Women only – Hornbill Festival, Nagaland

Dec 08 - 12, 2024

Trip fees: ₹24000/-

Available Seats: 5

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Overview
The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival celebrated from 1 to 10 of December in the Northeastern Indian state of Nagaland. The festival represents all ethnic groups of Nagaland for which it is also called the Festival of Festivals. The aim of the festival is to revive and protect the rich culture of Nagaland and display its extravaganza and traditions. For visitors it means a closer understanding of the people and culture of Nagaland, and an opportunity to experience the food, songs, dances and customs of Nagaland. The festival was first organized in the year 2000 by the Government of Nagaland to encourage inter-tribal interaction and to promote cultural heritage of Nagaland. The festival is named after the Indian bird Hornbill, which is a large and colorful forest bird displayed in the folklore of most of the state's tribes. Welcome you for this Amazing Experience!
Day Date Activity
Day 1 08-Dec-24
  • Arrival at Dimapur & Transfer to Kohima
  • Pick-up time from the Railway Station: 2:00 PM
  • Pick-up time from Airport: 2:30 PM
Day 2 09-Dec-24
  • Full day  at Hornbill Ground
  •  Visit Phesama Village.
Day 3 10-Dec-24
  • Hornbill Festival Visit with closing ceremony.
Day 4 11-Dec-24
  • Khonoma Green Village Day Excursion
Day 5 12-Dec-24
  • Kohima to Dimapur Transfer.*
  • Drop at Dimapur
  • Drop time at Airport 1:00 PM
  • Drop time at Railway Station 1:30 PM
Detailed Itinerary
Day Date Activity Stay 
Day 1 08-Dec-2024 Arrival at Dimapur & Transfer to Kohima
  • Pick-up time: 2:00 PM from Dimapur Railway Station
  • Pick-up time: 2:30 PM from Dimapur Airport
 Kohima
Pickup and Transfer to Kohima. En route stop at a roadside market.
On reaching Kohima you may visit some souvenir shops by yourself or you can take a rest.
Evening at leisure.
Overnight Hotel
Day 2 09-Dec-2024  Kohima
Full day  at Hornbill Ground
  • Morning after breakfast we shall begin our day by visiting the Local Market, drive to Kisama to spend the rest of the day at Hornbill Festival.
  • Visit the Morungs where you can witness all the 16 tribes of Nagas and other neighboring states in their best traditional attire, gearing up for the festival.
  • Be amused by the performances of various tribes depicting their culture and traditions through their presentations.
  • After the formal program is over Between 2:30 to 3 pm we shall Visit Phesama Village.
  • Night at Hornbill Ground to experience the night programs ( Optional with extra charges needed to pay to the driver )
Overnight Hotel
Day 3 10-Dec-2024  Kohima
Hornbill Festival Visit 
  • Visit Cemetery, and Cathedral and drive to Kisama for more of the Hornbill Festival.
  • Witness more cultural activities, visit the Bamboo Pavilion, Museum, and other various stalls at the venue, and experience some local cuisines of Nagas.
  • Watch the Closing ceremony of the Hornbill Festival
  • Return to Hotel
Overnight Hotel
Day 4 11-Dec-2024  Kohima
Kohima to Khonoma & Return to Kohima
  • Today we shall have a detailed tour of Khonoma “The First Green Village in the Country”.
  • On reaching Khonoma, start exploring the village by visiting Morungs, traditional gates, Forts, and local people as you unearth the traditions and cultural lifestyle of the local people.
  • Traditional Naga Lunch at Khonoma (Self Sponsored).
  • After day -long excursion, drive back to Kohima and overnight stay.
Overnight Stay at Hotel
Day 5 12-Dec-2024
Kohima to Dimapur Transfer. Drop at Dimapur
The morning after breakfast ,  drive to Dimapur & Drop at airport/railway station.
  • Drop at Dimapur Airport by 1:00 PM
  • Drop at Dimapur Railway Station by 1:00 PM
Note:-
  • 2.00 PM Pickup from Dimapur Railway Station
  • 2.30 PM Pick up from Dimapur Airport
  • Drop at Dimapur Airport by 1:00 PM
  • Exploring Beyond the Festival:
    • In case you are arriving a day before and you need a stay at Dimapur / You are booking a flight /train after one/two days from Dimapur, You can inform us early, and we can book rooms for you.
  • Transferring of registration between different batches of Hornbill Festivals is not permitted.
If you have extra days, here are some additional places you can visit along with the Hornbill Festival:
  1. Dzukou Valley Trek: Allocate 2 extra days for this trek.
  2. Benreu Village Explore and Stay at Home Stay: Allocate 2 extra days for exploring Benreu Village and staying at a homestay there.
Package Inclusions
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation in Standard Hotel in Kohima ( 2sharing )
  • English Speaking Guide Local Exploration and Hornbill Festival
  • Breakfast (Day 2 - Day 5)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees
Package Exclusions
 
