Area: 16,579 sq.KM (approx)
Coordinates: 25˚6ʹN and 27˚4ʹN
93˚20ʹE and 95˚15ʹE
Summer: Max 31˚C Min 16˚C (approx)
Winter: Max 24˚C Min 4˚ (approx)
Declaration of Statehood: 1st Decembre, 1963
Best time to visit: November to May
Must Visit Places: Wokha, Kohima, Kohima War Cemetary, State Museum, Ntangki National Park, Triple Falls, Saramati Peak and many more
Transportation to get into the State
Air: The only airport is located at Dimapur. It is well connected by air to Delhi, Kolkata and rest of the major cities of India.
Road: All major towns and villages are well connected by road with the rest of India.
Rail: Dimapur is the only railhead in the state. It is connected with major railheads of Assam, which are well connected with the rest of India.
Inner Line Permit: Indian tourists are required to obtain Inner Line Permit. The permit fee is Rs. 5.00 only for each applicant.
Foreign tourists are also required to obtain the same. Foreign tourists are allowed to visit 8 district Headquarters and specified places for a Period of 10 days which can be extended for groups and married couples.
Inner Line Permits are Issued at:
Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi
All F.R.R.O at Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai
The Chief Immigration Officer, Chennai
Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House, New Delhi
Major Holy Sites
Major Tourist and Historical attractions
WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES OF NAGALAND
|Name||Location||Area||Year of Declaration||Major Attraction|
|Fakim Wildlife sanctuary||Kiphire district, Nagaland||6.4 square KM||1980||Gibbon, tiger, panther, bison, Himalayan bear, sambar, wild boar, Indian hornbill, Grey pheasant, tragopan pheasant, green pigeon, doves, jungle fowl etc.|
|Puliebadze Wildlife sanctuary||Kohima city, Nagaland||9.3 square KM||1980||Blyth’s tragopan, white necked yuhina and many more species of birds.|
|Rangapahar Wildlife sanctuary||Dimapur District, Nagaland||4.7 square KM||1986||Tiger, deer, bear, tragopan pheasant etc.|
Major Tourist Festival
This festival is celebrated to promotes interaction among various tribes and promotes the cultural heritage of Nagaland. This festival is organised by the state Directorate of Tourism in the month of December. It is held at a small town called Kisama which is 12 km away from Kohima