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NOTES ON TRIBAL CULTURE in MANIPUR and NAGALAND

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    12 Nights / 13 Days
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All about the NOTES ON TRIBAL CULTURE in MANIPUR and NAGALAND

This Itinerary takes into account the latest situation in DIMAPUR after the sudden Jail-break that erupted in DIMAPUR very recently and we have had to eliminate Kolkata from the Itinerary forwarded to you earlier. To proceed to Imphal and Kohima we still have to take permission though the Restricted Area Permits earlier required for the foreigners are no longer necessary. We do however abide by the Police checks enroute and follow the restrictions as were imposed as earlier by the Britishers in 1873 were retained by successive administrations on the advice of people like Dr. VERRIER ELLWYN and Mr. K L MEHTA, the first Indian Administrator appointed for this area by Pt NEHRU, who encouraged everyone in the chain, to firmly believe that the tribal culture could co adjust successfully and their success in administering these areas rested, on least possible interference and using traditional institutions for the day to day governance of these areas. The two areas selected for your Tour are MANIPUR and NAGALAND. While MANIPURs early history starts with events recorded from the foundations of the ruling dynasties of Year 1606, NAGALAND had NO written records and the MISSIONARIES had to provide a roman script for the children who started studying in Schools set up by them. MANIPUR thus has a very rich culture, while the tribals living in NAGALAND areas were left to the missionaries and the Britishers just provided them a protective umbrella and roman script for the various spoken languages.

  1. Day 1   DELHI - GUWAHATI IMPHAL     

    Morning after breakfast transfer to  airport for your flight to Imphal Capital of Manipur. Arrive and after clearing all the formalities inside the airport transfer hotel for check in. Later proceed to Sangai Festival ground and enjoy the festival.

  2. Day 10 Full days visit to Langmeing, Chaoha villages

    Langmeing, One of the most interesting villages in the area, and has traditional Naga houses. One can find old people with tattoos on their faces and body (some of them with barely any clothes). A walk around the village is very interesting. The village has an old Morung with 2 log drums (the village boys can be requested to play the drum). The Morung also has interesting artifacts. Langmeing is one of the very few villages that still have human skulls from the ‘head hunting’ days. And Mon village .

  3. Day 11 MON to –KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK, 5 to 6 hrs DRIVE via jorhat over/ night Hotel

  4. Day 12 KAZIRANGA

    kaziranga national park elephant ride after Afternoon encounter the famous one horned Rhino by jeep safari through the eastern range. K aziranga National Park is a natural habitat for conservation of biologically diverse flora & fauna and It is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one- horned rhinoceros. Evening return to hotel for overnight stay.The quiet Jungle night will give you a peaceful

  5. Day 13 Kaziranga to Guwahati Airport enroute visit Airport

    enroute visit kamakahya temple in gawahati the kamakhaya temple is shakti temple situated on the nilachal hill in western part of gawahati city in Assam , India its is the main temple in complex of in dividual dedicated to different from of the mother goddess that included bhubaneshwari . bangala mukhi . chinnamasta .tara etcits is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindu and tantric worshippers Its used be of human sacrifices in past, now a day only animal sacrifice are conducted

  6. Day 2 Imphal

    Morning after breakfast excursion to Loktak Lake- the largest freshwater lake, 48 kms. from Imphal city. Later visit INA (Indian National Army) Museum, where the first INA flag was unfurled on April 14th, 1944 in Indian Soil. After the visit drive back to Imphal. Later attend Sangai

  7. Day 3 Imphal-Kohima

    After breakfast visit Shree Shree Govindajee Temple. And later transfer to Kohima. Upon arrival check-in the homestay. Overnight stay in home stay

  8. Day 4 visit hornbill festival

  9. Day 5 morning visit hornbill festival .after lunch afternoon

    take an excursion to Khonoma located 20 KMS away from Kohima in the west. Khonoma is village of Angami tribes having the customs of courage &valour. In the history it is written that Khonoma village protected numerous villages in its previous good time. The gate of the village speaks the British access’s story at the hills of Naga. Also visit War Cemetery a memorial of the soldiers during World War II. Take a tour of the Museum which has rare article’s collection of various tribal communities of Nagaland that tells the Naga’s tradition & history. Pay a short visit to local tribal market. If time permits visit Kigwema village also known as Kepfiizha and have lunch at Dimori Cove Guesthouse. You may visit Angami Tribal village at Jakhama and a Village Resort at Touphema this is operated by the community of AngamiNagas.  Later enjoy the cultural appearance done by the folks of village. Stay overnight at the home stay

  10. Day 6 Kohima -Mokokchung via Wokha (120km, 4-5hrs)

    After breakfast drive to Mokokchung via Wokha, (50km, 1hr, 30 Min)... Mokokchung is a place of immaculate scenic beauty. Mokokchung a Christian dominated area has several churches located in the district. Aos tribals are cent percent Christian Overnight: hotel /home stay

  11. Day 7 Mokokchung-Sivasagar (130km, 4-5hrs)

    which was the Ahom capital for 6 centuries before the British took over Ahom architecture over the centuries has resulted in some of most defining edifices. The Talatal Ghar at Sivasagar is a seven storied building with four floors of basement and three floors above ground. And amazing simplistic palace for the Ahom Kings…

  12. Day 8 Sivasagar-Mon (105km,4to5 hrs)

    After breakfast drive to Mon (105km, 4-5 hrs), via Sonari and Tizit, to join the

  13. Day 9 Mon-Longwa village-Mon (33 Km. 1 hr)

    After breakfast visit Longwa Village bordering India and Burma. Situated about 33 km from the district headquarters of Mon. Longwa is one of the biggest villages in the district. Some portion of this village lies in India and some in Myanmar. Time permitting we visit Shangnyu village, where you see a wonderful wooden monument measuring 8 feet in height and 12 feet in breadth- believed to be constructed by heavenly angels. Overnight: helsa resort