Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak
Open Time : Open 24 hrs
Entry : free
Address : Hotel Japfü, B.O.C, P.R. Hill, Kohima, Nagaland, India
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Why to visit Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak
Top tourist destinations in Kohima include the Japfu peak and Dzukou valley, which are part of the beauty that has earned Nagaland the nickname "Switzerland of the East." The Japfu peak, at 3048 metres, is Nagaland's second highest peak, offering magnificent vistas and a challenging trek for adventure enthusiasts. The 109-foot Rhododendron tree, the world's tallest, adds to the allure of this mountain (as per the Guinness Book of Records).
The hike to Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak is a must-do for all trekking aficionados. When in blossom, Dzukou Valley is renowned as the "Valley of Flowers of the East" and is quite a wonderful sight. Dzukou Valley is thought to be the bottom of an old volcano's crater, and it appears to be carpeted with the most beautiful grasses and flowers. At 2600 metres, the highest point in the Dzukou valley offers a wide and spectacular view of the lovely valley in front.
The closest airport is at Dimapur, which is well linked to Kolkata and Guwahati by flights. The closest rail station is at Dimapur, which is linked to other important North-East and national cities.
FAQ on Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak
When is the ideal time to visit Japfu Peak and Dzukou Valley?,Where to stay near Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak?,What attractions are nearby Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak?,Is there a network in Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak?
The best time to walk the Dzukou valley and Japfu summit is from the end of June until the beginning of September. During these three months the valley is at its most gorgeous with all of its flowers in bloom decorating the landscapes with a rainbow of colours. The valleys of Dzukou are normally comfortable during the day but temperatures might drop by more than ten degrees at night so bring plenty of woollens.,You can spend the night at the Dzukou Valley trekkers' hut which gives a comfortable place to sleep hot food and drinking water while on the Dzukou valley hike. Staying overnight at the Japfu Peak base camp which gives a lovely sleeping option with prepared food and water is an alternative on the Japfu Peak hike. From these sites you can take a packed lunch and water for the remainder of your hike.,Kohima War Cemetery Naga Heritage Village Kohima Museum and Catholic Cathedral are all adjacent sights near Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak.,No cellular network will be available.
There will be no facilities for food along the length of the hike, so bring your own lunch and water bottles. Make sure you're dressed comfortably and that you're wearing appropriate footwear.
By Mehrosh Shamim
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