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Tribal Tour(GUJURAT)
Duration: 14 Nights/ 15 Days
Destination: Mumbai-Saputara-Varoda-Vadodara-Chotta Udepur-Ahmedabad-Poshina-Modhera-Dasada-Zainabad-Bhuj

DAY-01 : Arrival Mumbai – Saputara (270 Kms)

Arrival at Mumbai. Meet to greet and proceed to Saputara. Arrival at saputara and check-in to hotel. Saputara is a hill resort, known as abode of serpents. It can serve as a base camp for visiting various tribal villages in the area. Sightseeing of Saputara museum that provides an insight into the tribes of dang. Overnight stay at Saputara.


After breakfast visit the famous Dangi tribe considered to be the most primitive tribal community of this region. The Bhils –The Bhils constitute the third largest group of India, they are founds in four state, namely Maharastra, Gujarta, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The Gamits – Literary meaning of the word Gamit is the ‘ Village Guard’. In the Bhil village the chief of the village is called as ‘Gamiti’. Anthropologists are of the opinion that Gamits were originally Bhils. Gamits are better educated compared to the majority of the tribal population of Gujarat. The Kunbis, The Warlis – Their main occupation is agriculture but they also go for labour of any kind and for preparation of cooking coal. Economically they are very poor. Overnight stay at Saputara..

DAY-03 : SAPUTARA-BORODA (315 kms )

After breakfast drive to Baroda. Arrival at baroda & transfer to hotel. rest of the leisure time. Afternoon visit the Maharaja Sayajirao Museum - The museum exhibits a fine collection of European paintings, sculptures, industrial arts and royal family memorabilia. It also contains an excellent collection of the famous Akota Bronzes. Akota lies on the western fringes of the city and was the seat of Jain culture in the 5th century.. Overnight stay at Vadodara.


Early morning drive to Chota Udepur. En route visit Champaner- an ancient fortified city, Champaner Fort- an ancient fort located at the foothills of Pavagdh, Mohammed Begada (The famous Muslim King of Gujarat) After visit Jami Masjid, Continue drive to Chotta Udepur. Chotta Udepur has a number of hamlets of the Rathwas, Bhils and other tribals, handicrafts like pottery, arrow crafting, bow making , pithora wall painting etc. Overnight stay at Chotta Udepur.

After breakfast break fast drive to see the Rathwa and Dhanka tribes in and around the region. The traditional dress of the Rathawa men is a loin cloth (Langoti) and headgear(phenta). Chhota Udepur was the princely state of Chauhan Rajput who ruled much of this tribal Area for many years. It is considered one of most primitive tribal belt of Gujarat. The Rathawa and Dhnaka – The Dhanaka is one of small tribal groups of Gujarat. After Lunch visit tribal villages like Kol, Kharakwada, Timla, Devhat etc. Visit HAAT, weekly market where we can see many tribal people. Overnight stay at Chotta Udepur.

After breakfast visit tribal Museum of Chotta Udepur. Continue drive to Ahmedabad. En route visit VASO tribal village. Arrival at Ahmedabad. Check into hotel. After noon visit Ahmedabad sightseeing including Gujarat Vidhyapith’s tribal research institute museum, (closed on Sunday and Public Holidays). Visit Calico museum, Gandhi Ashram known as “Harijan Ashram” or “Sabarmati Ashram” because it is situated on Sabarmati River. Overnight stay at Ahmedabad.

Early morning drive to Poshina. After noon visit tribal villages of Poshina. It is a centre to see Garacia tribal. The village of Poshina is home to a number of artisans the tribal arrow crafters, silver, Potters, blacksmiths and the bazaar is famous for silver tribal jewelry, ORNATE sheathed daggers and terra cotta horses. Around poshina are hamlets of the bhil and garasia tribal communities, know for their colorful Attires and artistic ornaments. Overnight at Darbargarh Poshina.


After breakfast drive to Danta village (60 kms ). Visit Dungri Garacia tribales – The Garasias are bisected in two neighbouring states, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Dungri Garasia is generic term, covering half a dozen endogamous hierarchical sub-tribes calling themselves Garasia or Dungri Garasia. Garasia is very close to Bhil. Due to paucity of good agriculture land there are a few chances of substainable agriculture and animal husbandry. Overnight stay at Poshina.

