Naga Traditional New Year Festival, (12th Jan – 16th Jan 2010)

Yangon - Mandalay - Homalin - Leshi - Mandalay - Yangon (4 Nights / 5 Days)

January 12 - Your flight leaves Yangon Airport to fly to Homalin via Mandalay. More visitors come on board at Mandalay and the plane leaves for Homalin, the nearest air terminal to Leshi. At Homalin, a welcoming committee waits for you. Then enjoy lunch and refreshments on 4-hours shuttle boat trip with breathtaking views from Homalin to Htamanthi in Chindwin River. Panoramic scenery of Naga Mountain Ranges waits for you along the road from Htamanthi to Leshi. Dinner and night stop at Traditional Houses in Leshi.

January 13 - Optional trekking and visits to nearby villages and see the Naga people in their daily lives. Lunch boxes can be ordered at the reception and information counter. Take rest and enjoy video show about Naga Land after dinner. And have a nice sleep at Traditional House.

January 14 - Participate the Naga traditional Pole Erection Ceremonial from 8:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m Enjoy the Auction Show of Naga Traditional household goods inn the Dinning Hall after Lunch. Visiting surrounding areas on foot by own arrangement after the Auction Show until 6:00 p.m.

January 15 - The Opening Ceremony of the Naga New Year begins on the festival grounds early in the morning. Enjoy the traditional New Year Food and Rice Wine (self service) with the Naga community elders. At the end of the ceremony, dance competitions by the troupes from various Naga villages and sport events will start. Finally, in the evening (between 7:00 p.m and 10:00 p.m),a large bonfire shall be lit and everybody takes part in welcoming the Naga New Year dance around the bonfire.

January 16 - Early morning, have breakfast at 4:00 a.m . You leave the Naga New Year Festival and head back, either to Mandalay or Yangon. Service here by comes to and end.

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Tour Cost  - US$ 1350 per person
Transportation : Charter flight, Four Wheel Drive & Shuttle Boat.
Accommodation         (Deluxe transportation with extra charges)
Meals : Naga Traditional House American Breakfast, Buffet-Lunch & Dinner.


Remark: reservation must be done before the end of November 2009!!!

If you want to travel with your personal Guide, just let us know!
Tour Price is same, either you start in Yangon or Mandalay and end in Mandalay or Yangon!