Royal Tribal Experience in India
Destinations Covered : . Raipur- Kawardha - Kanker - Jagdalpur - Raipur
Tour Duration : (07 Nights / 08 Days).
Day 01: Raipur - Kawardha
On your arrival at Raipur, our representative will meet you and we drive to the former princely state of Kawardha (120 km - 3 hrs) in an A/C luxury vehicle. Arrive at Kawardha and check into the famous Kwardha Palace. In the afternoon, get familiar with Palace Kawardha and nearby cultural sites. Visit and see the beautiful and captivating Bhoramdeo Temple Complex. Return to the Palace at sunset and enjoy a welcome drink with the royal family, followed by a traditional Chhattisgarhi dance performance and the dinner. Overnight stay will be at Kawardha Palace.
Day 02: Kawardha
After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of Kawardha to discover the secrets of Kawardha's little-known natural and tribal world. Visit some tribal villages and meet the friendly Baiga people, the principal indigenous forest tribe of the region. Also enjoy, a picnic lunch with them. Return to the Palace at sunset and enjoy the dinner with the royal family.Overnight stay will be at Kawardha Palace.
Kawardha Day 03: Kawardha - Raipur - Kanker
After breakfast today, the morning is at leisure. Later we drive to Raipur (02 hrs) to reach by the noon. If time permits, enjoy a short visit to Mahant Ghasidas Museum in Raipur. Thereafter, we proceed to the former princely State of Kanker. Arrive at Kanker and check into the beautiful Kanker Palace. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with the royal family members who will be happy to familiarize you with the unique folklore and traditions of the state they once ruled. They will also introduce you to a performance of the traditional music and dance of the region. Overnight stay will be at Kanker Palace.
Day 04: Kanker - Kondagaon - Narayanpur - Kanker
After breakfast at the Palace, get set for exploring the fascinating tribal regions of Bastar, which can indeed be a lifetime experience for you. Climb up the forested Keshkal Ghat with your royal guide and visit a colorful weekly market, which provides you with a good opportunity to meet the local tribes. Visit the famous tribal regions of Kondagaon and Narayanpur and discover about some of Bastar's finest handicrafts and the people who make them. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the lush green surroundings of Sal forests. In the evening, enjoy a dance performance by young members of Bastar's unique 'Ghotul' dormitory system. Late return to the Palace and enjoy a late dinner with the royal family. Overnight stay will be at Kanker Palace.
Day 05: Kanker - Jagdalpur - Kanker
After breakfast, we drive to Jagdalpur, the district headquarter of the famous Bastar tribal region. Arrive at Jagdalpur and enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a royally guided tour of Jagdalpur. Visit the famous Anthropological Museum and we proceed to see the enchanting Chitrakote Waterfall (popularly known as Niagara of India) at sunset. Also visit some of the local Bison-Horn Maria tribe, renowned for their spectacular ceremonial dancing. If time and conditions are favorable, enjoy a barbecue dinner under the stars in authentic Bastar style. You will also be entertained by a folklore dance performance of the tribal people. Overnight stay will be at Kanker Palace.
Day 06: Kanker - Kanger Valley National Park - Jagdalpur
After an early breakfast, enjoy a visit to the famous Kanger Valley National Park. Kanger Valley is known for its unique wildlife and verdant surroundings, regarded as one of the finest virgin forests tracts on earth. Kanger is famous for its Leopards, Tigers, Sambars, Bison and the endangered Bastar Hill Myna. Capture the breathtaking scenic beauty in your camera. We'll also explore one of the limestone caves of the region, known for beautiful stalagmite and stalactite caves. Later, enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch at the famous Tiratgarh Fall. You will also be exploring some of Jagdalpur's unique handicrafts before dinner at the hotel with your royal guides. Overnight stay will be at Jagdalpur.
Jagdalpur Day 07: Jagdalpur - Raipur
After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the bustling markets of Jagdalpur before we set for our return to Raipur. On the highway, we again pass several handicraft centers for those last-minute souvenirs of your Bastar Experience. On way to Raipur, we halt at Kanker for a farewell lunch with the royal family. Arrive at Raipur and check into the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Raipur.
Day 08: Raipur - Tour Concludes
After breakfast, in time transfer to Raipur airport to board a flight for your onward destination or way back home with sweet memories of Chhattisgarh Tour.
Tour & Services Ends.
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