Adventures & Sports
Nagaland is an ideal place
for trekking, jungle camping and offers limitless exploration possibilities
in its lush and verdant sub-tropical rain forests, which are also
a treasure trove of a plethora of medicinal plants.
The Nagas with their "joie the vivre", dance and song
are a part and parcel of all their festivities. Most of their dances
are performed with a robust rhythm.
The earliest reference made to these people is in the Geographia
of Claudius Ptolemaius of 2nd century AD. Ptolemy described Nagaland
as "the land of the naked". But if that was one description,
today if one visits the people of the state one will find them highly
sophisticated and aware. The Nagas were among the first in India
to get an exposure of western culture and thought. They fought the
first in India to get an exposure of western culture and thought.
They fought the First World War when they were recruited to labour
crops that served in France. So the global awareness among the people
of the state is very high.
This valley is tucked away at 2438 metres above sea level. From
June to September, the entire valley is covered with a carpet of
wild flowers. Here, you are completely at peace with nature. The
valley is surrounded by hills, natural caves & rocks and is
thus, ideal for camping.
Scaling the Japfu peak at 3048 metres above sea level can be very
trying, but exhilarating. Once up, there the expansive vista of
natural beauty more than compensates the effort put in. The range
gets covered by mist at the break of dawn, adding to its mystic
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