- IDEAL TIME TO TRAVEL: August to April
- THEME: Tribal Culture / Lifestyle
- PRICE: On request
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Day 1 in Nagaland Tribal tour:
Arrive Kolkata airport, assistance on arrival by our airport representative. He will be waiting at the meet and greet area of airport holding a placard in your name. Transfer to your hotel. We shall plan sightseeing on this day if your flight arrives in the morning time. Night at hotel in Kolkata.
Apart from the capital of West Bengal, Kolkata is the major trading hub and cultural centre in East India. Also termed as ‘City of Joy’ Kolkata has a rich history and holds a number of monuments from British India.
Day 2: Kolkata / Dimapur (by flight)
Dimapur / Kohima (by surface, 74 km / 2 hrs drive)
Morning, transfer to Kolkata airport for your flight to Dimapur. Arrive Dimapur, assistance on arrival at the airport by your tour guide. He will explain you about your next destinations and journeys. Later drive to Kohima. Arrive Kohima and check-in at the hotel.
Start your first visit in Nagaland tribal tour in Kohima. Afternoon, visit Nagaland State Emporium, Kohima museum and the local bazaar. Night at hotel in Kohima.
Day 3: Kohima (day excursion to Khonoma village, 20 km one-way drive)
Early in the morning visit the local vegetable market. After breakfast visit to Kohima village considered the largest village in Asia. You will walk through the entrances of traditional wooden gates with the scimitar of horns of Mithun. Enjoy a guided visit to Kohima War Cemetery & the Cathedral of Reconciliation.
Afternoon excursion to Khonoma Village adorned with the beautiful terraces. Khonoma village is well known for the Naga warriors who rebelled against the British empire. Night at hotel in Kohima.
Highlight of the day: Kohima War Cemetery, Khonoma Village
Day 4: Kohima – Tuophema (by surface, 45 km / 2 hrs drive)
Morning drive to Kimasa, a Naga Heritage Village situated about 12 km from Kohima. This is where Hornbill Festival is celebrated from 1 – 7 December every year. The village is surrounded by beautiful hills and has a calm atmosphere.
After visit continue to drive to Tuophema village. After lunch enjoy a village walk. A cultural show will be organized by the locals in the evening. Overnight at hotel in Tuophema.
Highlight of the day: Kisama village, Tuophema village
Day 5: Tuophema – Wokha (by surface, 50 km / 2 hrs drive)
The next destination in your Nagaland tribal tour will be Wokha. After breakfast drive to Wokha. Wokha literally means that counting of heads. This is the place where ancient Lotha tribes had a census before spreading into the village. You will come across monoliths erected by their rich ancestors which remind of their status. Night at hotel in Wokha.
Highlight of the day: Lotha tribes
Day 6: Wokha – Mokokchong (by surface, 80km / 03 hrs drive)
Morning, drive to Mokokchong. It is a picturesque town situated at an altitude of 1325 metres above sea level. It is also the headquarters of Ao Nagas. Also, visit other villages en route. Arrive Mokokchong and check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon, visit the village and meet Ao naga tribes. Now the literacy rate of the village is growing considerably with the help of missionaries. The village bears a hue of strong British presence during the 19th century. Night at hotel in Mokokchong.
Highlight of the day: Ao naga tribes
Day 7: Mokokchong (day excursion to Tuensang – 115 km / 4 hrs drive one way)
On this day of Nagaland tribal tour in East Indian holidays, you will experience the craftsmanship of the Naga tribes. After an early breakfast enjoy a day excursion to Tuensang. You will come to see six different tribes in one place. Tuensang is well known for its rich cultural heritage. Visit a Chang house and witness their marvel in traditional craftsmanship. After visit drive back to Mokokchong. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Mokokchong – Mon (by surface, 180 km / 6 hrs drive )
Morning, drive to Mon, the last destination in your Nagaland tribal tour. Mon is home to Konyaks tribes. Visit other picturesque villages on the way. Arrive Mon and check-in at the hotel.
Mon is situated at an altitude of 899 meters above sea level. Konyak tribes are well known for tattooing and head hunting. They strongly believe in the traditional way of life. The local administration is headed by the tribal chief called ‘Anghs’. Overnight at hotel in Mon.
Day 9: Mon (excursion to Longwa Village)
Following breakfast enjoy a visit to the Longwa Village, which is the most prominent village of the Mon District. The village borders Myanmar and there is no fence dividing India and Myanmar. The interesting fact about the village is – half of the house of village chief lies in India and another half in Myanmar. There is a wooden architecture measuring 8ft. in height and 12 ft. in breadth is believed to be made by heavenly angels. You will find carvings of human beings and other animals on this architecture. You will also have an opportunity to visit Konyak Murungs tribes who are also interested in collecting human skulls. This is going to be a remarkable day in your Nagaland tribal tour. After visit drive back to Mon. Overnight at hotel in Mon.
Highlight of the day: Longwa Village, Head hunting culture
Day 10: Mon – Dibrugarh (by surface, 210 km / 5 hrs drive)
After early breakfast drive to Dibrugarh. Arrive Dibrugarh and transfer to airport for your flight to Kolkata. Arrive Kolkata and connect your onward flight back to home. Your Nagaland tribal tour comes to an end.
You will have wide range of hotel choice in Kolkata only. There will be medium to budget range hotels in rest of the tour. We shall provide small theme hotels to give a real charm of Tribal Tour.
Suggested hotels in different categories
Hotels may change at the time of confirmation depending on availability status. We shall provide best alternative hotels/room categories in this case.
Note: Above are suggested hotels and we shall customize tour according to your choice of hotels.
We shall include hotel accommodation, transportation and sightseeing in your tour cost. Apart from these basic inclusions, we can include other items of your personal interest.
Accommodation as per itinerary – Double room, twin bed room or single room in your choice of hotel
Daily Breakfast at hotel
Lunch and Dinner included during travel in Nagaland
English speaking accompanying guide
Visit to tribal villages
Entry fee at listed monuments and tourist places
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