Naga New Year Festival 2020

Day-1,(13-Jan-2020), MANDALAY-KHAMTI-LAHE (L,D)

After breakfast at hotel, car transfer to the Mandalay airport to take an afternoon flight to Khamti. Arrive at Khamti Airport, from there drive to Khamti where we have lunch before proceeding , in a 4WD car for 4 hours in minimum, to Lahe where the Naga New Year festival is to be held, check in at the guest house, relax for the rest of the day, dinner time & overnight there. L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day-2,(14-Jan-2020), LAHE-NAGA CEREMORIAL POLE (B,L,D)

After breakfast, visit the festival ground to watch the Naga traditional Pole erecting ceremony, which is participated by various Naga clans in their colourful traditional costumes in different designs, then enjoy the entertainments, sports events performed by the Naga clans, then by 4WD car to the small Naga villages of Yaungkon, Santon, Makyan, where Yaungkon and Makyan Naga sub-tribes live, to observe their way of life by having a walk in these villages when we get there by car, the scenery on the way & there, is also breathtakingly beautiful, lunch boxes taken with us are to be enjoyed at one of these villages, then  drive back to Lahe, dinner time and overnight at the guest house in Lahe. B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

 

Day- 3,(15-Jan-2020), NAGA TRADITIONAL NEW YEAR FESTIVAL (B,L,D)

Afterbreakfast, the official opening ceremony of Naga New Year begins on the festival ground early in the morning by the speeches delivered by the invited State Guests, the Naga Chiefs. Enjoy the traditional New Year Food and rice wine with the Naga community elders. Ceremonial dances, playing traditional percussion instruments, parade processions and sports competitions are to be enjoyed the whole day. In the evening, by a large bonfire, everyone can participate and enjoy in welcoming the Naga New Year by dancing around the bonfire together with different Naga sub clans in their finerey. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be enjoyed at Lahe, make an overnight stop at Lahe. B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day- 4,(16-Jan-2020), LAHE-KHAMTI-MANDALAY (B,L)

After breakfast & check-out at the guest house, leave Lahe for Khamti in 4WD cars for 4 hours at least, Lunch will be on the way or at Khamti, then transfer to the Hkamti Airport to take the evening flight back to Mandalay, car-transfer to the hotel in Mandalay, dinner time and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. B=Breakfast, L=Lunch