Kohima – the paradise for trekkers, climbers and campers!
The capital city of the north-east Indian state of Nagaland, Kohima is a famous tourist destination for tourists and travellers of any age. Beautiful valleys, majestic hills and the serene setting of this hill station has been one of the most popular tourist destinations, especially for trekkers, campers and rock climbers.
Best places to visit in Kohima
When you visit Kohima, the first place that you must visit is the Japfu Peak, which is the second highest peak of Nagaland. It is most loved by the trekkers. The view from top of this peak is really stunning.
About 30 km away from Kohima, this picturesque valley is located. It is a beautiful place to trek up and down the green hills that surround the valley. The small streams of water enhance the beauty of the valley.
Visiting any place remains incomplete if you don't have a taste of the history of that place. The War Cemetery of Kohima is home to 1400 graves of the British, Indian and Commonwealth soldiers, who gave their lives in the World War II, while fighting the Japanese.
The Kohima Village is a must visit as it is the second biggest village in this Asian continent. Famous for the wooden carvings, the fine ceremonial gate right at the entrance of the Barra Basti is seriously stunning.Best time to visit Kohima:Though you may visit Kohima almost any time of the year, the most spectacular view can be encountered, when you visit during November to March. During winters, the temperature can go down zero and snowfall is common. The temperature after winters is very pleasant and comfortable and it is best to visit Kohima then.