The Trail of the Naga Warriors

The Trail of the Naga Warriors

Explore the sites which is not just the excursion, it’s about nature walk, mountain trials, birds call and social interactions with local tribe. Experience the authenticity of life style of “The Naga Warriors, used to be the Prominent Heat Hunters”. Trekking through remote Nagaland will get you a lifetime achievement.

Draft Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive in Hkamti, drive to Lahe along the road winding its ways through mountains and valleys. Laha, parched at a ridge under the shadow of Marlar Hill.

Day 02:Trek to Hwe Htaik, parched on the top of the mountain overlooking the entire valley. The Naga tribes who live are of Lai Naung clan, extremely friendly and fun-loving.

Day 03:Trek goes to Pon Nyo (Nok Inn), parched on the ridge, secured by higher mountains. Enjoy traditional meal over the fireplace having social interaction with the local.

Day 04:Trek goes through complete wilderness in rich rain forests to Poh Nyo (Nok Kone). Jungle trail goes straight to the top of the ridge then steady down till we get to the valley.

Day 05:Trek to Sapalaw Ywar Ma, which is believed to be the oldest and most interesting village, boldly parched at the top of the mountain top on the other side of the ridge across Thetyan valley.

Day 06:Observe morning activities such as young girls fetch water with bamboo containers while women busy with pounding corn and rice and men preparing their tools for the farm work or hunting trip. Walk back to the valley and drive to Lahe, under shadow of beautiful Blue Mountains.

Day 07:Explore Lahe and later drive back to Hkamti, afternoon explore Hkamti old town, which was originally Shan village but over the time Naga have migrated in this fertile land.

Day 08:Transfer to airport and fly to Mandalay to complete this unique adventure

Detailed Itinerary

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Booking Condition

How to Book:

Complete the booking form click “submit” button to make your reservation. Alternately you may book through email [email protected]

Deposit and payment:

A deposit of 30% of your trip cost per person is require to secure your booking. The balance will need to be settled 7 day before commence of trek. Bookings made within 7 days must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Validity:

Prices quoted are net basis and valid according to the date specified on the printed tariffs, quotation, invoice etc. Myanmar Hill lodges (Myanmar Highland Eco-adventures) warrants that the prices or rates quoted are correct at the time of issuance but are subject to change in line with market, tax or currency fluctuation.

Cancellations and refunds:

All cancellations must be advised in writing and are accepted from the date the written confirmation is received and applied cancellation as below.
15 days before trip date: you will lose your deposit
7 days and less before the trip date: 50% of the total cost per person
If reservations are cancelled (or) no-show: no refunds will be made

Amendments of trek:

If the change is minor we will endeavor to make the change at no further cost to you. If the change requires more work than we impose you an appropriate charge ask you to pay the charge before we action the change. Please note we may not be able to accommodate your request during “high occupation period”. In such case we will not be responsible for any lost or additional costs incurred. Should trip be cancelled after deposit cancellation fee applies.

Grouping:

There is no limitation on the group size on this program, however Myanmar Hill Lodges (Myanmar Highland Eco-adventures) reserves the right to combine in order to form a decent group on same departure.

Un-used service:

No refunds will be considered any unused service after commencement of the tour, trek or expeditions regardless of the reason whatsoever.

Checklist

Baggage:

Your day pack should be a medium volume which can hold your personal belonging such as medication, camera, extra clothes, water etc.

Clothing:

Should be lightweight, dry quickly, and provide insulation even when wet. Lightweight long sleeved shirt is useful as sunscreen and leeches protection while trekking. A raincoat and pants are ideal as they will keep you warm and dry in a variety of situations.

Foot ware:

Lightweight hiking boots or good quality running shoes will be ideal for the lowland trek. It is essential your walking boots be comfortable and broken-in.

Personal items:

Such as flashlight or headlamp with spare batteries, water bottle and lighter, a pocketknife, reading and writing material and personal first aid kit would also be essential for your convenience.

Protection from weather:

A pair of sun glass and hat is essential for your protection from sun. You will also need some sun screen to protect against sunburn.

Protection against insect bite:

It’s important to keep insect repellent to keep the insects away.

FAQ

What are the overnight facilities in Hkamti?

There are limited choice of accommodation exists in Hkamti. Currently best available guesthouse comes with room with en-suite private bath with running hot and cold shower.  Breakfast will be served at local tea shop as hotel service does not include breakfast.

What are the overnight facilities in Lahe?

There are limited choice of accommodation exists in Lahe. Currently best available guesthouse comes with room with common bath with only cold water. Hot water will be served on demand and extra cost.  Breakfast will be served at local tea shop as hotel service does not include breakfast.

What are the overnight facilities during the trek?

This program involves local home stay in villages. Overnight facilities are established at the village with basic western toilet. Sleeping facility such as mattress, pillow and blanket will be provided. Night will be spent in candle light and wood fire. Limited amount of hot water will be supplied for face wash in every morning.

What will be the temperature like?

Our season is between November and May, which is winter and best tourist season in Myanmar. Mostly clear skies, warm during the day and cool evenings. Temperature steadily decreases between late December and early February. Average temperature would be between low 10/15 and high 25/30 degree Celsius.

How long is an average trekking in a day?

All our treks are designed at 5 to 7 walking hours per day, except for some of the activities that designed for non-trekkers. Day normally starts at 8 or 9 in the morning follow by breakfast. We try to reach our destination well in time to relax and engage activities like social, cultural interaction.

What will I see on the trek?

Most of our program focuses on cultural and ethnic value thus your trail going across tribal activities, which allow you social interactions with local tribe. Experience the authenticity of life style of “The Naga Warriors, used to be the Prominent Heat Hunters”.  Beside this there will be plenty of bird life, butterflies and other exotic flora to view and experience.

How fit do I have to be?

This program is graded as “Moderate” thus anyone who leads a moderately healthy lifestyle back home and is reasonably fit will be able to join in.

What about meal?

A hot breakfast usually is served around 7- 8 am, lunch usually is simple, light and serve during mid-day. Dinner will be more extensive featuring pre-dinner snacks and deserts.

What about guides?

We provide English language guide and depending on the group size an assistance local guide. Upon advance request we will be able to arrange other language leader at additional cost.

What about First aid?

All our guides are qualified in wilderness first aid, and carry a basic medical first aid kit.

Is there any age or health limit to participate?

This program is suitable to anyone with normal health and fitness condition. However older clients or clients with pre-existing medical conditions may require a doctor’s letter confirming their fitness for the trip. During your visit you are under the direction of your trip leader and he/she has total authority to determine your suitability to participate.

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