Patan is famous for Patola weaving. Salvi community of people is working with Patola. The queen of textiles is the Patola woven by only few families of Patan.
Modhera : Built in 1026 ad during the reign of the solanki king bhima -1, modhera Surya mandir marks the peak of revolution in indo-aryan hindu temple form Typology. It is positioned in such a manner that the rising sun rays illuminate the deity in the inner most sanctum sanctorum through the main Entrance at the time of equinox only. Overnight stay at Dasada.


Enjoy morning safari at Little Rann of Kutch viewing rarest wild asses in the region followed by village safari in the evening.

The sanctuary is well known for its group of the stale joke brown Asiatic (Wild ass), which does not live elsewhere in Indian lowlands. We can see with Little Rann of Kutch blackbuck (Indian antelope), nilgai or blue bull (India’s largest antelope) and the graceful chinkara (Indian gazelle) are other mammals.

We can do excursion safari tours of pastoral settlements and villages along the Rann of Kutch. The tours visit the rural Vadiara and Kharapat Rabaris of Dasada, known for their embroideries, the silk-weavers colony at Dasada, and Ambala village of the Bharward shepherds and goatherds. The weaving cooperative at Bajana and other artisans’ workshops can also be included in the tours. Other societies near Dasada are Padhars (primarily fishing people), the Siddis and the semi-nomadic Mirs, Jaths (Muslim herders), Bajanias.
Overnight stay at Rannriders, Dasada.

DAY-11 : ZAINABAD-BHUJ (320 kms)

After Breakfast drive to Bhuj. On arrival, check into hotel and rest for a while. In evening proceed to local market area and collector office to take a permit to visit Banni Tribal area (Please all client to need to obtain the permit). Overnight stay at Bhuj.

Early morning drive to Banni Village to see various people like Jat, Harijan, Meghawal and Mutva etc in various villages like Hodka, Ludiya and Dhordo. Banni means “a cluster of village”. After visit HODKA village – Hodka derives from the Gujarati word ‘Hodi’which means ‘boat’. Visit LUDIYA village- Harijans and Muslims are main communities in this village. The main occupations are: monsoon farming, cattle rearing, intricate wood carving, intricate embroidery work, mud-work and wall painting for decorating homes. Harijan men are involved with wood carving, the women take up embroidery and wall-decoration. Visits to DHORDO to see beautiful traditional mud houses (Bhungas) with mirror work and its fine Mutwa embroidery with tiny mirrors. Overnight stay at Bhuj.

After breakfast drive to Bhujaodi (10 km), artisans weave thick shawls and blankets on pit looms dug into the of crouch mud houses (Bhungas)decorated with gargomati. Continue proceed to Tundavand to visit Rabari village, around 200 Rabari families live here in around houses. The women are dressed in black wollen clothes. After proceed to Nirona village – A Koli tribal woman in Nirona Village, north of Gujarat. In her part of this highly productive craft producing area they made lacquered wooden goods. Also visit several artisans and admire their unique crafts like Roghan painting clothes, copper bell making, lacquer work on wood and wollen shawl weaving. Overnight stay at Bhuj.

DAY-14 : BHUJ-GONDAL (254 kms)

After breakfast visit Aina Mahal, is the most famous and one of its main highlights. The palace is surrounded by a small, fortified courtyard built in the 18th century and is located in the old part of the city. The Kutch Museum, once known as the Ferguson Museum, is the oldest museum in the state. It was established in 1877 and has a good collection of artifacts, depicting the history and culture of Bhuj and its surroundings. Continue drive to Gondal (300 kms). on arrival, check into Hotel. Overnight stay at Gondal.

DAY-15 : GONDAL-AHMEDABAD (270 kms) - Departure

Morning proceed to visit Jetpur (30 kms). It is famous for the workshops of block and screen printings and a centre of yarn-dyeing. Continue drive to Ahmedabad and transfer to Airport / Railway station for onwards journey
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