HORNBILL, TRIBAL TOURS & KAZIRANGA 11N & 12D

Day 1 : Dimapur – Kohima

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 Hotel East gate OR Similar

Day 2 : Kohima Hornbill

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 colourful 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 OR similar

Day 3 : Kohima – 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. Afterwhich 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 Hotel East gate OR Similar

Day 4 : Kohima – Maramkhullen – Kohima

Today we shall drive to Khezhakeno village, Chakhesang Naga village. It is a legendary village, many of the present Naga villages migrated from this village.

Overnight Hotel East gate OR Similar

Day 5 : Kohima – Mokokchung (6 hrs)

Today we shall drive to Mokokchung the hometown of the Ao Nagas. We are spending the whole day visiting villages which are on the way! First visit Tseminyu village of Rengma tribe, here we shall come across women weavers, their barn which are strategically constructed outside the inhabitant. Next visit Koio village of Lotha tribe. Later we shall explore Longkhum village of the Ao tribe, this village had been regarded as the ‘vanguard of the Aos’ during the olden days. Continue drive to Mokokchung

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Day 6 : Mokokchung

Today we shall explore some Ao villages like Mopungchuket, Chami, Ungma, etc.

O/N Hotel/ Homestay.

Day 7 : Mokokchung – Jorhat – Majuli

Today we shall shift from the rolling hills to the plain of Assam. Driving duration is approximately 5 hours and Ferry 1 hours.

O/N Cottage/Guest House

Day 8 : Majuli

Today explore the Majuli Island and Mishing Tribal village.

Overnight stay in Majuli.

Day 9 : Majuli – Kaziranga (3 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Kaziranga National Park check in to your hotel. Later go for a jeep safari.

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Day 10 : Kaziranga

Today you will go for safaris and elephant ride inside the national park. Early morning go for an Elephant ride ( timing 5:00 AM/ 06:00 AM/ 7:00 AM) then return back to the lodge and after breakfast go for a Jeep Safari (timing 8:00 AM / 9:00 AM) for 03 hrs, after the safari come back to Hotel.

After lunch and refreshment go for another Jeep Safari in the Western/ Central range of the park (timing 2:00AM / 3:00 AM) for 02 ½ hrs ( also depending on the sunset as in winters the sun sets early in Northeast India), evening at leisure.

O/N Hotel

Day 11 : Kaziranga – Guwahati (4 hrs)

Today after breakfast we shall drive to Guwahati. Enroute stop for Lunch. Evening at your leisure.

O/N Hotel

Day 12 : Guwahati – Fly Out

Today we shall transfer to Guwahati airport airport to connect flight for onward destination.

TOUR ENDS