8 Days |
Photography tours are an experience that must not be missed at all. If you love taking pictures and is in need of an exotic location, then Nagaland should be there in your bucket list. Every year, Nagaland hosts the most famous hornbill festival, where tourist come from all over the world, to get a taste of the local's way of tribal life, the food, the culture and of course the natural beauty. Therefore, photographing the Hornbill festival is an exciting opportunity for all to turn towards something traditional and capturing moments that you are going to cherish for a lifetime.
In taking the Hornbill photography tour, you have to be sporty enough to cover up all the spots that the festival brings to all. In fact, you can capture some of the best scenes here that you are never going to find anywhere else. Thus, it is always exciting to take up new tour adventures like this, thereby exposing you to the genre of photography tours!
Visiting the amazingKaziranga National Park
Spending two days for photography at the Hornbill festival
Visiting local villages in and around Assam and Kohima
Travelling to Majuliisland, considered to be one of the largest in the country.
Trying local delicacies in all the places visited.
On arrival at Guwahati International Airport, our executives would be there to greet you, and by means of proper arrangements, you would be directed towards Kaziranga National park in Assam. There is an overnight stay at Kaziranga National Park in the forest cottages.
Early in the morning after a scrumptious breakfast, you get the opportunity to visit Kaziranga National park and look at flora and fauna here. You can photograph the one-horned rhinos, for which the sanctuary is famous for and have a look at the other mammals and birds like pecans. On this very day itself, you would be taken to Majuli through a ferry ride, and there is an overnight stay at Majuli.
On crossing the Brahmaputra River, you come to Majuli. The tribal culture here is a mix of Vaishnava and Maishali, and this adds to the diversity of the region. Here you can get an opportunity to capture the local arts, even performances by the monks and also the local’s way of living. We visit the monasteries here, which belong to the Vaishnava sect. There is a tour of namghar, considered to be a prayer hall and the headquarters of the monks too. There is an overnight stay at Majuli.
Laving Majuli behind, we travel towards Kohima after having breakfast and in the middle of the journey, there are tea estates and rice fields, of which you can take several photos. On reaching Kohima, we check-in at the hotel and there is overnight stay here.
For these two days, you have the amazing Hornbill festival hosted, and therefore, it is time to bring out your cameras and start capturing. The Festival necessarily highlights the local culture, bringing forth art, craft, and music as well. You can never miss a shot here as you will be provided by a photography expert who would take you for a tour through the festival. Do not forget to try the local food here. You would also visit Kisma Village and would be taken for a guided tour of Kohima at night, in order to catch up with the nightlife. The streets here are all adorned with lights at night, making you want to click and never stop! For two days itself, there is an overnight stay at Kohima.
Nagaland is not just about the Hornbill festival, but it is more than that. Today, you would visit the villages of Angami and Kohima. You can interact with the Naga People here and photograph some moments as well. You can definitely spend the whole day at the villages here, and there is an overnight stay in Nagaland.
The tour likely ends here, and you would be dropped off at Dimapur Airport or at the station by our executives.