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2 Days

November-February

Jorhat Airport
18℃ to 27℃

Mokokchung Tourism

This intriguing area where you can discover tranquillity and harmony is a celestial assent set in the midst of the blue slopes of Nagaland. Mokokchung is a hill station that offers natural air far from clamouring city. This extraordinary tourist goal is by a wide margin a standout amongst the most well-known travel goals in Nagaland and you can feel closeness with nature in the midst of the prominent vacation spot and experience the style to elegance for your lifetime. Mokokchung town as far this heaven may stay it holds some stunning sights to keep one's heart lifted with bliss and entertain. You can explore the quiet unique towns like Longkhum Village where the town is encompassed by local history, rhododendrons, and a lot of pine trees. Ungma Village is the most established inborn town in Nagaland and you will get the opportunity to observe the old log drum which was at one time an instrument to flag messages. There is other prominent Mokokchung vacation destination around too like Mopungchuket Village, the Mother Church of Mokokchung, the regional park and then some. What's more, this all around flawless goal absolutely requests all explorers to appear in the midst of the Blue Mountains and green vegetation. Winters are the best time to visit Mokokchung in the months from November to February.

 

Culture

Essentially populated by the Ao clan, Mokokchung is likewise the third biggest urban focal point of Nagaland after Dimapur and Kohima. Mokokchung is likewise viewed as the culture and scholarly capital of the state. Mokokchung wakes up amid Christmas, New Year and the Ao celebration called Moatsu. It has turned out to be conventional, presently, to proclaim the New Year consistently with sensational activities that keep running past midnight with individuals cheerfully partaking in the celebration promoting the fundamental town square. Since farming comprises the fundamental occupation in the region, celebrations amid the sowing and gathering months are certain to upgrade the vacationer's understanding. Tsungrem Mong is another prevalent celebration in Mokokchung. Christianity is the most-rehearsed religion of Mokokchung with over 95% having grasped Baptism. Truth be told, the Aos was the first in Nagaland to change over as ahead of schedule as the nineteenth century. This must visit place in Nagaland is rarely visited by outsiders particularly amid the winter season when the bubbly fever is at its crest with one remarkable occasion not to miss which is known as the 'Hornbill Festival.'

Top things do in Mokokchung

1. Ungma Village

3 kilometres from city centre

2. Longkhum

12 kilometres from city centre

3. Chuchuyinlang Village

18 kilometres from city centre

4. Caves

83 kilometres from city centre

How to reach

The principal town in the region which is additionally called Mokokchung town is in the middle most area of the district. Tourists that come from outside needs to go through Mokokchung town to achieve the majority of different areas in the Northern part of Nagaland. Being a sloping locale, there is no railroads or air terminal inside the area. Be that as it may, the region has all around the associated road transport system for the convenience of travelling to this destination.

How to Reach by Flight

The closest air terminals to Mokokchung is in Dimapur which is situated at a distance of 212 kilometres and Jorhat which is situated at a distance of 105 kilometres. There is a number of regular flights to these aeroplane terminals from Guwahati, Kolkata and New Delhi.

How to Reach by Train

The closest railroad station to Mokokchung is Mariani in Assam, situated at a small distance of around 85 km from the town of Mokokchung. Trains from significantly all adjacent major areas and town drive to Mariani, in the wake of boarding which, you can take up the transport bus administration or book a taxi to make it to Mokokchung. The vital area of Mariani guarantees that all the main trains running towards Dibrugarh stops here.

How to Reach by Bus

The Nagaland State Transport buses run normal transports from Mokokchung to Kohima, which lies at a distance of 162 kilometres. Numerous transports consistently work from Guhawati, Jorhat and a couple of other neighbouring zones to Mokokchung. Board these on the off chance that you need a less expensive travel alternative.

How to Reach by Road

Mokokchung is all around associated by road through the National Highway 61 that keeps running from Kohima to Amguri by means of Wokha, Mokokchung, Changtongya and Tuli. Making a trip to Mokokchung by road can be a fun choice. The town is associated with the National Highway 61, at first interfacing Kohima (Nagaland) to Jhanji (Assam). The roads are very much constructed and encompassed by greenery and picturesque perspectives all through the stretch. Book a taxi or drive your way through this excellent city for a hypnotizing knowledge.

How to travel within

Not a tremendously huge spot, so driving inside the town is simple. One can walk or take vehicles on lease to meander around the territory.

Cuisine

The area's cafés offer various alternatives for cuisines from Indian, Chinese, and Continental to local Naga cooking, also street food ought to ideally be kept away from. Additionally, while the cooking is rich, beautiful and adventurous in its non-vegetarian dishes, the decisions are to some degree restricted if there should be an occurrence of vegan sustenance. Different dishes of pork, bamboo shoots, chicken are well known. Additionally, since Nagaland is a dry state, it probably won't be anything but difficult to discover mixed drinks here, anyway a local claim to fame, Rice beer is accessible and can be delighted in at certain joints. Feel the relieving environment and normal wonder when in Mokokchung on the grounds that you can go for a short outing to wash in the sun in certain hotels close Mokokchung like' Just A Venue Hill Resort', 'Jentisang Resort' and 'Metsuben Resort and Organic Farm.'

Mokokchung Itinerary

Day 1: Landing in Jorhat Airport, get a cab that will you reach Mokokchung in the space of fewer than four hours journey. The passing scenery through your car window will be worth the time of your travelling. Reaching the town, get checked in at your prebooked hotel or resort of your choice and freshen up along with partaking lunch. Getting well rested, head out to first visit the Chuchuyinlang village, not far from the main town and filled to the brim with exciting tourist attractions of native tribal community of Nagaland. Get back to the town before nightfall and enjoy the lavish cuisines served in numerous restaurants of this serene beautiful town.

Day 2: Finishing breakfast, head out first to visit the numerous adventurous caves found in this region that are full of exciting adventures and history to explore. Later leave for Longkhum village to see the wild nature full of varieties of flora and fauna in its peak. Finish the day by travelling to Ungma village and view some lovely tourist attraction along with shopping to your satisfaction with tribal handiworks and handlooms made by the exciting and noble tribes of Nagaland. Later getting back to Mokokchung town, stay overnight and head back to Jorhat the next day to get your flight back home.