Nagaland is a mountainous Northeast state of India surrounded by Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Assam, and Myanmar (Burma). Kohima is the capital of the state that covers about 16,579 Kilometre square in total area. Nagaland is one of the prime tourist destinations in Northeast India, famous for its rich culture, diversity of tribal people and festivals. There are about 16 main tribes that live in Nagaland. Kohima & Dimapur are the more important tourist destinations in Nagaland. English is the official language here with a major portion of the population comfortable communicating in English. Hornbill festival is the major festival in Nagaland.
Nagaland is always known as the Land of Festivals due to its diversity of people & tribes, every month there is a festival celebrated by different communities/tribes. All the Christian festivals are celebrated here since most of the population in Nagaland are Christian. Angami tribes celebrate Sekrenyi, Ao Tribes celebrate Moatsu, and Tsugremong. There are other tribes like Chang, Lotha, etc.
Dimapur Airport is the only airport in the entire Nagaland and has several commercial flights from Kolkata, Assam, Delhi and other places. Dimapur is also the main rail station serving the state. Nagaland is well connected by roads with a wide range of National Highways NH 61, NH 29, NH 36, and NH 150 passing through the state.
Kohima Kohima, the capital of Nagaland is a unique hill station with its combination of natural beauty and unique local people and their culture. In fact, nature is as much a tourist attraction here as the people. Getting There Your best ... [+]
Dimapur Dimapur is a commercial town on the Assam – Nagaland border. It is the commercial capital of Nagaland and one of its largest cities. However, most of the town's residential area, market, its airport and rail station are all ... [+]
Mokukchung, Nagaland It is a town in Northern Nagaland not far from the Assam – Nagaland border. It is a century-old hub of activity, a town of the Ao Naga tribal people. The Mokukchung town is situated at an altitude of 1350 meters and ... [+]
Mon Mon is the name of a small town and a district in Nagaland. It is located in the Northern corner of the state far away from the capital Kohima. It is surrounded by Arunachal Pradesh in the north, Assam in the west, Myanmar in the east and ... [+]
Dzukou valley, Nagaland Dzukou valley is a famous valley south of Kohima and close to the Nagaland-Manipur border. The Jepfu peak, the second-highest peak in Nagaland forms the background of the valley which is itself located at an altitude ... [+]
Khonoma Village Khonoma is a village in Nagaland, situated at an altitude of 5320 feet above sea level. The village is located at Dzukou Valley, 20 Kilometers west of Kohima - The Capital of Nagaland. There are many interesting and unique ... [+]