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Nagaland Hornbill Tribal Festival Tour
(Extn. Assam Wildlife & Tea Gardens)

10 Days / 09 Nights

The famous Nagaland Horn bill festival is known as Tribal carnival, celebrated every year in the month of December, (1st – 7th). The festival is intended to revive, protect and preserve the richness and uniqueness of the Naga heritage.

Day 1: Delhi/Mumbai – Kolkata (By flight)
Arrive Kolkata the capital city of the state of West Bengal. Welcome at the airport. A complimentary stamped postcard will be handed over on arrival to post to your family/friend back home. Transfer to Hotel Overnight.

Day 2: Kolkata – Dimapur (by flight) / Dimapur- Kohima (70kms/ 3hrs approx.)

After breakfast , transfer to airport. Connect flight for Dimapur. Arrive Dimapur and drive by road to Kohima.. A scenic town blessed with breath taking natural beauty, Kohima is the capital city of Nagaland and lies complacently shrouded at the eastern frontiers of the mighty Himalayas. The majority of Nagas and Kukis reside in the region and protect their unique culture and identity. Evening-. ( Time permitting) Visit around the Kohima market and enjoy the pleasure being a part of the locals Overnight- Hotel.

Day 3: Kohima: ( Visit Horn bill Festival)
After breakfast drive to the Kisema village where the Hornbill festival is held and witness the grand Naga celebration of their tribal heritage culture and velour of arts, participated by sixteen mail tribal communities of Nagaland. Organized between 1st and 7th December every year, the Hornbill Festival showcases a mélange of cultural displays under one roof It is held at Naga Heritage Village, called Kisema which is about 12 km from Kohima. The aim of the festival is to revive and protect the rich culture of Nagaland and display its extravaganza and traditions.[The festival is named after the Indian hornbill, the large and colourful forest bird that is displayed widely in the traditional folklores of tribal communities. The week-long festival unites one and all in Nagaland and people enjoy the colourful performances, crafts, sports, food fairs, games and ceremonies. Traditional arts which include paintings, wood carvings, and sculptures are also on display.

Traditional arts are also featured, with paintings, wood carvings and sculptures by modern Naga artists on display. Naga troupes sing folk songs, perform traditional dances and play indigenous games and sports. One of the major highlights of this festival is the Hornbill International Rock Festival that is held at Indira Gandhi Stadium and local and international rock bands perform here. Evening- return back to Kohima. Overnight- Hotel.

Day 4: Kohima – Dimapur (70Km/ 3h approx)
After breakfast – visit Angami village KHONOMA : 20kms from Kohima, Khonoma Village is one of the most prominent villages of Angami Nagas is known for being the last base of the Naga warriors rebelling against the British in 1879. Testimonies of the past years can be witnessed in traditionally carved gate, which provides access to the highest point of the village. Return to Kohima and have early lunch. After lunch - visit War Cemetery : War Cemetery in Kohima is a significant historical landmark dedicated to as many as 10,000 brave soldiers of the second British Indian Division of Allied Forces who gave up their lives in World War II in 1944.. As around 17,000 soldiers including British and Indian were reportedly killed, missing and wounded, the British before leaving India decided to erect such a memorial in the memories of the valiant comrades. Cathedral of Reconciliation : A religious and architectural landmark in Kohima, Cathedral of Reconciliation is the main church of the bishop of the diocese of Kohima. The church's semi- circular building with a facade in line with traditional Naga house and modern architectural ideas describe in details the architectural brilliance of the ancient era. The State Museum : The State Museum of Kohima is a platform that exhibits the vibrant culture of Nagaland through a collection of fascinating arts and artifacts. It is not only the major attraction of Kohima but also the entire state, because very few landmarks like the State Museum bring to limelight the culture of Nagas and their evolution through stages. The ceremonial drum kept in an altogether separate section is the major highlight of the museum. After having visited the rich heritage sites of Kohima, proceed to Dimapur by car. Arrive Dimapur. Overnight-Hotel

Day 5: Dimapur – Jorhat (Golaghat Tea Estate) (150km/2h30 approx)
After breakfast, leave for Jorhat by car. Jorhat is a beautiful city located in Jorhat district of Assam. Jorhat was “The last Capital of the Ahom Kingdom. Jorhat is also a centre for the tea industry. One can visit the lush green plantations and the Teklai Experimental Centre, where research is carried out on tea. Overnight-in Tea Estate.

Day 6: Jorhat (Golaghat Tea Estate)
Whole day in and around Golaghat Tea Estate after breakfast. Golaghat is the name of a town and a district in the Upper Assam area. Golaghat is a peaceful town surrounded by numerous Tea gardens. Explore the beauty of Tea Estate .Overnight- in Tea Estate.

Day 7: Jorhat – Kaziranga National Park (114 Km/2hrs approx)
Morning- after breakfast, leave for Kaziranga national park. Kaziranga National Park is an oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat and Nagaon district. Kaziranga National Park sprawls into 430 sq kms of sheer thick forest, elephant grasslands, rugged reeds, mellow marshes and the shallow pools. A World heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world’s great One Horned Rhinoceros . Overnight- Forest Lodge

Day 8: Kaziranga National Park:
Early morning enjoy the elephant safari to view the iconic Indian rhinoceros After lunch- Free to explore the park your own or (Optional) jeep safari in one of the ranges of the park and visit Assamese Village, craft Centre etc. Overnight at Kaziranga.

Day 9: Kaziranga – Majuli Island by ferry (40 min) Kuwaiti (200km/3h30)
After breakfast, proceed to Majuli Island by ferry. Situated on the island of river Brahmaputra, Majuli Island is the home of regions most ancient, rare and protected tribal community. Visit the tribal locality and visualise the tribal art, craft and their Vaishnavitesatras culture in the Krishna devotees there.
Onwards proceed to Gauhati , the gateway to the north-eastern region of India. Guwahati famous for several temples including Kamakhya, all of them are dates back to the Vedic and Puranic times. Visit local markets in the evening. Overnight- Hotel in Gauhati

Day 10: Guwahati – Delhi/ Mumbai flight
After breakfast, transfer to airport and connect flight for further destination.

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