Tour Details

VILLAGE RETREAT

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  • 7Ds 6Ns
  • Max People : 26
  • 18 Dec-30 Dec
  • Min Age : 10+
  • Airport
Description

This itinerary has been designed for travelers who wish to getaway from the bustle of normal life and spend some quiet time at a village retreat.

Itinerary

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  1. Your transport will pick you up from Dimapur Airport and drive you to your hotel in Khonoma. [If you want to stop for a quick bite in Dimapur, please ask your driver and he will take you to a restaurant near the airport before you begin your journey.]
  2. Check in to your hotel in Khonoma.

Highlight: A short guided walk around Khonoma Village. You can spend the day exploring the village and meet the locals as they go about their daily chores. You can utilize this day to learn of the history of the village and the folklores surrounding it. You can take a walk down the terraced fields and understand the local system of growing paddy. You can also visit the government school and have an interaction with the students there. You can further hike up to the alder forests of Khonoma to the Mithun feeding station and try your hand at feeding salt to one of these bulls. You can also choose to spend the day on your own.

  1. Start the day with breakfast at your hotel where your guide will meet you and discuss the day’s events with you.
  2. Take a guided walk through the village followed by lunch at Dovipie inn. (If you are interested, you can take a walk down to the terraced fields of the village/ you can stay indoors if you like to spend time by yourself.)
  3. Post lunch, you can visit the Mithun Sanctuary where you can spot the local Bison from where you can further head to the Dzulakie area for a picnic tea.
  4. Return to the village in the evening.
  5. Head back to the inn. Dinner at the inn.

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  1. Start the day with an early morning bird spotting walk in the outskirts of the village.
  2. Come back to your homestay for breakfast after which you can head down to the paddy fields to see how the locals cultivate their farms.
  3. Have a picnic lunch at the paddy fields.
  4. In the evening, you can hike your way back to the village along with the villagers as they finish their day’s work in the fields.
  5. You could also choose to spend the day by yourself if that is your goal.

Highlight: A day trek to Dzukou valley (located at an altitude of approximately 2,450 meters above sea level) which is a stunning grassland surrounded by hill tops.

  1. Start your day with an early breakfast at the inn and then depart for your hike to Dzukou Valley. (It is a 1 hour 30 minutes drive from Khonoma village to the start point of your trek.)
  2. You could also choose a tougher access to Dzukou (8 hours in total) where the start point I only 20 mins drive from your hotel.
  3. Start your hike to the valley.
  4. Have a picnic lunch at the valley and head back to the village.
  5. This is a full day hike, so you will reach Khonoma late in the evening. We suggest you order your dinner before you leave for the hike.

Highlight: An overnight trip to Phüsachodü Village where you will have the opportunity to explore an interior village of Nagaland. Here, you will get to experience the rich culture, traditions, customs and life in a Naga village while staying in the comfort of a modern bungalow. This is our most highly rated experience by clients – you can’t miss it. It is a great experience for you to get familiar with the simplicity of life in a traditional village. Hence, the name ‘back to roots’.

  1. Start your day with a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and then drive to the village. (The drive is approximately 4 hours away from Khonoma village.)
  2. Your guide will meet you at the village and take you for a guided walk through the village where you will learn of the history and culture of the village.
  3. End the walk with a short cultural programme performed by the youth of the village where perhaps you can participate.
  4. A simple dinner will be organized at a home stay in the village.
  5. Your stay tonight will be at a guest house in the village.

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  1. Your guide will join you at your guesthouse for breakfast and will take you to Zhavame Village. (The drive is approximately an hour away from Phüsachodü village)
  2. Take a guided walk through the village and learn of the history and culture of the village.
  3. Lunch will be prepared at a local home for you.
  4. Post lunch, you can visit the fields which this village is famous for and drive up to the Kapamodzu range from where you can see the neighboring villages of Manipur.
  5. Return to Kohima for the night.
  6. Check into you hotel. Have dinner at the hotel.

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  1. Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Dimapur Airport. (You will need to be on the road by 8:30 am)
  2. On the way down to Dimapur is a shop called Chapru where you can stop for a coffee and also to pick up some last minute stuff before heading home.
  3. Have a great flight back!
Location
From 21500 Per Head
Date
Adults
Age 18+
Children
Age 6-17
Infant
Age 0-5