Nagaland, the heavenly land located in the corner of India’s North-East is predominantly inhabited by the brave warrior Naga tribal, belonging to Indo-Mongoloid Stock. The beautiful land is endowed with blue hued hills and mountains, verdant valleys and deep gorges, meandering rivers and streams, brilliantly coloured birds and wild flowers. This colourful land is perfectly complimented by its equally vibrant and proud inhabitants, known for their warmth and hospitality towards their guests and visitors. The intriguing world of Nagas is soaked in ancient rituals and ceremonies; there passion for music, dance and pageantry is legendary. They are also known for loyalty and bravery and were recruited by the British to serve in France during the World War II.
The Nagas have a rich tradition of arts and crafts. Skilled tribal craftsman and artisans have always played an important role in the society, as they have been responsible for providing distinct identities to their respective tribes. The state is ideally suited for various adventure sports and is indeed a perfect destination for a peaceful holiday in the lap of Mother Nature.
Main languages: Nagamese, English, Hindi
When to go: March to May, October to December
Getting There & Away: How to reach Nagaland
Road: Kohima is linked to Shillong and Guwahati by good road network. NH-61 runs from Kohima and ends at Jhanji in Assam.
Rail: The major railhead is Dimapur, which is linked to Guwahati, the gateway to the north-eastern India.
Air: The state has its airport in Dimapur, which has regular services by major airlines