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Naga New Year Festival

Tour Facts

Tour Name : “Naga New Year Festival”
Tour Code : TDFS-02
Tour Type : Private Basic
Duration : 5 Days- 4 Nights (Yangon to Yangon)
Departure : 12.01.2008 as fixed date (* Once per Year)
Escort : English- Speaking local guide
Tour Grade : Moderate to Adventurous
Tour Activities : Culture, History, Nature, Arts & Crafts, Sceneries, Soft Trekking
River Cruise, Leisure, Shopping
Transport Mode : Flight, Coach with A/C, Local truck, River cruise
Destination Covered : Yangon/ Mandalay – Homilin – Htamanthi – Leshi
Tour Validity : At fixed date (* Once per Year)


“Full adventure to participate in New Year festival of varnishing tribe, Nga, on the mountains of Indian border, their costumes, dances, ritual forms of ceremonies, where you are one of very few persons who can be pioneers of such wonderful enclosed world”


Yangon/ Mandalay – Homilin – Htamanthi – Leshi

Day 1: (12.01.2008). Fly either from Yangon or Mandalay airport to Homalin. Welcome and transfer to jetty for continuation of journey. Cross the Chindwin River, one of the major tributary of the might Ayeyarwady River, by boat to Htamanthi village. Enjoy lunch and refreshment at Htamanthi village before continuing to Leshi by light truck. Arrival at Leshi in the early evening and check-in at guest houses as local accommodation with native materials. Dinner and over night stay at Leshi. (L/D)

  • NB: When Naga Tour is extended from other parts of tour, you can join directly from Mandalay, and depart to Yangon at the end. Vice visa, when Naga tour is commenced from Yangon, then you can continue directly to other destinations by flight via Mandalay.

Visits around Leshi

Day 2: (13.01.2008). Breakfast at guest house. Visit Naga villages around Leshi and studying Naga nature life. Lunch & dinner included. Overnight stay at guest house at Leshi. (B/L/D)

Naga Traditional Ceremonial Pole erection

Day 3: (14.01.2008). Breakfast at guest house. Naga Traditional Ceremonial Pole is erected. Various Naga clans in all their traditional costumes will be there to participate. Explore the villages around Leshi on your own. Lunch & dinner included. Overnight stay at guest house at Leshi. (B/L/D)

Opening Ceremony of Naga New Year

Day 4: (15.01.2008). Opening ceremony of Naga New Year Festival in the early morning. Take the traditional food and rice wine with elder Naga community. After the opening ceremony, dance competitions from various villages and sport events will start. A large bonfire is set up in the evening where you dance & cheer Naga New Year. Lunch & dinner included. Overnight stay at guest house at Leshi. (B/L/D)

Leshi – Htamanthi - Homilin – Mandalay/ Yangon

Day 5: (16.01.2008). Breakfast at guest house. Drive back to Htamanthi. Then proceed to Homilin by boat for flying back to either Mandalay or Yangon.

* B – Breakfast; L – Lunch; D – Dinner throughout the tour

Temples of Dynasty wish you an excellent journey through the Golden Land of Myanmar

Inclusive services

Accommodations stay at guest house lodge with daily simple breakfast as twin sharing basic.
All transfer, sight-seeing, and excursions with group coach without A/C at remote areas, including driver service and fuel, and boat excursion as per itineraries.
All round domestic flights.
Detailed itineraries as per program.
All entrance fees payable in US$ for the sites and monuments as per program.
English-speaking local stationed guide.

Exclusive services

Myanmar visa fees.
Airport tax for international departure.
Meals except breakfast.
Personal expenses.

* Surcharge can be applied for foreign language-speaking guide.
* Above tour can be customized according to your own travel nature.

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