Exciting India has come up with several posts on Seven Sister States in North-East India; and the fantabulous nirvana around the vicinity leaves every visitor absolutely amazed! Perhaps this is what thrive us to explore the region far and wide. This post is going to take you for another virtual ride to an amazing state of the Seven Sister, which is also referred as ‘The Switzerland of the East’!
Nagaland, one of the spectacular states of Seven Sister is enclosed with some enchanting terrains like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Burma and Manipur. Besides, its scenic grandeur, Nagaland is evenly enticing for its rich culture and values. The state is an abode to 16 various tribes with different ethics, customs and rituals, but the state stands unite in terms of generosity and festivity.
The affluent traditions of Nagaland can be observed through the handlooms and handicrafts made by the local people in Nagaland. Due to thick forestland in the region, plenty of woods and bamboo products are fabricated here. In addition, some of the useful picks to your basket in the place may include wooden ashtrays, cane-made pen stand and bags, sculptures, wall hangings, floor mats, tablemats, furniture, wall panels and lampshades.
The inhabitants of Nagaland are quite foodie; and the Naga people relish their food made of chillies. The climatic side of the province is also quite charming. For tourists, months from October to May suits to be the most enjoyable there. So if you are an avid traveller and planning a short vacation to Nagaland, take note of some of the leading attractions in the state including Dimapur, Kohima, Mokukchung, Khonoma Green Village, Dzukou Valley, Tuensang, Tuophema Village, Longleng,Peren, Kiphire, Meluri, Wokha and Mon.
Apart from its scenic exquisiteness, what allures visitors here is its easy accessibility. Nagaland can be reached quite conveniently by train, air and by road. For air travellers, the nearby airport is Dimapur Airport, which is in regular connect with various neighbouring destinations. From airport, plenty of roadway services are there to commute further. If you wish to get there by train, the nearest railhead is Dimapur. From railway station, one can easily hire a taxi to travel further. For next-door travellers, Dimapur can be reached most conveniently by road.
The capital city of Nagaland, Kohima is in good touch with its neighbouring cities like Dimapur, Lumding, Guwahati, Shillong and Jorhat. And because of the favourable road connectivity, one can board into the night buses ply from Guwahati and Shillong. For cab riders, the distance between Kohima and Guwahati can be covered in 6 hours time approximately.
Considering the growing footfalls of tourists and travellers, several budget and deluxe accommodations are set up in and around Nagaland. Therefore, by spending an amount somewhere between INR 1000 to INR 4000, one can avail some decent and hygienic staying options in Nagaland. So what are you waiting for? Plan your trip now and let Nagaland be the first state in your travel itinerary amongst the Seven Sister States of North-East India.
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