Ajmer Sharif Dargah, a Sufi shrine that draws devotees from across the world. The intricate silver doors and spiritual aura make this an enlightening experience.

Pushkar Camel Fair: Step into a whirlwind of colors, cultures, and traditions at the Pushkar Camel Fair. Witness the spectacle of livestock trading, camel races, and cultural performances against the backdrop of the golden desert landscape.

Pushkar Lake: Experience the spiritual fervor of Kartik Poornima, a holy day marked by pilgrims taking a cleansing dip in Pushkar Lake’s sacred waters. Explore the numerous ghats and ornate temples surrounding the lake, witnessing a vibrant tapestry of rituals.

Your tour weaves together the fabric of India’s cultural diversity, from spiritual rituals to lively fairs, leaving you with lasting memories of this enchanting land.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 1: Welcome to Delhi

Welcome to India and the start of your holiday!We will pick you from the Airport and take you to a pre booked hotel. After checkin, relax for a few hours.

Jama Masjid Delhi

In the afternoon we will take you on sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Explore the colourful sights of Delhi. Opt to visit the imposing Red Fort, Jama Masjid – India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat – the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation. Overnight – Delhi

Day 2: Delhi – Ajmer – Pushkar Camel Fair

This morning is an early start as we board the Ajmer Shatabadi express bound for Ajmer. Seated in the air conditioned chair class carriage and leaving the city behind we look out upon a landscape of golden desert studded with green fields of agriculture and peaceful villages. Upon arrival to Ajmer a short drive leads us to our accommodation, a kilometer from the uproarious gathering of the Pushkar Camel Fair.

pushkar fair

For the next few nights we bed down in our comfortable Swiss style permanent tented camp. Each high roofed tent with solid flooring, proper beds and linen offers the facilities of air conditioning, en suite with a bath and hot and cold running water.


After lunch and time to freshen up we head over to the frenzy of activity and riot of colour that is associated Pushkar – possibly the world’s largest camel fair. Attracting some 300 000 visitors, 40 000 camel, cattle and horses the fair draws sightseers, pilgrims, nomads, breeders, herdsmen, farmers and traders with their accompanying family, livestock and wares from all over the state of Rajasthan. Pushkar is an authentic cultural spectacle that’s totally unique and promises to be good fun. Overnight – Pushkar

Day 3: Camel judging, cricket, music & magicians

pushkar fairToday offers a glimpse at the serious business of livestock trading and the judging of the best bovine and came lids in each category. There are also more light hearted activities on offer such as the camel running races, tug of war, awards for the best dressed camel and a beauty pageant. Take a look in at the longest moustache competition or keep score at the cricket match between the local Pushkar club and a random assortment of tourists.

There are also vibrant folk music and dances, magic shows and various other traditional entertainment and competitions as well as hundreds of authentic stalls to explore, packed with jewelry and textiles from the surrounding areas.

pushkar fair

This evening can be spent watching the various entertainments offered at our camp, outdoors and under a blanket of stars. Overnight – Pushkar

Day 4: Pushkar – bathing at the ghats

Pushkar LakeToday marks the start of the Kartik Poornima, a Hindu holy day celebrated on the full moon or the fifteenth lunar day in the month of Kartik. According to the Hindu scriptures the lake relates to Brahma, the god of all creation and is one of the five most holy Hindu pilgrimage sites in India.

Pushkar Lake Video

Pushkar Market Video

Savitri Mata Temple Pushkar

The Brahma temple here is the most important temple in Pushkar, and is in fact the only Brahma temple in the whole of the country.

brahma temple pushkar

On this day of celebration countless pilgrims swathed in colourful fabric converge for a holy dip in the sacred lake before the morning sun has cast its first rays on the earth. Surrounded by 52 bathing ghats (a series of steps leading to the lake), throngs of devotees line the water’s edge praying to the deities before washing away the sins of a lifetime.

pushkar fair

After all sin has been absolved, the atmosphere is electric and the carnival, music, dancers, magicians, acrobats, snake charming, horse and camel racing continues. If all the excitement becomes to much and you’re in need a breath of fresh air remember you can always take stroll and explore any one of the 500 Hindu temples surrounding the lake and the local area.

