Mokokchung Tourism

Mokokchung Tourism

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Mokokchung Info

  • State: Nagaland
  • Famous for/as: Hill
Mokokchung is a district located in the state of Nagaland. Home to Ao Naga tribe, the district has its headquarters located in the town of Mokokchung. On the north, the destination is surrounded by the state of Assam, while on the south lies Zunheboto. On the other hand, on the east, the place is bounded by Tuensang, while on the west lies Wokha.

The district is divided sub-divided into six ranges, that are Tzurangkong range, Japukong range, Changkikong range, Asetkong range, Langpangkong range and Ongpangkong range. In addition, Tsurang, Changki and Milak Valleys are the three main valleys located in the region.

With mostly inhabited by the Ao Naga tribe, Christianity is the predominant religion of this district. Around 95% of the population residing within the destination is Baptist and the Ao Naga tribe were the ones who introduced Christianity in the region in 19th century. In addition, the place is also known as the cultural and intellectual capital of the state of Nagaland.

The main occupations of Nagas are agriculture and animal husbandry, owing to which the major festivals celebrated in the region are associated with sowing and harvesting. Moatsu, celebrated in early May is one of the most popular festivals associated with sowing. On the other hand, the festival known as Tsungremmong is associated with harvesting, which is celebrated in month of August every year.

Besides festivals, the destination is dotted with several attractions, of which Mokokchung District museum located in the Arts and Cultural Complex is one of the most popular ones. In addition, tourists can also explore the places like Longkhum, Ungma, Langpangkong, Mopungchukit and Chuchuyimlang located within the district.

Flights, buses and trains all are available for tourists travelling to this destination. The nearest airport serving the destination is the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati. This airport is located at a distance of 443 km from the destination. Trains are also available for travellers, which are served by the Dimapur Railway Station, located at a distance of 223 km from the destination.

In addition, tourists can also board buses to the destination, most of which operate from the places like Guwahati and Dimapur. The best time to visit Mokokchung is between the months of October and November.

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"Nature at its best"

  • Posted May 18, 2013
A real tourist place , people should start visiting nagaland. you can see diffrent culture of india and real nature. avoid travelling in rains.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: diffrent culture to see around , not good for shopping , but good place for sight - seeing.

Activities & things to do: roming and enjoying nature...

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: always try to start your travel from dimapur , chopper facilities are available from dimapur. you can also travel by four wheeler
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