Nagaland Impressions Trek – 8 Days

Embark on a guided trek to the mysterious tribal regions of Nagaland. This 8 day adventure takes us to the hill villages of the Konyak Tribe, a fascinating region where ancient Naga traditions endure. This is a region that very few travelers have ever visited and makes for one of the most authentic and unique travel experienced anywhere in the world. So join us on this once in a life time trek to meet these extraordinary people and discover the remarkable tribal lands of the Naga.


Highlights

  • Journey to a remote region very few intrepid travelers have explored
  • Trek above the clouds, across beautiful hilly landscapes dotted with ancient villages
  • Meet the proud and friendly people of the Naga tribes
  • Learn of their fascinating culture and observe their traditions and customs
  • Overnight as honorable guests at village houses

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Trip type: Trekking, Ethnic Encounters, Cultural Tour
Destination: Nagaland, North West of Myanmar
Grading: Moderate
Tour price: On request
Departures: Private tours
Starts: Yangon or Mandalay
Ends: Yangon or Mandalay

DAY 1 > Flight to Hkamti [-/-/D]

You will be picked up from your hotel in Yangon or Mandalay and transferred to the domestic airport. We set off on a flight to Hkamti, the biggest settlement in the Naga Land region. In the evening you will have free time to explore the settlement and we will overnight at a local guesthouse.

Meals included: — Dinner
Overnight stay: Guesthouse in Hkamti


DAY 2 > Drive to Lahe [B/L/D]

We begin the day with early morning food shopping and stocking up on supplies at a local market. Then we cross Chindwin River by boat and drive overland to a the village of Lahe.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Guesthouse in Lahe


DAY 3 > Drive to Laungve [B/L/D]

We continue driving today, traversing through stunning mountain ranges and pristine landscapes. After a long day’s journey, we arrive at the village of Laungve in the late afternoon and will be met by our hosts.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


DAY 4 & 5 > Day Treks to Konyak Villages [B/L/D]

Using Laungve as a base we will embark on day treks to several Konyak village. The traditions of the Konyak Naga are fascinating and we’ll get to experience it firsthand during these few days. During our trek through the beautiful Naga landscape we’ll come across mountain cultivation fields and learn how the Naga prevail in these remote regions. The village elders have kept up the traditions and customs of the Naga and the life in this region has changed very little in centuries. The friendly villagers we’ll meet will proudly show us around and demonstrate their traditional activities. At the villages, we’ll witness beautiful wood carvings decorating the village houses, observer the villagers producing black gun powder used in hunting, weaving of traditional naga blankets and listen to the sound of huge ceremonial log drums played during festivals. In the afternoon we trek back to Laungve to spend the night.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


DAY 6 > Return to Lahe by Car [B/L/D]

Today we say our farewells to our hosts and travel by car back to Lahe

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Guesthouse in Lahe


DAY 7 > Return to Hkamti by Car [B/L/D]

Continue driving from Lahe to the settlement of Hkamti

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Guesthouse in Hkamti


DAY 8 >  [B/-/-]

Fly to Mandalay or Yangon and transfer to your hotel

Meals included: Breakfast


END OF SERVICES 

Contact us for extensions and further information

Included:

• licensed local tour guide, English speaking
• porters, helpers and motorbikes for food/luggage transportation
• Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and drinking water during the Trek
• Private transportation from/to starting point of the Trek
• Village stay on the trek (family house, monastery, school), blankets provided by us
• Memories that will last for a lifetime


Not included:

• alcoholic beverages, soft drinks
• tip money
• personal expenses (souvenirs …)
• Travel Insurance
• Hotel in Yangon or Mandalay
• Any other services not clearly mentioned in the itinerary and in the inclusive portion

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