Villages in DimapurDimapur is a popular tourist destination in Northeast India. Thousands of tourists from all over the world visit this place every year. Dimapur is also a land of beautiful villages like Diphupar Village, one of the oldest villages in Nagaland. If you are in Dimapur, make it a point to visit the villages in and around Dimapur. These villages are unique in their own way.
Visit the Famous Villages in Dimapur
If you wish to have a glimpse of Nagaland in a single village then visit to Diphupar Village is highly recommended. This is one of the oldest villages in Nagaland. The village is located about 7 kms from the heart of the city. The population of the village is about 14000. There are about 16 different tribes living in the village. The different tribes which reside in the village include the Lotha, Angami, Chakehsang, Sangtam, Rengma Pouchury Sumi, Ao, and Zeliang among others.
Visiting the village you will be able to witness the similarities and the differences among the different Naga tribes in terms of,their food habits, how they dress their languages. Visit to Diphupar Village will be in complete if you do not pick up some beautiful Naga souvenirs to take back home.
Nichuguard VillageThe Nichuguard Village is located about 15 kms from the Dimapur city. The village today is known as Chumukedima and is popular for its biodiversity. The village is situated in the foothills of the Diphu-Khukhi mountain ranges. In the year 1866 the place was made a Deputy Commissioner’s Headquarter. The village has the distinction of having the first hospital and school in Nagaland. If you visit the village today, you can get a glimpse of the rare plants and animals. The village has a small water fall which is one of the major tourist attraction. Nichuguard Village is inhabited by Khonoma and the Angami tribes.
Kuki Dolong VillageLocated about 20kms from Dimapur, Kuki Dolong Village is inhabited by the Kuki tribe which is one of the oldest tribes in the North east. The people here follow kuki culture which is very much depicted in their rich tradition and food habits.
One of the primary attractions of the village is the traditional houses made of bamboo. These houses have a typical pattern of their own unlike the other traditional houses that you can see in other parts of Nagaland. If you visit the place do not forget to buy some Kuki shawls, these shawls are very much popular design patterns and colour.
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