Hornbill Festival, Kohima, Nagaland, India
Every year in early December, Hornbill festival attracts people from North East India and from around the globe. All gather in a small and picturesque village of Kisama, where one finds the diversity of tribes, tradition, and modernity. Hornbill festival represents many local tribes coming together in this beautiful place for a week-long festivity.
The festival provides an opportunity to experience rich and diverse culture from the state of Nagaland! The event gives a glimpse of colorful performances, traditional sports, games, delicacies at food fairs and awareness of traditional ceremonies. Visitors can also explore Kohima Night Bazaar or witness King Chilly Eating Contest. One must also not miss traditional arts such as paintings, wood carvings, and sculptures. Naga beaded jewelry is one of the highlights of the crafts from local Kohima women. Come and witness yourself this colorful, lively and tasty collection of experiences!
Nagaland is located in the North East corner of India, also known as ‘Switzerland of the East‘. Although Nagaland is a small state, it is home to 16 major tribes! The people of Nagaland are proud of its cultural richness and promote their culture through various activities. Hornbill festival is one of such initiatives. Local people practice various kinds of crafts such as weaving, pottery, metalwork and jewelry.
Besides cultural wonders, Nagaland is also a land of stunning natural landscapes. It’s a mountainous area, hosting a great variety of flora and fauna. Hornbill festival gets its name after an important Indian bird species. This bird is an important figure in the social and cultural life of the people of Nagaland. You can witness that in Hornbill festival!
Day 3,4 and 5
Tour operator: Jungle Ideas, India
Tour package includes the following:
- Airport Transfers and transportation during the entire trip
- Comfortable accommodation for entire stay
- Breakfast and Dinner during the entire stay
- Bonfire expenses
- Entrance to all National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
- Safari/Guide charges at the National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
Further customization is also possible, please contact us.