Nagaland is a fabled land surrounded by Myanmar on one side and the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on the others. Every corner of Nagaland offers a vibrant culture with its warm, friendly and welcoming people abounding with hospitality. The absorbing scenery blended with colourful tribal culture in the rural areas is worth experiencing. The best time to visit Nagaland would be in the months of October to May when usually the land is invaded by lush green pastures and flowers like Rhododendrons and Orchids which are in full bloom.
Kohima is the hilly village capital of Nagaland and is known to be the largest village in Asia. Here there are The War Cemetery of Kohima on a hill top overlooking the city, portrays the memories of the Indian and British soldiers who fought a victorious battle against the Japanese in the Second World War way back in 1944.
Khonoma Green Village located 20kms west of Kohima
offers a close look at the traditional tribal way of living
The captivating terraces grow over 40 types of paddy different elevation. One can witness some gorgeous views from the highest point of the village.
Hornbill Festival is a significant event that takes place from 1st to 10th December every year. It showcases the rich and unique Naga heritage, its people and culture. The festival offers a week long cultural performances and is a fabulous way to blend in with the various tribal culture of Nagaland.
Japfu peak which can be accessed from Kohima is the second highest peak in Nagaland with an elevation of 3048 meters. Japfu is known for its tallest Rhodondendron tree which has been featured in the Guinness Book of world records. The best time to climb Japfu is from November to March.