Simply behind the Japfu Peak is the quiet and grand Dzuko Valley or the valley of blossoms. Offering one of the most fantastic scenes in the nation, the valley is progressively well known with trekkers for its fascinating and testing trekking circuits. It prides itself on being one of the most-visited visitor locales in Nagaland as well as the whole Northeast India. Roosted at a tallness of 2,450 m, it pulls in experience and nature darlings for its beautiful excellence and rich greenery. The valley is best visited in the full blossom season when excellent lilies, aconitums, euphorbias, and different types of extravagant plants cover the scene, making it resemble a craftsman’s canvas. To arrive at this colorful valley, explorers need to take a 4 km steep trip, which holds extraordinary intrigue for daredevil. From Dzuko, voyagers can likewise take a 17 km trek to Viswema Village or a 15 km trek to Zakhama. The valley has situated a ways off of 30 km from Kohima and the way is fixed with craftsmanship stores from where sightseers can gather neighborhood keepsakes as tokens of their outing to Nagaland.
Attraction: Loktak Lake and Sendra Island, Kangla Fort, Tharon Cave, Shaheed Minar, INA Memorial, Keibul Lamjao National Park, Langthabal, Singda Dam, Manipur Zoological Garden, Shri Govinjee Temple, State Museum, Phubala, Three Mother Art Gallery, etc…
Nearby places: Thoubal, Tamenglog, Chandel, Loktak Lake, and Sendra Island, Moirang, etc…
Best time to visit: October to March.
How to Reach
- By Air: The nearest air terminal is Dimapur Airport which is around 74 km away from Kohima. It is a residential air terminal and is very much associated with significant urban communities.
The second closest air terminal is Imphal Airport which is around 145 km from Kohima. It is additionally a household air terminal.
- By Rail: The closest Railway station is situated in Dimapur, about 74 Kms from Kohima and is all around associated with the principle urban communities. You can employ a taxi from Dimapur to reach Kohima.
- By Road: From Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, getting to Dzukou Valley is simple. The valley can be drawn nearer to two towns: Jakhama and Viswema, which are the base camps. Jakhama is around 20 kilometers from Kohima and Viswema around 25 kilometers from Kohima. You can take a common taxi and reach both of the towns in 60 minutes. From that point, you will have trek right to Dzukou Valley.
In case you’re going upwards, from Jakhama there’s a motorable street for around 3-4 kilometers, after which your climb begins. It’ll take at any rate 4 – 5 hours to stroll up, and it’s a really steep undertaking.