Nagaland Tribal Trek – 10 Days

Embark on a guided trek deep into the tribal regions of Nagaland. This trek takes us to the remote hill villages of North Western Myanmar, a mysterious land where ancient Naga traditions endure. The Naga are proud and friendly people, strongly attached to their traditional ways of living but warm and welcoming to visitors from the outside world. 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.


  • 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: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Trip type: Trekking, Ethnic Encounters, Cultural Tour
Destination: Nagaland
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 Naga Villages [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 village inhabited by Naga families and overnight as guests of the village.

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

DAY 3 > Trek to remote Naga Villages [B/L/D]

We say our farewells and embark on a full day trek to deeper into the Naga hills. The day is spent traversing through stunning mountain ranges and pristine landscapes. After a long day’s journey, we arrive at the village in the late afternoon and will be met by our hosts.

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

DAY 4 > Life at the Naga Village [B/L/D]

We spent the whole day at this particular village, one of the most remote settlements amongst the Naga tribes. The village elders have kept up the traditions and customs of the Naga and the life here has changed very little in centuries. The friendly villages will proudly show us around and demonstrate their traditional activities including the weaving of naga blankets.

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

Nagaland tour - Naga lady fibresDAY 5 > Day Trek to further villages [B/L/D]

Today we embark on a day trek to villages further out. The Naga here are another tribe but with similar traditions and strong adherence to traditional ways of life. 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. At the village, we’ll see beautiful wood carvings decorating the village houses, observer the villagers producing black gun powder used in hunting and listen to sound huge ceremonial log drums played during festivals. From the village, the surrounding hilly landscape is awe inspiring and the border line with India is visible. In the afternoon we trek back to our base villag to spend the night.

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

Nagaland tour - Naga tribe villagersDAY 6 >  [B/L/D]

Today we travel on the back of motorbikes through the stunning landscape to another Naga village where we will spent the night.

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

DAY 7 >  [B/L/D]

We spend the full day at this particular village. We’ll visit traditional Naga long houses that can house up to 15 families, local granaries and cultivation fields and just soak in the daily life of the Naga people. The views of the surrounding landscape of hills and fields are beautiful and the village is often above the cloud line, creating a magical sight.

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

DAY 8 >  [B/L/D]

Today we embark by car to a more developed Naga settlement. After the full day’s journey, we will explore the town and surroundings.

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


Nagaland tour sceneryDAY 9 >  [B/L/D]

We return to the settlement of Hkamti by car.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight stay: Guesthouse in Hkamti

MandalayDAY 10 >  [B/-/-]

Fly to Mandalay or Yangon and transfer to your hotel

Meals included: Breakfast


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• 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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