HORNBILL FESTIVAL TRIP
It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting, they say. Turn yourself into a storyteller and hitch your wagon to the trails of Nagaland. This December give in to the extravaganza of culture and celebration as you get a chance to engage yourselves in the colorful celebrations of the Hornbill Festival. Explore the uniqueness of this region as we present to you a plethora of destinations in India’s North East. Eventours celebrates the spirit of travel mavericks who pushes boundaries to seek truly, authentic life enriching experiences. Evoke the sense of urgency to push priorities now!!!
This is one hell of a trip to Nagaland during the Hornbill festival. And how engaging can it get, when it involves a wildlife extravaganza at Kaziranga National Park too.
Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days Destinations: Guwahati – Kaziranga National Park – Kohima
MAX Seats: 20
INCLUSIONS: Transportation in our Air-conditioned Hornbus, 2 Nights Accommodation at a Jungle Resort in Kaziranga National Park, 3 Nights at a shared camp in Kohima , 1 Elephant Safari & 1 Jeep Safari at Kaziranga National Park , English Speaking Escort throughout the tour, Local Guides wherever necessary, All meals as indicated in the program , Government Service Taxes.
EXCLUSIONS: Airfares, Travel Insurance, Camera Fees, Gratuities, Expenses of personal nature. Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
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ACCOMMODATION: Wildgrass Resort or Similar at Kaziranga National Park & Twin Sharing Camps at Kohima
EARLY BIRD TRIP PRICE: 22970 INR on twin sharing basis
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 01 Guwahati – Kaziranga National Park
Arrive Guwahati by air/train. We will drive down to Kaziranga National Park today and check into lodge/eco camps. A world heritage site hosting two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned rhinoceros, it also boasts the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006.
“Kaziranga National Park excites the senses, arrest the soul. It beckons a visit.”
Day 02 Kaziranga National Park
Early morning explore the National Park (Central range) on elephant back. Apart from the Rhino, other species found are hog deer, swamp deer, wild buffalo, and elephants and if you are lucky, yes the tiger. It is virtually a paradise for bird watchers, with a variety of migratory and resident birds darting from tree to tree. We will return to the lodge for breakfast. Later visit the park with jeep safaris inside the park until dusk. Dinner and overnight.
Day 03 Kaziranga National Park – Kohima
Early morning after a good breakfast, we drive to Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland. Check into the tents in our camp sites near the festival ground. Later time permitting visit the Kisama Heritage Village where the Hornbill Festival takes place. Make good use of your time and get a glimpse of the festival ground. Return to your camps for overnight stay.
Day 04 Kohima
After an early breakfast, make your way to the festival ground. Make use of your full day at the festival exploring the various cultural performances, crafts, sports, food fairs, games and ceremonies. Visit the traditional Morungs Exhibition and the ethnic food stalls. This is a perfect picture of Nagaland with its 16 major tribes and numerous sub-tribes in the region. Return to your campsites for your overnight stay.
Day 05 Kohima
Another day to experience this extravagant festival, you know most of the ground by now. However performances are different so you still have this day to explore more of the tribal culture throughout the day. Eat drink and make merry among the colourful Naga tribes in their traditional tribal costumes all around you.
Day 06 Kohima – Dimapur Fly out
After an early breakfast drive to the Dimapur/Guwahati airport for your onward journey.