Dzukou Valley Trek

The Dzukou valley trek in Nagaland is an offbeat trek set in the lap of nature, among pristine and jaw dropping landscapes


  •   Dates: Flexible
  •   Region: Nagaland
  •   Duration: 5 days
  •   Activity: Adventure
  •   Grade: Easy
  •   Price: On Request
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Dzukou Valley, a lesser known pocket of paradise for trekkers and wanderers in search of solitude amidst nature, is situated at the border of Nagaland and Manipur.

Located at 2438 meters above sea level and behind the Japfu Peak (Nagaland’s second highest), Dzukou Valley is believed to have gotten its name from its namesake river which means ‘cold waters’.

The picturesque landscape offers a panoramic view of gentle rolling hills that are guaranteed to have a spellbinding effect.During the rainy season, the entire valley is carpeted with flowers, lending it a very special charm. The trek offers lush green views speckled with a wide variety of flora even as the meandering twin rivers of Dzukou and Japfu offer their company guaranteeing tobestow a feeling of serenity and tranquility.

Join us on a trek to this dream land called Dzukou Valley this monsoon season when clouds descend down to kiss the mountains. This easy trek through pristine landscapes is sure to leave you awestruck for a very long time.

  • Trek in a little know valley in Nagaland
  • Soak in the stunning natural landscapes
  • Observe many verities off wild flowers
  • Get a feel of local hospitality and cuisine

Day 1: Dimapur to Kigwema

Pickup from Dimapur airport and drive to Kigwemavillage . If time permits we will visit the World War II cemetery in Kohima . O/n at a homestay in Kigwema village

Day 2: Kigwema to Dzukou valley

After breakfast drive to Viswema, the start point of our trek to Dzukou valley. A steep four kilometer climb through  mixed scrub and bamboo forest will get us up to our destination . This wwll established stone path will take us around 4 to 5 hours. O/n in a dormitory

Day 3: Dzukou valley

Today we will explore the valley, soaking in the pristine natural beauty of this place. Enjoy the solitude of the place, to connect with your natural surroundings. We will also walk to the source of the Dzukou and Japfu rivers. O/n in a dormitory

Day 4: Dzukou valley to Kigwema

We will descend down via a different path , which is shorter but steeper , getting us out at Jakhama village . From here we drive back to our homestay . O/n at a homestay in Kigwema

Day 5: Kigwema to Dimapur

After breakfast drop to Dimapur airport.


  • Entire logistics for the trek
  • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis in homestays
  • Transfers using a Sumo or similar
  • All meals from dinner on day 1 to breakfat on day 5
  • Permits for Nagaland

Not Included

  • Flights to and fro Dimapur
  • Rescue / medical charges in case needed due to any ailment and/or accidents
  • Soft drink charges, table drinks, bottled water, laundry, cigarettes, tips, and liquor charges
  • Excess stay & meals due to bad weather conditions or strikes, resulting in delay of flights or any other form of transport
  • Service tax and GST
  • Any other item not mentioned in “Included” section above