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Foreign Tourists

HOW TO GET THERE?

By Air:

The state has its airport in Dimapur, which is regularly serviced by major airlines (Indigo & Air India). The city linked to Kolkata by air. Tourists then have to travel by road after reaching Dimapur. Kolkata is connected with all major international airports. You may alternatively, fly in to Guwahati from any of the major city airports and take an over night bus to Kohima or train to Dimapur.

Kolkata to Dimapur: There are 2 flights and multiple trains available daily from Kolkata to Dimapur. It is an hours flight.

Dimapur to Kohima to Kisama Heritage Village: There are shared taxis available at rate of Rs. 400 ($6 USD) per person shared or Rs. 4000 ($60 USD) from Dimapur to Kohima per taxi. From Kohima you can take a shared Taxi to Kisama at Rs. 60 (80 Cents) or Rs. 600 ($8.33 USD) for a full/dedicated hired taxi.

If you pre-book with us, we provide the pick-ups and drops to Dimapur at the rates competitive to the public taxis.

By Road:

A good road network covers the state. The state capital Kohima is linked to Shillong and Guwahati, which are important cities in North Eastern India.

By Rail:

The major railway station in the state is Dimapur, which is linked to Guwahati is in turn connected to the rest of the country by important trains.

Important Notice:*

Foreign (International) Tourists

In a bid to boost tourism, the North East states of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland all scrapped the requirement for Foreign Visitors to apply for a Protected Area Permit (RAP, PAP) on the 1st Jan 2011.

*Foreign tourists will still need to register themselves at the nearest local Police station upon their arrival to Nagaland.

So for travel to Nagaland, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, permits are not required for foreign passport holders.

Arunachal Pradesh – Visitors still require permits.

Sikkim – Visitors still require permits.

This relief is not applicable to citizens of Pakistan and China who still require permits to visit Nagaland.

Please refer to the contact section of this website for further enquiries.

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