Nagaland Tourist Places – Dzukou Valley

Posted: March 9, 2013 in Nagaland Tourist Places - Dzukou Valley
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The Nagaland state is mostly hilly and mountainous, with agriculture being the major occupation of the Nagaland tribes. Plan a tour with Nagaland Tourist Places. The picturesque valley of Nagaland is one of the most beautiful and famous spots for nature lovers. The place is strewn and shining with blooming flowers in the months of June and September. Dzukou Valley is the most famed valley of Nagaland and which is also called as the valley of “celestial charm” and “Eternal Charm”. This natural beauty of the place will surely capture tourist’s heart while travelling through the land of Nagaland.

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This valley is situated in the Kohima district. In order to see this Paradise on earth one has to negotiate steep difficult terrain. If you are not a regular trekker you may find a bit of difficult to climb this steep mountains, but not an impossible task. After the strong climb as one sees the valley you forget all the pain that you have been through. So whenever you are planning tour India include Nagaland tourist places in your list.

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This beautiful land of abundant natural beauty has immense tourist attraction. The ethnic tribes, their habitat, arts and handicrafts and the locales attract many. The ideal time to visit Dzukou Valley of Nagaland are in the months of June, July and August where you can see the wide variety of Flowers filled with the whole valley, hundreds of species of flowers and plants can also be found in this beautiful valley of Nagaland state. Nagaland Tourist Places are worth to visit. Rhododendrons are additionally a joy when they are in full sprout throughout spring season. Distinctive endemic species of rhododendrons could be discovered here. These are blooming across its evergreen hilly slopes. Despite the fact that Dzukou is known for its biodiversity, the prevalent plant is the strong bamboo brush in light of which, it would seem that a completely mown Lawn from a remote place.

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Dzukou Valley is one of the best trekking spots of North East India. The valley has a portion of the best natural caves, rocks and hills. Trekkers take to the greenery of the valley and its troublesome terrain to explore the caves as well as enjoy the rushing streams. This valley of ethereal wonderfulness remains untouched by development. In summers its serene bays and burbling streams are encompassed with wild herbs and bushes. Pink and white lilies sprout and the aconitum and euphorbia’s as well as countless other organic species sprout throughout the storms. Rhododendrons, orchids and lilies are a pleasure for each nature mate. The swirling streams of the valley stops throughout the winter blanket the trees with snowflakes, wonderfulness that untruths just in the eyes of the viewer. Nagaland Tourist Places are also considered as one of the famous tourist places in India.

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Nagaland the land of warriors is a charming hilly station full of natural beauty and warm hearted people. A house of sixteen tribes, the state has much to explore. You must visit Naga City to view the scene of nature, the love and hospitality of the simple people, blooming wild flowers and Coy Rivers flowing their way all the way throughout rocky landscape. Visit Nagaland Tourist Places and explore the beauty of the nature. Shopping in Nagaland is an unforgettable experience for each and every visitor where one can buy souvenirs and gifts for their near and dear ones. The skilled tribal people make excellent art crafts from cane, bamboo etc. The Nagas have a rich tradition of art and craft like basketry, weaving, woodcarving, pottery, metal work etc.

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If you visit Nagaland you can make a wonderful shopping. Nagaland tourist places are worth to visit. The most of the items available in the market are made up of using the forest products like wood, cane bamboo that serve as raw materials for the handicrafts they fashion out in their leisure times. They use natural dyes and beads and shells to embellish the artifacts, which turn out to be fantastic items for shopping in Nagaland. They lent their skills to produce items of common utility, as well those with ritualistic and artistic value.

As it is commonly said that tribal peoples are self-dependent, they make all the fundamental needs themselves. So, it is also applicable to the brave and courageous tribes of Nagaland. They have their own style of living and handmade art and crafts. The Naga tribes are basically agrarian. As the north-east is a home of the various species of the bamboos, where the tallest grass grows, the bamboo products of the Nagaland are world-famous.

Most of the Nagaland handmade products are made from the woods and cane bamboo. The products though are built in ethnic style, this look very awesome and these products are surely occupying a place in the global market. Whenever you are planning a tour to India visit Nagaland Tourist Places and enjoy the shopping. The Naga women participate in several exhibitions in the various parts of the country and outside also with their traditional products. Skilled craftsmen are employed to carve marvelous village gates, house posts and Morungs in Naga villages. Fine storage baskets, wicker drinking vessels and containers are woven by craftsmen whose skills had been inherited from generations of skilled craftsmen.

