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
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 4 Night: Stay in Kohima Hotel, incl. CP (Breakfast)
  • 1 Night: Stay in Khonoma Homestay, incl. AP (All meals)
  • All transfers by exclusive car as per travel plan
  • Knowledgeable English speaking accompanying guide  
  • All monument entry fees

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any accommodation not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any meals not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any guide charges not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any activities not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Monument entry fees, permits for visiting restricted areas not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Personal expenses: Tips/Gratuities, Laundry, Communication (phone, internet, mail), beverages, portage
  • Travel Insurance and Medical expenses
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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