Nagaland is a mountainous state in northeast India, bordering Myanmar. It's home to diverse indigenous tribes, with festivals and markets celebrating the different tribes' culture. Its capital city of Kohima suffered heavy fighting in World War II, commemorated by memorials at the Kohima War Cemetery. Kohima is the hilly capital city of India's north eastern state of Nagaland. With a resident population of 99,039 it is the second largest city in the state. Dimapur is the largest city in Nagaland, India. Contrary to popular belief, the city's
formation in Nagaland is separate from that of Assam. In the Middle Ages, it was the capital of the Dimasa Kachari Kingdom.
What is Nagaland famous for?
The great Indian hornbill is one of the most famous birds found in the sta
What is the main food of Nagaland?
A normal Naga food meal would include rice, some kind of meat (either dry or pork with bamboo shoots), boiled vegetables, and spicy chili sauces.
How do I get to Kohima?
The nearest railway station is in Dimapur which is around 74 km away from Kohima. This station has regular trains from Guwahati and Kolkata. You can hire a taxi from Dimapur to reach Kohima.
What to shop from Nagaland?
Woven Naga shawls, bamboo mugs, cane carpets, silk mekhela are just a few mentions
What to pack before you go?
- Comfortable shoes
- Carry a windcheater or compact umbrella
- Powerbank/phone charger/point and shoot camera
- Water bottle
- Travel journal
- Travel Neck Pillow