Hornbill Festival Tour
Hornbill Festival Tour
Immerse yourself in the festive ambiance of our Hornbill Festival Tour and embark on an extraordinary ethnic journey. Lose yourself in the enchanting beauty of Nagaland, where the vibrant cultural extravaganza awaits your presence.
The Hornbill Festival Tour Insight
The Hornbill Festival is an annual cultural event that honors the tribes of Nagaland. It takes place in a heritage village called Kisama, and it showcases the rich traditions and customs of the tribal people. This lively festival, held from December 1st to 10th, embraces the spirit of the magnificent hornbills, a family of birds known for their presence in tropical and subtropical rainforests.
7 Days/6 Nights Tour
Guwahati – Kaziranga National Park – Kohima – Dimapur
Highlights of the Hornbill Festival Tour
- Visit the famous Shakti Kamakhya Temple
- Jungle safaris in Kaziranga National Park
- Witness the biggest festival of North East India
- Chance to explore Nagaland in one single platform
- Introduction to various Naga tribes and their culture
- Taste the famous Naga Cuisines
- Visit the famous Khonoma Village
- Visit the II World War cemetery and Museums
- Fully escorted tour with local guides wherever necessary
Experience the Magic of Hornbill Festival
Arrive in Guwahati by air and receive a warm welcome from our dedicated Eventours Travels team at the airport. While en-route to your hotel, seize the opportunity to visit the magnificent Kamakhya Temple, situated atop a hill. This revered shrine holds immense significance as the primary worship center for Tantric (Shakti) Hinduism in India. Afterward, check into a comfortable hotel for an overnight stay. If time permits, indulge in some retail therapy at the emporia and local markets. You can also embark on a delightful sunset cruise along the majestic Brahmaputra River, providing panoramic views of the city. Enjoy your overnight stay in Guwahati.
Journey to the Hornbill Festival
Start your day with an early breakfast and embark on a scenic drive to Kohima, the gateway to the Hornbill Festival. Upon arrival, check into a comfortable hotel. Take a 20-kilometer drive to Khonoma village, renowned as the final stronghold of the Naga warriors who rebelled against the British Empire. Marvel at the stunning carved terraces nestled amidst the hills, dedicated to cultivating 20 different varieties of paddy. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Immerse Yourself in the Vibrant Hornbill Festival
Today, witness the enchanting Hornbill Festival in all its glory. Delight in the festivities throughout the day, indulging in the rich cultural heritage of the Naga tribes. While enjoying the festival, take the opportunity to explore notable attractions such as the World War II Cemetery, which commemorates the sacrifices of British Commonwealth and Indian soldiers. Additionally, visit exquisite churches and explore the vibrant Night Markets. The Hornbill Festival guarantees a kaleidoscope of colors and a truly memorable experience, curated by Eventours Travels.
Bid Farewell to the Festivities
After a satisfying breakfast, continue your onward journey to Dimapur airport for your departure flights. Reflect on the incredible memories and the cultural immersion you experienced during the Hornbill Festival, cherishing the vibrant spirit of this unique celebration.
The Hornbill Festival in Nagaland
The primary objective of the Hornbill Festival is to preserve, rejuvenate, and safeguard the Naga culture and heritage. It serves as a platform to showcase the diverse traditions, local cuisines, and traditional beverages of the tribes. Additionally, it offers a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the captivating essence of this region, its warm-hearted inhabitants, and its extraordinary cultural tapestry. The festival’s vibrant cultural performances and exhibitions make it an extraordinary experience, leaving you feeling both enlightened and enchanted.