Introduction

29 Nov 2018 - 9 Dec 2018

An eight night India tour encompassing the colourful Hornbill Festival in Nagaland, the stunning Kaziranga National Park and the lush green tea estates and Tea Festival in Assam. 

The Hornbill Festival takes place every year from 1st-7th December. This colourful festival showcases a mélange of cultural displays. It is held at Naga Heritage Village - Kisama which is about 12 kms from Kohima. This festival aims to revive and protect the rich culture of Nagaland and display its extravaganza and traditions. One can witness and understand the people and culture of Nagaland, and an opportunity to experience and enjoy the food, songs, dances, arts and customs of Nagaland within a single arena. The week-long festival unites all the tribes of Nagaland with the opening ceremony of the festival held on 1st December, every year.  For more information and an example of the activities on offer, please see the attached file in the document tab which shows the itinerary from the 2017 Festival.

Tour Highlights:

  • The Hornbill Festival - colourful and vibrant congregation of cultures and tribes 
  • Kaziranga National Park – home to the Great Indian One Horned Rhinocerous
  • Enjoy the Elephant Safari at Kaziranga and drive through its dense forests in a Jeep
  • Visit the Ahom monuments and temples at Sivasagar
  • Tour through the lush green Tea Estates of Upper Assam
  • Cruise on the Mighty River Brahmaputra
  • Visit Majuli - the largest river island in the world
  • Enjoy a Cultural Evening at the Bungalow in Dibrugarh
  • Expereince the Tea festival in Dibrugarh

Please click on the tab headings above for further information

Start

Day

Accommodation

Type

Destination

Duration

Basis

Start

29 Nov 2018

Day 0

Overnight Travel

 

1 night

29 Nov 2018

30 Nov 2018

Day 1

Hotel Vivor   Nagaland

3 nights

FB

30 Nov 2018

    The Blue Bayou Hotel

alternate

       
    Hotel Ura

alternate

       

3 Dec 2018

Day 4

IORA The Retreat Kaziranga   Kaziranga National Park

2 nights

FB

3 Dec 2018

5 Dec 2018

Day 6

Banyan Grove   Jorhat

1 night

FB

5 Dec 2018

    PRISM A boutique Hotel

alternate

       

6 Dec 2018

Day 7

Mancotta Chang Bungalow   Dibrugarh

2 nights

FB

6 Dec 2018

    Chowkidinghee Heritage Chang Bungalow

alternate

       
    Hotel Tea County

alternate

       

8 Dec 2018

Day 9

Overnight Travel

 

1 night

8 Dec 2018

Key

FB: Full Board

 

Nagaland : Hotel Vivor

Kaziranga National Park : IORA The Retreat Kaziranga

Jorhat : Banyan Grove

Dibrugarh : Mancotta Chang Bungalow

Fast Facts

11 Days / 10 Nights

2 guests

Special Interests: Hornbill Festival , Assam Tea Festival, Majuli Island, Kaziranga National Park

Nagaland : Hotel Vivor

Kaziranga National Park : IORA The Retreat Kaziranga

Jorhat : Banyan Grove

Dibrugarh : Mancotta Chang Bungalow

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