Top Destinations of North East India---Nagaland 


Nagaland is largely a mountainous state in Northeast India shares its border with Myanmar.The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur.Nagaland is known in India as the land of festivals. The state is inhabited by 16 major tribes - Ao, Angami, Chang, Konyak, Lotha, Sumi, Chakhesang, Khiamniungan, Dimasa Kachari, Phom, Rengma, Sangtam, Yimchunger, Kuki, Zeme-Liangmai (Zeliang) and Pochury as well as a number of sub-tribes. Each tribe is unique in character with its own distinct customs, language and dress.Kohima is the capital of Nagaland and Dimapur is the gateway of Nagaland near the border with Assam.Dimapur airport, is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from Dimapur, and 43.5 miles (70.0 km) from Kohima. It is the sole airport in Nagaland with scheduled commercial services to Kolkata, West Bengal and Dibrugarh, Assam. The airport's asphalt runway is 7513 feet long, at an elevation of 487 feet.Vast majority of the population of Nagaland is directly dependent on agriculture. Some of the significant festivals  are Sekrenyi,Moatsu,Tusngremong,Tsukhenyie,Miu festival,Bushu jiba,Hornbill festivals and many more festivals are celebrated by major tribes of Nagaland.Hornbill Festival is the important festival in Nagaland.It is a beautiful mix of the past with the present,a paradise for those who are into fashion designing. This is an affluent fashion station of the East.Nagaland is blessed with salubrious climate throughout the year and one can visit it anytime. If one is looking for a quiet getaway, from the hustle and bustle of city life, it provides the right ambience; as life here is laid back and slow - providing a tension free life.For the adventurous and the intrepid, Nagaland is an ideal place for trekking, rock climbing, jungle camping and offers limitless exploration possibilities in its lush and verdant sub-tropical rain forests which are also a treasure trove of a plethora of medicinal plants.Dance and songs are a part and parcel of all their festivities. Most of their dances are performed with a robust rhythm.The diversity of people and tribes, each with their own culture and heritage, creates a year-long atmosphere of celebrations. Nagas, by nature, are lovers of fun and frolic and here life is one long festival.

Places to visit in Nagaland

 Military Cemetery at Kohima

 Mopungchuket