The gateway to Nagaland, Dimapur is an irresistible part of Northeast, and a must-visit travel places. Dimapur in Naga means the ‘the city near a great river.’ With Dhansiri River on one side, and wooden meadows flanking the other, Dimapur was the former capital of the Kachari tribe, traces of which can be seen even today. And that the reason why here one can find many temples, and monuments. Apart from archeologist tracing its intriguing past, the place remains thronged with business travelers due to its commercial centers. There are many starlit attractions in the Dimapur like Zoological Park, Ao Baptist Church, Diezephe Craft Village, Nagaland Science Centre, Green Park yet its main highlights remains handicrafts and handlooms.
Best Time to Visit Dimapur
Dimapur is a hilly place and hence, the weather of this place remains enjoyable throughout the year. The best time to visit Dimapur is in the months of October to March.
How to Reach Dimapur?
By Air : The only airport in Nagaland is in Dimapur, well connected to Guwahati and Kolkata. For taking an international flight, the nearest airport will be in Guwahati or Kolkata.
By Rail : Dimapur also happens to be the home to the only railway station in Nagaland as well. But it is only connected to Kolkata and Guwahati. Tourists will have to first get down at Guwahati, and then take an another train to reach Dimapur to kick start holiday in Northeast.
By Road : National Highway 39 that runs through Dimapur connects Kohima, Imphal and the Myanmar border at Moreh. NH 36 starting from Dimapur connects Doboka and later Guwahati via NH 37. To reach from one sightseeing places to other, one can easily find Auto Rickshaws or rickshaws.