  1. Lunch & Dinner
  2. Any Kind of personal expenses
  3. Medical and Travel Insurance
  4. Tips, Laundry, Phone Calls, Camera and entry fee any other place other than mentioned in Itinerary
  5. Flight Tickets from your place to Dimapur & Back
  6. Anything not specifically mentioned under the section, Inclusion.
Note:  In the event of unexpected weather changes or unforeseen political reasons necessitating alterations or cancellations to our planned destinations, we assure you that we will do our utmost to offer the best available alternative at that time. Please understand that, regrettably, no refunds will be processed to participants' bank accounts under any circumstances.
Fees

24,000.00

Available Seats: 5



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Installment Dates Amount
At the time of registration ₹4800/-
Before  , Apr 20, 2024 ₹4800/-
Before  , May 20, 2024 ₹4800/-
Before , Jun 20, 2024 ₹4800/-
Before  , Jul 20, 2024 ₹4800/-
Total ₹24000/-
  Note: If you are not able to make the payment on time, your registration will get auto-cancel

Cancellation Fees

Cancellation dates Cancellation fee
90 days  Before Trip date ₹8000/-
60 days  Before Trip date ₹12000/-
30 days  Before Trip date ₹16000/-
15 days  Before Trip date ₹20000/-
With 15 days from trip date ₹24000/-

 

  • Alternatively, a registered participant may transfer his/her registration to a friend without any cancellation fee 2 weeks before the trip only.
  • In case of cancellation of the hornbill festival due to any political issues an alternate Trip will be provided in Nagaland for the same dates and no refund for that.
  • In case of cancellation of the program due to any gov restrictions due to COVID/ Weather, an alternate date will be provided for the same trip and no refund for that.
  • In case you are not able to join the trip on the new dates, either you can send a replacement ( Without any additional cost) / You can opt for Wallet transfer,
    • What is Wallet Transfer?:  The amount will move to LGFC Wallet and you can use that for any other trip.  ( 3% fee will be deducted as movement charges) . Strictly there won’t be any refund to a bank account.
    • Wallet transfer is applicable only for the case when a participant won’t be able to join the new date on a postponed trip due to Pandemic / Weather situations
    • The wallet transfer offer will only be one time when the new date is announced. Further changes will be counted as normal cancellations and will be as per cancellation policy.
  • Installments are to be paid before the due dates.
  • In case when installments are pending after the due date, the order will be auto-canceled.
  • There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to nonpayment of installments.

 

Please book the trip only after reading the important notes
  1. During the festival days we can expect Traffic blocks Kohima and Kisama village.
  2. Vehicle used for the entire trip will be Non AC Innova ( 3 numbers )
  3. Total participants for the trip will be 15+ 1 cordinator + Local Guide
  4. Hotels rooms will be 2/3 sharing.
  5. No room heaters available. There is no lift / escalator in the hotel. Only stairs
  6. Hotel is in the center of Main Kohima market, so participants can walk for shoping and night Bazaar.

 

HOW TO REACH DIMAPUR

By Rail :
  • Direct Trains To Dimapur From South India run on 3 days of the week. Book tickets that arrive on the day of arrival / 1 day before.
  • Train details will be shared in the whatsapp group for registrants once irctc opens the booking.
  • Also daily trains are available to Dimapur from Guwahathi. You can reach Guwahati via Train / Flight and then proceed to Dimapur in train. 6 hours of Travel.
By Flight:
  • Dimapur has daily flights connecting Guwahati and Kolkata. Flight search can be done via flights.google.com

 

By Road :
  • Dimapur can be reached from Guwahati via Road. Either by share taxis or overnight buses. Check redbus.in for bus bookings

 

WHY WITH US?
  1. Budget-Friendly. (You can compare the same package with any other available itineraries)
  2. Incomparable Itinerary: You can compare the Itinerary with any other itinerary available on social media/ Google.
  3. Packed food prepared in safe conditions: We believe that for a traveler, food is one of the most important things during their journey. We provide the best nutritious food as mentioned in the itinerary.
  4. Not just sightseeing, but many more things to learn and experience: We are not just providing sightseeing. Our Camp navigator/local guide will share the details of the place, flora, fauna with you.
  5. Well Experienced Local Guide and Support Staff
  6. Plan beyond the Itinerary- In case if you want to extend the trip, we are there to help you by finding Stays contact and transportation, Talk to the coordinator of LetsGoForACamp
VALUES WE FOLLOW
  1. Eco-friendly products.
  2. Minimizing plastic waste.
  3. Hiring local guides.
  4. Contributing to the local economy.
  5. Proper disposal of waste generated.
  6. Concept of Responsible traveler.
Read this before Booking. 
  • LetsGoForACamp has all the authority to change the itinerary without prior notice in case of any unavoidable circumstances.
  • LetsGoForACamp team gives full help and support to our travelers who need medical treatment for any injury or accident before, during, or after the trip. The additional expense has to be borne by the traveler
  • LetsGoForACamp has the right to cancel all the services of the traveler without any further clarification and without any refund in case of misconduct during the trip.

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