Famous s the entry point of the state, Dimapur officially welcomes you to this scenic state. This town boasts of amazing scenic landscape and a village undisturbed with urbanization. Some of the most famous tourist places here are Kuki Dolong Village, Chumukedima, Sethekima Village and Medziphema. You should also visit the culture of various native tribes like Angami, Lotha, Chakehsang, Sumi, Sangtam, Rengma Pouchury and Zeliang.
Famous for being the liveliest city in the state of Nagaland, Mokukchung is a home of the Ao tribe. This tribe is famous for its hospitality, culture, traditions and most importantly, their festival. Longkhum is a destination in Mokukchung which is known for the local handloom it produces and Ungma is another destination which you should visit when you are here, in order to witness the tribal culture in the most authentic way.
Kohima, the capital of Nagaland is without any doubt the most charming place in Nagaland. Though it is a commercial hub, it has got a lot of natural wonders and this town has different shades of ancient as well as modern culture. This is a destination where you can enjoy adventure like trekking on the Japfu Peak, witness ancient culture of the Angami Tribe and visit Kohima War Cemetery, Kohima Zoo, Dzukou Valley and Pulebadze Park.
This is one of the most interesting places to visit in Nagaland. Famous for ethnic group of warriors with tattoos on face, blackened teeth and head hunting prowess, this place will really fascinate you. The people here follow ethnic tribal culture and live in naturally constructed houses, celebrate harvest festivals and also make trophies from animal heads. The main attraction at this place is the chief’s house, where he lives with his 60 wives.
Wokha is a place bestowed with nature’s blessings. Ornamented with colorful flowering orchards, covered b hills and rivers, Wokha is nothing less than a pilgrimage site for nature lovers. Located at a 4 hour drive from Kohima, Wokha is a place which offers some of the most splendid landscape views in Nagaland. The important sight-seeing places here are Doyang Hydro Project, Liphanyan Governor’s Camp and Mount Tiyi.
The Dzokou Valley, situated at an altitude of 2438 meter is at a 30 km distance from Kohima. This splendid valley is a treat from any trekking enthusiast’s soul and is said to be the best trekking circuit of the country. The best part of this valley is that it is not at all over-crowded like other tourist places and hence, you can enjoy the heavenly nature at its best.
Tuophema is a tourist village, located at a distance of 42 km from Kohima. Built around and ethnic model of tourism, the village has stylish thatched huts, traditional artifacts, jewelry and clothing, along with some traditional Naga delicacies to relish on! To get the best of this place, you should visit from 25th to 27th of February each year to be a part of the traditional tribal Angami Sekrenyi festival.
Khonoma Green Village
The Khonoma Green Village, which is maintained by the Naga tribes is one of its kind in India. This village houses the Angami tribe who practice only agriculture and make a living through natural ways, without having a touch of infrastructural development to their lifestyle. Some of the places will surely take you back to your roots of existence and you will surely feel much attached to this place.