Nagaland, the sixteen state of Nagaland is a small but diverse state with more that 17 tribes and many other sub-tribes. Culturally, Nagaland is a rich state with all of the tribes have unique cultures and traditions
The head hunting culture though deteriorated with the coming of Christianity, there are still many destinations where you can experience and meet the local people and learn from them.
This Tattoo Trail will not only take you to meet the local people of the Tattooed tribe, but talk to them, take photographs, meet and interact with them.
Day 1 :- Dibrugarh- Namphake (2 hrs)
Meet your car and guide at Dibrugarh airport, after a brief on arrival briefing we shall drive to Namphake village which will roughly take 2 hrs.
Depending on the time of arrival we shall explore the Tai Community village! In the midst of Assamese village lies the odd Tai village having migrated from Burma! We shall meet and visit local houses, have tea in their house, learn their culture, visit Temple, etc.
Local dinner.O/N Homestay.
Day 2 :- Namphake- Mon (6/7 Hrs)
Today you have option for an early morning walk, sit by the river bank!
After morning breakfast, with packed lunch, we shall begin the drive to Mon, the homeland of the Konyak Nagas. Konyaks are more popularly known as the 'Land Of Angh' as most of the villages are rule by a Chief which is locally known as 'Angh'. Enroute we shall stop at tea garden, local bazaar, we shall visit some tribal villages on the way where we will be introduced to the people whom we will be meeting for next few more days! Hence the whole day is involved with activities!
Local dinnerO/N Homestay/paying guest house
Day 3 :- Mon
After breakfast we shall drive to Tang village where we shall visit morung, Anhg house, walk around the village. Further drive towards Longwa village with spectacular view of their fields and rolling mountains! On reaching the village we shall meet local blacksmith, visit houses with fabulous wood carvings on the front doors and inside pillars Visit the Angh house which stands half in Burma and Nagaland, see the trophies which his subject villages presented him as a sign of his supremacy over their village and its people. We shall meet tattooed old men i the village and interact with them how and why they are entitled to put tattooed on their face and body!
Local dinnerO/N Homestay
Day 4 :- Longwa- Chenmoho (2 hrs)
Today we shall descend and later take a kacca road to Chenmoho village.
(Duration of the drive depend on the condition of the road) On arrival we shall have local lunch or prepare our own lunch at the homestay.
Later we shall explore the village meeting more tattooed old man which is still a good opportunity to enjoy the passion of photography. Meet locals and the Angh and interact with them.
Local dinnerO/N Homestay.
Day 5 :- Chenmoho-Mon (2 hrs)
Today we drive leisurely to towards Mon again. We drive to Chui village which still have the charm of its own with thick thatch roofs. Meet local craftsmen, later drive to Mon for lunch. Post lunch leisurely visit local bazaar.O/N Homestay/paying guest house
Day 6 :- Mon- Hunpoi- Mon (2 hrs)
Today with packed lunch we drive for about an hour to Hunpoi village, meet the only surviving tattooed Angh, till date! We shall meet old men at the Angh's court interact with them alone with that you carry out your photography. Later drive to Wangla village, one of the main interesting thing about this village is the motor-able road ends! Explore the village walking. Drive back to Mon for overnight stayO/N Homestay/paying guest house
Day 7 :- Mon-Chiu- Mon
Today we shall start our day with Mon town where we may meet old tattooed man, visit local market. Later we shall leisurely explore Chiu village. Optional afternoon at your disposal.O/N Homestay/paying guest house
Day 8 :- Mon- Shangnyu – Mon (2 HRS)
Have a day trip to Shangnyu village where we shall come across legendary wooden carving, take a walk into the village. Later drive back to Mon.O/N Homestay/paying guest house
Day 9 :- Mon- Dibrugarh (7 HRS).
After breakfast drive to Dibrugarh, Assam. Depending on the time of arrival we shall visit mighty Bhramaputra river.O/N Hotel.
Day 10 :- Dibrugarh – OUT
Today we shall drive to airport to connect your flight for onward journey.
- Explore tribal villages of the Konyaks
- Get to see the Tattooed people
- Local Culture
- Visit the Chief house, who eats in India and Sleeps in Myanmar
- Meet and Interact with the tattooed people