Dzúkou Valley is a mystic valley shared by the states of Nagaland and Manipur. The trek to the Southern side of the valley in Nagaland starts from the Angami village of Viswema. From there, hike for 4 hours to reach the Base-Camp which overlooks the entire valley. Once you reach, settle in before you make your way down to explore the valley further before night falls, by when you have to come back to the Base-Camp. On this side, amidst the mesmerising beauty all around, one can witness numerous rock shelters along the stream that meanders through the valley. A must-do for the nature lover who loves a good challenge- with bone chilling winds and hypnotic views on offer, the trek to Southern Dzúkou is not for the faint hearted. Join our local experts to experience nature at it's best. While you are there, make sure you ask us the stories of the spirits of the valley.
There are two ways to reach Dzükou Valley, which is through Viswema,or through Jakhama. The Jakhama trek is considered to be slightly more challenging.
Is there mobile network in Dzükou Valley?
In Dzükou Valley, there is no mobile network. There was no coverage on Airtel, Vodafone, or Reliance Jio networks. Mobile signals can be found at a few spots along the trail, but they are very weak. As it is a short trek, you can visit Dzükou Valley without losing touch with your family.
How long is the trek to Dzükou Valley through Viswema?
There is a motorable road for the first 8 kms, from there the trek begins with roughly takes around 3-4 hours.
What is the best time to visit Dzükou Valley?
The best or shall we say the popular time to visit Dzükou valley is from June to September as the clandestine Dzükou Lily, which is endemic to the region, blooms during this period. However, songs of love, war and survial of Nagaland are great throughout the year.
Do we need guide for Dzükou Valley?
There are a lot of trees in the forest, and the trail can sometimes be confusing as well. It is best to take a local guide or to try the Vishwema route if you are going to do it. There are a lot of possibilities to find someone on the trail during the Dzükou Valley trek in peak season.
Is there electricity in Dzükou Valley?
There is no electricity in Dzükou Valley, but the view of the majestic valley will definately keep you company.
Do I need a permit to visit Nagaland?
An Inner Line Permit (ILP) is required for Indian (Domestic) tourists entry into Nagaland. We can definitely help you with your ILP to keep your trip hassle-free or you can apply for one online on the government website.
What is the temperature in Dzükou Valley?
During summer (May to July), the state receives temperatures between 16°C and 31°C, and during winter it receives temperatures between 4°C and 24°C.
Are there leeches in Dzükou Valley?
Dzükou Valley is one of those destinations that is definitely off the beaten trail. During monsoons, you will find plenty of leeches. It is vital that you take the necessary precautions, as instructed by your tour guide.
Is Dzükou Valley worth visiting?
Of course! Despite all the hype, Dzükou valley still remains one of the best destinations to add to your bucket list! The valley is popular for its rare seasonal flowers, and the rolling hills are a site to witness!
At what altitude is Dzükou valley situated?
The Jepfu peak, the second-highest peak in Nagaland forms the background of Dzükou valley which is itself located at an altitude of 2438 meters above the sea level.
What is the weather like in Dzükou Valley?
In Dzükou Valley the temperatures in summers can range from 16°C to 31°C, while in winters the teperature can fall as low as 4°C. It is always advised to carry some warm clothes on your trip to Dzükou.
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