Mokokchung town is known to be the third busiest urban hub in the north-east Indian state of Nagaland. This pretty town is home to the Ao Nagas, the former head hunters of the state. It is laid back and shorn of the modernism of Kohima - the state capital and forms an interesting place of visit. At this place, you will find a vast colonial touch. Mokokchung is known to be the native place of the Ao Nagas that holds their celebratory Moatsu Festival during the first week of May every year. This tribe is also known for its headhunting and attractive red & black shawls. Some of the famous tourist attractions in and around this destination include, the Ungma and Longkhum villages, Chuchuyimlang village, Mopungchuket and many more tribal beautiful villages. So, explore this beautiful place by booking any of the Mokokchung holiday packages available at EaseMyTrip.in and go for a memorable Mokokchung trip for lifetime.
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It is the 2nd largest village in the state of Nagaland. This village is considered as the oldest as well as the largest of all the Ao villages. This place is believed to be the birthplace of the Ao Naga tribes. The natives of the village follow and preserve the Ao culture and tradition. The Moatsu and Tsungremong festivals are celebrated in the village, during which the native people display traditional art forms and dances.
It is another popular Ao village and is considered as the place of origin of Christianity in the Naga Hills during the year 1872. This village lies in the Changkikong Range of the Mokokchung District is known as the first village of the Naga Hills. This site has an ancient Leechi tree, which is known to have been planted by Dr. E. W. Clark, the first American Missionary.
These caves are situated in the Langpangkong mountain range and lies between the valleys of Tzula and Dikhu Rivers. It is believed that the caves provided shelter to an Ahom King.
Mopungchuket is an Ao village in the Mokokchung District, which is renowned for its remarkable past and romantic story of Jina and Etiben. A tower commemorating Jina & Etiben's love story as well as struggle is one of the major attractions of this village.
Other Important Tourist Attractions:
Chuchuyimlang, Changkikong Range, Ongpangkong Range, Asetkong Range, Longkhum village, Mokokchung Market are some of the other tourist attractions.