Japfu Peak snapshot
About Japfu Peak
The Japfu peak is at a height of 3,048 metres above sea level. This is one of the highest peaks of Nagaland. This peak lies 15 km away from Kohima and is popular among trekkers and adventure enthusiasts who undertake adventure pursuits seasonally. Terraced farms along National Highway 39 grab the attention of tourists.
Sub-tropical forests in the mountain range possess the tallest Rhododendron tree that has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records. The dense woodlands provide shelter to several birds, animals and reptiles. Blythe Tragopan along with other hill birds inhabits the region.
Apart from bird watching and exploring woodlands, tourists can have a glimpse of Naga culture at the villages situated nearby. These include Jakhama, Kigwema, Viswema, and Phesama.