Nagaland is called as the land of festivals. All the tribes of the Nagaland celebrate their particular seasonal festivals with full of colors and a feast of music. The corporate character is the main thing of Naga festival.  The whole community of Nagaland are participates in the celebrations. All the festivals of Nagaland are celebrated with full of joy. Nagaland Tourist Places are worth to visit. Life in the state of Nagaland revolves around fairs and festivals. Nagaland tribes regard their festivals as revered and to them participation in all the festivals is compulsory.

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 The prime occupation of the Nagaland state is agriculture and hence most of the festivals of Nagaland are based on the agriculture itself. The festive celebrations of the Nagas are marked with rare gusto which in turn amazes the onlookers with awe and admiration. The theme of all the festivals of Nagaland state remains to be the offering of prayers to a Supreme Being having different names in different Naga dialects. The chief man of the village propitiates the spirit of the Gods with sacrifices for a bountiful yield of crops. The prime festivals of Nagaland are Horn Bill Festival, Moatsu Festival, Nazu Festival, Sekrenyi Festival, Tuluni Festival, Yemshe Festival and Nazu Festival. Without visiting Nagaland Tourist Places you cannot experience their festivals. If you visit Nagaland then it will be an unforgettable experience for you.

Horn Bill Festival

Nagaland is known as the land of ‘Naga’ people. It is also the land of festivals with one festival followed by another round the year. In order to facilitate tourists to have a glimpse of all the Naga festivals at one time and one place, the Government of Nagaland has evolved a festival called Hornbill Festival, which is celebrated at Kohima, which is the capital town of Nagaland. Nagaland Tourist places and Nagaland fairs and festivals will give you the lifelong memories.

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Yemshe

Yemshe festival is celebrated by the Pochury tribe of Nagaland very grandly in the month of October.  This is the best time for festivals. The arrival of the new harvest is welcomed with much exuberance and ebullience during this festival. The arrival of the festival is first announced by the village spokesman following which; the first part of rituals takes place. The last day of the feast observed as the feast-cleansing day. This Yemshe festival is celebrated in mainly in two phases, namely the Big and small Yemshe. The Big Yemshe is the time for preparations all around as the village youth cleanses the whole village. The purification of the house and a ritual feast characterizes the Small Yemshe.

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Sekrenyi

The principal Angami festival is the Sekrenyi. It is celebrated in February by the Western Angamis and in December by the Southern Angamis. The festival is to ensure the health and well being of the community during the coming year. It is an occasion of great merry making; enormous quantities of rice-beer, beef and pork are consumed.

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Tuluni Festival

This is the most important festival of the Sumi Nagas in Nagaland. The Tuluni Festival in Nagaland state is celebrated during the second week of the month July, a season of bounty in Nagaland. Tuluni is marked with feasts as the occasion occurs in the fruitful season of the year. This festival is celebrated with great pomp by the Sumi tribe of Nagaland.

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Whenever you are planning a tour to India, visit Nagaland Tourist Places. You can visit and experience their culture, tradition etc.

Mokokchung

Nagaland is one of beautiful and fascinating states of India. If you visit Nagaland then only you can explore the land. It is a land with sixteen tribes. Nagaland is most commonly known as ‘the land of festivals’. The people who living in Nagaland is very busy in celebrating something. Everywhere in Nagaland you can see the lush green mountains. Nagaland is a land of pristine beauty. Though Christianity is largely followed religion of the region, the tribes retain much of their original and ancient customs and cultures. Mostly farmers and occasional enthusiast hunters, the tribes live sustainable lives and utilize minimal resources. Whenever you are planning a tour to Nagaland Tourist Places visit Mokokchung, the beautiful tourist destination of Nagaland. The city Mokokchung is famous for its grand scaled festivals and events.

Moatsu festival

Mokokchung is also home to an Ao Naga. It is the third biggest city in the Nagaland State. The language here used for communication is Ao and English. You can visit Nagaland Tourist Places throughout the year. October to November is the ideal time to visit Mokokchung. There are many tourist attractions are there in Mokokchung city. Ungma, Longkhum are the major attractions of the place. Longkhum is most famed for its well developed handicrafts industry and the place is a major attraction of Mokokchung. Some of the tribes are artists and they are well expert in handloom works. This picturesque place is located in the top of the hill and it is filled with plenty of rhododendrons. Limapur is one of the ancient religions, and they are worshipping a deity named Longlanpa Tsugrem.

