Lose yourself in the wildlife of Orissa. Get a chance to glimpse the white tigers moving with abandon in Nandankanan, while the elephants stopping your way in Simlipal!
Gear up for unlimited Adventure at the Satkosia gorge. Experience the unique cocktail of wildlife trekking, adventure trip and serene environment.
Meticulously chiseled stones of the edifice defies logic and stupefies the senses!
Take on to adventure boating or simply submerge yourself in resonating sounds of clashing waterfalls in Machhkund
Experience the serenity spread all around in the soft lambent rays of sun dancing over the sea in Goplapur.
On to Mother Nature’s lap with amazing view of waterfalls that remind of Niagra falls!
Watch the waves recede 5 kilometer back every day here in the silvery beaches of Chandipur.
Spiritual abode of India, the temple of Lord Jagannath bestows bliss on the pilgrim who arrive here in search of enlighten.
Take a tour to the tribal dominion of Orissa and discover a world hidden beyond the realms of the modern man!
The Largest brackish Salt water lagoon of Asia mesmerizes with panoramic view and migratory birds swarming on unending expanse of water.

Orissa Tribal

Orissa Tribal mother, Bonda Tribal

Orissa has almost 36% of its landmass covered under forest. The dwellers of these forest are the oldest inhabitants of the region. Historically and culturally they have  contributed greatly to the evolution of Orissa. Their culture and tradition find echo in various festivals that are being celebrated by people of the lower lands of Orissa. Festivals like Nua Khai or Nabanna has got embedded in the cultural life of the people were originally tribal festivals. Similarly the origin of Lord Jagannath,the presiding deity of Orissa and other important deities like Maa Tarini and Maa Samlei can be directly traced to tribal customs.

Even today the forest dweller or the tribal community of Orissa form around 24% of the entire population of the state.Orissa boasts of the maximum number of tribe that are found in the country.What is noteworthy about the tribal of Orissa is that one can still find the tribal culture in its unalloyed form on many of the tribes like Bonda and Juang.The 62 odd varieties of  Orissa tribal follow their own lifestyle and have their own customs and rituals that they strictly adhere to.

Presented in this section are details of various tribes of Orissa, their economy, lifestyle,religios beliefs and social ceremonies. Please click on the links below to browse through the pages of this section and know more about the tribal of Orissa.

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