Saramati is the highest peak in Nagaland standing at an altitude of 3841 metres above sea level. This lofty mountain peak lies on the Patkai Mountain range along the Indo-Myanmar border. This mountain peak is in Kiphire district of Nagaland, and it not only stand as a mountain alone but the rocky terrain and mountainous region of this place hosts a number of species of flora and fauna in the region </p?
This trip will not only take to trek and explore the mountains of Mt Saramati but will enable you to get a fair idea of the different tribes of Nagaland as you will be driving and halting at different tribal villages.
DAY 1: ARRIVE DIMAPUR – KOHIMA
Fly to Dimapur. Meet your guide and car on arrival at Dimapur airport and drive (74 km) to Kohima. Depending on the time of arrival, we shall go sightseeing in the evening.
DAY 2: KOHIMA - TUOPHEMA
In the morning visit Viswema and Kigwema village. Afternoon drive to Tuophema. In the evening enjoy cultural dance and folk song at Tuophema Tourist village.
DAY 3: TUOPHEMA - WOKHA - MOKOKCHUNG
Drive to Mokokchung (1325 mts) - the homeland of Ao Naga Tribe. Enroute visit Longsa Village (of Lotha Naga Tribe) and Longkhim Village (Ao Tribe).
DAY 4: MOKOKCHUNG
Day excursion to Mopungchuket village. This village is the Mission Centre of the Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang. Visit time pillar and morung at the village.
DAY 5: MOKOKCHUNG - TUENSANG
Drive to reach Tuensang (1371 mt). Enroute visit Longkhim Village (Sangtam Tribe) and some tribal houses.
DAY 6: TUENSANG - KUTHUR - NOKLAK - PANGSHA
Depart for Pangsha. Enroute stop at Noklak village which is famous for Slate roof houses and bamboo handicrafts. Later drive to Pangsha which is on the border of India and Myanmar and a designated international trading centre.
DAY 7: PANGSHA - CHANDANG SADDLE - KIPHIRE
Drive to Kiphire via Nokyan which another beautiful village and is interesting to see, especially the wooden utensils made locally. Proceed further to Kiphire.
DAY 8: KIPHIRE - PUNGRO
Morning, visit Kiphire village and different tribal houses around Kiphire. Later drive to Pungro.
DAY 9: PUNGRO – SALUMI - THANAMIR
Drive to Salumi which is famous for its Natural Caves. It is also base for excursion to Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary.
DAY 10: THANAMIR - WATER POINT
Trek about to 4-6 hours to reach the Water Point (10 KM) where you will stay for the night in the camps tented.
DAY 11: WATER POINT - MT. SARAMATI PEAK - WATER POINT
Full day trek to Mt. Saramati peak (3841 M). Trek back to waterpoint for overnight stay.
DAY 12: WATER POINT - THANAMIR - SALUMI - PONGRU
Trek down to Salumi village via Thanamir. From here drive to Pungro village.
DAY 13: PONGRU - KOHIMA
Drive back to Kohima. Enroute stop at Jessami (in Manipur) where Indian Army stopped Japanese Army’s advance for 5 days before the British Army arrived during the 2nd world war. On arrival check-into hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 14: KOHIMA
Day for leisure and independent activities. Overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 15: KOHIMA - DIMAPUR – FLY OUT
Morning after breakfast transfer to Dimapur and connect flight for onward destination.
All Major Meals
English Speaking Guide
Entry fees/Parking fees
Sealed Water for drinking (Not during the trek)
Personal drinks & beverages.
Inner Line Permit (ILP) for Indian Tourists)
Any other personal expenses which are not mentioned in the “Cost Inclusion” shall be extra payable.
- Explore the Mt. Saramati, Highest Mountain in Nagaland.
- Explore Authentic Naga Angami Villages.
- Explore tribal villages of Ao Naga, Sangtam and Yimchuger tribes.
- Explore Natural Caves and Wildlife Sanctuary.