HORNBILL FESTIVAL AND CHAKHESANG CULTURAL TOUR 7N & 8D

Day 1: Dimapur – Kohima

Arrival in Dimapur Airport and head up to Kohima
Meet your guide and car at Dimapur airport and surface transfer which will be 3 hours or more.

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 2: Spend the day at the Hornbill Festival

Today we shall spend full day at the Hornbill Festival which is also called the ‘Festival of Festivals’ celebrated by all Naga tribes where we shall be witnessing folk songs, indigenous games, traditional dances, etc. Once the formal day program is over we shall take a walk through Phesama village.

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 3: Kohima – Khezhakeno – Kohima (55 kms/2 hrs)

We shall drive to Khezhakeno village a legendary village in Phek district. We shall have picnic lunch at Chida lake. Post lunch visit near by village, later drive back to Kohima for overnight.

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 4: Kohima – Khonoma

We shall start our day with local market, drive for about 20 km to Khonoma village the first green village of the country. On arrival we shall explore the village, on foot, visit ceremonial gates, morung, fort, age group house, meet local craftsmen, etc. Later we shall take a ‘nature walk’ where you will come across herbal plants, wild eatable vegetables, alder based cultivation, hear chirping of birds, etc. Later we shall drive back to Kohima.

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 5: Hornbill Festival

Today we shall start our day with the songs, dances, games at Kisama, the Heritage village. Lunch at Hornbill site.
Once the day program gets over we shall visit Kigwema village where we see old traditional houses, meet locals over a cup of tea!

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 6: Kohima – Dzukou Valley

Morning, after breakfast, with packed lunch we shall drive for about 2 hours towards Dzukou valley.
Nature of the trek ;- 30% challenging and 70% moderate. Duration of trek :- 3/4 hours each way
Enjoy the beauty of the valley of eternal charm till 12:30 P.M. Trek back towards your car which will take 3/4 hours.

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 7: Dzukou – Kohima

Today after breakfast we shall trek back to Kohima.

Overnight Hotel / Homestay

Day 8: Kohima – Dimapur (74 kms/2½ – 3 hrs)

Morning we shall drive to Dimapur airport, driving time 3 hours or more. Connect your flight for onward journey.

TOUR ENDS