pushkar fair

This fascinating spectacle of cattle trading, religious worship, celebration and festivity at Pushkar during this time of year is globally famous. Your baggage allowance may not allow you to take home a camel, but you’re sure to find something truly unique and authentic here at the annual fair. Overnight – Pushkar

Day 5: Ajmer Sherif and onward to Delhi

Pushkar – Delhi. This morning offers free time before visiting the town of Ajmer Sherif. The most notable site is the resting place of the Sufi seer, Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chisti who died here in 1236 after six days of fasting and praying. Possibly the most important Muslim shrine in India fervent pilgrims patronize the shrine as did many of the Mughal rulers including that of Emperor Akbar.

Ajmer Sharif

Leading off the Dargah Bazaar we enter the shrine via a gateway of immensely beautifully intricately carved silver doors. In the courtyard stands two huge cauldrons with capacity of 2240 kg and 4480 litres! That’s a lot of chicken soup!

Onward to the station we board our train to Delhi arriving at 22:45 in the evening and transfer to the airport for your onward international flight.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

Q: What is the main highlight of the Pushkar Camel Fair?
A: The Pushkar Camel Fair is a vibrant and colorful event that showcases camel trading, cultural performances, competitions, and festivities against the backdrop of the golden desert landscape.

Q: What is Kartik Poornima, and why is it significant in Pushkar?
A: Kartik Poornima is a Hindu holy day celebrated on the full moon in the month of Kartik. In Pushkar, it marks a day of spiritual significance, with countless pilgrims taking a holy dip in Pushkar Lake to cleanse themselves of sins and participate in celebratory activities.

Q: What can I expect to see at Ajmer Sharif Dargah?
A: Ajmer Sharif Dargah is a Sufi shrine and the resting place of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chisti. The shrine’s intricate silver doors and the spiritual ambiance make it a significant site for Muslim devotees and a place of reverence.

Q: How does the tour involve both spiritual and cultural experiences?
A: The tour combines visits to revered spiritual sites like Ajmer Sharif Dargah and Pushkar Lake with cultural immersion at the Pushkar Camel Fair, where you’ll witness camel races, folk music, dances, and other traditional activities.

Q: What is the significance of the Ajmer to Delhi train journey?
A: The train journey from Ajmer to Delhi offers a scenic and comfortable way to travel between destinations, allowing you to relax and enjoy the changing landscapes of India.

Q: Can you describe the activities at the Pushkar Camel Fair?
A: The Pushkar Camel Fair features camel and livestock trading, camel races, cricket matches, beauty pageants for camels, traditional folk music and dances, magic shows, and vibrant stalls selling jewelry and textiles.

Q: What is the importance of Pushkar Lake during Kartik Poornima?
A: Pushkar Lake holds immense spiritual significance during Kartik Poornima. Devotees gather to take a holy dip in the lake’s waters, believing it will cleanse them of their sins. The atmosphere is festive, with celebrations, rituals, and cultural performances.

Q: How does the tour provide insight into local traditions?
A: The tour allows you to observe local customs, rituals, and festivities at the Pushkar Camel Fair and Ajmer Sharif Dargah, providing a deeper understanding of Indian culture and spirituality.

Q: What is the historical importance of Ajmer?
A: Ajmer is historically significant for its Ajmer Sharif Dargah, a Sufi shrine, and its association with Mughal rulers. It’s a place of pilgrimage and reflects the rich religious diversity of India.

Q: How does the tour end, and what are the departure logistics?
A: The tour concludes with a transfer to Delhi, where you can further explore the city or proceed to the airport for your onward international flight. The journey leaves you with a blend of spiritual experiences and cultural insights from this enchanting part of India.

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16 Days Offbeat Rajasthan Tour


Tour Overview

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the heart of India with our comprehensive 16-day tour. Beginning in the vibrant capital city of Delhi, your adventure unfolds with visits to iconic sites such as the India Gate, Qutub Minar, and the regal President’s House. Travel to the spiritual town of Pushkar, where the Brahma Temple and tranquil Pushkar Lake beckon. Continue to the historic town of Jojawar, where horseback and train safaris immerse you in the local culture and stunning landscapes.

