1.Nagaland is often called ‘The Switzerland of the East’ due to its incredible scenic beauty, Nagaland is bordered by Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Burma. With its diverse history and culture it has retained its untouched beauty and grandeur.
2. To visit Nagaland is to journey through the land of the colourful tribes, visit villages, meet the locals and learn more about the cultures and local cuisines of the East.
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3. The sixteen tribes and sub-tribes inhabiting Nagaland have a passion for dance and festivals. Discover more about the cultures in the villages.
4. The Hornbill Festival, also known as the ‘Festival of Festivals’ is a riot of culture, music, folk dance and delicious cuisines. It is celebrated with full vigour and passion by all the Naga tribes.
5. Kisama heritage village, on the outskirts of Kohima, seeks to preserve and promote the culture and traditions of the Naga people. It is here one can witness the values that bind the Nagamese people.
6. Shopping in Naga Bazaar, Kohima, for Naga handicrafts, renowned the world over.
7. The Keibul Lamjao National Park. See the endangered Manipur Eld’s deer (brow-antlered deer), also called the dancing deer. The park which was initially declared to be a sanctuary in 1966.
8. Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India, and is famous for the phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil, and organic matter at various stages of decomposition) floating over it. Keibul Lamjao is the only floating national park in the world.
9.The cuisine. While food from each tribe overlaps, there are certain dishes that each tribe is known for. Rice, pork, chicken, dog, insects and worms, vegetables, and famous chili sauces are an essential part of the Naga diet.
NAGALAND FESTIVAL TOUR 2018
25 NOVEMBER 2018 – 3 DECEMBER 2018
From ZAR37 792 per person sharing
(including flights, accommodation and meals)