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
- Best Season: Through the year
- Region: Nagaland
- Duration: 6 days
- Activity: Adventure
- Grade: Easy
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
- Visit Khonoma the first green village in India
Day 1: Dimapur to Kohima
Pickup from Dimapur airport and drive to Kohima . O/n at Razhu Pru or similar
Day 2: Kohima to Dzukou valley
After breakfast drive to Viswema, the start point of our trek to Dzukou valley. The initial part of the route involves a steep hour and a half climb, through thick ever green forests. Once the climb finishes, a six kilometer traverse through stunning landscapes of dwarf bamboos will get us to our campsite. Relax and enjoy the surreal cloud fill valley for the remainder of the day. O/n in tents
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 tents
Day 4: Dzukou valley to Kohima
After breakfast retrace our path back to Viswema village. In the evening visit the World War II cemetery, built to commemorate all those who lost their lives in the epic World War II Battle of Kohima. O/n at Razhu Pru
Day 5: Khonoma excursion
Today we will visit the village of Khonoma, one of the most beautiful villages in all of Nagaland. This village inhabited by the Angami tribe has a very rich history and culture . Walk around the village interacting with the locals and understanding the culture of the Angami society. Enjoy a traditional Naga meal after which we drive back to Kohima. O/n at Razhu Pru
Day 6: Kohima to Dimapur
After breakfast drop to Dimapur airport.
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