City Trips and Tours
Welcome on arrival in Dimapur Airport, Nagaland’s only Airport with connections from Guwahati, Delhi and Kolkata. Proceed to Kohima (2 hrs drive). Check in to Hotel. Evening visit the local bazaar where you can be introduced to the Naga food items consisting of vegetables, insects and fishes. Overnight in Kohima.
Veiled amidst the North Eastern mountains, Nagaland is a state of mysticism and awe. The state presents nature in its fullest bloom. The Highlanders of Nagaland preserves man’s early animist culture, through its amazing ancient traditions. The prominent tribes of Nagaland are Angami Naga, Ao, Chang, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Rengma, Sangtam, Sumi & Yimchungru etc. Tribe and clan traditions and loyalties play an important part in the life of Nagas.
The annual Hornbill Festival is celebrated at Kohima between 1st & 10th of December. The Hornbill Festival is aimed at reviving, protecting and sustaining richness of the Naga heritage & traditions through cultural extravaganza of dances, performances, crafts, parades, games, sports, food fairs and religious ceremonies.
After breakfast enjoy full day sightseeing covering the War Cemetery, the church and the Sale Emporium. Afternoon visit Jakhama village to experience the real Angami Naga tribal way of living as you take a village walk. Also visit the Heritage Complex where the Hornbill festival is celebrated every year. Overnight in Kohima.
After breakfast drive to either Touphema or Khonoma village.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Imphal, the capital of Manipur. Visit Shri Govindajee Temple and Kangla Fort. Evening free at leisure to visit the Khwairamband Bazaar (a local market run by mothers). Overnight in Imphal.
Manipur, the Land of Jewels, lies in a lowland crisscrossed by the water-channels of the Loktak Lake in the North East corner of India. The diverse culture of the state is depicted In martial arts, dance & music and handloom & handicraft. The magnificent natural beauty of the state is a unique charm of the place.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Moirang (45 km / 1 hr), the ancient capital of the Manipuri Kings. It is also the centre of Meithei culture. Cross by the local villages as you go to see the Sadu Chiru waterfall and the Japanese war memorial, which reflects the history of the Second World War.
Visit the Keibul Lamjao National Park (the only floating park in the world). It is the last natural habitat of the marsh dwelling brow-antiered deer locally called ‘Sangai’. Near-by is the Loktak Lake and Sendra Island (a hillock Isand with mesmerizing views of the Loktak lake). Loktak Lake is the largest fresh water lake in the North East. Watch the unique floating islands ‘Phumdi’ that are actually floating weeds on which people live ! Return to Imphal. Overnight in Imphal
After breakfast transfer to Imphal airport for onward journey. TOUR ENDS WITH A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE OF NORTH EAST INDIA.