In Udaipur, the City Palace and Sahelion Ki Bari await, while Jodhpur boasts the majestic Mehrangarh Fort. A camel safari through the Thar Desert takes you to the enchanting Osian Temples and Sam Sand Dunes, allowing you to savor desert life. Explore Jaisalmer’s golden fortresses before reaching the camel breeding farm in Bikaner. Discover the artistic havelis of Mandawa and the regal palaces of Jaipur, from the Amber Fort to the majestic Hawa Mahal.

This unforgettable journey concludes in Delhi, leaving you with a treasure trove of memories and experiences that showcase the diverse facets of India’s rich heritage.

Duration:  16 Days / 15 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Pushkar > Jojawar > Udaipur > Jodhpur > Dabdi > Osian > Sodakore > Jaisalmer > Sam > Bikaner > Mandawa > Jaipur > Delhi

16 Days Offbeat Rajasthan Tour from Delhi

Destinations Covered

Delhi: Delhi, the political and cultural capital of India, welcomes you with its bustling streets, historical monuments, and modern marvels. From the impressive India Gate to the ornate Laxmi Narayan Temple, Delhi offers a glimpse into both its colonial past and contemporary vibrancy.

Pushkar: A serene and spiritual town, Pushkar is famous for its sacred Pushkar Lake and the Brahma Temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, one of the few in the world. Its narrow streets, bustling markets, and vibrant atmosphere make it a unique destination.

Jojawar: Nestled amidst the Aravalli hills, Jojawar offers a tranquil rural experience. The train safari here provides an insight into local life, while the majestic Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur and the stunning Marwari horseback safari showcase the region’s rich heritage.

Udaipur: Known as the City of Lakes, Udaipur exudes romance and beauty. The City Palace and Jagdish Temple reveal its royal history, while the serene Sahelion Ki Bari and the artsy Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir showcase its cultural side.

Jodhpur: The Blue City of Jodhpur is dominated by the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, offering stunning panoramic views of the city. Ranakpur’s intricately carved Jain Temples en route to Jodhpur showcase the region’s architectural brilliance.

Sam Sand Dunes: The captivating Sam Sand Dunes near Jaisalmer offer a true desert experience. Enjoy a camel ride through the dunes, witness breathtaking sunsets, and immerse yourself in Rajasthani folk music and dance.

Bikaner: Bikaner boasts the remarkable Junagarh Fort and the fascinating Karnimata Temple, where rats are revered. Visit the Camel Breeding Farm to learn about the breeding and care of camels, a quintessential part of desert life.

Mandawa: The town of Mandawa in the Shekhawati region is famed for its ornate havelis adorned with exquisite frescoes. These mansions tell stories of the past through their intricate artwork.

Jaipur: Known as the Pink City, Jaipur dazzles with its colorful architecture and vibrant culture. The Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and the astronomical Jantar Mantar observatory highlight its royal history and scientific achievements.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 1: Welcome to Delhi

Delhi International Airport

Welcome to the political and Cultural Capital of India – Delhi. Traditional welcome at the airport by our representative and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Delhi – Pushkar (390 km from Delhi, 07 hrs drive)

After a early breakfast proceed half day sightseeing tour of Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British Empire.

Rashtrapati BhawanVisit the India Gate and the grand Government buildings, the President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial and also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple and the 11th century Qutab Minar.

Qutub Minar

After lunch we leave for Pushkar. On arrival check in to the hotel and freshen up. An interesting dinner under the stars with the Rajasthani cultural folk music and dances awaits you. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 3: Pushkar

brahma temple pushkar

After breakfast, go for a full day sightseeing and visit the Brahma temple (said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity) Pushkar Lake, Man Mahal and Savitri temple in Pushkar.

Pushkar Lake

Also visit the famous Dargah Sharif at Ajmer. Relax at the resort after a full day of sightseeing and shopping. Overnight at the resort in Pushkar.

Ajmer Sharif

Day 4: Pushkar – Jojawar (160 km from Pushkar, 3½ hrs drive)

After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel and enjoy a beautiful drive to Jojawar. Check in to the hotel and lunch at the hotel. After lunch we proceed for an amazing insight into the village life and its surroundings on the back of the famous Marwari Horses.


