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Exotic Nagaland: The Mystic World of the Naga Tribes

Private Travel | General interest 9 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £5595 Current prices from: £5595

This tour stays at Kohima Camp, set up exclusively for the colourful and exotic Hornbill festival in December.

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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Kolkata


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.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Oberoi Grand
    Oberoi Grand

    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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Dates & prices



Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

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.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

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