Right from their weird head dresses to their bizarre sense of wardrobe, from their excellent handloom to their queer taste in food, from their vibrant festivals to choice of trophies in the form of animals’ skull, Nagaland has always stood apart from all other states in India. A colourful land of impeccable culture and unprecedented traditions, this lesser known state is certainly an enticing destination to explore. Little do we know that on each turn in Nagaland there is a surprise waiting for us; the unexpected influence of Hinduism, the indelible marks of Christianity and the legends that are known beyond Indian borders, makes Nagaland truly a fascinating land that needs to be explored So, once again we have taken up the job to intimate avid travellers like you about a land as mesmerizing as Nagaland.
Best Time to Visit Nagaland
The climate of Nagaland is comfortable all through the year. The temperature of the state ranges from 16°C to 31°C in summer (May to July) and 4°C to 24°C during winter season. The monsoon that spreads from the month of June to early September is marked by heavy rains.
Summer (March to April)
Nagaland experiences summer season only for two months. And during this time the places becomes a sight to behold. The weather is cool, just the right time to partake in adventure activities, and go out on a sightseeing tour.
Monsoon (May to September)
Nagaland is one of the 13 `Hot Spots’ of the world that experiences both, sub-tropical and sub-alpine climate. And that's perhaps the reason why the region experiences more of monsoon and summer seasons. Between May and September, the annual around 70–100 inches (1,800–2,500 mm), concentrated in the months of May to September. One should avoid visiting Nagaland during the monsoon season as there are chances of landslides, and the weather is tad hot, and humid. But for all those who wish to escape the rush then monsoon would be a good to go for a vacation as this is when they can get the best travel deals on hotel packages.
Winter (October to February)
Winters happens for the longest time in Nagaland ie from October to February. Also, it is the best time to go for a tour to Nagaland as the weather is mild and you will have sufficient time at your disposal to explore its sightseeing places.