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Duration- 5 Nights / 6 Days

Places- Delhi-Kohima- Hornbill Festival-Village Tour-Delhi

Mode of Transportation- Flight & Private vehicle with experienced English-speaking chauffer

Meals- All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Tour Manager- Available at your service right from your arrival till departure

Tour Guide- Local tour guide will be made available at all the locations

Inclusions- All-inclusive except expense of personal nature like laundry, entry fee of camera etcetera

Hotel Category- Category of your choice.


Nagaland is a cultural place with a milage of festivals that are celebrated joyously year long but one such event that eagerly keeps every individual waiting is the Hornbill Festival. This annual festival is celebrated in the first 10 days of December in the capital of Nagaland and it is a must attend event. Not only you get to see different cultural meets, folk songs and traditional dresses but also gallop and slurp local eateries and drinks. Buying souvenirs and participate in the night carnival at Kohima is all an exciting opportunity to experience. Not to forget, for the music fanatics, the rock concert takes place during the last days of the festival. Our Hornbill Festival tour package, we will take you to explore the famous festival as well as traverse through Naga villages and learn about their culture and lifestyle. This Nagaland holiday package also will help you understand the cultivation of Naga people and will take you for nature walks and overnight camping in Sekiwake and also a visit to the first Green Village of India, Khonoma.

Day 1– Arrival Delhi

 A very warm welcome to India’s capital city!!! Upon arrival you will be welcomed by your English speaking tour manager and chauffer. Tour manager will help you with hotel check in and discuss the tour details. Depending upon your flight timings local excursions can be planned for the day.

Today’s Excursion- It can be discussed and planned as per your arrival in Delhi


Night Stay- Delhi


Day 2– Delhi to Dimapur (Flight / 3 hours) to Kohima (45 miles / 2 hours)

Today day will start very early when we depart for Airport to board flight to Dimapur. From Dimapur we will drive down to Dimapur. After reaching the camp, you are accorded the traditional welcome of the tribes of Nagaland. 

Spend the evening relaxing in the serene environs of the camp. Enjoy a drink by the campfire followed by a feast expertly created by the camp Chef. Enjoy the premium comforts of your camp during the overnight stay.


Night Stay- Kohima


Day 3– Hornbill Festival

Get up to the call of birds and have a leisurely breakfast. Post breakfast we will be taking short tour visiting some local market and World War II cemetery. Kohima War Cemetery is a memorial dedicated to soldiers of the 2nd British Division of the Allied Forces who died in the Second World War at Kohima. The Kohima Epitaph is the epitaph carved on the Memorial of the 2nd British Division in the cemetery of Kohima (North-East India). It reads: 'When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Your Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today.

Later we will drive to the Kisama Village for the spectacular Hornbill Festival. The name of festival is derived from the bird which plays a very important role in the folklore of these tribes. Today, we will witness the attire, folk music, dance forms, headgear, cuisines, paintings, handicrafts, and other intricacies of the varied tribes and sub-tribes of the state.

As the sun sets, the enthusiasm of the festival multiplies. Enjoy the music of one of the many talented Naga rock bands performing at the festival. Explore the night bazaar for local artifacts and relish some Naga delicacies. Enjoy fashion show featuring traditional tribal wear and contemporary designs. Finally, be entertained at the Miss Nagaland contest.

Late night we will return to our Camp.


Night Stay- Kohima


Day 4– Hornbill Festival

Post relaxing breakfast we will again visit Hornbill Festival. The day is to enjoy performance of traditional dances not only from Nagaland but from all the North Eastern states of India names as ‘seven sisters’. We will also get a chance to see tribal houses as the Kisama village Complex consists of a cluster of sixteen houses of each tribe created in the indigenous typical architectural design and concept. The tribal house is called “Morung or Youth Dormitory” in local language which depicts Colourful life and culture of 16 recognized Naga tribes. Later we will return to Camp.


Night Stay- Kohima


Day 5– Village Tour (Khonoma & Kigwema)

Today the whole day is dedicated to visit tribal villages near Kohima. We start tour with visit of Khonoma village known for valor and courage of its tribal people. It is also a fine example of alternative form of living in full harmony with nature. The Naga tribes who live here used to go for mass hunt for their food and used to indulge in other practices which would harm nature. But, today, it has been converted into an eco-friendly village and has unique water system as the water is piped long distances using bamboo. This village is very scenic and surrounded by green rice terraces.

Later we will explore the Kigwema village which is a charming old village of the Angami tribe. Kigwema means ‘inheritance of the house’, as it is said that many other Angami villages originated from here only. Walk through the lanes of the village and see their traditional houses with wooden pillars. Later also visit Jakhama village to experience the real Angami Naga tribal way of living.


Night Stay- Kohima


Day 6– Kohima to Dimapur (45 miles / 2 hours) to Delhi (Flight / 3 hours)

Post early breakfast we will leave for Airport to board flight to Delhi.


Night Stay- Delhi (Depending upon your onward journey)


Note: This is just a time bound sample itinerary indicative of how and what all could be explored. We can customise the tour as per your requirements. Set your expectations and we will offer memorable experience. Please reach out to us for personalised holiday experience.

All meals- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation for 5 Nights / 6 Days

All mode of domestic transportation

All the entry tickets

English speaking tour guide at all the locations




International flight

Travel insurance

Any service / activity not mentioned in Itinerary

Expense of personal nature like laundry, entry tickets for camera etcetera

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