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Welcome to Madhya Pradesh

the very heart of india

The Tribal Experience

Tour Name : The Tribal Experience

Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days

Places Covered : Delhi – Raipur – Kawardha – Kanker – Jagdalpur – Raipur

Tour Itinerary :

Day 01 : New Delhi : On arrival you will be received and transferred to your hotel. 

Day 02 : Raipur : Board the flight for Raipur. On arrival you will received and then drive straight to the former Princely State of Kawardha. On arrival check-in your hotel. You will be shown to your Palace suite before lunch in the State Dining Room. An afternoon of familiarization with Palace Kawardha and nearby cultural sites, including the captivating Bhoramdeo Temple complex. You return to the Palace at sunset is followed by a welcome drink to meet the royal family, with traditional Chhattisgarhi dance entertainment and then dinner. Tour Enquiry

Day 03 : Kawardha : After breakfast, a well-versed Palace guide will accompany you on an introduction to the secrets of Kawardha’s little-known natural and tribal world. You will meet the gentle and friendly Baiga people, the principal indigenous forest tribe. Enjoy picnic lunch with them. An evening return to Palace Kawardha precedes a royal family dinner.

Day 04 : Kawardha – Raipur – Kanker : The morning is at leisure. Drive straight to Raipur and on arrival check-in your hotel. You may also visit the Raipur’s Mahant Ghasidas Museum along with the visit to former princely State of Kanker. Upon arrival at Kanker Palace, the Maharaja’s family will greet you and show you to your sutie. Over drinks and dinner, family members will be happy to interpret and explain the folklore and tradition of the State they once ruled. They will also introduce you to a performance of the traditional music and dance of the region

Day 05 : Kanker – Kondagoan – Narayanpur – Kanker : Move out for the sight seeing in South of Kanker and climb-up the forested Keshkal Ghat which marks the border of Bastar 500m above the plain. You will encounter here the special nature of North Bastar with a visit to a colorful weekly market. It gives you a great opportunity to meet the local people. At Kondagaon and Narayanpur discover some of Bastar’s finest handicrafts, and the people who make them. An early evening dance by youthful members of Bastar’s unique ‘ghotul’ dormitory system completes an unforgettable day before a star – lit return to Kanker and a late dinner. Tour Enquiry

Day 06 : Kankar – Jagdalpur : After breakfast drive straight to Jagdalpur, Bastar’s main town and former capital. Checking in to a comfortable local hotel, relax over leisure lunch. In the afternoon, move out for the guided tour of historical Jagdalpur and the Anthropological Museum and Chitrakote waterfal, Bastar’s very own ‘Niagara’ on the Indravati River: you will also visit some of the local Bison – Horn Maria tribe, renowned for their spectacular ceremonial dancing.

Day 07 : Jagdalpur – Kangar Valley National Park – Jagdalpur : After an early breakfast visit the rich forests of the Kanger Valley National Park, the enchanting Tirathgarh waterfall and the extraordinary stalactite and stalagmite caves. Kanger retains the original intensity of the forests that once covered this whole region, and you will picnic in the natural habitat of leopard, tiger, sambhar, bison and the Bastar Hill Myna. Here too are forest tribal people in their natural habitat. Also explore some of Jagdalpur’s unique handicrafts. Tour Enquiry

Day 08 : Jagdalpur – Raipur : After a leisurely breakfast visit the bustling markets of Jagdalpur before your return to Raipur. On the highway, we again pass several handicrafts center for those last-minute souvenirs of your Bastar Experience. Stopping at Kanker, a farewell late lunch with the Maharaja’s family precedes the 2 – hour drive back to Raipur. Here you will stay at the comfortable and well – appointed hotel, relax in the pool and enjoy an excellent dinner.

Day 09 : Departure : The day at your discretion. At an appropriate time you will be transferred to the Raipur railway station/airport to board the train/flight for your onward journey.  The Tour Ends. Tour Enquiry