Highlights of Assam and Nagaland (Hornbill Festival)

India

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Tour length 17 days

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About this tour

Wedged between Burma and Bangladesh, the Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam and Nagaland offer a glimpse of remote tribal cultures. Journey through lesser-trodden paths to witness these fascinating ways of life, travelling to the very edge of India and taking in the heritage Hornbill Festival. Along the way, stay in a stilt house and taste tea straight from the plantation. Celebrate diverse tribal heritage - Spend two full days at the annual Hornbill Festival and witness music, dance, and art. Walk the Cherrapunjee bridge - Cross the legendary living root bridge and explore the nearby Khasi villages. Spot the one horned rhino - Set out on Safari in Kaziranga National Park to spot rare wildlife.
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General information

Tour ID 124380
Tour length 17 days
Language English
Group size 12
Age range 16 - 85

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Starting point

Motilal Nehru Rd, Pan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam 781001, India
Prag Continental, Hotel Reception
11:00

End point

Opposite Sangam Beauty Parlour, Near Fire Station, 204, Harish Mukherjee Road, Jatin Das Park, Patuapara, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700026, India
Hotel Treebo Globe International, Hotel reception
19:00

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Day 1: Join trip in Guwahati
Day 2: Ferry to Peacock Island and visit Umananda Temple
Day 3: Drive to Cherrapunjee via Mawphlang sacred forest and Elephant Falls
Day 4: Walk to Khasi tree root bridges
Day 5: Drive to Kaziranga National Park
Day 6: Safari to search for Indian one-horned rhino
Day 7: Cross in to Nagaland and drive to Kohima
Day 8: Full day at the Hornbill Festival
Day 9: Full day at the Hornbill Festival
Day 10: Visit Tseminyu en route to Mokochung
Day 11: Cross the Brahmaputra to Majuli Island
Day 12: Explore Majuli
Day 13: Return to the mainland and drive to Mon, Nagaland
Day 14: Visit Longwa
Day 15: Drive to Dibrugarh via Sivasagar
Day 16: Visit to a tea garden and fly to Guwahati
Day 17: Trip ends in Guwahati

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