Places covered : DIBRUGARH – MON – CHUI - MOKOKCHUNG - TUOPHEMA - KOHIMA
After arrival meet & greet at Dibrugarh airport and transferred to Hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Dibrugarh.
After breakfast drive to Mon (200 Kms / 6 hrs drive) Afternoon free to explore the nearby locals and meet & interact with the local people. Overnight in Mon. Mon: Situated at an altitude of 897.64 meters it is the land of the Konyaks (One of the fiercest tribes in the world). Even though there is a legal administrative system, but actually it is ruled by tribal chiefs called Anghs (locally known as ‘Wang’ meaning the beginning of everything). Mon is the only district in Nagaland to have this unique institution of Anghship. The word of his is law in these parts. His succession is hereditary in nature. The Konyaks believe that they were direct descendants of Noah, for they have Biblical names like Mosa, Kaisa, Aron and so on. The konyaks are famous for their tattooed faces , blackened teeth and barbaric practice of Headhunting.
Morning after breakfast drive to Chui village, located about 8 kms away from Mon town on the Tuensang – Mon road Chui village still preserves its old charm. One can see the Konyak traditional houses built with palm leaves roofing with protruding out the main pillars. Chui is also famous for ethnic craftsmanship. The skill of the villagers is not confined only on bamboo and woodworks but they are prowess in gun and gunpowder making. Later return to Mon. Visit Mon village which is 7 Kms from Mon town. In the village you can meet the King. He ruled 12 villages – Tanhai, Pongkonmg, Longkei, Leangnyu, Hongphoi, L/Shanghah, Phuktong, Oting, Tumei, Lapa, Upper Tiru and Lower Tiru. Also visit the Morung where the village youths are being taught about the way of manly hood. Later pay a visit to a Konyak house to witness the traditional culture. Overnight in Mon.
After breakfast drive to Mokokchung (200 Kms / 7-8 hrs drive). Check in Mokokchung Tourist Lodge. Mokokchung is situated at an altitude of 4347 feet, Mokokchung is the home of the Ao Naga tribe. According to the legends the Aos sprung up from “Longtrok” which means “six stones”. In the past, Mokokchung was one of the preliminary locations in the Naga Hills, where the British had established their presence in the late 19th century. Later on, arrival of Christian missionaries to Mokokchung had brought a different image in the field of education and today it is having the highest literacy in the state with an average literacy rate of 84 %.
After breakfast visit Aliba village. Later drive to Tuophema (150 Kms / 5 ½ hrs drive). Overnight in community cottage.
After breakfast visit Angami villages. Later drive to Kohima (41 Kms / 1 ½ hrs drive). Check in Hotel Cimorb or similar. Overnight at Kohima.
Today we will travel to Khonoma Village which is about 25 kms from Kohima. It takes a little more than an hour to cover the distance because the roads are in a very bad condition. Khonoma is a historical village...The villagers had put up great resistance to the invading British troops. The village has also been declared as a Green Village because of its successful conservation programme. We will also try and see a cultural presentation in the village.
Drive to the nearest airport.
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