Situated 1500 meters above the sea level, Kohima is the capital town of the beautiful city of Nagaland. Earlier known as Thigoma, Kohima derived its name from a wild flowering plant called as ‘Kew Hi’ located in the hills of Nagaland. Kohima is one of the few States whose beauty has not been disturbed by human activities much and thus is distinguished for its virgin splendour and amazing panorama. It is mostly inhabited by Angami and Rengma Tribes. Although Nagaland remains pleasant throughout the year and has a moderate temperature, however the best time to visit this place is during the seasons of spring and autumn.
Nearest Airport is Dimapur, 74 kilometers away. Buses & taxis are available for onward journeys.
Nearest Railhead is Dimapur, 74 kilometers away.
Well connected to national network.
Kohima is approachable all through the year. The weather behaves like any other hill station and winters are quite harsh. Summers are quite pleasant and tourists often flock then.... read more...
Hornbill Festival Hornbill festival was launched by the Government of Nagaland in December 2000 as an effort to bring all tribal communities together at one platform and promote their culture heritage. This festival is week long and all tribes participate in this festival to revive and promote their cultural heritage. The festival is highlighted by Naga Morungs, and addition to that there are many stalls and exhibitions showcasing their traditional holdings. Full with music, dance, art and food, this festival is the biggest one in North-East.
Ruzaphema Located 5 kms from Kohima, Ruzaphema is the most popular shopping complex with mnany colourful bazaars that offer traditional handicrafts by tribal women and many more things. Naga Bazaar It is the famous trading market of Kohima, where live stocks are traded. This market also offer some special Naga Cuisine and women sell traditional handicrafts, poultry, etc.
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