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This tour stays at Kohima Camp, set up exclusively for the colourful and exotic Hornbill festival in December.
(N)Day 2: Kolkata
Arrive in Kolkata (Calcutta) and transfer to The Oberoi Grand for 2 nights. In the afternoon explore the city on a guided tour and visit the Indian Museum – the oldest and largest in India, the Victoria Memorial, the gothic St Paul’s Cathedral and the Marble Palace. (N)Day 3: Kolkata
In the morning, visit Kolkata’s colourful and bustling flower markets where huge volumes of freshly cut flowers are traded on a daily basis. Continue with a cruise down the Hooghly river to see the temples, ghats and markets that line the riverbank. The boat ride is on a private basis. (B)Day 4: Fly to Dimapur • Kohima
Take a morning flight to Dimapur and transfer to Kohima to stay for 4 nights at The Kohima Camp*, Nagaland. The camp offers luxurious tented accommodation set at the foothills of the picturesque Japfu Mountain. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the camp. (B, D)Day 5: Hornbill festival
Morning visit to Kisama village for the Hornbill festival, often described as the ‘Festival of Festivals’ where 16 different tribes showcase the various aspects of Naga life. Return to the camp for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure or visit Kohima to soak up the festival atmosphere in the evening. (B, L, D)Day 6: Hornbill festival • Kigwema
Return to the Hornbill festival for another opportunity to get a glimpse of modernity and the effects of economic growth on the lives of some of the tribal communities. Return to the camp for lunch and in the afternoon visit the Kigwema village, part of the Angami tribe. (B, L, D)Day 7: Kohima • Khonoma
Morning guided tour of Kohima, including the Second World War cemetery and the state museum which houses a rare collection of historic artefacts from the different tribes of Nagaland. Proceed to Khonoma village for a traditional lunch and brief village tour before spending your last evening in camp relaxing. (B, L, D)Day 8: Fly to Kolkata
Fly to Kolkata and overnight at The Oberoi Grand. (B)Day 9: Fly home
Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Luxury tour:
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.*The Kohima Camp
The camp only operates during the above dates. If you wish to stay for a shorter or longer period, there are also 2-, 3- and 5-night programmes. Please speak to one of our India experts for further details.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel:
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The Oberoi Grand is a classic and stylish hotel located in the heart of the city, near the principal monuments and New Market. The hotel has two restaurants and offers some of the best dining experiences in the city, including an authentic Thai restaurant. The swimming pool and central courtyard offer a great place to relax away from the bustling city, while the stylish bar has a pool table and often features live music, including jazz and blues. Features: 209 rooms, swimming pool, spa, gym, beauty salon, 2 restaurants, bar. Room amenities: Television, writing desk, safe, minibar, tea & coffee facilities, Wi-Fi.
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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