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Nagaland Hornbill Festival

November 28th, 2018

Hightlights

  • Enjoy India's yet unseen wonders
  • Great tribal gathering in Hornbill Festival
  • Explore Kaziranga grasslands on elephants
  • Join tea pluckers and relish fine tea tourism
  • Engage deeply to find hidden cultures and historical relics, connect the dots that lead to larger Asian cultural picture.

Join this trip of very limited group size to see some hidden wonders of Assam and Nagaland- part of India's mysterious looking North Eastern states. Often connected in imagination with rivers, dense forests and tribes only, the tour will reveal that there are charming hotels, fine hospitality and colorful festivals. There is rare wildlife, interesting cultural relics and re-ignited nostalgia; something with which anybody may feel a connect. It's the area where South Asia meets the South East Asia and the beautiful combination of both will be explored in the tour. The top attraction is the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland in which there will be combination of colors, costumes and cultural revelry from all the native tribes.

Itinerary

Day 01
Guwahati
November 28, 2018

A day in Guwahati. Arrival and gentle introduction to Northeastern culture by visiting a silk weaving village.

Day 02-04
Jorhat
November 29, 30, December 01, 2018

Brahmaputra Valley, Assam’s cultural heart and tea growing hub. You’ll not only trace rich history of Ahom’s and spend Raj-style life in Tea bungalows but also sail on Brahmaputra to Majuli and watch Hindu monastic dance.

Day 05-08
Kohima
December 02, 03, 04, 05, 2018

Nagaland for Hornbill Festival and more. Join the tribes and their fanfare. You’ll also visit Kohima’s Commonwealth World War Cemetery and a few Naga villages.

Day 09-10
Kaziranga
December 06, 07, 2018

Kaziranga National Park. Sprawling grasslands full of wild rhinos to be explored on elephants and 4WD Jeeps. Many varied wildlife moments guaranteed in the adventures.

Day 11-13
Shillong
December 08, 09, 10, 2018

Meghalaya. Luxurious blissful stays in the land of clouds where you may trek in rainforests to see bridges made with living roots of trees. Visit the Raj era Shillong city, it’s unique Khasi tribals and wonderful Museum of indigenous cultures.

Day 14
Departure
December 11, 2018

The tour will end at Guwahati airport.

Many more beautiful possibilities
The itinerary may be further extended to include many more attractive destinations of Assam & Arunachal Pradesh. There are some spectacular attractions like Tawang Monastery, villages around Ziro and prominent birding hot spots.