Nagaland

BASIC OVERVIEW

Area:  16,579 sq.KM (approx)
Coordinates: 25˚6ʹN and 27˚4ʹN
93˚20ʹE and 95˚15ʹE
Capital: Kohima
Temperature Range:

  • 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.

Entry Formalities

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:

  1. Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi

  2. All F.R.R.O at Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai

  3. The Chief Immigration Officer, Chennai

  4. Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House, New Delhi

National Parks

Zoological Garden

NAGALAND ZOOLOGICAL PARK

Major Lakes

SHILLOI LAKE

Major Holy Sites

DIMAPUR SHIVA TEMPLE

KOHIMA CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL CHURCH

Major Tourist and Historical attractions

DIKHU RIVER

KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY

LANGPANGKONG RANGE

NAGALAND STATE MUSEUM

SARAMATI PEAK

THE RUINS OF MEDIEVAL KACHARI KINGDOM

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

Hornbill 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

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