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.

Chui village Nagaland 1

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.

Longwa village 1

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.

World War II remains and rock inscriptions 2

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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