Wokha district, declared as 'the land of plenty' by the state government of Nagaland, due to her rich mineral resources, soil fertility, and abounding flora and fauna. The district is situated at an economically strategic location sharing borders with Assam in the West and North, Kohima and Dimapur in the South, Zunheboto in the East, and Mokokchung in the North East. Wokha literally means "headcount" or "census" in Lotha dialect. It has three ranges namely, Upper Range covering the Wokha, Wozhuro, Chukitong, and Englan circle the Middle range covering the Lotsu, Sanis, and Aitepyong circle, and the lower range covering the Bhandari Circle and Ralan area.
Doyang Hydro Project
The project began during the late 1980s and ended in the year 2000. Owing to the locale of the project with the mighty Doyang River flowing, Doyang Hydro Project is a benchmark tourism spot.
Liphanyan Governor’s Camp
Liphanyan Governor’s Camp, with its beautiful view of the Doyang River, is a greatly popular picnic site where you can thoroughly enjoy the adventure sports like angling, rafting, and also river camping.
The essence of Mount Tiyi is truly mystical.Mt. Tiyi is located in Wokha district of Nagaland and is about 1969 meters above sea level. The mountain is believed to consist of three mystical things: orchard or garden of the dead, the entrance or hole to the land of the dead souls, and the spring or water of death.
Doyang river is one of the most important rivers in the district. It is the biggest and longest river that runs near the state's southern boundary.
The birthplace of Christianity in Wokha is Vankhosung. Vankhosung is located in the foothills of the fabled, well-known Mount Tyi.
Mt. Totsu also called the "Grand Canyon of Nagaland" lies here. It is said that this place is guarded by a lady spirit, two big crab, and two pythons! It is an ideal place for camping and trekking as Mt.Totsu largely consists of vertical cliffs and surrounded by thick tropical evergreen forest.
Best Time To Visit Wokha
Wokha offers regional experiences with a tropical climate throughout the year with the winters being pretty cool. With temperatures ranging between 16 °C and 32 °C, summers can be a good time to plan a Wokha holiday. The weather remains not too hot neither too cold, simply right to go for sightseeing. At times, it gets way too hot during the daytime but then the nights are cold. Occasionally, the region experiences rainfall during the summer season. One should strictly avoid monsoon season as the climate is way too hot, and humid. Above all, the region receives heavy rainfall, which makes it extremely for travelers to approach here as there are a lot of landslide cases. The month of August experiences the maximum rainfall with hailstorms being common in this part of the state. November marks the beginning of the winter season during which the climate remains extremely cold. Tourists can also experience chilly winds after sunset.