Return back well in time to enjoy the Rajasthani dinner, dance and music, a perfect end to a lovely day. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 5: Jojawar

A very exciting day awaits you; after breakfast we start the day with train Safari which is one of the major attractions at Jojawar.

jojawar train safariThe train safari takes you through the beautiful & scenic Aravallis passing through tunnels and bridges overlooking the dazzling lake and the forest around it. This gives a good insight into the local tribal life.

The train journey will be followed by the Jeep safari organized to the neighboring tribal and Rebari settlements where one could interact and peep into the rich rural culture of Rajasthan and later visit a famous tribal horse lord temple where high tea is served just around sunset.

jojawar jeep safariEnthusiasts could also opt for four wheel driving. A real exciting day comes to an end and we look forward to a beautiful dinner under the stars.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 6: Jojawar – Udaipur (150 km from Jojawar, 3hrs drive)

After breakfast we drive to Udaipur, the city of lakes. The city was built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot in the continent of India.

City Palace udaipur

jagdish temple udaipur

Saheliyon ki bari udaipur

pichola lake udaipur

Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. We will also visit the Shilpgram, a tribute to the Rajasthani rural life and the craftsmen.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.

Day 7: Udaipur – Jodhpur (185 kms from Udaipur, 4-5 hrs drive)

After breakfast proceed by road to Jodhpur. Enroute visit the Ranakpur Jain Temples.

Ranakpur Jain Temple

Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, and for a much older Sun Temple which lies opposite the former. In general, the Jain temples of Ranakpur present a distinct style of their own. The ceilings of the temples are adorned with foliage scroll work and geometric patterns. The top and bottom part of the domes are joined by Brackets with figures of deities on them.

Arrival in Jodhpur and visit the Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum.

Umaid Bhawan Palace MuseumEvening at leisure and over night stay in Jodhpur.

Day 8: Jodhpur – Dabdi (70 kms from Jodhpur, 1½ hrs drive)

Check out of the hotel after an early morning breakfast and start the day with the morning sight seeing of Jodhpur which includes the massive Mehrangarh fort.


This massive Mehrangarh fort came first and around it grew the city of Jodhpur protected by a high stone wall with seven gates and countless bastions) en route Osian.

osianOn arrival at the resort we begin our adventure of the camel safari. Packed lunch will be served in the afternoon arrival at village Bikamkor with a packed lunch. On arrival you will be met by our Safari staff and Camel riders. Then start your Camel Safari for village Dabdi, a two hour ride. Just before sunset, arrive at your exclusive mobile safari camp. Enjoy an evening under the stars followed by a candlelit dinner. Over night at the Dabdi dunes. Distance covered-9 kms.

Day 9: Dabdi – Osian

After breakfast we will start our safari through the Thar Desert. After a four hour ride we approach the oasis village ‘Khetasar’ where we visit the local weavers and the potters. Here lunch will be served by the oasis or at a village hut. After lunch resume the safari for the resort covering a total distance of 25 Km.


Alternatively for those not wanting to proceed to the resort by camel, Jeeps will be waiting to take you to the resort and there the afternoon can be spent enjoying the swimming pool located on the highest sand-dune.

Evening folk entertainment followed by dinner. Overnight at the resort in Osian.

Day 10 : Osian – Sodakore (200 kms from Osian, 5 hrs drive)

After breakfast take a short tour of the famous Osian Temples and then proceed to Sodakore.

osian-templesOsian temple is a cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th  centuries. The city was a major religious centre of the kingdom of Marwar during the Pratihara dynasty. Of the 18 shrines in the group, the Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple, Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira stands out in their grace and architecture.


Arrival at the nature resort in Sodakore which offers Organic food, farm fresh dairy and poultry products. In the evening enjoy the village safaris interacting with the vibrant village community and a walk around the Amla Orchard.

Overnight at the resort with cultural dinner.

Day 11 : Sodakore – Jaisalmer – Sam (110 kms from Sodakore, 3 hrs drive)

Check out of the resort after breakfast and proceed for sightseeing of Jaisalmer which includes the golden-hued Jaisalmer fort, Nathmalji ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli, Salim singh ki Haveli.

