Know About splendid and eventful tour of Kohima – Nagaland – North East India Hill Station

Kohima, one of the largest city and commercial center of Indian state Nagaland. Kohima is the cultural and political heart of Nagaland. Beside being the capital city of state, Kohima is the homeland of the Angami Naga tribe..

Kew Hi, the plant growing in abundance in the region provides the base from which city name Kohima is derived. Kohima is the paradise city for the nature lovers as surroundings are enriched with calm, cool, pollution free air, unparalleled Himalayan beauty, Luxuriant green Naga hills, exotic flora and fauna.

Undoubtedly Kohima is among the top picturesque Himalayan travel destinations and ideal location to study rich exotic tribal culture of the northeast India.

Most fascinating feature of Kohima travel is the road journey from Dimapur to Kohima. Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary with some rare bird species is yet another charming attraction for Kohima tour.

Kohima Nagaland is the international boundary of India and Burma.


Vital Tourist Information : Kohima

Location :
Kohima is situated in southwest part of the northeastern state of Nagaland, towards the international border with Myanmar


Mountain Range :
Eastern frontiers of the mighty Himalayas - Naga Hills


Altitude : Average 1261 meters Highest 1444 meters.


Near By City : Kohima


State : Nagaland [India]


Region : North East India


Famous as / For :
Rich tribal life and Amazing spectacular panoramic views of Scenic Himalayan beauty.
Wide option range of Museums, Zoos & Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Virgin beauty and the fascinating views of the Naga Hills.


Weather & Climate :
Hill Station Kohima have a temperate climate. June to September months are the rainy season for the city.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 31 °C Min. 16 °C
Winter : Max. 20 °C Min. 4 °C


Tourist Season :
October to Mid May is the best time for visiting Kohima city.


Spoken Languages :
Nagamese- Angami - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Naga shawls, hand woven shoulder bags, decorative spears, tablemats, woodcarvings, colourful jewellery and bamboo baskets are the items which most of tourist are purchasing here for taking back to home. Surely tourist will love to recall Naga bazaar.


Fair & Festivals :
Since the year 2000 a week long Hornbill Festival [ for encouraging inter-tribal interaction and to promote the cultural heritage of the state] is arranged by State Tourism and Art and Culture Departments at Village Kisama at road distance of just 12 KM from Kohima during the first week of December.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Dimori Cove - Dzukou valley - Japfu Peak - Kohima Village (Bara Basti) - Ruzaphema - War Cemetery - Zoological Park - The Catholic Cathedral


How To Reach Kohima Nagaland [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Dimapur is the nearest rail station for the Kohima, which is connected with Guwahati [by Northeast Frontier Railway] and from there with other Indian cities.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Kohima is connected with Dimpur and Imphal via National highway No. 39. Luxury buses, taxies and mini buses are available for reaching Kohima.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Dimapur is the nearest airport for domestic flights.