Ungma is the second largest village in the Nagaland State. It is situated very close to the Mokokchung.  It is Associated with the legends of Ao tribe, this tourist attraction allows you to explore the age old culture linked with it. Ungma is founded by the Ao tribe. The numerous traditions that Ao tribe still following will make your visit a marvelous and fantastic experience.If you are looking for a change in your busy work schedule Nagaland Tourist Places like Mokokchung will be a different experience for you. There are many natural attractions are also there in the Mokokchung city. On the way to Mokokchung you can see two valleys named Tuli and Changki. Some of the important ranges seen here are Japukong range, Tzurangkong, Asetkong range, Onpangkong range etc. Other attractions are Longritzu Lenden, Tangkum Marok, and Chuchuyimlang. The famous festival of Mokokchung includes Moatsu and Tsungremmong. These are celebrated in the month of May and August. Plan a tour to Nagaland Tourist Places and explore the beauty of the Mokokchung tourist destination.

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Tuensang is a small town in Nagaland, India. It is the largest district of Nagaland, which bordering with Myanmar and there are some interesting places for visiting. This beautiful town was founded in the year 1947 for the purpose of administrating the erstwhile North Eastern Frontier Agency (NEFA) that comprised the present day Tuensang, Mon, Longleng and Kiphire districts. Today these districts are combined together and it is called as Eastern Nagaland. Tuensang is considered as the famous Nagaland Tourist Places in India. If you visit Tuensang you can see the Gorgeous and attractive hills, ridges, deep lush green valley’s these makes Tuensang a perfect tourist destination.  The panoramic breathtaking and stunning beauty of the nature robs every visitor’s heart. This beautiful tourist place is also the home of the Changs, Yimchungers, Khiamungans, Sangtams, Semas and Phoms. These are the tribes and they are very rich in their cultural Tradition. The traditional dresses of the tuensang tribes are very colorful.

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Tuensang is the main town of Nagaland State. The people who living in the border regions perform animalistic practices and there are many similar characteristics to the people of the Myanmar. The village which belongs to the Chang tribe is also known as Chingmei. This quaint village is a most famous place to visit. Without visiting this place you cannot explore the beauty of the nature. You can experience and explore the beauty only by visiting. The people who are living in the tuensang district are very friendly and you can also sample the local cuisine while travelling to this region. Whenever you are planning a tour to Nagaland Tourist Places must visit Tuensang tourist destination.

Tuensang is considered as the most beautiful Nagaland Tourist Places in India. The dance forms of Tuensang are rhythmic and songs are heartwarming. This area is most familiar for its handicrafts and handloom products. Tuensang has its own old World charm. Tourists of Nagaland can experience an outstanding view of Saramati Mount from the Chang village. Visitors can also engage in activities such as hunting and fishing. The forests in the region are thick and virgin and you can tag along with the locals while they are hunting. This can be an exhilarating experience. Fishing is also a good way to spend time in the region and there are many small rivulets in the area. This region helps you to connect with nature and escape the hectic urban life. You can experience the climatic conditions of the regions very cool and pleasant for many months of the year.

Mon Nagaland

The Mon district of Nagaland is a famous tourist destination in Nagaland. Mon is also a forest region and it is a home for various species of plants and animals. This popular district id divided into two parts, the upper part of the divided district consisting of the Longching, Chen, Mopong and Tobu area and the lower region consisting of Mon, Tizit and Naginimora area.  Mon is considered as the most famous ethnic town in the Nagaland. You can explore the beauty of the place only when you visit Nagaland Tourist Places. People living in the Mon giving more importance for their culture and tradition. Mon is the home for Konyak Nagas. The konyak is further devided into two groups namely “Thendu” and “Thentho”. The literal meaning of both is “Tattooed Face” and “White Face”. The lower region of the Mon people tattoo their whole face and the upper region of the mon people tattoo their forehead and chin.