Jaisalmer Fort

patwon ki haveli jaisalmer

After sightseeing of Jaisalmer proceed for the Sam Sand Dunes, the perfect place to enjoy & experience a desert life.

jaisalmerEnjoy the sun set on the back of Camel in the dunes followed by dance, music, cocktails and dinner in the dunes under the stars.

Overnight at the camp in Sam.

Day 12 : Sam – Bikaner (380 kms from Jaisalmer, 6-7 hrs drive)

After breakfast proceed by road to Bikaner enjoying the small villages and rural sights of Rajasthan with its sand dunes. Over night stay in Bikaner.

Day 13 : Bikaner – Mandawa (190 km from Bikaner, 4hrs drive)

junagarh-fort-palaceAfter breakfast visit the Junagarh Fort, constructed between 1588-1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Mughal Emperor Akbar’s army followed by the Karnimata Temple at Deshnok; famous as the rat temple.

Karni Mata Temple Karni Mata Temple

Also visit the prestigious camel breeding farm in the evening around 1530hrs and proceed to Mandawa, a small and bustling town in the Shekhawati region lying north of Jaipur.


Its importance lies in the splendidly frescoed havelis or mansions – mostly constructed by the prosperous merchants, between the 18th and 20th centuries.

Overnight at the hotel in Mandawa.

Day 14: Mandawa – Jaipur (160 km from Mandawa, 4hrs drive)

After brunch check out of the hotel and start for Jaipur. Arrival in Jaipur by the evening and check in to the hotel.

Day 15 : Jaipur

amber fort jaipur

Full day sightseeing of Jaipur which includes places of interest like the City Palace, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort.

City Palace jaipur

Jantar Mantar jaipurThe steep approach to the Amber Palace gives you an opportunity to enjoy an elephant ride up the hill like a King and a Queen with a scintillating view of the lake below surrounded by hills.

Elephant ride to the fort

Late evening free for independent activities or shopping. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 16 : Jaipur – Delhi (260 km from Jaipur, 5 hrs drive approx))

After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport as per your further flight.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

Q1: What is the starting point of the tour?
A1: The tour begins in Delhi, the political and cultural capital of India.

Q2: What are the major attractions in Pushkar?
A2: Pushkar is famous for its Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, and the Dargah Sharif at Ajmer.

Q3: What unique experience does Jojawar offer?
A3: Jojawar offers a horseback safari, allowing you to explore the village life and scenic landscapes of Rajasthan.

Q4: Which iconic monument dominates the skyline of Jodhpur?
A4: The Mehrangarh Fort, a majestic fortress, dominates the skyline of Jodhpur.

Q5: What can you experience at Sam Sand Dunes?
A5: At Sam Sand Dunes near Jaisalmer, you can enjoy camel rides, witness stunning sunsets, and indulge in Rajasthani folk music and dance.

Q6: What is the significance of Ranakpur in the itinerary?
A6: Ranakpur is known for its intricately carved Jain Temples, showcasing the region’s architectural brilliance.

Q7: What are the highlights of Udaipur?
A7: Udaipur, the City of Lakes, is known for the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari, and the artsy Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir.

Q8: How is the desert life experienced in Bikaner?
A8: Bikaner offers a visit to the Camel Breeding Farm, showcasing the breeding and care of camels, an essential aspect of desert life.

Q9: What is special about Mandawa?
A9: Mandawa is known for its ornate havelis with intricate frescoes, offering a glimpse into the region’s historical and artistic heritage.

Q10: How does the tour end?
A10: The tour concludes in Delhi after exploring the vibrant cities, historical landmarks, and cultural treasures of Rajasthan.

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7 Days Odisha Tour

Konark temple

Tour Overview

Embark on an enriching journey through the culturally vibrant state of Odisha with this tour. Starting in Bhubaneswar, the capital city, you’ll be guided through a remarkable blend of history and natural beauty. Witness the awe-inspiring Konark Sun Temple, a 13th-century marvel and one of India’s seven wonders, before unwinding on the golden sands of Puri’s pristine beach. Explore Raghurajpur, a village renowned for its Patachitra art, and Pipili, famous for its exquisite appliqué handicrafts.

