ODISHA TEXTILE (EKAT) TOUR

Odisha is a part of the great weaving belt of the country. Today there are more than
three lakhs, handloom weavers, in the state. A variety of silk, tussar, cotton, and tribal
textile processing with traditional and modern design are a specialty of Odisha and all
these products are locally sold and exported. The Traditional style of fabric processing of
Odisha called “ Bandha” which is a unique tie and dye system. Among well known
Bandhas of Odisha are Khandua or Patola, the Saktapada, Tarabil, The Bichitrapuri, the
Katki, Sambalpuri are famous all over the world. The Travellers who are interested to
explore the textile of India, this is the specialized itinerary for them.

ROUTING: BHUBANESWAR-NUAPATNA-GOPALPUR-FAKIRPUR-KEONJHAR-
SABALPUR-ATTABIRA-BARAGARH- BARAPALLI- SONPUR- SAGARPALLI-
BALANGIR-GOPALPUR ON SEA-PADMA NAVPUR-OLASINGH-BHUBANESWAR.
DAY01: ARRIVAL AT BHUBANESWAR & CITY TOUR. O/N

Reception upon arrival at Bhubaneswar (The Capital of Odisha ) and Transfer to hotel.
Later Visit Udaygiri & Khandagiri Caves of 2 nd Cen BC. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY02: BHUBANESWAR

Visit famous Temples of Bhubaneswar like Parasurameswar Temple (7th Cen AD),
Mukteswar Temple (9th Cen AD), Rajarani Temple ( 11 th Cen AD) and Bramheswar
Temple ( 11 th Cen AD). Later Visit Odisha State Museum and Ashokan Rock Edicts at
Dhauli. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY03: BHUBANESWAR-NUAPATNA-SADEIBARINI-DHENKANAL

Morning proceed to visit Famous Textile Village Nuapatna and Dokra metal casting
Village. After check-in Hotel at Dhenkanal, Visit Mahima Monastery at Joranda with
evening prayer of Monks.

DAY04: DHENKANAL-GOPALPUR-FAKIRPUR-KEONJHAR.O/N

Morning proceed to visit Textile Village at Gopalpur. Later proceed to Keonjhar enroute
visiting Silk Weaving Village Fakirpur. Overnight at Hotel at Keonjhar.

DAY05: KEONJHAR-SAMBALPUR.O/N

Morning proceed to visit Silkworm Project around. Later proceed to Sambalpur.
Overnight at Hotel at Sambalpur.

DAY06: SAMBALPUR-ATTABIRA-BARAGARH.O/N

Morning Textile villages for Sambalpuri Designs & Passapali. Proceed to Baragarh.
Overnight at Hotel.

DAY07: BARAGARH-BARAPALLI-SONPUR.O/N

Visit Textile Villages around Baragarh and Barapalli. Later proceed to Sonpur. Overnight
at Hotel.

DAY08: SONPUR-BUTTUPALLI-SAGALPALLI-BALANGIR.O/N

Morning visit textile village Butupalli and later visit Sagarpalli. Proceed to Balangir.

DAY09: BALANGIR- GOPALPUR ON SEA.O/N

Proceed to Gopalpur on Sea. Overnight at hotel.

DAY10: GOPALPUR ON SEA -PADMANAVPUR-OLASIGH-CHILIKA-PURI.O/N

Morning visit Padmanav Puri and later Proceed to Puri enroute visiting Chitika and
Leasing Textile Village.

DAY11: PURI-KONARK-PURI.O/N

Excursion to Konark to visit world heritage site Sun Temple of Konark. Overnight at
the hotel.

DAY12: DEPARTURE.

Departure Transfer to Bhubaneswar airport to board the flight for return journey.