DAY 01 ? TUE: VISAKHAPATANAM ? ARAKU ? DESIA
Early morning arrival at Visakhapatnam station and board the local train at 6.35 am to Bheja station through picturesque Arakku valley. This spectacular train ride passes through various tunnels, mountains, beautiful valleys, waterfall and tribal hamlet.
Upon arrival at Bheja station, meet our Desia Crew who will help you to transfer to Desia camp (www.desiakoraput.com).
DAY 02 ? WED: NANDAPUR ? DESIA
After breakfast, short drive to Nandapur to visit the weekly market for gadaba, mali tribes. Walk in and around the market and also to the villages. Enjoy the peaceful walk in the valley. Drive back to Desia and overnight stay. If desire buy the fruits and vegetables from the market and bring to Desia and learn preparation of local cuisine from the tribal cook.
DAY 03 ? THU: DESIA AND BONDA MARKET
Today you will meet one of the most interesting tribes Of India who is called Bonda or Remo. Especially Bonda ladies adorn with ornaments and jewelleries in the upper body and looks very colourful while walk down from hilly trails to this weekly market. The bonda tribes carry their home made alcohol to sale in this market. You have the great opportunity to meet and interact with this community and if desire share a drink with them. Also meet another interesting indigenous gadaba tribe.
DAY 04 ? FRI: DESIA AND HIKE TO VARIOUS TRIBAL VILLAGES
Today you will hike to various tribal villages of Paraja, mali tribes which are nicely located amidst the beautiful valleys, water streams. Enjoy the Dhemsa dance in a village.