Mon

“All in all we had a great trip. The guide in Nagaland, Jimmy, is outstanding. He really made the trip an extraordinary one for us.” – Mary Connors, USA

Mon, the home of Konyaks, is situated at an altitude of 897 Mts. above sea level. It is interesting to see the tattooed faces wearing feathered headgear and traditional dresses. Konyaks are adept artisans and skilled craftsmen. One can find excellent wood carvings, daos (matches), guns, gun powder, head brushes, headgear, necklaces etc. made by these artisans and craftsmen. It is an exciting experience to visit an Angh’s house. Hereditary chiefs known as Anghs rule the Konyaks and the institution of Anghship is prevalent only among the Konyaks.

Ungma

Ungma is the oldest and biggest Ao village. According to the legend, the early Aos settled after coming from Chungliyimti. This village is many centuries old and can be of great interest to people who have a desire to peep into Ao folklores, customs & traditions. The village has an old log-drum. One can visit a local Naga house and take pictures of people in their traditional dress and jewelry.

Mokokchung

Mokokchung is situated at an altitude of 1325m above sea level. This picturesque town is the cultural centre of the Ao Nagas. The main festivals of the Aos are “Moatsu” and “Tsungremmong” clebrated during the first week of May and August respectively. The white water river of Milak and Tzula are of scenic interest and have a lot of potential for monsoon angling.