HORNBILL FESTIVAL TOUR 6N & 7D

Day 1 : Dimapur- Kohima (3 hrs)

Meet a representative at Dimapur airport, the commercial hub of Nagaland, get surface transfer to Kohima, the state capital of Nagaland (2 ½ hrs). Enroute we shall see locals selling vegetables, fruits and other indigenous products, which are produced locally.

Overnight Kohima Hotel East gate/similar

Day 2 : Hornbill Festival

Morning we shall start our day by visiting some local market and World War II cemetery. We shall spend the rest of our day in Hornbill festival filled with songs and dances, and people in full festive mood with colorful attires. We shall also see shops where you can pick up souvenirs to take home for your dear ones. We then shall have lunch at the festival where you can taste local food. We shall also visit Phesama village in the afternoon

Overnight Kohima Hotel East gate/similar

Day 3 : Hornbill Festival

Morning we shall start our day by exploring Kigwema village and get some idea about the village life where we’ll come across huge wood carvings in front of rich men’s houses.  After which we shall spent the rest of our day in the hornbill festival. Lunch at Hornbill festival. We shall be looking forward to see more fascinating and ethnic culture of the Nagas.We shall participate in the night carnival at Kohima where we shall see people selling different items from Christmas decorations to chicken barbecue. One of the most interesting aspect of the carnival is the whole street being filled and flooded with people taking their family and friends for fun and dinner.

Overnight Kohima Hotel East gate

Day 4 : Kohima- Khonoma- Kohima

Today after breakfast, we shall drive to  Khonoma village, explore the village which is 20 km from Kohima.

Khonoma village is the first Green Village of the country. This village has taken an odd step by declaring 27 sq kms of its territory as “Khonoma Nature Conservation and Tragopan Sanctuary” (KNCTS). At Khonoma you will find Culture, History and Nature intact together. Later drive back to Kohima.

Overnight Kohima Hotel East gate

Day 5 : Kohima- Khezhakeno – Kohima (2/3 hrs)

Today we shall drive to Khezhakeno village, a Chakhesang Naga tribe. It is a legendary village, many of the present Naga villages are believed to have been migrated from this village!

Overnight Kohima Hotel East gate

Day 6 : Kohima Hornbill Festival

Today full day at Hornbill Festival till the closing ceremony where there will be fireworks and war cry which will be performed by warriors from the different tribes. Evening at leisure.

Overnight Kohima Hotel East gate

Day 7 : Kohima – Dimapur (3 hrs)

We journey down to Dimapur to connect your flight for onward journey.

TOUR END