Why book this tour?

Travel across the plains of Assam for a cultural tour in a comfortable 4×4 and onwards into the hills of Nagaland, explore its tribal villages and finally reach the political capital of Kohima.

We head from historic Guwahati, to Kaziranga National Park and onwards through Assam. We sail across the mighty Brahmaputra River to reach magical Majuli Island, the largest river island in the world, before driving on to the majestic hills of Nagaland, home of the infamous Naga head hunters.

We visit tatooed warriors in their traditional villages, walk along the Indo-Myanmar border and witness scenes of epic nineteenth century battles where local tribe took on the might of the British Empire.

We take time out in picturesque Kohima, capital of Nagaland, spread across a series of forested ridges, to visit the immaculate CWGC Second World War cemetery, the city’s wonderful cathedral, its state museum and central market  and take day trips to trek to the summit of Puliebadze Peak and enjoy the views over Kohima, then visit the picturesque Dzuliekie village for the beautiful of its natural surroundings.

  • If you would like to see all this and also visit the Hornbill Festival, see Hornbill Festival Tourlisted separately.

Highlights:

  • Ancient Hindu temples of Guwahati and Sibsagar
  • Elephant and jeep safaris in Kaziranga National Park in search of the endangered white one-horned rhino
  • Double crossing of the mighty Bramhaputra River by local ferry
  • Unique historic satras of Majuli Island
  • Ancient Ahom royal palace and other ruins of this once-great dynasty
  • Traditional Konyak, Ao and Angami tribe villages and their tatooed warriors
  • Khonoma, battleground of the most fierce resistance to British imperialism in Nagaland
  • Walking along the Indo-Myanmar border
  • Kohima, home of the CWGC Second World War cemetery, the largest cathedral in Nagaland, its national museum and central market.
  • Trek to the summit of Puliebadze Peak and enjoy the views of Kohima from the summit.
  • Picturesque Dzuliekie village and its beautiful, natural surroundings.
  • If you would like to see all this and also visit the Hornbill Festival, see Hornbill Festival Tourlisted separately.