Geographical Location

Temperature : 16 – 31 degree C.( Summer) , 4-24 degree C ( Winter)

Best months for visits : October to May.

Connectivity :

1. By Air : Dimapur is connected by air route with the rest of the country with daily flights to Guwahati, Kolkata and Delhi. for details of flight schedules contact airport enquiry : 03862-242441 / 225212 / 229366.

2. By Train : Dimapur railway station connects Nagaland with the mainland with number of passanger as well as goods trains running as per the schedule. For information about train timings contact enquiry counter :03862-228404

3. By road : NH-36 and NH-39 connects Dimapur to the rest of the country. Kohima the capital of the State, district headquarters, important towns and villages are connected to Dimapur by the Nagaland State Transport, Taxis and other mode of conveyances.

Domestic Tourist visiting Nagaland, are required to obtain Inner Line Permit (ILP) which are issued at all the following places.

Delhi                  : Deputy Resident Commissioner
                           Nagaland House, 29-Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi
                           Ph-(011) 23794680/23792471

Kolkata             : Assistant Resident Commissioner
                           Nagaland House, 11, Shakesphear Sarani, Kolkata
                           Ph-(033) 22825226/22828118

Guwahati           : Deputy Resident Commissioner
                           Nagaland House, Sachel Road, 6 mile, Khana Para, Guwahati.
                           Ph-(0364) 2520083/2520670

Shillong              : Assistant Resident Commissioner.
                           Nagaland House Norgrin Hills, Shillong. 
                            Ph-(0364) 2520083/2520670

It is also issued by Deputy Commissioners of Dimapur, Kohima and Mokokchung.

Foreign Tourists must obtain Protected Area Permit (PAP). They are allowed to visit the eleven district headquarters and specified place for a period of thirty days. Married couples and a group of four (4) persons or more permit can be issued from Resident Commissioner office, Nagaland House, Delhi, Home Commissioner and Commissioner Secretary to Tourism, Govt. of Nagaland. But for individual/two persons or three persons have to obtain PAP from Ministry Of Home Affairs.

However, Nationals of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, China and Myanmer have to get prior approval from Ministry of Home Affair, Govt. of India.