Kohima is the capital of Nagaland. In the spring season the valley offers a picturesque view with full of lilies and white and pink rhododendrons. There are several tourist attractions in Kohima like Catholic Cathedra in Aradurah Hill, which is the largest cathedral in the entire northeast. Other major tourist attractions are The World War II Memorial to the brave Naga soldiers and the War Cemetery designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Also visit Super market to but shawls and imitation jewelry. Visit to State Museum is worth to see exhibited articles portraying traditional way of Naga life.
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Ques: Where is Kohima located?
Ans: Kohima is a capital city of India's north eastern state of Nagaland.
Ques: Why Kohima is famous?
Ans:Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern state of Nagaland. It is the land of the Angami Naga Tribe and one of the most beautiful places in Northeast India. Kohima offers a lush green hills and forests amidst which treks and morning walks are a pleasure. It is also rich in History and culture. IHPL recommends you to attend the week long Hornbill Festival which is held at Naga Heritage Village. You will feel a closer understanding of the People & Culture of Nagaland.
Ques: How many days are required to visit Kohima?
Ans: You need a minimum of 2 days to visit Kohima so that you can explore the popular tourist attractions of the city such as Kohima War Cemetery, Nagaland State Museum, Kohima Cathedral Church and Botanical Garden. If you wish to plan a trip to Kohima in December then you require 10 -12 days for the tour. In the month of December, Hornbill Festival is celebrated which is one of the popular festivals of Nagaland.
Ques: How do we reach Kohima?
Ans: If you are planning a trip to Kohima, then reaching the beautiful city of Nagaland is not a tough task as it is well-connected from other major cities of India by air and train. Here is all information is below how to reach Kohima.
- By Air - Dimapur is the nearest city which is at approx. 75 km away from Kohima. You can reach Dimapur Airport easily which is connected to some of the major cities with daily flights like Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati.
- By Train- Dimapur has its own railway station which has regular train connectivity from other cities of India.
Ques: What is Hornbill Festival?
Ans:The Festival is named after the Hornbill bird, which is respected and displayed in folklore of most of the state’s tribes. It is celebrated in Kohima and it unites one and all in Nagaland with colorful performances. It is celebrated between 01st to 10th December every year.
Ques: What kinds of accommodations are available in Kohima?
Ans: There are mostly 3 star hotels with basic amenities available in Kohima. There are also good number of Home stays and Guesthouses. Please contact IHPL for the best hotel deals.
Ques: What are the top tourist attractions in Kohima?
Ans: The top tourist attractions in Kohima are Kohima War Cemetery, Nagaland State Museum, Kohima Cathedral Church and Botanical Garden.
Ques: Which market is famous in Kohima?
Ans: Mao Market is famous market in Kohima which is full of crowd. You can buy are Traditional dresses, farming equipments, and flowering and showpiece plants.
Ques: Which language is spoken in Kohima?
Ans: Nagamese is the most popularly used language by the people of Kohima. But each of the tribes have their own dialects. The other main languages of Kohima are English and Hindi.
Ques: Which are the religious places in Kohima?
Ans: Lotha baptist church, Angami Church, and Union baptist church are religious places in Kohima.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Kohima?
Ans: October to April is the best time to visit Kohima. During these months, the weather is mostly pleasant, but chilly weather is prevalent during peak winters starting from November till February.
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Ques: Does Kohima experience snowfall?
Ans: Coldest months in Kohima would be December, January, and February when frost occurs but snowfall is a very rare phenomenon.
Ques: Is it safe to travel Kohima for tourists?
Ans: Yes, it is safe and we recommend you to book the Tour through a Govt Approved Tour Operator and make sure to get Inner Line Permit before visiting.