Nagaland is a state in Northeast India.The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur.The origin of the word ‘Naga’ is unclear.A popularly accepted, but controversial, view is that it originated from the Burmese word ‘naka’ or ‘naga’, meaning people with earrings. Others suggest it means pierced noses.Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung, Mon, Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, and Zunheboto. Whether you venture to the villages just a few hours from Kohima, or to the far-off districts of Mon (famous for its Konyak headhunter tribe) and Mokokchung, you’re sure to be engaged by the fascinating tribal village life in Nagaland. Colorful and unusual, it’s not something that travelers are used to seeing!
Two threads common to all are language and religion. English is the official language, the language of education, and spoken by most residents. Nagaland is one of three states in India where the population is mostly Christian.
Nagaland became the 16th state of India on 1 December 1963. Agriculture is the most important economic activity and the principal crops include rice, corn, millets, pulses, tobacco, oilseeds, sugarcane, potatoes, and fibres, which covers 70% of the state’s economy. Other significant economic activity includes forestry, tourism, insurance, real estate, and miscellaneous cottage industries.
Best time to visit Dimapur-Kohima-Dzuleke-Khonoma:
The climate of Nagaland is comfortable all through the year. The temperature of the state ranges from 16°C to 31°C in summer (May to July) and 4°C to 24°C during winter season. The monsoon that spreads from the month of June to early September is marked by heavy rains.
Best Travelling places in Nagaland:
Dimapur-Kohima-Dzukou valley-Viswema village-Jakhama.
Day 1-Pickup from Dimapur station/Airport & transfer to Kohima distance arround(75 km 3.5hrs approx).Night stay at Kohima.
Day 2-Early morning transfer to Viswema village by a trek to Dzukou Valley.you can continue your ascent to the valley. On arrival, enjoy the beauty followed by overnight stay at the trekkers hut/tent for the night.
Day 3-Early morning we Explore the enchanting valley, on the way sightsee the caves, varieties of flowers and its cold rivers that crisscross each other. Later, find a great spot or a cave and camp overnight in the midst of the Dzukou valley.
Day 4-Early morning see the sunrise and after breakfast start your trek downhill towards the base camp via Jakhama. On reaching Viswema village & Back to Kohima.
By road u can cover Nagaland.
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