Wokha town is a scenic town in the Wokha district of the north-east Indian state
of Nagaland. One of the most interesting features of this town is its ancient stone
monoliths, which were erected by the ancient tribal heads near the hillsides. Moreover,
Wokha has also been one of the earliest locations of the Assam Rifles. It is a place of
scenic and natural beauty, rivers and mountain ranges. Also, Wokha is renowned for
its unique folk songs and cultural dances. Colorful 'Rhododendrons' are found clinching
to the rocks and cliffs of this region. This place has a local market, Wokha market
where you can buy local crafts and amenities. The town is around 75 KM from the state
capital- Kohima. Wokha is the home for the Lotha tribe who speak 'Kyong language'.
So, explore this beautiful place by booking any of the Wokha holiday packages
available at EaseMyTrip.in and go for a memorable Wokha trip for lifetime.
Best Sightseeing Places in Wokha
Before planning your Wokha tour, be familiar with what you must visit during the trip.
Located at an altitude of 1969.61 metres above sea level, Mount Tiyi offers beautiful
view of the surroundings. It is believed that an orchard was seen at this site which could
only be seen by a few lucky ones. But, rhododendrons can still be seen on the cliff. You
can also enjoy rock climbing while being here. Tourists while visiting the cliff can also
enjoy rock climbing.
Doyang Hydro Project:
Amongst the prime tourist spots, the Doyang Hydro Project is visited by a huge of
tourists. You can view the dam from the hilltop of several villages of Wokha.
Doyang River, Chubi River and Nzhu River are some of the famous rivers of the Wokha
Liphanyan Governor's Camp:
This camp is situated at the foothills of the Wokha district and in the proximity to the
Doyang River. The Doyang River flows in a zigzag pattern through vales and hills. Apart
from being a picnic spot, this site also offers activities such as rafting, river camping and
Totsu Wozhu Lake:
The lake is situated in the south of Phiru-shaki area of Wokha. This lake is much larger
than other lakes and sprawls over an area of 1 acre. While here, you can also find
various hill fishes.
Tokhu, Emong and Pikhuchak are the most famous festivals celebrated by the local
Best Time for Holidaying in Wokha
The months from December to February are the best time to visit this place. So, plan
your Wokha vacation during this period of the year when the weather is soothing and
ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities.
Must Buy Things from Wokha
Shopping is a wonderful experience in Wokha. Right from rare handicrafts & handlooms
to upgrade stuff, you can find as well as shop almost everything here. In fact, Wokha
is popular for its exclusive shawls, which are handcrafted by the native tribal people.
These shawls also indicate their social status. Longpensu and Opvuram are the
impressive shawls that are worn by women and men of high status. You can easily buy
any of them of your choice as souvenirs to take back home for your loved ones.
Explore Options to Reach Wokha
Before booking your Wokha holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this beautiful place. To know more, read on:
Dimapur airport is the nearest airport (59 KM away) to the Wokha. This airport connects
the various major cities of India to the place.
The neared railway station is also located in Dimapur, which is about 62 KM away from
this city. You can hire taxis or board buses to reach here.
Wokha is well-linked to all major cities of north-eastern India through road. From
Kohima, Wokha is just four hour drive away. So, select your choice of Wokha travel
mode for an enjoyable journey.