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Mon is a forest region. There are many forests in Mon which include Shingphan forest, Wanching forest, Tiru forest, the beautiful Zankhum, Shawot, Chen,Yei, the Monyakshu, Pessao, Yongkao and the Tobu forest. The district is also rich in flora and fauna. The vegetation of flora consisiting of the rare blue Vanda, White colored Orchid, Foxtail, Wild variety of Lilies and other plants which are having more medicinal and botanicl value. Fauna group of mon district consist of elephant, tiger, spotted leopards, bigsized jungle cat, hornbill, Patridge fowl, and the rare species of Tragopan, barking dear, mountain goats and wild bears.

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If you are planning a tour to Nagaland Tourist Places don’t miss to visit Mon, the famous nagaland tourist destination. Here you can experience the climate moderatively. It means days are liitle warm and nights are cool and comfortable to sleep. There is no ideal time to visit Nagaland Tourist Places. You can visit the place throughout the year. Dhiku is the main and attractive river in Mon, it flows and passing through Naginimora and at last it meets the famous River Brahmaputra. The other important and famous rivers are flowing in Mon are Yamon, Yityong, Kaimang, Maksha, Tesang, Thannyak are famous for trout fishing, Tapi, Tizit, Teyap, Tekang, Jein, Teggie, Telem, Pongma and Tehok. These rivers famed for fishing and these are ideal place for picnic and river rafting. Shawot is the highest peak of Mon, Nagaland. There are other peaks are also there in Nagaland. If you visit Nagaland Tourist Places you can see all the attractions.

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There are many tourist spots in Mon. These are included in the list of leading Nagaland tourist places and popular sightseeing in Nagaland. The most important sightseeing spots of mon consist of wood carving, scull exhibits,fishing,trout fishing, Second World War remains and rock inscriptions,attractions for ornothologists and bird watchers etc. Wanching, Chui or basti, Longwa, Angphang, pesso,Langmeang are famous for wood varving. Chiknyuho, Shawot, Ngupdang and Longwa are famous for Second World War remains and rock inscriptions.

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The most famous festivals of Mon are Aolingmonyu and Laolongmo. It falls in the month of April and August. Aolingmonyu festival is celebrated for 5-6 days. These festivals are celebreated to to seek the blessing from the God Yongwan.

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Nagaland is one of the beautiful states in India. The land is famous for its picturesque landscapes, colorful sunrise and sunset, lush greeneries and rich in flora and fauna and many more. Dimapur is the capital city of Kachari tribes in the ancient periods. Dimapur is most famed as the city near the great river.  The land is also a commercial hub in Nagaland. If you visit Nagaland Tourist Places then only you can explore the beauty of the place. If you visit Dimapur you can also see the ruins of Kachari Palace. It is a 14th century palace. This is the fastest growing township in the Nagaland State. The town Dimapur is named after the river Dimasa. This place is also gateway to Nagaland and Manipur.

Ruinas of Kachari Kingdom

There are many attractions in Dimapur city. Some of them are Intangki Wildlife sanctuary, Ruzaphema, Triples falls, Chumukedima, and Ruins of medieval kachari kingdom. Intangki wildlife sanctuary is 37km from Dimapur. Here you can see the variety of animals and rarely find birds. The sanctuary is also rich in its flora and fauna. This is listed under preservation of Forest Wildlife Department. Ruzaphema is a colorful bazaar in Dimpaur and which is 5km from Kohima. Here you can get tribal handicrafts. Triple falls in Dimapur is a wonderful and perfect destination for trekking. It is having three tier waterfalls and this beautiful waterfall is situated in the Seithekima village. It is believed that this attractive 3 tier waterfall is merged into natural pool. Plan a trip to Nagaland Tourist Places and visit this famous site.

Triple falls Dimapur

Chumukedima is an ancient village situated on the Naga Hills of Dimapur the district headquarters of Nagaland. This beautiful village is most famous for waterfalls. It is a tourist village and from this tourist spot you can capture the view of whole Dimapur. Dimapur is the capital of Kachari tribe during the ancient period. Kachari tribe, his rule is existed before AD 13 century. Most of the ruins seem to be the associated with the Kachari civilization. Dimapur is the major sites with Megalithic culture. In Dimapur you can also see the ruins of the temples, blocks of stone and brick pieces with various designs. There are many other attractions are also there in Nagaland. If you visit Nagaland Tourist Places then you can explore the beauty of the place.