About Kohima

Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Originally known as Kewhira, it was founded in 1878 when the British Empire established its headquarters in the then Naga Hills. It officially became the capital after the state of Nagaland was inaugurated in 1963. Kohima is the land of the Angami Naga tribe. It is situated in the foothills of the Japfu range located south of Kohima District and has an average elevation of 1261 meters.
Dzukou Valley

Dzukou Valley is a valley located at the border of the states of Nagaland and Manipur. This valley is well known for its natural environment, seasonal flowers, and flora and fauna.
Japfu Peak

Japfu Peak is Nagaland's second-highest peak situated in Kohima. Standing tall at 3084 meters, it forms a stunning landscape in the area.
Pulebadze Peak

Pulebadze forest shares a part of Mt.Japfu is the second highest peak in the Nagaland mountain range, a habitat for some rare and endangered Avi Fauna species like Blyth’s Tragopan–Tragopan blythii and Dark Rumped Swift – Apus acuticauda designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA).
Kohima War Cemetery

Kohima War Cemetary was built in remembrance of the British and Indian soldiers who gave up their lives during the Second World War against the Japanese. It is also known as the ‘Battle of Kohima’, this battle was fought from 4th April to 22 June 1944.
Deputy Commissioner’s Bungalow

Deputy Commissioner’s Bungalow is a heritage site in Kohima, Nagaland. It is one of the most ancient buildings in the city and exhibits the culmination of Naga culture.
Kohima State Museum

Early artifacts of regional tribes are a prominent feature of this local history hub and art gallery.
Kohima Zoo

Kohima Zoological Garden is one of the most important attractions of Kohima and is frequented by tourists. This zoo is a habitat for diverse bird species like the tragopan bird, which is the state bird of Nagaland. You can also see the Wild buffalo, which is known, as Mithun at the zoological park.
Naga Bazar

The "Naga Bazar" in Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland in India, is the #market to find and buy all kinds of animals. The very friendly people of Nagaland eat all kinds of animals, including toads, hamsters, all sorts of insects, and dogs.

The hilly terrain of Dzuleke, located 40 km west of Kohima at a height of 2133.6 m, is dotted with the mithun peacefully grazing on the wayside and the fields. The stream that cuts through this terrain provides habitat to a rare species of Rainbow Trout.

Tseminyu is a sub division in the Kohima district of Nagaland, India. It includes several villages including Tseminyu, a center of the Rengmas.
Best Time To Visit Kohima

The capital city of the northeastern state of Nagaland, Kohima is an ideal place to have a memorable and peaceful vacation. The best time to visit Kohima is between the months of October and May. These months are conducive for sightseeing and other activities. The summer months from Match to June are slightly dry when the temperature ranges between 20°C and 36°C. Occasional rainfall is common during this time in the city. From July to September, heavy rains drench the whole city. But, the place looks extremely beautiful and the lush surroundings are a delight. October and November mark the winter season in Kohimam when the temperatures remain between 5°C and 30°C. The winters stay till February. Snowfall is extremely occasional.

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