Delve into Bhubaneswar’s rich heritage, visiting the Peace Pagoda at Dhauli and the ancient rock edicts, then venture into the rock-cut caves of Khandagiri and Udayagiri. Traverse the ‘Diamond Triangle’ of Ratnagiri, Udayagiri, and Lalitagiri, where Buddhist monasteries and stupas abound, showcasing a captivating facet of Odisha’s history. Venture into the breathtaking Bhitarkanika National Park, home to saltwater crocodiles, diverse bird species, and the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles.

Your unforgettable journey ends with cherished memories and a sense of Odisha’s cultural and natural treasures as you return home from Bhubaneswar Airport.

Duration:  7 Days / 6 Nights

Places:  Bhubaneswar > Puri > Raghurajpur > Pipili > Bhubaneswar > Ratnagiri > Udaygiri > Lalitagiri > Ratnagiri > Bhubaneswar

7 Days Odisha Tour from Bhubaneswar

Destinations Covered

Bhubaneswar: The tour commences in Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, known for its rich history and ancient temples. This city is a treasure trove of historical and cultural landmarks. Visitors are welcomed by its unique blend of old-world charm and modern growth.

Konark Sun Temple: A visit to the Konark Sun Temple offers an awe-inspiring journey into architectural brilliance. This 13th-century marvel, also known as the Black Pagoda, is an exquisite ode to the sun god Surya. The intricately carved stone structure is a testament to the creative genius of ancient India.

Puri: The tour moves to Puri, a coastal gem famous for its golden beaches and the revered Jagannath Temple. The allure of Puri lies not just in its natural beauty but also in its spiritual significance, making it a significant pilgrimage destination.

Raghurajpur: This village is an art lover’s paradise, renowned for Patachitra paintings, a traditional Odishan art form. Raghurajpur is a living art gallery where artisans create intricate paintings, presenting a glimpse into the region’s cultural heritage.

Pipili: Pipili is a vibrant town known for its colorful appliqué handicrafts. The streets are adorned with these exquisite fabrics that are used for various purposes, from decorations to garments. The craftsmanship of Pipili artisans is a sight to behold.

Bhubaneswar Sightseeing: Dhauli, a site of historical significance, stands as a symbol of Emperor Ashoka’s transformation from a conqueror to a follower of Buddhism. The Peace Pagoda or Shanti Stupa, with its serene surroundings, offers a spiritual retreat. The Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves hold ancient rock-cut architecture and a glimpse into the life of ascetics.

Ratnagiri, Udayagiri, Lalitagiri: These three sites form the “Diamond Triangle” of Buddhist heritage in Odisha. Explore ancient monasteries, stupas, and museums that provide insights into the region’s Buddhist past. Lalitagiri, with its Pushpagiri University campus, adds an educational dimension to the journey.

Bhitarkanika National Park: Venture into the fascinating wilderness of Bhitarkanika, a biodiversity hotspot and one of India’s largest viable mangrove ecosystems. From saltwater crocodiles to diverse bird species and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles, this park offers a chance to immerse oneself in nature’s wonders.

This tour encapsulates the essence of Odisha, from its rich historical tapestry to its stunning natural landscapes, creating an unforgettable experience that blends cultural exploration with awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrive Bhubaneswar

Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport. On arrival meet & assist at the airport followed by transfer to puri.

Bhubaneswar Airport

Over Nights stay at Hotel.

Day 02: Konark Tour (35 km from Puri)

After breakfast, visit to Konark temple (Sun Temple).

Konark templeKonark temple is a 13th century sun temple (also known as black pagoda). It was constructed by oxidized & weathered sandstone. It is one of the seventh wonder of India.

golden beach of puri

Back to Puri. Leisure time to spend at golden beach of puri (One of the finest beach of India).

Over Night stay at Puri.

