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Address: Chakratirtha Rd, Puri 752002, India
Phone Number: 91 9437029698
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Amazing look into tribal life

I have been part of two small group trips with Grass Routes to Odissa, visiting various small communities, villages, local markets and schools and I strongly recommend travelling... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I have been part of two small group trips with Grass Routes to Odissa, visiting various small communities, villages, local markets and schools and I strongly recommend travelling with them! Our local guide Niranjan became one of the group, very informative, positive and clearly enjoys his work. The trip was varied, busy and very rewarding. Some of my best memories... More 

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Thank Laurajane63
GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your constructive feedback here. Glad you found our journeys rewarding and that you carry cherished memories of Odisha. Happy onward travels and hope to see you back one day! More 

Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We spend a day bicycling around Puri on the country back roads. It was about 20 kilometers but we stopped many times in different villages . Pulak explained us how the farmers live in this part of Odisha. It was a very interesting tour with a short visit to Raghurajpur, a village of artists. Thank you Pulak

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Thank Syned49
GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive experience of our Rural Bicycle Tour here. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and appreciated the information shared. Happy Travels! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had an excellent time in Puri with Pulak doing both the Old City Tour and Cooking Class. We were privileged to have Pulak share his passion and love for Puri and Orissian cooking with us. This was my forth trip to Puri but thanks to Pulak I managed to see and experience parts of Puri I never had before.... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your valuable feedback here. Delighted we were able to share something new, even after your fourth visit to Puri! We look forward to welcoming you again someday soon; do keep in touch! More 

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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We were lucky enough to have Pulak as our guide whilst in Odisha, although Claire had organised the exact accommodation that we wanted - despite it being the Christmas holiday. The attention to detail, care and passion that this wonderful company exhibits is truly exceptional and guarantees an amazing stay in this beautiful and fascinating State. I cannot recommend them... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank YOU for your very generous comments! Delighted to share a slice of Odisha with you and look forward to hosting your return. More 

Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We had a wonderful time in Odisha. Pulak was our magnificent guide during 13 days in Odisha. We visited several villages and beautiful markets around Kuraput and Jeypore. We did some nice walkings true the villages and slept in two nice houses were the women of the villages are doing the housekeeping and the cooking. So you help them a... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience of travelling in Odisha with us! We thoroughly enjoyed your company too and look forward to crossing paths again :) More 

Frome, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Grass routes, organised all the travel for our Odisha journey. There were no hitches , the cars always turned up at the right place without fail. Claire and Pulak also made suggestions for various visits to places which we would not have been able to access on our own. If we decided that we would take some time out rather... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments here! We enjoyed having you all in Odisha and look forward to your next visit :) More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We had no expectations since we had never used a guide before but, From the very beginning of being picked up in Vizag by Niranjan our experience was positive. Niranjan is a very experienced guide , he speaks excellent English and is very intelligent and can converse with you on many subjects including Indian cultural affairs or world affairs. He... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your positive experience here. Glad you enjoyed Niranjan's commentary and I'm sure you benefitted greatly from his local knowledge. These are the times when having a local guide really makes good sense; I'm sure your experience of the indigenous areas was all the richer for it. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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131 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

l have did a lot of travel over the past 20 years and l must say Claire and Paluk run the best small travel company l have ever travelled with. Claire who is an Australian living in Puri ( ex- Intrepid travel leader ) did all the planning and organizing for me and her husband Paluk a local with vast... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. We are truly humbled by your accolades! Look forward to seeing you back one day. More 

london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I truly enjoyed the two days I spend with Pulak from Grass Routes, his passion for local culture and knowledge made the experience extremely interesting. I had limited time but I still managed to have a walk around Bhubaneswar, Puri and a short cruise on the chilika lake. This is a great example of sustainable tourism, that offers the chance... More 

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GrassRoutes, Owner at Grass Routes Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you; we look forward to having you back. Please schedule more time on your return visit - there is so much of interest to share! More 

Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

All very well organised with safe driver and in the case of Chilika Lake, the boss of the company was our guide - showing us local birds, organising boats and providing a tasty lunch.

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Thanks for sharing your feedback here. We are glad you enjoyed your short tour in Odisha. More 

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