MIMKUT FESTIVAL TOUR PACKAGE
1.Hotel accomodation for nights
2.Tranfers of SIC / priavate basis
4.Access to hotel amenites
1.Any other meal than inclusions
2.Any trip/ entry ticket
3.Any travel insurrance
4.Any visa charge(if applicable)
5.Any goverment charges or taxes
Mim Kut Festival is a post harvest festival celebrated in Nagaland, North East India and also in other parts of Mizoram. The festival is celebrated and honored by the Kuki Nagas. It is one of the many popular festivals of Nagaland. The celebration is ostentatious and is of important essence to the Kuki tribe. It expresses exhilaration and triumphant over the harvest of Mim (Maize), which is the last harvest crop for the season. The festival celebrates the harvest of maize in particular. The Kuki people hold strong belief that the souls of their deceased ancestors rise from their graves and visit their family homes. The people offer tribute to the dead souls in form of wine that is naturally prepped from rice at every home. Other offerings include fresh vegetables, maize, bread made from maize and handmade symbolic jewelry. The dead souls are also worshiped by the villagers. The Mim Kut festival like most festivals of Nagas includes, tradition singing, dancing, playing musical instruments and proud display of culture.
On arrival at Dimapur Airport, our representative will greet you and assist you in check in at a hotel. Later we will drive you to Diezephe Village which is also known as Craft Village. Overnight stay in Dimapur.
Post breakfast today, we will drive to Athibung Village, en route, we shall also visit Kachari Ruins and the local market. Overnight stay in Athibung Guest House.
Today, we shall attend the Mimkut Festival, where we witness dances, songs, games and relish community feast. Overnight stay in Athibung Paying Guest House.
In the morning today, we shall drive to Benreu Village, en route we will visit Pelekie Village, which is famed for salt making. Further, we shall drive to Benreu Village for an overnight stay.
Today, in the morning, we shall explore Benreu Village where we will witness Rehangki or Morungs and traditional houses that still are decorated with animal skulls. We shall also visit Dzuleke Village, where we will enjoy a short picnic. Overnight at tented accommodation in Dzuleke.
In the morning today, we shall go for a short trekking expedition towards the jungle. Later we will visit Khonoma Village, which is the first green village of the country. En route, we will spot Mithun, the state animal that likes to leisurely graze. After the sighting, we will relish a picnic lunch and then proceed to Khonoma Village. Overnight stay in Khonoma
In the morning today, we will explore the village and shall learn a thing or two about the history, culture and tradition of the place.We shall witness ceremonial gates, morungs, age group houses. We will also meet the local craftsmen. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a picnic lunch. Post lunch, we will witness how the locals practise jhum cultivation or shifting cultivation along with Alder trees. In the evening we will get a chance to relish indigenous games that are played by local youth followed by bonfire where the local brew will be served. Overnight in a homestay in Khonoma.