Offbeat experiences in Nagaland

Nagaland - a home for about 17 tribes is known for its free spirit and year-long celebrations. Some of these tribes consist of – Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Kachari, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Kuki, Lotha, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sangtam, Sumi, Yimchunger and Zeme-Liangma (Zeliang). Each tribe have their distinct festivals, folk dances, music, and handicrafts.

The internationally ‘Hornbill Festival’ held in Kisama hosts the various cultural performances of the Naga tribes. These can range from indigenous games, craft bazaar, music events, fashion, kid’s carnival, floral galleria, food courts, and various other activities. The Naga tribes fondly recollect the legends of their ancient warriors and folk heroes in the form of songs, dance, folktales, love stories and folk tunes. You get to experience the Naga culture in totality during this time.

From being home to the ancient headhunting tribes, cradling beautiful valleys like Dzukou valley; Nagaland acts as a playground for tourists offering a mix of historical trails, food trails and treks.

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Best Season:All Year
Popular Location: Kohima, Dzukou Valley, Khonoma, Dzuleke, Jakhama

Tours in Nagaland

Two girls sit on a wooden bench in the Dzukou valley and sip some earlier morning tea.

    ChaloHoppo to Dzukou and Nongriat

    6 Days

    We bring to you two most popular treks in Northeast India – Dzukou valley & Nongriat. Campsite Yedikha is considered as one of the best camping spots in Nagaland overlooking the terraced rice fields. A beautiful cheap campsite with the…

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      ChaloHoppo to a Lesser Known Nagaland

      8 days

      Starting from Kohima, the modern-day capital of  Nagaland, driving up to the picturesque town of Mokokchung, home to the Ao Nagas and the epicentre of the American Baptism movement to ultimately reaching the wild east where the last surviving tattooed…

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        ChaloHoppo to a Frozen Dzukou Valley

        4 Days

        From the frozen rivers in the winters to rare lilies in the monsoons, Dzukou offers the trekker with something they’ll cherish for life. With the scenic and quaint villages of Jakhama and Viswema serving as bases for starting the trek,…

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        A girl admires the beauty of Dzukou valley

          ChaloHoppo to Dzukou Valley

          4 Days

          From trekking through a forest to leisurely walking in an alien bamboo land at 8,000 ft; tasting rice beer to bathing in a cold stream; exploring the Naga village life to meditating between terraced rice fields. Experience the unexpected in the…

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