Kohima Tour Packages

Kiomoi welcomes you to one of the most sublime capital cities of the northeastern states of India; Kohima. The place that holds a war-torn history (one of the most crucial battles of World War II took place at Kohima), is actually a traveller’s dream when it comes to searching for nature solace.  

Founded by the British empire in 1878 in the Naga hills, Kohima boasts an exceptionally nice environment and is surrounded by picturesque mountains that are perfect for travellers. The city is conveniently located near all of the main trekking locations, such as Khonoma, Puliebadze, Dezuleke, and Dzukou Valley.

 So, if you have yet to decide on your vacation in Kohima, let us help you finalize it!

Best Places to Visit in Kohima

Here are just a few of these highly recommended places to visit in Kohima. 

Kohima War Cemetery
Kohima has been the centre for one of the fiercest and bloodiest wars from WWII. So, when it comes to planning your Kohima travel itinerary, the first place on the list must be the war cemetry. This the resting ground for the soldiers who fought the battle between England in Japan in 1944. Take this moment to pay your respect and learn about the stories of valor and sacrifice.

Kisama Heritage Village 
Around some 12km away from Kohima, along National Highway 39, is this small hamlet called Kisama. If you are planning for Kohima tour packages and have not heard of the famous Hornbill Festival, then you’ve probably been living under a rock. Kisama is the home for this world-renowned festival that takes place every year in December. The heritage village is designed to imitate old Naga hamlet, providing visitors with a sense of time travel and a genuine Naga village experience.

Dzukou Valley 
If you are an avid nature enthusiast, then a visit to the beautiful Dzukou Valley is a must. Decked up with lush greenery, blooming flowers, and panoramic views, the valley is a dream destination for trekking enthusiasts as well as photographers looking to capture the essence of untouched beauty.

Kohima Night Market
If a market of a city is specially listed in the places to visit, then you know that it’s not just any other local market. As the name suggests, the Kohima Night Market is a place that comes alive as soon as the sun sets. You get to sample local delicacies, shop for traditional crafts, and soak in the vibrant energy of the market. It's not just a shopping experience but a cultural extravaganza under the starlit sky.

Things to Do in Kohima

Attend the Renowned Hornbill Festival 
Forget Kohima travel itinerary, if you are planning your Nagaland tour packages overall, you must try and time your visit to coincide with the Hornbill Festival. This world-renowned annual cultural festival gives you a glimpse into the tribal lifestyle of the Naga community. Almost all Kohima tour packages include this festival in their itinerary. 

Connect with Wildlife at Kohima Zoo
If you are on a family vacation in Kohima, then visiting the Kohima Zoo can be a great option to spend some quality time with the kids and family.  The local zoo houses some of the indigenous species you won’t see anywhere else. 

Attend a Mass at Catholic Cathedral
Kohima majorly has a Christian-dominated community, and therefore, you may find several churches in and around the city that are not just beautifully designed from the outside but also provide a blissful experience when you enter the arena. Attend a mass at the Catholic Cathedral, one of the most prominent churches in the city to simply soak in the peaceful atmosphere, adding a touch of spirituality to your journey.

Engage in Community Activities at Khonoma Village
Nagaland, overall, has been a tribal state and while the cities have modernized over the years, there are still hamlets and villages that offer glimpses of these yesteryear tribal lifestyles. Witness the authentic rural life at one such village; Khonoma. This will be your opportunity to engage in community activities, learn about traditional agricultural practices, and interact with the friendly locals. A perfect blend to your affordable Kohima trips.

Indulge in Traditional Crafts Workshop
Immerse yourself in the rich artistic heritage of Kohima by participating in a traditional crafts workshop. Local artisans often conduct hands-on sessions, teaching visitors the intricate techniques behind Naga crafts. Create your own piece of art as a memorable takeaway from your journey.

Tips for Affordable Kohima Trips

  
To ensure your travel is seamless and memorable, consider these invaluable tips:
 
Best Time to Visit Kohima
The recommended time to book your Kohima travel packages is between the months of October to April. 

Strictly Follow the Cultural Ethics
Despite becoming a modern city, the people still respect their age-old cultures and heritage. And, as a responsible traveler, you must too respect local customs and traditions. For example, some of the basic things you can do are seek permission before taking photographs, remove your shoes when entering someone's home or a place of worship, and a polite greeting in the local language.

Pack Smartly
Kohima is a hilly area so the climate can be on the cooler side for most parts of the year. Also, a lot of trekking might be a part of your Kohima travel itinerary. So, packing warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes are essential. 

Pick the Accommodation Options Wisely
When you book your Kohima vacation deals with Kiomoi, be rest assured to have a series of accommodation options at your disposal. From cosy guesthouses to luxury hotels, you can find a stay that suits your preferences. 

Know About the Local Languages
While English is widely understood, learning a few basic phrases in Angami, the local language, can enhance your interactions with the locals. It's a gesture appreciated by the community and adds a personal touch to your experience.

Be Wary of Safety and Scams
Kohima is generally considered safe for tourists. However, like any destination, it's wise to stay alert. Avoid isolated areas after dark, secure your belongings, and be cautious of touts. 

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