“The Hornbill Festival” you must come and visit this festival in the month of December every year. In this state, you will see different tribes with their own district ethos and lifestyle. Over 18 tribes which are recognized by the government. It is said that some tribes are still in the core forest who aren’t introduced to the civilization. Naga civilization is a well interweaved and cohesive entity living by ancient tenets that play the important protagonist in the contemporary life. The monsoon time here is from June to September. Kohima is the capital of this state. 365 days you can visit Nagaland, but the ideal time is November to March. For explorer and trekker, their ideal time is November to July. Dzukou Valley and Japhu peak are the best attraction for the explorer. There are many festivals happen in Nagaland time to time.
Dzuko Valley: Once you put your Steps at the Dzukou Valley, you enjoy and Feel the lovely sights of nature; picturesque landscapes, you can do the trekking. It is located at an altitude of 2438m above sea level. This Valley is known as “Valley of the Flowers of the North-East”. The tranquility, the complete silence, the serenity of the surroundings is a complete alteration from the city life and Noise. The Dzukou Valley is situated right at the border of Nagaland and Manipur, just behind the magnificent Japfu peak. There are two most beautiful rivers run through the valley – the Dzukou and Japfu rivers.
Japhu Peak: to see the glazing sunrise at the height of 3048 meters above sea level, Japfu Peak you will have to wake up so early(around 3.30AM) and trekking uphill at least 3 to 5 hrs. From this peak, you can see the entire Kohima town with the magnificent sunrise. The peak is the main attraction for many trekkers and it is advisable that only hardcore explorers and adventurers can come here due to uphill trek. The whole valley of the Japfu Peak has flourishing green vegetation whose reflection emerges from a lake full of emeralds covered by the snow-clad Himalayas. The view of the adjoining cities and villages too is breathtaking. The marvelously exotic Blyth’s Tragopan and other hill birds are commonly found in the area and the vegetation profiling here is sub-tropical, with an extensive leaf on the slopes and moderate broad leaves on higher altitudes. The giant rhododendron trees. Indeed a Guinness Record holder tree stands in this valley with a height of 130 ft and 11 ft girth. However, the tree requires a 5 hours trek around the Japfu peak for one glance.
Khonoma Village expedition (Nagaland) – this village is sited about 20 km from the state capital, Kohima. The village is predictable to be around 700 years old and is famous for its forests and an exceptional form of agriculture, including some of the oldest terraced cultivation in the region. The landscape of this village is hilly, ranging from moderate incline too steep and rugged hillsides. The hills are covered with blossoming forestland, rich in various species of flora and fauna. The state bird, Blyth’s tragopan, a pheasant now in danger of extinction, is seemingly found here.
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