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Mon, India

Mon is a stunning tribal town situated in the northern parts of the north-east Indian state of Nagaland. This place has its unique tradition and culture and tradition. The entire region is home for various tribes and the majority is the Konyak Nagas. The Konyaks can be identified wearing traditional clothing, which consist of a hear gear, head brushes and exclusive necklaces. These people have tattooed faces and they are distinct. They are skilled at wood carving and make one-of-its kind carvings and artifacts in the place making them interesting souvenirs. Mon is located at an altitude of around 897.64 metres above the sea level and is the district headquarters of the Mon district. Some of the most stunning tourist attraction in and around Mon include, Shangnyu Village, Veda Peak & Naganimora. So, if you wish to explore the tribal life, plan a Mon vacation now and book any of the Mon holiday packages available on!


Mid-March - end June
Temperature:24°C- 40°C

June - end September
Annual rainfall -325 cm

Late November To Mid-February

Best Places to Visit in Mon

It is an ethnic village in the Mon District, which represents the rich Konyak culture and tradition for tourists.

This village is popular for its skull exhibits. These exhibits present the head hunting culture that was popular among the Konyaks in the 19th century.

Naganimora is 11 KM away from the Kongan Village. This village gets its name from the word Naga Rani Mora, which literally means as the 'burial place of the Naga Queen'. This place is situated on the banks of Dikhu River and home to the Kongans. Earlier, this town was known as Lakhan.

Shangnyu Village:
Shangnyu Village is located in the north-eastern part of Nagaland. It is ruled by the hereditary chief, 'Angh'. One of the major attractions of this village is the house of Angh. Soaring up to 8 ft in height and 12 ft in width, it is the largest house in the village. Another tourist attraction here is 'the Palace of the Chief'. You can find numerous memorial stones outside the palace. According to historical records, the Ahom Kings of Assam maintained a good relationship with the Shangnyu tribe, who stayed in the village.

Veda Peak:
The Veda Peak is situated around 70 KM east of the headquarters of the Mon District. It is the highest peak in the district, from where tourists can enjoy views of the Chindwin River (in Burma) and the Brahmaputra River. It is the British planted the first opium plant at this peak itself.

Aolingmonyu and Laolongmo are the two major festivals of the Mon District.

Other Tourist Attractions:
Tuophema and Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary are some of the other important tourist attractions of the city.

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