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Central India Tribal Tour
Duration: 14 nights / 15 days
Places to See: Delhi — Bandhavgarh — Amarkantak — Dindori — Kanha National Park — Kawardha — Kanker — Jagdalpur — Raipur
Day 01: New Delhi
On arrival at Delhi International Airport, you will be met by our company representatives and transferred to the hotel for overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 02: New Delhi — Umaria
After breakfast next morning, you are at leisure. Later, you are transferred to the railway station to board an overnight train for Umaria. You stay overnight on the train.
Day 03: Bandhavgarh National Park
Next morning upon arrival at Umaria, drive to Bandhavgarh National Park- one of the most famous and picturesque tiger reserves of India. Arrive and check into the Jungle Lodge / Resort. In the afternoon, enjoy an exciting Elephant Safari in the forests for wildlife viewing and tiger tracking. Return to the resort for overnight stay at Bandhavgarh National Park.
Day 04: Bandhavgarh National Park
Next morning visit the Park to view the amazing varieties of wildlife including hundreds of exotic species of birds in their own natural habitats. In the afternoon, enjoy the Jeep Safari in the Park for tiger tracking and game viewing. Stay overnight at Bandhavgarh National Park.
Day 05: Bandhavgarh — Amarkantak
Next day after breakfast, drive to the Amarkantak. Upon arrival at Amarkantak check into a hotel. After freshen up, enjoy exploring the enchanting surroundings of Amarkantak. You stay overnight at Amarkantak.
Day 06: Amarkantak — Dindori — Amarkantak
After breakfast drive to Dindori — a fascinating village of the famous Gond tribes. Explore the village and meet some of the tribal people in their homes. Interacting with them and learn something about their culture would surely be a fascinating experience. Return to Amarkantak for overnight stay.
Day 07: Amarkantak — Kanha National Park
Next day after breakfast drive to the famous Kanha National Park. Arrive at Kanha and check into the Jungle Lodge/Resort. In the evening, enjoy the tribal folk dances and music around a bonfire. Spend the overnight at Kanha.
Day 08: Kanha National Park — Kawardha
After breakfast, enjoy a morning Jeep Safari through the scenic landscape of Kanha to explore its surroundings and amazing wildlife. Afterward drive to Kwardha in Chhattisgarh. Upon arrival, check into at Kawardha Palace. After freshen up, enjoy an exciting and memorable trip to the surrounding tribal villages, along with one of the royal family member of Kawardha. Return to the Kawardha Palace for overnight stay.
Day 09: Kawardha Next day after breakfast enjoy a guided tour of Kawardha. Visit some tribal villages and meet the friendly Baiga people. You can also enjoy a picnic lunch with them. In the evening walk around the nearby tribal villages. Return to the Palace at sunset and enjoy the dinner with the royal family. Stay overnight at Hotel Day 10: Kawardha — Raipur — Kanker
Next morning after breakfast you are at leisure. Later drive to Raipur (02 hrs) to reach by the noon. If time permits, enjoy a short visit to Mahant Ghasidas Museum in Raipur. Thereafter proceed to Kanker. Arrive at Kanker and check into Kanker Palace. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with the royal family members and enjoy traditional music and dance of the region. You stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Kanker — Kondagoan — Narayanpur — Kanker
Next day after breakfast at the Palace, explore the fascinating tribal regions of Bastar. Climb up the forested Keshkal Ghat with royal guide and visit a colorful weekly market. Visit the famous tribal regions of Kondagaon and Narayanpur and discover 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. Afterwards return to the Palace for overnight stay and late dinner with the royal family.
Day 12: Kanker — Jagdalpur — Kanker
After breakfast drive to Jagdalpur. Arrive at Jagdalpur and enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of Jagdalpur. Visit the famous Anthropological Museum and proceed to see Chitrakote Waterfall (popularly known as Niagara of India) at sunset. Also visit some of the local Bison-Horn Maria tribe. If time and conditions are favorable, enjoy a barbecue dinner under in authentic Bastar style. You will also be entertained by a folklore dance performance of the tribal people. Return to the Kanker Palace for overnight stay.
Day 13: Kanker — Kanger Valley National Park — Jagdalpur
After an early breakfast, enjoy a visit to the famous the Kanger Valley National Park. Cherish the breathtaking scenic beauty and also explore one of the limestone caves of the region, known for its beautiful stalagmite and stalactite caves. Later, enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch at the famous Tiratgarh Fall. You will also explore some of Jagdalpur’s unique handicrafts before dinner at the hotel with royal guides. You stay overnight at Jagdalpur.
Day 14: Jagdalpur — Raipur
Next day after breakfast, enjoy a visit to the markets of Jagdalpur before returning 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. Upon arrival at Raipur check into the hotel for overnight stay at Raipur.
Day 15: Raipur
After breakfast, relax at leisure throughout the day. Later transfer to Raipur airport / railway station to board a flight / train for your onward destination or way back home