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Half Day Tour of Caves and Tribal Museum

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What to Expect
Highlights
• Explore the historical Khandagiri and Udayagiri caves, dating back to the 1st century BCE
• Learn about the history of the caves situated on the adjacent Udayagiri and Khandagiri hills
• Explore the extensive collection kept at display the at Tribal Museum

In the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel and driven towards the site of the Khandagiri and Udayagiri Caves, dating back to the 1st Century BC. These caves are the earliest group of Jain rock cut shelters and hold importance for their history, rock-cut architecture, art and religion. Once the dwelling retreats or cells of the Jain ascetics, here visitors can feel the wisdom of the learned. King Kharavel and His Queen spend last part of their lives in the Hathi Gumpha and Rani Gumpha respectively. All their activities are written in Pali language in Hathi Gumpha.

Further, visit the Tribal Museum where detailed information about the tribal life and culture of Odisha is displayed. A rich collection of stone and wood sculptures, metal objects and images, weapons, and wooden objects, among other remarkable elements have been conserved here.

If time permits you can also visit the local market. After the tour ends, you will be dropped back at the hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departure from Bhubaneswar Hotels
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Return to original departure point
Inclusions
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Monument fees
  • AC Transport
  • Water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • GeTS Holidays
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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