Adventure buffs and nature lover’s paradise – Kohima. With our Kohima Tours take a trip to the small beautiful place in the India's north eastern border state of Nagaland. This beautiful place is the hilly capital of Nagaland. Brilliantly nestles amidst the eastern frontiers of the Himalayan mountain range, Kohima Tours takes you to a place which is marked by an unhurried pace of life, calm and serene environs and fresh, unpolluted air. This is one place where you can escape from the hotchpotch of the city life.
Few Tourist Attractions That You Should Not Miss Out While On Your Kohima Tour Are as Follows:
World War II Cemetery: This Cemetery is a must place to visit. Here you will be fascinated by the beautiful setting, with well maintained lawns and rose bushes. There are two tall crosses standing at the lowest and highest points. The stone markers each have a polished bronze plaque commemorating the men who fell here.
Nagaland State Museum: This Museum homes a collection of anthropological exhibits of the Naga tribes like Gateposts, statue, pillars, jewellery, a ceremonial drum which looks like a dugout war canoe in a separate shed. In the basement you will find birds and animals of the northeastern hill states.
Zoological Park: This beautiful park offers you glimpse of the fauna of Nagaland. The rare Blythe's Tragopan believed to be on the verge of extinction is being reared here in captivity. You will also find rare species of Orchids in this park.
Bara Basti: This old Kohima Village is considered to be one of the largest in Asia. Kohima Tour to this village will let you marvel at the traditional Naga ceremonial gateway which is carved with motifs of guns, warriors and symbols of prosperity at the entrance. You will also be fascinated to watch the stones of varying shapes and sizes implanted within the compound or skulls of buffaloes and mithuns adorning the portico, reminding you of the past glory and status of the great ancestors. You will also come across traditional Naga houses with the crossed horns on the gables, carved heads to signify the status of the family, a huge basket to hold the grain in front of the house and a trough where rice beer is made for the whole village community.
Dzukou Valley: This is one beautiful valley which is covered with a carpet of wild flowers during June to September. Here, you are completely at peace with nature. The valley is surrounded by hills, natural caves and rocks and is thus, ideal for camping.
Therefore, explore something completely new. Nook your Kohima Tours with us and feel the intrinsic beauty of the nature. This beautiful laid back city with its leisurely pace of life is sure to give you the most relaxing time of your life. And above all the awesome attitude of the people and the natural blessings showered upon them will make your Kohima Tour even more enjoyable.
How to Reach:
By Air: The airport nearest to Kohima is Dimapur. State carrier Indian Airlines operates services from Kolkata and Delhi to Dimapur every alternate day. Flights are also available from Guwahati.
By Rail: Dimapur is also the nearest railhead at a distance of around 74 Kms A number of trains are available to Dimapur from Guwahati.
By Road: Buses are available to Kohima from Guwahati and other state capitals of the north east. Volvo luxury coaches are likely to be introduced from Guwahati to Kohima in the near future.