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Trips are holistically designed

Unlike your average travel company, The India Trail manages to create the atmosphere of a group of friends traveling together. There is no feeling of hassle or running behind in a certain schedule having to tick the boxes of any ...

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Close Encounters in Kaziranga!

The elephant pauses to grab a trunkful of elephant grass and stuffs it into it’s mouth. Breakfast on the move. From my vantage point on the elephant’s back I scan the surrounding grass lands for signs of movement, hoping to ...

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The Chakhesang Village Experience

I did not feel the 6 days in Manipur and Nagaland go by – from the World War II learnings to crossing into Myanmar on a whim, spending a day with people from the Chakhesang tribe to eating exotic Naga ...

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Experience the Hornbill Festival Nagaland

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Hornbill Festival Nagaland Nagaland is host to one of the grandest festivals in the country, in December of every year. Started in the year 2000, the Hornbill Festival was initially drawn up as a grand event to promote tourism in ...

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The 15th Annual Hornbill Festival Nagaland

Hornbill Festival Nagaland   Nagaland is host to one of the grandest festivals in the country, in December of every year.  Started in the year 2000, the Hornbill Festival was initially drawn up as a grand event to promote tourism ...

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Have you tried authentic Naga food?

On November 23, 2014, Aketoli Zhimomi won the very first Naga Chef competition held in Kohima, Nagaland – a fiercely competitive Season 1 that saw 24 participants battle it out over a month. Cooking is an art! It’s amazing what ...

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The Naga Hornbill festival, a visit to a war memorial and eating a worm.

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We’re sitting at a table and passing around the silk worms. They’re deep fried dust-coloured maggots the size of my index finger. Should I…? What the hell. I pop one into my mouth and bite down. Squelch. Something gooey shoots ...

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The Menchuka Diary – 2

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Menchuka, September 28, 2013 I woke up rather early. A 530 am start. I stepped out of the room to find the whole sky covered in mist. A passing cloud had enveloped the whole town. The sky started clearing at ...

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The Menchuka Diary – 1

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Menchuka, September 27, 2013   The place is beautiful. I did expect to see higher mountains and a dash of snow on the peaks, however, the town of Menchuka is at approximately 6000 ft and while it is surrounded by ...

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The Entrepreneur – Kohima, Nagaland

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Twenty carefully selected entrepreneurs in one of India’s north eastern states – Nagaland, are about to begin a six week journey to learn skills that will equip them to enhance their earnings, generate employment and improve the local economy through ...

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