Bastar Dusshera Festival Tour - 5 Days

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Overview

Celebrated with collective zeal & vigour by the locals of Chhattisgarh, Bastar Dussehra is one of the most vibrant festivals in India. A 75-day-long extravagant celebration, this festival is also known to be the longest festival in the world.

The idea of this cultural carnival is centred around the way of honouring the local goddess Danteshwari by native tribal. Last few days of this festival during Dusshera times become most spectacular since the streets get vibrantly alive with colorful decorations, and masses of people pulling giant chariot. It’s the time when all you could sense is the utter joy of celebration.

Highlights

  • Exclusive Dusshera Rituals & Traditions
  • Bastar Dusshera - story telling
  • Local cuisine
  • Heritage walk - Bastar palace Danteshwari temple (Jagdalpur, Dantewada) and more
  • Chariot Pulling
  • Sight Seeing - Chitrakote waterfalls Tirathgarh waterfalls, Caves, Barsur temple series and other gems
  • Camping at Chitrakote Adventure Camp
  • Community Interaction - Self Help Groups

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Excursion to what is known as the widest waterfalls in India – Chitrakote waterfalls. Feel your lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – blue skies, soft breeze and sunshine around many attractions like Tamda ghumar waterfalls Mendri Ghumar Valley and many other serene locations. Visit Narayanpal temple, known to be 1000 – years old, the only Vishnu temple in the region with chronicles from the past.

Overnight stay at Chitrakote Adventure Camp

Day 2
Day 2

Muck in the nature trail from Chitrakote waterfalls to discover interesting locales, water streams, cliffs, valleys and seasonal water stream. Visit Dantewada to fill yourself up with recital of many indigenous ritual and legend of Goddess Danteswari. Witness memory pillars – megalith dedicated to the deceased from the community, engraved with the tale of their lived life. Stop off at ‘Dev Gudis’ and ‘Mata Gudis’ which are holy premises to worship local Gods and Goddesses.

Overnight stay at Dholkal Jungle Camp

Day 3
Day 3

Set off to trek to Dholkal peak, trek through the misty forest to reach Ganesha idol sitting at the top of the hill, observe the interesting environs and natural fauna of the region. Visit Barsur temple series – catch on the recital of numerous temples known to be built in 11th century. Temples that hold history, myths, and stories.

Attend fascinating Dusshera event – Mawli Pargaw. Get to know the chronicles of Goddess Danteshwari, traditions and rituals followed by the tribal communities, dynasties that ruled the region and how everyone comes along to honor the deities.

Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 4
Day 4

Head on to craft making spree, learn about various indigenous craft of Bastar region namely – Bell metal Craft, Wrought iron and Terracotta. Dive in the craftsmanship carried on by indigenous communities. Visit mesmerizing waterfalls and valleys in Kondagaon region.

Be a part of Dussehra event -Bhitar Raini. Witness chariot pulling, vibrant streets , market set up, indigenous dance and music.

Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 5
Day 5

Drive to magnificent three tiered Tirathgarh waterfalls, a perfect location for photography and nature walk. Visit Madarkonta caves, get familiar with formations of lakhs of years old stalactite and stalagmite.

Departure

Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Note:-
  • - 700m walk through from parking to Chitrakote Adventure Camp.
  • - There’s no power supply at campsite, kindly carry power banks and other essentials
  • required as per your need
  • - Camp sites have reasonable quantity of water supply for everyone. Kindly, use water
  • responsibly to avoid inconvenience.
  • - Changes in itinerary made by you will be subject to extra cost.
  • -Accommodation (Nights at the said locations)
  • -Food – Pure Vegetarian local food.
  • -Guide (Hindi)
  • -Trekking
  • -Parking charges
  • -Other entry charges
  • -Boating (only if water levels are suitable)

Cost Excludes

  • Transportation (If required we can arrange cars or rented bikes)
  • Water Bottles (Supporting limited usage of Plastic)
  • Beverages
  • Insurance
  • Tip
  • Products which you may purchase
  • Any other cost not mentioned above

Payment policy:-

100% advance before the trip

Cancellation Policy:-

In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

Once booked it is subject to cancellation charges as follows:

  • 60 days ahead of booking dates 10%
  • 30 days ahead of booking dates 20%
  • 15 days ahead of booking dates 30%
  • 7 days ahead of booking dates 50%
  • Within 7 days 100%

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Bastar Dusshera Festival Tour
From ₹13,499.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • By road
  • Nights at the said locations
  • Intermediate
  • Jagdalpur
  • Jagdalpur
  • Bastar Dusshera - Festival Tour
  • Pure Vegetarian
  • English / Hindi
  • 18

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