Overview

Route : Delhi-Dimapur-Kohima-Khonoma-Dimapur-Delhi

Hornbill Festival is a dazzling smorgasbord of color, music and dance where troupes of dancers and performers from all the major Nagaland tribes come together to perform folk dances, war dances, folk songs and enact folk tales, tribal games and sports.
The atmosphere turns electrifying. All the tribe people look stunning dressed in their colourful traditional dress. They armour themselves with shield in their hands and carry a weapons (sphere or dao).
Sitting with a bamboo jug of hot tea or rice-beer, you will be mesmerized by the vivid colours of the different tribal attire, sound of the drums , flutes and soulful songs.
Now in its 18th year, the festival draws visitors from all over India and from around the world. For visitors the festival serves as a window to Nagaland and its diverse culture and customs.

 

5 Nights 6 Days Available on request
Brief Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi

  • Transfer to Hotel
  • Rest and relax
  • Overnight at Delhi

Day 2 – Delhi-Dimapur-Kohima

  • Fly to Dimapur
  • Transfer to Kohima (60 km / 2.5 hrs)
  • Overnight in Kohima

Day 3 – Kohima - Hornbill festival

  • Visit Hornbill Festival
  • Overnight at Kohima

Day 4 – Kohima-Khonoma

  • Transfer to Khonoma
  • Explore Khonoma village and take short hike 
  • Explore Kohima city
    • Bara Basti
    • Naga Bazar
    • WWII WAR Cemetry
  • Overnight in Kohima

Day 5 – Hornbill Festival

  • Visit Hornbill Festival
  • Overnight at Kohima

Day 6 – Kohima-Dimapur-Delhi

  • Transfer to Dimapur Airport
  • Fly to Delhi
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