Nagaland, the vibrant land of blue-hued mountains and emerald expanses is predominantly inhabited by the Naga Tribals. The intriguing world of Nagas is soaked in ancient rituals and ceremonies, their passion for music, dance and pageantry are legendary. They also have a rich tradition of art and crafts. The lush jungles of the state are home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. Nagaland is well suited for various adventure sports.
This historical hill station nestles at a height of about 1500 metres and is one of the prettiest places in the North East. During the world war second, rampaging Japanese troops were halted here and forced to retreat.
The memorial commemorates have soldiers and warriors who laid their lives fighting the Japanese during world war II. It is embellished by two tall crosses agist of the backdrop of seasonal roses and lush grass.
Nagaland state museum
It is housed in an ancestral weaponry and provides an insight into the Naga culture, traditions and history. The exquisitely carved gateposts status, pillars, statues and Naga costumes and jewellery are the main exhibits.
It is located at the Arafura hill and is one of the biggest cathedrals of the northeast and houses the biggest wooden cross in the country.
Rare animals, birds and flora of Nagaland can be seen here. The main attraction is the endangered Blythe’s Tragopan, pleasant and the golden langurs
Kohima Village: It is said to be the second biggest village in entire Asia. According to a Naga legend, the present-day Kohima was founded here.At the entrance are exquisitely carved ceremonial gates with the scimitar of horns of the Mithun (Bos-Frontalis)symbolizing bravery and valour
Khonoma village(20 kms):
The village endowed with the splendid scenic beauty and Indological diversity were earlier known for its fighting prowess. On the way to the village are memorial stones commemorating” Feast of Merit” and the intricate system of bamboos pipes, through which water is supplied. Traditionally carved ceremonial gate of the village relates the story of Britishinfiltrationin to naga hills. The Khonoma nature conservation and tragopan sanctuary(KNCTS) was established to conserve the endangeroudBlyth’s Tragopan pheasant and other wildlife and rare species of plants in its natural habitat
Way of reaching
Road-connected by road