Join us for a journey like no other!
From December 8th to 11th, experience the vibrant Hornbill Festival and a thrilling Dzouku trek. Immerse in Nagaland's rich culture, savor local cuisine, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on this incredible adventure!
1. Cultural Immersion: The Hornbill Festival is a celebration of Nagaland's rich and diverse culture. By participating, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of traditions, tribal customs, dance, music, and folklore.
2. Heritage Showcase: The festival showcases the heritage and customs of Nagaland's numerous tribes. You can witness age-old practices and learn about the unique way of life of the Naga people.
3. Indigenous Arts and Crafts: Explore intricate and authentic Naga arts and crafts. From handwoven textiles to beautifully crafted jewelry, you'll have the chance to acquire unique souvenirs and support local artisans.
4. Culinary Delights: Savor the delicious flavors of Nagaland's cuisine. The festival offers a tantalizing array of local dishes, giving you the opportunity to indulge in exotic and mouthwatering food.
5. Spectacular Performances: Be captivated by traditional Naga dance performances, music, and rituals. These cultural expressions provide an insight into the spiritual and artistic soul of Nagaland.
6. Scenic Trek: If you opt for the Dimapur to Dzoku trek, you'll be treated to breathtaking natural beauty. The trek offers an intimate experience of Nagaland's serene landscapes, dense forests, and the picturesque Dzoku Valley.
7. Memorable Encounters: The festival provides a platform to interact with locals, fostering connections and friendships that offer a deep insight into the Naga way of life.
8. Lifetime Memories: Participating in the Hornbill Festival offers a chance to create lasting memories of an unforgettable cultural journey.
9. Unique Souvenirs: You'll have the opportunity to purchase authentic Naga handicrafts and traditional items, making for extraordinary mementos of your trip.
10. Adventure and Exploration: If you love adventure, the combination of cultural immersion and the trek from Dimapur to Dzoku makes this experience even more compelling.
In summary, joining the Hornbill Festival is an opportunity to delve into the heart of Nagaland's culture, traditions, and natural beauty. It's a chance to create lasting memories, expand your horizons, and celebrate the rich heritage of this unique region.
- Starting Date: December 8th
- End Date: December 11th
- Pick up from Dimapur at 7am
- Dimapur to Homestay (Distance 80 km time 3 - 4 hours)
- Stay at a comfortable homestay
- Enjoy the Hornbill Festival
- Immerse yourself in the Hornbill Festival.
- Pick up from homestay from Kisama at 6.00 am.
Dzoku valley campsite 18km (Time 1 hour)
(From here we will start our trek)
Trek Starts at 7.00 am
- Trek to Dzoku Valley (Time approx 4-5 hours)
- Tent stay at Dzoku Valley
- Trek starts at 6.00 Am
- Back to Dzoku Campsite (Time approx 4-5 hours)
- Car pick up from Dzoku Campsite (1.00 pm)
- Drop to Dimapur (8:00 pm)
- On road Lunch.(own cost)
Kamrup express 6th Dec from Howrah at 6:30 pm
Reach Dimapur on 7th Dec at 9:00 pm.
Stay at Dormitory .
Kamrup express 1:55 am
Reach kolkata at 13th dec 5.10am
- Day 1: Lunch and Dinner
- Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Day 4: Breakfast
Transporation from Dimapur to Dimapur
- Train ticket fares
- Night stay charge in dormatory.
- Any kind of entry fees.
1. Daytime Clothing:
- Layering is key. Start with a moisture-wicking base layer to keep sweat away from your skin.
- Over the base layer, wear a long-sleeve shirt and lightweight pants for trekking. Consider quick-drying materials.
- Bring a warm, insulated jacket for the daytime. A down or synthetic puffer jacket is a good choice.
- Wear comfortable walking shoes or trekking boots with good grip.
- Nights can be quite chilly during the winter. A heavier insulated jacket or a fleece sweater will keep you warm.
- Consider packing a pair of thermal leggings or long underwear for additional warmth.
Backpack and Accessories:
- Comfortable walking shoes or trekking boots with good grip.
- Extra pairs of socks.
- A small daypack for carrying essentials during the day.
- Waterproof cover for your backpack.
- Sunglasses, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunscreen.
- Reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.
- Snacks for the trek, such as energy bars, nuts, dried fruit, and trail mix.
- Passport and identification.
- Any necessary medications and a basic first-aid kit.
- Toiletries, including travel-sized shampoo, soap, and a towel.
- Insect repellent.
- Camera and extra batteries for capturing memorable moments.
- A portable charger for your devices.
- A travel adapter for power outlets in the region.
- Travel pillow and earplugs for comfortable rest.
- A reusable shopping bag for souvenirs.
- Local currency and some small bills for purchases.
- Photocopies of important documents (passport, visa, itinerary).
Suitable Clothing for the Hornbill Festival:
- Comfortable clothing for enjoying the festival, which may include traditional attire or lightweight and breathable clothing.
Snacks for the Trek:
- Energy bars, nuts, dried fruit, trail mix, or any of your favorite portable snacks to keep your energy up during the trek.
Including snacks in your pack will help you maintain your energy levels and keep you refreshed during the trek.
- Warm socks and comfortable pajamas for a cozy night's sleep.