Nagaland is a beautiful hill state situated in extreme north eastern end of India. A Nagaland tourism will land you in a world of hills, forests, diverse species of flora and fauna and above all you will get acquainted with the unique habitants living in natural habitat and in a natural way. Various tribes and peculiar tribe men and women in the peculiar styles can be seen.
History of Nagaland:
This region had been originally under rein of Hindu rulers called as Cacharis. They employed local nagas in their army and carryout out number of raids in the surrounding regions. Kohima is the place where the battle with Japan forces had been fought, when they had invaded the region during world war II. Britishers also had make lots of wars that lasts for months together in order to subjugate the Nagas. It was after India attained independence that the agitations to have the state of complete autonomy had been raised. The rebellions were drowned down only after an agreement had been concluded between the government of India and various local parties of Nagaland.
Sightseeing in Nagaland:
Nagaland has in its list number of tourist places to visit in Nagaland. Tourists landing up here will never be overpowered with the feelings of boredom and monotony. Included in the list of tourist places in Nagaland are the places like Dimapur, Kiphire, Kohima, Longleng, Mokokchung, Mon, Peren, Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, and Zunheboto. There are number of caves, museums, ruins of the forts and past monuments. Also, one can add to one’s knowledge about the number of birds and animals belonging to distinctive species. There are numerous sanctuaries that have preserved number of animals and birds. Also, lakes, rivers and waterfalls are findable every nook and cranny. Do not forget to watch the ruins of the forts left behind by the Kachari Kingdom in Dimapur, when on trip to Nagaland. WAWADE WATERFALLs are the spectacular sights to watch. You can pay a visit to Kohima zoo. It is here in this zoo that the rare bird called Tragopan bird can be located. This bird has also been declared to be the state bird. A tour to Nagaland will expose to you the life style of tribal people in Nagaland, their norms and traditions, practices and beliefs and the like. There are number of distinctive tribes that inhabit the region. Watching the tribe culture and dancing nagas during the hornbill festival is the unique experience. The hills, valleys, greenery and laid village life style all will combine to leave you enthralled and out of wits. There is another sight of attraction that has enough potential to keep you charmed. There are posies of variegated flowers that keep blooming in distinctive parts of year keep the whole valley of Dzukou fragrant. The whole landscape is carpeted in green as a sea of shrubs, herbal plants and grasses can be found grown in clusters uniformly all across the valley. Crystal clear water can be seen in the streams which tend to solidify during the frosty seasons. There are numerous activities to do in Nagaland that the tourists can indulge in like angling, camping, trekking, shopping, visiting to museums, beautiful valleys and several such things. As far as shopping in Nagaland is concerned, the list includes number of exciting articles such as warm and multihued shawls, shoulder bags that are woven by hands table mats, wares fabricated making use of bamboos and many other such things can be bought as souvenirs. Hotels in Nagaland are not many but they are able to be found in come of the chosen spots like Kohima, Dimapur and the like.
Best time to visit Nagaland:
The best time to tour Nagaland is between October and may.