Located in the Eastern coast of the Indian Peninsula, the State of Odisha
holds a rich cultural heritage spanning over hundreds of years. It is a
place of ancient monuments and temples of archaeological and religious
importance of the bygone era.
Odisha has 62 tribes, that is 24% of the State’s population. These
includes the primitive “Bondas”, ancient tribe “Sauras”, worrier tribe
“Santhals” & “Gonds” and oldest tribe “Gadva”.
The natural heritage of the state is equally rich with 19 Sanctuaries
including 1 Marine Sanctuary, 2 National Parks, 2 Tiger reserves, 3
Elephant reserves and one Biosphere Reserve as habitat of various wild
animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fishes. It houses more than 500
species of birds and around seven Important Bird Areas (IBAs). Two
wetlands of International importance have been declared as Ramsar
sites. Within the 480km of coastline there exists some of the pristine
beaches with a few being famous mass nesting sites of the Olive Ridley
Sea Turtles. The Koraput region in the southern part has been declared
as the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems.
Amidst the hills and valleys of the Eastern Ghats there exists numerous
scenic waterfalls, gorges and rapids, many of them hardly known to the
ECO TOURS AND TREKS was born out of a thought for exploring the
unexplored Odisha. Catering to the needs of tourists and trekkers we
customize tours for our customers to a volley of destinations.