Day 03 : Puri – Raghurajpur – Pipili – Bhubaneswar (75 km)

After breakfast check out from Hotel.

raghurajpur patachitra raghurajpur patachitraProceed towards Raghurajpur (Patachitra village), 12 km from Puri. After that proceed towards color village of Pipili. It is famous for designing beautiful appliqué handicrafts. It is a town of artisans famous for their colorful fabrics. After that proceed towards Bhubaneswar. Check in to hotel. Over night stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 04: Bhubaneswar Sightseeing

dhauli bhubaneswar

After Breakfast proceed towards Dhauli where Emperor Ashoka after the bloody battle & his victory over the kingdom of kalinga renounced warfare & embraced the teaching of Buddha.

ashoka rock edict dhauliAlso visit the Peace Pagoda or Shanti Stupa built in the early 1970 &  the two ancient rock edict dating from 260 BC which outline Ashokas detained instructions to his administrators to rule with gentleness & fairness.

khandagiri CavesAfter that proceed towards Khandagiri & udaygiri, the caves of Udayagiri (Hill of Sunrise) and Khandagiri (Broken Hills) command a unique position in the filed of history, rock-cut architecture, art and religion. Back to Hotel. Dinner at hotel. Over night stay at Bhubaneswar.

Day 05 : Ratnagiri – Udaygiri – Lalitagiri (110 km from Bhubaneswar)

After a relaxed morning drive towards Ratnagiri. Check in to hotels.

ratnagiri odishaUdayagiri Caves udayagiri odisha

Campus of Pushpagiri University at Lalitgiri lalitgiri odishaPost lunch proceed towards Ratnagiri, Udayagiri, Lalitgiri ( Buddhist Monasteries, stupas and museums) also Known as diamond triangle of Buddhist heritage.  Also visit at the Campus of Pushpagiri University at Lalitgiri.

Back to Hotel. Overnight at Ratnagiri.

Day 06 : Bhitarkanika National Park (110 km distance from Ratnagiri) 

After breakfast proceed towards Bhitarkanika . It is famous for Salt Water crocodile, Indian Python, deer.

Bhitarkanika National Park Bhitarkanika is a hot-spot of biodiversity. It’s home  to largest population of giant salt water crocodile in India.

Bhitarkanika National Park

Also home to more than 215 species of birds including amazing eight variety of Kingfishers. It is the second largest viable Mangrove  Eco-System in India Harbors more than 70 species of Mangrove and its associates.

Bhitarkanika National Park Gahirmatha is known to be one of the largest rookery for Olive Ridley Sea Turtles.

Back to Hotel. Overnight at Ratnagiri.

Day 07 : Airport Drop

Post breakfast check out from hotel. Proceed towards Bhubaneswar by NH- 5. Drop to the Airport for further journey back home.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

q: What is the starting point of the tour?
a: The tour starts at Bhubaneswar Airport, where you will be greeted by our representative.

q: What is the significance of Konark Sun Temple?
a: The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century architectural marvel dedicated to the sun god Surya. It is renowned for its intricate carvings and is considered one of the seven wonders of India.

q: What can visitors expect in Puri?
a: Puri is known for its stunning golden beaches and the revered Jagannath Temple. It’s a destination of both natural beauty and spiritual significance.

q: What is the specialty of Raghurajpur?
a: Raghurajpur is a village famous for its Patachitra paintings, a traditional art form of Odisha. It offers visitors a chance to witness artisans creating intricate paintings.

q: What is the attraction of Pipili?
a: Pipili is known for its colorful appliqué handicrafts, used for decorations and garments. The town’s vibrant streets showcase the craftsmanship of local artisans.

q: What historical sites can be explored in Bhubaneswar?
a: Bhubaneswar offers a visit to Dhauli, a site where Emperor Ashoka embraced Buddhism after a significant battle. The Peace Pagoda and Udayagiri-Khandagiri caves are also worth exploring.

q: What is the “Diamond Triangle” of Buddhist heritage?
a: The “Diamond Triangle” consists of Ratnagiri, Udayagiri, and Lalitagiri, three sites with ancient monasteries, stupas, and museums that provide insights into the Buddhist heritage of Odisha.

q: What can visitors experience in Bhitarkanika National Park?
a: Bhitarkanika National Park is home to diverse wildlife, including saltwater crocodiles, various bird species, and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. It offers a unique opportunity to experience a thriving mangrove ecosystem.

q: What makes this tour unique?
a: This tour offers a blend of historical exploration, cultural immersion, and natural beauty. From ancient temples to vibrant villages, art forms to wildlife sanctuaries, it provides a diverse and enriching experience of Odisha.

q: How does the tour end?
a: The tour concludes with a drop-off at Bhubaneswar Airport for your onward journey.

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