9 Best Places Every Tourist Must Visit in Nagaland

Nagaland is a beautiful little world in India. It is known for unique head dresses of tribes, distinct wardrobe, fabulous handloom, cuisines, and incredible wealth of nature. The fascinating land in India deserves to be explored. Here is the list of best tourist sites in Nagaland:

1. Dimapur

Reckoned to be the entry point of the state, Dimapur officially welcomes you to Nagaland. It is a well connected town treating all of its visitors with brilliantly maintained roads and picturesque landscape. Nature lovers and history buffs must visit this place for its amazing collection of 13th century Kachari Ruins. This is deemed as one of the most beautiful sites in Dimapur. Reflecting clear evidence of Ahom invasion, these ruins are a must visit for all. If you are expecting unparalleled beauty of nature, in Dimapur, simply head to Kuki Dolong Village, Nichuguard Village, Chumukedima, Sethekima Village, and Medziphema. These are reckoned by tourists for their breathtaking landscape beauty. Shopaholics can spend significant amount of time at Ruzaphema. It showcases some of the finest artefacts of the city of Nagaland. Make sure you also visit Ao Baptist Church, Zoological Park, Diezephe Craft Village, Green Park, Nagaland Science Centre, Rangapahar Forest Reserve, Shiv Mandir, Intaki Wildlife Sanctuary, Nichuguard, and Ruzaphema.

2. Mon

Also referred to as the land of Konyak Nagas Mon, it is a fantasy land for all tour lovers. The place is widely reckoned for warriors with distinct tattoos on face holding unparalleled head hunting prowess, and typical black teeth. Mon is a picturesque site in Nagaland and offering impressive encounters. One of the most interesting places here is the chief’s house. The chief resides here with his 60 wives. It houses huge number of trophies crafted from skull of animals. Other major attractions here include Veda Peak, Shangnyu Village, and Chui Village (Basti). Make sure your Nagaland travel package with best Tour Das travel agency includes this picturesque site.

3. Kohima

This is the capital city of Nagaland and definitely a fabulous place to visit. A commercial hub, it is quite surprising that the city has been immensely successful in maintaining the natural and old world charms. Kohima is a beautiful amalgam of ancient and the modern elements. Promising innumerable amount of scenic views, one can clearly witness the scenes from Second World War. The major attraction of Kohima include Pulebadze Peak and Japfu Peak. Once here, you can visit Naga Bazaar, Kohima War Cemetery, Kohima Zoo, Kohima State Museum, Deputy Commissioner’s Bungalow, Dzukou Valley, Kohima Zoo, Naga Bazar, Dzüleke, and Tseminyu.

4. Mokukchung

Deemed as one of the most picturesque and exuberant places in Nagaland, Mokukchung is a must visit for all. Serving as the official homeland of the Ao tribe, the site is celebrated for its warm hospitality, lavish and rich traditions and festivities. Longkhum, one of its major tourist attraction is considered as a paradise for all nature enthusiasts. Some of the other major attractions to visit here include Changtongya, Chuchuyimlang, Mokokchung Park, Mokokchung Village, Ungma, and Longkhum.

5. Peren

When in Nagaland, you must visit Peren, the homeland of famous Zeliagrong and Kuki tribes. Reckoned for its unparalleled natural beauty, Peren holds a wealth of cultural heritage of Nagaland state. Nature lovers must visit this place to enjoy a panoramic view of the picturesque valley. The Mt. Pauna and Bereu village are the major attractions here. The entire valley is blessed with natural beauty and lush forest. Once here, you can witness and experience the cultural grandeur of Zeliagrong and Kuki tribes. You can hire huts for accommodation. These are built beautifully in traditional style under a tree. Living in these huts close to nature will be an amazing experience. Foodies can relish Kennie Nku, the authentic tribal food. It is a delicious local bread prepared from sticky rice on a heated stone kiln. Other attractions you must visit in Peren include Mt.Kisa, Ntangki National Park, and the caves of Puilwa Village.

6. Wokha

Nature's treasure, Wokha is sprinkled with vibrant orchards, flowers, lofty hills, and pristine river. Homeland for the Lotha tribe, a visit to Wokha can help you learn a lot about the traditional art, culture, and crafts of the tribe. The best sightseeing places here include Doyang Hydro Project, Mount Tiyi, Liphanyan Governor’s camp, Water Pool, Doyang River, Vankhosung, and Totsu Cliff.

7. Kiphire

An awe-inspiring place in the state of Nagaland, Kiphire is definitely a place to visit for all tour aficionados. It promises to offer breathtaking landscape sights to visitors. Kiphire is an ideal site for adventure lovers as it ensures excellent opportunities for rafting, trekking, and canoeing. Saramati, the highest peak welcomes trekkers for a thrilling 3 day trek. It beautifully passes through a picturesque Rhododendron forest. Scenic villages of Kiphire are home to several waterfalls and caves adding to its overall charm. Some of the major attractions to visit here include Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary, Saramati Peak, Salomi Village, Pungro Town, Mimi Village, Sukhyap, Wawade, and Mihki.

8. Tuensang

If you wish to experience and enjoy the true beauty of Nagaland, travel through its eastern-most district, Tuensang. Known as the homeland for the Chang Nagas, the predominant tribe here and many other tribes, Tuensang serves as a beautiful amalgam of ancient culture and tradition. Right from exquisite artworks to unique handloom, intricate yet distinct jewellery, and handicrafts, Tuensang is a wonderful place to be in all respects. When it come to souvenir shopping in the state of Nagaland, there is no place better than Tuensang. Some of the major attractions here include Changsangmonko & Chilise, Tsadang, and The Living Stones of Tuensang.

9. Longleng

Widely reckoned for the adventurous road running for about 32 km, thrill seekers simply worship Longleng. The picturesque site is home to Phom Nagas. These are highly skilled and dedicated individuals enjoying expertise in bamboo work, pottery, and spinning. One of the major attractions here is the marketplace in Longleng. It is known for preserving the old world charm. Spending quality time amidst the serene picturesque Longleng landscape can be a fabulous experience for all. Don't forget to visit the Dikhu River, a very popular tourist attraction here.

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