The Tribal Tours in India gives you an opportunity to learn and know about India’s tribal heritage and culture. Each region and state in the country features its own unique tribes and its arts and culture. By taking one of the Tribal Tours in India, you can meet the tribes and get to buy authentic tribal art and crafts.
Some of the popular Tribal Tours in India include Orissa Tribes Tour, Chhattisgarh Tribal Tours, Bastar Tribal Tour, Nagaland Tribal Tour, and others. In the Orissa tour, you can travel to various tribal villages and regions. Some of the destinations include Kanker, Baster, Jeypore, Rayagada, Gopalpur, and Bhubaneshwar. At Kanker, you can visit the tribal village of Bahaigaon where the tribes are well known for their dances. You can also learn about Gond Halba and Gond Muria tribes.
At Bastar and Kondagaon, you can purchase tribal craft at government emporia and stores. Here you can meet the locals and see how they create such crafts. The tribes in Orissa live in the hilly interiors and deep forests. Some of the tribes at Jeypore are Bondo, Mundas, Saura, Dhruba, Mahali, Santals, Gonds, Koya, Juang, Bhuyan, and Lohara. At Rayagada, you can visit the Paraja tribe and their village. There is also a tribal market at Kakariguma.
At Gopalpur, visit the villages of Kondh and Saora tribes. The Kondhs are historically known for their "Mariah Sacrifice" - or human sacrifice. These tribes speak Kui language and are known for their elaborate marriage, birth, and death rituals. The Saora tribes reside in the Ganjam district of the state.
While taking the Chhattisgarh Tribal Tours, you can visit Kawardha, Jagdalpur, Kondagaon and Narayanpur. At Kawardha, you can meet the friendly Baiga people. In north Bastar, visit the vibrant weekly market where you can meet the locals. At Narayanpur and Kondagaon, learn about Bastar’s finest handicrafts. At Jagdalpur, meet the Bison-Horn Maria tribe who are popular for their ceremonial dancing.
While taking the Nagaland Tribal Tour, you can travel to Daporijo, Along, Pasighat, Mokokchung, and Kohima. While traveling to Daporijo, visit Apatani villages. At Raga, you can visit the Hillmiri tribal villages. Along has a number of sub tribes like Adi (Gallong, pasi, Bori, minyong, padam, and Boker). Pasighat has a number of people from the Adi(Minyong) tribe. At Mokokchung, you can see the Ao village and Ungma village.