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Tribal Trails and Scenic Splendors: Northeast India

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Duration

10 Nights / 11 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on an immersive journey through Northeast India, exploring the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes of this enchanting region. Begin in Dibrugarh, the gateway to sprawling tea gardens, before venturing into the heart of Nagaland to discover the unique traditions of the Konyak and Ao Naga tribes. Stay in traditional huts at Tuophema, engage in vibrant cultural activities, and witness the historical significance of Kohima and Khonoma. Continue to Imphal, the cultural melting pot of Manipur, where you’ll explore ancient forts, bustling markets, and the serene Loktak Lake. This tour offers a deep dive into the tribal communities and natural beauty of Northeast India, leaving you with unforgettable memories and a profound appreciation for this diverse region.

Highlights

  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Dibrugarh

Arrive in Dibrugarh, a vibrant city known for its sprawling tea gardens and picturesque landscapes. The town offers a tranquil retreat with its serene environment and lush greenery. Check into your hotel and relax, soaking in the peaceful ambiance of this beautiful town. Stroll through the local markets or enjoy a leisurely walk by the riverbanks.

Day 2: Dibrugarh - Mon (120kms)

Drive to Mon, a remote town in Nagaland, home to the fascinating Konyak tribe. The Konyaks are known for their distinct tattooed faces, headhunting history, and vibrant festivals. Visit local villages, where you can witness the traditional lifestyle, craftsmanship, and unique practices of the Konyak people. Interact with the villagers to learn about their rich cultural heritage and customs.

Day 3: Mon - Mokokchung (155kms)

Travel to Mokokchung, a significant cultural hub of the Ao Naga tribe. The town is known for its lively festivals, traditional dances, and colorful attire. Explore the town, visiting local markets and cultural sites to experience the warm hospitality and vibrant culture of the Ao people. Learn about their history, folklore, and traditional practices.

Day 4: Mokokchung - Tuophema (115Kms)

Head to Tuophema, a charming village that offers an immersive experience into traditional Naga life. The village is known for its well-preserved culture and scenic beauty. Stay in traditional huts designed to reflect the authentic Naga way of life. Participate in cultural activities organized by the local community, including traditional cooking, weaving, and dance performances.

Day 5: Tuophema

Spend the day exploring Tuophema, known for its rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes. The village provides a unique opportunity to delve deep into Naga traditions and customs. Engage in village tours, where you can witness daily life, interact with locals, and learn about their sustainable practices. Enjoy traditional Naga dance performances and local handicraft demonstrations.

Day 6: Tuophema - Kohima (35kms)

Drive to Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland, which is steeped in history and surrounded by natural beauty. Kohima is famous for its role in World War II and its vibrant cultural scene. Visit the Kohima War Cemetery, a solemn and poignant site that commemorates the soldiers who fought in the Battle of Kohima during World War II. Reflect on the historical significance and pay homage to the fallen heroes.

Day 7: Kohima - Khonoma (20kms)

Proceed to Khonoma, a historic village renowned for its eco-friendly initiatives and resistance against British colonization. Khonoma is a testament to the resilience and ingenuity of the Angami tribe. Explore the village, its terraced fields, and traditional Angami houses. Interact with the local Angami tribe to learn about their unique agricultural practices and sustainable living initiatives.

Day 8: Khonoma

Spend a full day in Khonoma, immersing yourself in the village's rich history and sustainable practices. Khonoma is known as the first green village in India for its conservation efforts. Enjoy nature walks through the lush landscapes, bird watching, and participate in community activities to understand the Angami tribe's way of life. Learn about their traditional farming methods and ecological initiatives.

Day 9: Khonoma - Imphal (150kms)

Travel to Imphal, the capital of Manipur, a city that boasts a blend of diverse cultures and historical landmarks. Imphal is known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural tapestry. Visit the Kangla Fort, the historic seat of Manipur's rulers, which houses ancient temples, relics, and structures. Explore the beautiful Ima Keithel, Asia's largest all-women's market, bustling with local produce, handicrafts, and textiles.

Day 10 Imphal

Explore Imphal, starting with the serene Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in northeastern India. The lake is famous for its phumdis, unique floating islands made of vegetation and soil. Discover the Keibul Lamjao National Park, the world's only floating national park, home to the endangered Sangai deer. Enjoy a boat ride on Loktak Lake to experience the tranquil beauty and unique ecosystem.

Day 11: Imphal - Departure

Depending on your flight schedule, enjoy a leisurely morning exploring any remaining sights in Imphal. Visit local markets or take a stroll through the city's picturesque streets. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey, concluding your enriching exploration of North East India's tribal communities and evergreen landscapes.

Included/Excluded

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 10 Night's accommodation in 4-Star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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