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Tourism

THE PLACE|| FESTIVALS
HOW TO REACH || CLIMATES
WHERE TO STAY AND WAHAT TO EAT
The Place

Longleng District is a strip of mountainous territory having no plains and situated in the Northarn Nagaland. Longleng District has a number of beautiful sightseeing, trekking, fishing, and picnic spots to attract tourists. It provides serenity, peaceful environment unlike disturbence of busy city life. Some of the populer tourist spots are (a) Pongo Village (b) Bhumnyu Village. The Longleng town itself has good senic beauty. Along the sides of Dikhu river and Yongam River tehre are lots of tourist attraction for fishing and picnicking. There are place which are good for rock inscriptions and of attraction for ornithologists and also for watching Tragopan birds. Some places can be marked for rich educational research work for anthropologists. Traditional architecture and old sculptures provide historical background of the past of Longleng and their culture and tradition.

The palce can be a tourist destination in two ways. One by its historical value. Specially the tradition culture and the living lifestyles of Naga people particularly from the remote villages. Secondly, to see the senic beauty of the Place which is fully surrounded by hills and deep jungle.

Longleng District is also popular for its Handicraft itiems. Specialy Shwals, small items made by bamboo etc. For this quality of the Phom people the District is tagged as " The District of Handicrafts" by the Government.

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Festivals

The Nagaland is a place called The Land of festivals. Throughout the year the 16 tribes of Nagas enjoyes some festivals. The Phoms peoples of Longleng District also have 4 major festivals, the most important of which is Monyu. The others are Moha, Bongvum and Paangmo.

Monyu : Monyu is the most important traditional festival of the Phoms. It is a 12-day festival, which marks the end of winter and onset of summer (usually 1-6 April). This Festival can be a good attaraction for the outsiders. The festival involves community feasting, dancing, singing and social work (such as repairs and construction of bridges). During the festival, the men present their married daughters or sisters with pure rice beer and special food to show their affection and respect.

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How to Reach ?

The Place is easily reachable from the various popular poitnts of Western Nagaland like Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung and Jorhat(Assam),Amguri(Assam) by shared taxi, bus and hired cars. For Details Go to the TRANSPORTATION page.

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Climate

Winter are cold and chilly winds from the upper Himalayas makes the place really cold. Around December and January Longleng gets very cold. Temperature varies from 10~30o C in Summers and in winters its in the range 0~15o C.

Longleng can be visited throughout the year, as each season has its charm. In the summers one can escape from the scorching heats of the plains and can enjoy the cool breeze at Longleng and in its vicinity.

Best Time To Visit: February to April & Septeber To November

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Where to Stay and What to Eat ?
Sl No. Name of The Hotel/Rest House Type Location Lodging Charges Contact Person and Telephone No.
1. Omega Lodge & Restaurant Fooding & Lodging Near SBI Longleng Rs. 300/-, Rs. 500/-, Rs. 1000/- -


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