Known For : Veda Peak Shangnyu Village Chenloisho Village
Home of the Konyaks nagas, Mon provides tourists with a unique and quite mesmerizing view of tattooed faces wearing feathery loincloths.
Best Time: October to May
Known For : Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak Kohima Museum Touphema Village
Kohima is a hill station of Nagaland and it's state capital. It is one of the seven sister states of India. ‘Kohima’ is the anglicized name given by the British, the original name being 'Kewhira' derived from the Kewhi flowers found in the region. Famous for its ethereal environment and untouched beauty, it is a land of folklore passed down through the ages. Situated at a height of 1500 metres above the sea level, it is endowed with quaint hills, emerald forests and a picturesque landscape. It is the go-to place for all you adventure enthusiasts as it is ideal for trekking, camping and hiking.
Best Time: October to June
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Known For : Noklak Longtrok Changsangmongko
Tuensang is the headquarters of the Tuensang district, the easternmost, largest district of Nagaland, and flanked by Myanmar on its right side. It is one of the largest urban centres in Nagaland along with Dimapur, Kohima and Mokokchung, making it a top tourist destination in the state of Nagaland.
Best Time: March to May
Pfutsero is a small town known for being the coldest inhabited town of Nagaland, dropping below -0°C. At 2,133m amsl, it boasts of highest altitude among towns in Nagaland, Glory Peak being the highest point. The lakes in Pfutsero freeze during winters, adding to the Christmas spirit, a revered festival for the predominantly-Christian locals. Cherry blossoms occasion this picturesque, historical town for two weeks in March-April when the Chakesang families celebrate Tsukhenye festival.
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