Delightful Tour Of Chhattisgarh (Hidden Treasures of India) - All Inclusive Tour With Domestic Flights
On arrival in Delhi, meet with our MTA representative. Take the flight to Raipur. After arrival at Raipur drive to Kawardha. Check-in to the hotel and overnight stay at Kawardha.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Radha Krishna temple, built by the present Maharajas Raja Ujiyar Singh 180 years ago. The underground rooms where the Sadhus practised their special ceremonies of ritualistic asceticism can still be seen. The walk around the adjacent Ujiyar Sagar (Holy water tank) provides many different and interesting views of the temple as well as an insight into the everyday activities of the people.
Next visit Saroda Reservoir, 500 acres of lowland. Alternatively it is a wonderfully peaceful place to simply sit and read or contemplate your surroundings for a while. The sunsets here are beautiful and capturing one on film to take home is quite inspiring. After that visit Bhoramdeo Temple.
Bhoramdeo Temple bears a striking resemblance to the Sun Temple of Konark. It is popularly known as the Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh as it also resembles the Khajuraho Temple. It is the main temple among the bunch of four ancient temples in this region - Madwa Mahal, Istaliq Temple, Cherki Mahal and Bhoramdeo temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Enjoy the Pushpa Sarovar (lake) where beautiful paradise fly-catcher birds can be spotted among the trees and bushes. At the end visit the Baiga and Gond tribal villages. They adhere rigidly to a simple and primitive lifestyle and live alongside nature in the heart of the remote forested areas. They are a gentle peace-loving people who make even the slightest incident a cause for celebration. Return to the hotel and overnight at Kawardha.
Breakfast in the morning, transfer to Kanker. Arrive in Kanker, check in to the hotel and overnight stay.
After breakfast, the Bastar tribal experience begins. In the South of Kanker you will visit Keshkal Ghat, which marks the border of Bastar 500m above the plain. You will see here the special nature of North Bastar and visit to a colorful weekly market. The market gives you a great opportunity to meet the local people.
Then visit Narayanpur. It is known for its unique handicrafts. Handicrafts from this place are known as the best in the Bastar region. It offers many items such as bell metal, wrought iron, woodcraft and bamboo artifacts. You can also visit Ramakrishna Mission Center. At Kondagaon and Narayanpur discover some of Bastar’s finest handicrafts, and the people who make them. Return to the hotel and overnight at Kanker.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Jagdalpur. On arrival, check-in to the hotel and overnight stay in Jagdalpur.
Morning breakfast at the hotel and transfer to a famous attraction of the place, Kanger Valley National Park. The Kanger National Park is known for its unique wildlife and beautiful surroundings. It is considered the finest of all virgin forest areas on earth. The park also has large deposits of limestone which are present in the form of caves.
On your visit to this national park, do pay a visit to the limestone caves which are famous for the beautiful formations of stalactite and stalagmite. To add more fun to your tour, you can enjoy a picnic lunch near the Tiratgarh Fall (at your own cost). Enjoy some great time while enjoying breathtaking views of the surroundings. Overnight at Jagdalpur.
After having breakfast, go out for sightseeing. Visit Chitrakoot Falls which are well-known as the ‘Niagara Falls of India’. Here, enjoy the beauty of these waterfalls and take back a memorable experience of this alluring place. After sightseeing go back to Jagdalpur. En-route, visit the famous Anthropological Museum, which is known to present an interesting insight into Bastar’s tribal culture. You can shop for terracotta handicrafts on the way. Return to the hotel and stay overnight in Jagdalpur.
This morning, after breakfast, leave for some fun time to the ‘haat’ which is the weekly market of Jagdalpur. Have a look at the local tribal life which the haat showcases. Spend the rest of the day at leisure at the hotel or explore the place. Overnight in Jagdalpur.
Breakfast, in the morning proceed to Raipur by road. On arrival in Raipur, check-in to the hotel and stay overnight in Raipur.
After breakfast, you will proceed for local sightseeing of Raipur. Visit City Center, Sita Nadi Sanctuary, Nandavan Garden and Mahamaya Temple. Return to the hotel and overnight in Raipur.
Have your breakfast and then visit Budhapara Lake and Vivekanada Ashram. Later, take a transfer to the airport and board a flight to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi and depart for your onward journey. Get back home with some wonderful memories.