In Nagaland Saramati hill range is the biggest in the mountain range of Nagaland and is situated on the extreme south east of the state. At 3841 mt , Saramati Peak is highest in Nagaland and it remains snow covered during winter. The mountain range is covered with rich , natural and diverse forests , visible at various altitudes , ranging from sub-tropical ever green and semi ever green to temperate broad leaved and Alpine vegetation. It also has good bio-diversity with natural flora and fauna and various kinds of orchids.
Day 1: Arrive Kolkata
Arrive Kolkata and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Kolkata - Dimapur - Kohima
Fly to Dimapur. Met on arrival and drive (74 km) to Kohima. In the afternoon visit to Nagaland Emporium.
Day 3: Kohima - Tuophema
In the morning visit Vishwema and Kigwema village. Afternoon drive to Tuophema. In the evening enjoy cultural dance and folk song at Tuophema Tourist village.
Day 4: Tuophema - Wokha - Mokokchung
Drive Mokokchung (1325 mt) - the center of Ao Tribe. Enroute visit Longsa Village(Lotha Tribe) and Longkhim Village (Ao Tribe).
Day 5: Mokokchung
Day excursion to Mopungchukit village. This village is permanent Mission Centre of Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang. Visit time pillar and morung at the village.
Day 6: Mokokchung - Tuensang
Drive to reach Tuensang (1371 mt). Enroute visit Longkhim Village (Sangtam Tribe) and some tribal houses.
Day 7: Tuensang - Kuthur - Noklak - Pengsa
Depart for Pengshar . Enroute stop at Noklak village which is famous for Slate roof houses and bamboo handicrafts. Later drive to Pangsa which is on the border of India and Myanmar and a designated international trading centre.
Day 8: Pangsa - Chandang Sadal - Kiphire
Drive to Kiphire via Nokyan which is another beautiful village interesting to see, especially the wooden utensils made locally. Proceed further to Kiphine.
Day 9: Kiphire - Pongru
Morning visit Kiphire village and different tribal houses around Kiphre. Later drive to Pongru. Pongru is the base for trekking to Saramati Peak.
Day 10: Pongru – Salumi - Thanamir
Drive to Salumi which is famous for its Natural Caves. It is also base for excursion to Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary. From Salumi.
Day 11: Thanamir - Water Point
A 4-6 hours walk will take you to Water Point (10 KM) where you will stay for night in camps.
Day 12: Water point - Mt. Saramati Peak - Water Point
Full day excursion to Mt. Saramati peak (3841 M). The trek to peak is moderate and at two places its very steep requiring some mountaineering skills.
Day 13: Water Point - Thanamir - Salumi - Pongru
Trek down to Salumi village via Thanamir. From here drive to Pongru village.
Day 14: Pongru - Kohima
Drive back to Kohima. Enroute stop at Jesumi (in Manipur) where Indian Army stopped Japanese Army’s advance for 5 days before the British Army arrived. On arrival check-into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15: Kohima
Day for leisure and independent activities. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 16: Kohima - Dimapur - Kolkata
Morning after breakfast transfer to Dimapur and fly to Kolkata. Met on arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 17: Depart Kolkata
Proceed for half day city tour of Kolkata. Afternoon free, evening transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.