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Best Time: Mar-May Read More

Ideal duration: 1 day

Nearest Airport: Jorhat Check Flights

Tuensang Tourism

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.

Tuensang is one of the fastest growing towns of Nagaland with a significant rise in the number of schools, colleges, hospitals and several basic amenities in the past few years.

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About Tuensang

Tuensang is the easternmost and the largest district of Nagaland along with Dimapur, Kohima and Mokochung. The district shares its boundary with Myanmar on the eastern side. Set amidst the hills, Tuensang is a place of primitive beauty. It is rich in culture and heritage as several tribes co-exist here. The Changs, Sangtams, Sumi Nagas, etc. are among those tribes which tend to diversify the ethnicity of this place.

The rituals performed by these tribes, their folk songs and dances, the colour gorgeous attires which they wear and the vibrant people make this place an exotic destination. Tuensang is also popular for its handicrafts as well as its handlooms, owing to the dexterity of the tribal people here. One can spot the exclusive jewellery, the handmade masterpieces and the hand woven looms.

Restaurants and Local Food in Tuensang

No major restaurants or food chains in Tuensang. You might only get your hands on some home cooked food here, and some roadside stalls. Though do not in any case miss out to get your hands on the pork made with kidney beans and fermented soy and beef and buffalo meat, they are specialties of this town.
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One Day Itinerary

On the first day, one can visit the village of Noklak and Changsangmongko. On the next day, it'll be preferable to visit Longtrok and Tsadang as they are in close proximity to each other.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Rich tribal culture. Warm and friendly people. Known for its handicrafts and handlooms.

What's Not So Great?

The food facilities are not very well developed. Very few options for accommodation. Weather is cold year round (carry warm clothes). No alcoholic drink available (try some local rice beer).

For Whom?

Tuensang is perfect for people looking for a relaxing trip along with enjoying the tribal culture. It is one of the best places to visit in Nagaland offering best in culture, heritage and lifestyle. It is an ideal destination to spend a holiday with family, friends and couples. 

How To Reach Tuensang

Tuensang is well connected to each city, though not directly but Indirectly, through the nearby Airport and Railway stations and the roads connecting the nearby major cities to Tuensang are very efficient. Dimapur is the only city connected with railways and airways. Thus, the only way to reach Tuensang is by bus, private cars or hired taxis.

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Rohit Shroff 1 year ago
- Have a guide with you or make a well researched plan for yourself and only then embark on to your trip.
- The food facilities are not up to date in Tuensang, hence carry food packets with you while to visit this location.
- Carry a warm clothing as the weather is cold year-round.
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