The Nagas are great musicians, singers and dancers with a great sense of rhythm. Wokha, the land of beautiful mountain ranges and rivers is also known for the vibrant dances and wonderful folk music. Wokha is home of the Lotha tribes, known for their songs and dances.

The Wokha district is situated in the mid western part of Nagaland (latitude of 26° '8' N and a longitude of 94° '18' E), adjacent to Sibsagar plain of Assam.Bounded by Mokokchung district in the north, Kohima in the south. Zunheboto in the East and the state of the Assam in the west, the major tourist spots in Wokha include Mount Tiyi,believed by all Nagas of being the abode of the departed souls.

The Liphanyan Governor’s Camp, is an ideal place for river rafting and angling.

Doyang is the largest river in the Wokha district. The Doyang Hydro Project, located across the Doyang River has become a major spot and important destination for ornithologists from the world over for the annual congregation of migratory Amur falcons. Doyang Reservoir is the largest roosting site of the birds on their migrating route.

Destination at a Glance
How to reach

By road:Wokha is connected by NH-39 that from Dimapur. Wokha is only 75 kms from Kohima. One can avail the services of Nagaland State Transport buses that ply regularly from Kohima and Dimapur.

By Train: The nearest railway station for Wokha is Dimapur which is connected by a network of trains from all important destinations of the country--New Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata etc.

Best time to visit
September to February

Domestic Tourist visiting Nagaland, are required to obtain Inner Line Permit (ILP) which are issued at all the following places.

Delhi : Deputy Resident Commissioner
Nagaland House, 29-Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi
Ph-(011) 23794680/23792471

Kolkata : Assistant Resident Commissioner
Nagaland House, 11, Shakesphear Sarani, Kolkata
Ph-(033) 22825226/22828118

Guwahati : Deputy Resident Commissioner
Nagaland House, Sachel Road, 6 mile, Khana Para, Guwahati.
Ph-(0364) 2520083/2520670

Shillong : Assistant Resident Commissioner.
Nagaland House Norgrin Hills, Shillong.
Ph-(0364) 2520083/2520670

It is also issued by Deputy Commissioners of Dimapur, Kohima and Mokokchung.

Foreign Tourists must obtain Protected Area Permit (PAP). They are allowed to visit the eleven district headquarters and specified place for a period of thirty days. Married couples and a group of four (4) persons or more permit can be issued from Resident Commissioner office, Nagaland House, Delhi, Home Commissioner and Commissioner Secretary to Tourism, Govt. of Nagaland. But for individual/two persons or three persons have to obtain PAP from Ministry Of Home Affairs.

However, Nationals of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, China and Myanmer have to get prior approval from Ministry of Home Affair, Govt. of India.