The Land of Festivals, Nagaland is one of the most preferred hill stations in Northeast India. A visit to this astounding state will open up a myriad of things you can see and do to make your holiday an everlasting memory. This state comprises of impeccable culture and unprecedented traditions. Traditional costumes, spicy food, traditional villages, beautiful dance forms are all that add up to the beauty of Nagaland. Stay close to nature or indulge yourself in adventure activities, when in Nagaland.
Top Places to Visit in Nagaland
The capital of Nagaland, Kohima is known for its famous for its exquisite environment and untouched beauty. Placed at a height of 1500 metres above the sea level, Kohima comprises of quaint hills, lush green forests and dramatic landscapes.
Dimapur boasts of excellent road conditions and beautiful landscape. It offers plenty of opportunities to nature and history lovers. Some of the major attractions in Dimapur are- the triple falls, Kachari ruins, Zoological park, Nagaland Science Centre and many more.
Mon doesn’t have much option to offer in terms of sightseeing places but still attracts tourists from all over the globe. The people of Mon are very cultural and their attires are very vibrant and different. Key attractions in Mon are:
- Veda Peak
- Longwa Village
- Sahngnyu Village
Home to the Ao Naga, Mokokchung is considered to be the cultural and intellectual capital of Nagaland. This place becomes more vibrant and lively during the festival season. Some must visit places here are- Longkhum, Ungma Village, Molung Village, Langpangkong Caves.
A hilly area rich in flora and fauna, Phek is an offbeat destination in Nagaland. Shilloi Lake, Glory Peak, Dzudu Lake, Phek Waterfall are some popular tourist attractions in Phek.
How to reach?
By Air : Dimapur, situated at a distance of 75 km from Nagaland, is the nearest domestic airport. It is is well-connected to Guwahati and Kolkata.
By train : Nearest railway station to Arunachal Pradesh is Dimapur, which is well-connected to Kolkata and Guwahati.
By road : You can either take a share taxi from Dimapur railway station or avail a direct bus service from Guwahati to Kohima.