Activities: Trekking, Camping & Photography of Nature
October - March
Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
Dzukou Valley is known as one of the most charming Valleys of Nagaland. It is considered to be the best area for purpose of trekking. Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak trek takes you to a wonderful trekking spot which is easy to moderate in level. Also known as “The Valley of Flower” In North East. The valley is situated at an altitude of 2138.4 meters behind the Japfu Ranges. The serpentine stream shaped like the curves of Venus flows through Dzukou becomes frozen during winter. Japfu peak (3014 M) is the highest peak in Kohima district. Places on the way of this tour are Kolkata, Kohima, Zakma, Dzukau, Viswema, Japfu Base, Japhu peak, Kohima, Dimapur.
Day 1: Arrive Kolkata :
Arrive Kolkata. Met upon arrival and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Kolkata - Dimapur - Kohima :
Arrive Dimapur. Met on arrival and drive (74 km) to Kohima, Enroute stop at Zubza check post 16 km before Kohima. Later on arrival in Kohima checkin at the hotel Japfu and have lunch. In the afternoon visit to Nagaland Emporium.
Day 3: Kohima :
Day for visiting various villages around Kohima and preparation for trek. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 4: Kohima - Zakhma - Dzukou :
Morning after breakfast drive (22 km) to Zakhama Checkpost. The trek follows a Jeepable road for first 2 km. and then trek steeply to the ridge top. From ridge descend to Dzukou Valley.
Day 5: Dzukou Valley :
Explore the Valley. Dzukou is known for its bio-diversity. During summer many varieties of flowers sprout along the stream passing through the valley. In monsoon, whole valley is full of flowers like Lillies, Euphorbias and hundreds of other flowers. Rhododendrons of different colors adorn the surrounding hills. Enjoy picnic lunch in the far end of valley. Return to Trekkers Hut for overnight stay.
Day 6: Dzukou - Viswema - Japfu Base :
Morning after breakfast start return trek towards ridge over Viswema village. From ridge descent steeply to road below. From road drive to Viswema village and trek further to base of Japfu base.
Day 7: Japfu Base - Japfu Peak - Kohima :
Very early morning start climbing to Japfu Peak. At 3048 mt. this offers splendid view of surrounding valley including Dzukou Valley. You can also see the tallest Rhododendron tree in world (109 feet) in Japfu range. After spending some time return to Viswema village and drive to Kohima.
Day 8: Kohima - Dimapur - Kolkata :
Morning after breakfast transfer to Dimapur and fly to Kolkata. Met on arrival at Kolkata airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Depart Kolkata :
Proceed for half day city tour of Kolkata. Afternoon free, evening transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.
Price On Request
All meals during trekking.
All transportation by 1 air conditioner Car (Air Conditioner will not work at hills)
All camping equipments including Kitchen Tent, Dinning Tent & Matteress.
Cook, Helper & Porters / mules.
An experienced Local Mountain Guide.
All entrance & camping fee of Forest & National Park.
Insurance of Support staff as well as Cooks & porters.
Transportation of Members’ luggage maximum 10 Kgs per person during the trek.
All presently applicable taxes.
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The Tour Price includes
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Transfers and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary by air-conditioned car /coach for all tours except few one where non AC car will be used.
All sightseeing with local English speaking guide as applicable.
All currently applicable taxes. ( These are subject to changes without any prior notice)
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International or domestic air fare or airport tax. Domestic air fare for the tour is given separately.
and sightseeing or stays which are not mentioned in
Items of personal
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insurance of person / luggage.
to the porters, hotel staff and local guides.
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