Fondly known as the Land of Clouds, Longleng is a newly built district separated from the Tuesang district of Nagaland and is particularly popular for the Phom Nagas and their artistic handicrafts. As Nagaland is a significantly famed tourist state for its vibrant festivals, Longleng also celebrates numerous festivals consisting of joyous and gala festivities. It possesses a wonderful picturesque charm which attracts travelers every year to this immaculate heaven. While there are a few sites to discover in Longleng, this district boasts itself of its wonderfully created handicrafts and these are a must to take back with you to cherish the artistic skills of this place. Here what we have brought is a list of top 5 places in and around Longleng to visit and immerse you in the mesmerizing ambience of this amazing North-East’s jewel.
Kiphire is a small, yet a very beautiful hill town of Nagaland. Located amidst the Saramati Mountains, the town has some breath taking scenes of nature to offer. It is also a perfect location for the adventure enthusiasts as the place has provisions for rafting, trekking and canoeing. The highest peak of Nagaland, the Saramathi Mountains, lies in this town, offering a perfect place for the trekkers. A number of small villages are a part of this picturesque town. These villages make the town even more popular as they have quite a few waterfalls and caves that attract a large number of tourists. Given below are some of the best places of Kiphire.
The capital city of the border state of Nagaland and sharing one of its borders with Burma is the Kohima Hill Station. It is not only an important city from an administrative and cultural point of view but also has an abundance of natural beauty to offer any visitor.The area became famous during the British Raj when they were invaded by the British army in the 1840s, but the fierce Nagas refused to back down, protecting their land for many years until they finally succumbed to British powers after 40 years. The area has also seen Japanese incursions into India during the Second World War. Originally called as Thigoma, the name Kohima comes from the beautiful wild flower Kewhi which is native to these parts. Located at an elevation of 4,738 feet, Kohima has much to offer any nature lover as well as anyone to wishes to explore and understand the native history and culture of the Angami Naga tribe and the Rengma tribe.
Dimapur is the ancient capital of Dimasa Kachari tribal rulers who existed before thirteenth century AD and is now the largest city of Nagaland. It is also known as the ‘gateway of Nagaland’ and Dimapur in Naga means the ‘the city near a great river’. The unmarred splendour and the spotless exquisiteness are worthwhile. The place is blessed with heavenly beauty but few places, unlike the rest surely deserve a special mention. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Dimapur:
The capital of Nagaland, Kohima is one of the most beautiful and fascinating places to visit. Situated at a height of 1500 meters, Kohima is endowed with picturesque landscapes. Enclosed by lush green hills and forests, Kohima makes an ideal place for trekking, camping and hiking. Kohima derived its name from a wild flower named ‘Kew Hi’ which is found in the mountains of Nagaland. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Kohima:
Nagaland, the hilly region in the northeast of India, makes an amazing tourist destination with its majestic hills and breathtaking valleys. It blends perfectly with every tourist’s expectations – the serene atmosphere makes you unwind and relax; the exquisite landscapes and beautiful sunrise and sunsets elevate your spirits to a different plane; and the hilly region makes it a perfect place for adventurous activities like trekking, jungle camping and rock climbing. Enjoy oneness with nature or enjoy adrenaline flow in Nagaland, the dream destination. Here are the top 7 destinations in Nagaland.