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The Catholic Cathedral
HORNBILL & KAZIRANGA
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Reserved vehicle depends on group size
5 Nights/6 Days
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Assam & Nagaland
Kaziranga(2N), Kohima(3N)- 6 Days.
Kaziranga National Park, Tea Gardens, Kohima, War Cemetry,Catholic Cathedrel, Khonoma Village, Kisama Hornbil festival.
Welcome on arrival in Guwahati Airport/Station and drive to Kaziranga (250 Kms/5 hrs drive). Check in Hotel. Overnight at Kaziranga.
Kaziranga, the World Heritage Site is the oldest park in Assam & is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. Kaziranga National Park is a natural habitat for conservation of biologically diverse flora & fauna. It is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses besides sheltering about 15 species of India’s threatened mammals. There are numerous other major wildlife fauna.
Early morning go for Elephant ride @5-30 A.M/6: 30 A.M. (Subject to availability and allotment from forest department). Return for Breakfast to hotel. After breakfast proceed for Jeep safari in the Central Range. With Kohora as the entry point, the Central Range covers the Daphlang and Kathpora. Later enjoy Local Village & Tea Garden (Outer View) tour. Overnight at Kaziranga.
After early breakfast, proceed to Kohima (280 kms/6 hrs). 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 visit the War Cemetery and the church. Drive to the Heritage Complex, the venue of the Hornbill festival. Afternoon visit Jakhama village to experience the real Angami Naga tribal way of living as you take a village walk. Overnight in Kohima.
War Cemetery: The revered memorial commemorates the brave soldiers and warriors who laid their lives fighting the Japanese during the World War II. It is embellished by two tall crosses against the backdrop of seasonal roses & lush greenery.
The base of the lower cross is engraved with the lines:
“When you go home, tell them of us & say;
For your tomorrow, we gave our today”
The Catholic Cathedral at Aradura Hill in Kohima is one of the biggest cathedrals in North-east India. Its splendid architecture makes it one of the important landmarks of Kohima. The unique design created by blending the traditional with the orthodox developed into an architectural marvel. A must-visit place in Kohima
After breakfast drive to the Heritage Complex, the venue of the Hornbill festival.
Later drive to Khonoma, the green village, Khonoma (20 kms/1 hr). Take a village walk and visit the Morungs (the age group house), the ceremonial gates and meet the local craftsmen. Collectively Khonoma was known for its fighting prowess in the past and for the fallow management of its alder trees which balance the nature and its surrounding areas. Later back to Kohima. Overnight at Kohima.
After breakfast transfer to Dimapur Airport for onward journey.
This itinerary is to explore and experience the culture of the people of the region. This is a tribal tour itinerary and only guests interested in such a tour should be encouraged. Infrastructure development in the sector is very basic, including road conditions.
Accommodation, food and other facilities are very basic with local flavor. Accommodation will be in local cottages, tourist lodges and guest houses and NOT in hotels at par with developed sector.
Kindly note your Safari already included in the package. Not to re-book safari in the hotel/ resort of their stay if you have already booked also. No refunds will be entertained for such booking.
Hotel & Room Guide
SURCHARGE APPLICABLE ON BLACK-OUT DATES:
DURGA PUJA / DIWALI /CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR
Vehicle operation & usage guide:
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS / WILD LIFE SANCTUARIES
Most National Parks remain closed from 1st May – 31st October
Additional Safari Charges for Kaziranga National Park at Western / Central range: