KONYAK HEADHUNTER’S AOLING FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR, NAGALAND , APRIL 2023 ( BOOKING GOING ON )

KONYAK HEADHUNTER’S AOLING FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR, NAGALAND , APRIL 2023 ( BOOKING GOING ON )

KONYAK HEADHUNTER’S AOLING FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR, NAGALAND , APRIL 2023

DATES : 3rd – 7th April, 2023 ( 5 days and 4 nights)

Different harvest festivals are celebrated differently in various parts of India. The Aoling festival is the annual ‘Spring Festival’ of tattooed head hunters belonging to the Konyak tribe of Nagaland.  The celebration of the Aoling festival is spread across first week of April every year in different villages of Mon district. The festival marks the end of the sowing season.  This is a time for jubilation; everyone dresses in their traditional colourful costumes, ornaments and headgears along with weapons. Although the glorious age of head hunting of Konyak is a past now, these festivals are still is a way to showcase their days of gun power and hunting. Extravagant dances are performed with songs of Konyak tribal folklore, gigantic feasts consisting of ethnic cuisines are held, along with the local rice beer. Aoling is all about enjoyment, dance, music and food. By the end, you will be overwhelmed by the tribal hospitality and that headhunter’s zest.

ITINERARY :

Day 1( 3rd April, 2023): Pick up from Dibrugarh Airport (Mohanbari Airport), Assam at around 12.00 IST. Start journey towards Mon, Nagaland. We are expecting to reach Mon by evening. Evening there will be an introduction and briefing session by the Mentor.

Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4 (4th, 5th, 6th April ): We will visit various remote Konyak tribal villages of Mon District to witness and shoot the portrait, lifestyle of the fascinating Konyak tribe and the Aoling festival.

Day 5 (7th April ) : Early morning check-out from homestay and drop to Dibrugarh Airport ( Mohanbari Airport ) around 12.00 IST. Our trip ends here.

WORKSHOP FEE : Fee for Indian national Rs. 32,500 and foreign national  600 $ on double sharing accommodation basis.

FEE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing in Mon.
  • Pick up and drop from Dibrugarh Airport, Assam by Scorpio or similar vehicle
  • Fee will cover all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) starting from Day 1(3rdApril, 2023) lunch to Day 5 ( 7thApril, 2023 ) lunch.
  • Mineral water throughout the trip
  • Tea/coffee will be served with breakfast and evening
  • All local transports
  • Hiring of Local Guide
  • On field assistances, image reviews and mentor’s guidance fee.

FEE DOESN’T INCLUDES: 

  • Domestic flight tickets to and from Dibrugarh Airport.
  • Any personal habits or expenses

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