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Phek

Phek is the district headquarter and the home of the Chakhesang (a combination of three tribals; ‘Cha’ of Chekru, ‘Khe’ of Khezhe and ‘Sang’ of Sangtam). The ulture and customs of the Chakesang is very different from other Nagas. Phek is famous for its colourful Tsukhenyie festival which takes place in March – April. Here the Tragopan pheasant are found in abundance and colourful orchids grow wildly here. A hotspot name Pfutsero It is situated at an altitude of 2,133.60 meters above sea-level. This hill station is a beautiful township and the coldest town in Nagaland. Apples orchard have enhance the beauty of the place. It is connected with Kohima by a distance of 70 km border road.

Chakesangs are known for their wrestling and robust health. A popular tourist spot is the Shilloi Lake believed to be abode of spirits by the local people and they have many eerie tales about it and locals do not drink water from this lake.

To See

  • Pfutsero
  • Khezakenoma Village
  • Shilloi Lake
  • Chakhesang Cultural Research Institute

To Reach

  • By Air – Phek to Dimapur is 219 Kilometers. There are over 9 domestic flights per week from Dimapur and connects with 2 cities nonstop. Dimapur has the only airport in Nagaland. Indian Airlines plies four flights a week to Dimapur from Kolkata & Delhi. The airport is 70 kilometers from Dimapur.
  • By Rail - Phek to Dimapur is 219 Kilometers. The nearest railhead is Dimapur, and the Northeast Frontier Railway runs a number of trains from Dimapur to Guwahati. Guwahati is well connected to the rest of the country.
  • By Road - Phek to Dimapur is 219 Kilometers. Phek to Mokokchung is 297 Kilometers and Phek to Kohima is 145 kilometers; Phek via Kohima to Mon is 499 Kilometers, Phek via Kohima to Tuensang 412 Kilometers. State Transport run regular bus services between Dimapur and Kohima and also between all major towns and villages. Taxi service is also available at any time during the day. Private vehicles are also available.
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P.O. Matigara, Siliguri, Darjeeling
West Bengal, India - 734010

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