Details : Dzukou Valley is known as one of the most charming Valleys of Nagaland.It is considered to be the best area for purpose of trekking. Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak trek takes you to a wonderful trekking spot which is easy to moderate in level. Also known as “The Valley of Flower” In North East. The valley is situated at an altitude of 2138.4 meters behind the Japfu Ranges. The serpentine stream shaped like the curves of Venus flows through Dzukou becomes frozen during winter. Japfu peak (3014 M) is the highest peak in Kohima district. Places on the way of this tour are Kolkata, Kohima, Zakma, Dzukau, Viswema, Japfu Base, Japhu peak, Kohima, Dimapur.
Day 1: Arrive Kolkata:
Arrive Kolkata. Met upon arrival and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Kolkata - Dimapur - Kohima:
Arrive Dimapur. Met on arrival and drive (74 km) to Kohima, Enroute stop at Zubza check post 16 km before Kohima. Later on arrival in Kohima checkin at the hotel Japfu and have lunch. In the afternoon visit to Nagaland Emporium.
Day 3: Kohima:
Day for visiting various villages around Kohima and preparation for trek. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 4: Kohima - Zakhma - Dzukou:
Morning after breakfast drive (22 km) to Zakhama Checkpost. The trek follows a Jeepable road for first 2 km. and then trek steeply to the ridge top. From ridge descend to Dzukou Valley.
Day 5: Dzukou Valley:
Explore the Valley. Dzukou is known for its bio-diversity. During summer many varieties of flowers sprout along the stream passing through the valley. In monsoon, whole valley is full of flowers like Lillies, Euphorbias and hundreds of other flowers. Rhododendrons of different colors adorn the surrounding hills. Enjoy picnic lunch in the far end of valley. Return to Trekkers Hut for overnight stay.
Day 6: Dzukou - Viswema - Japfu Base:
Morning after breakfast start return trek towards ridge over Viswema village. From ridge descent steeply to road below. From road drive to Viswema village and trek further to base of Japfu base.
Day 7: Japfu Base - Japfu Peak - Kohima:
Very early morning start climbing to Japfu Peak. At 3048 mt. this offers splendid view of surrounding valley including Dzukou Valley. You can also see the tallest Rhododendron tree in world (109 feet) in Japfu range. After spending some time return to Viswema village and drive to Kohima.
Day 8: Kohima - Dimapur - Kolkata:
Morning after breakfast transfer to Dimapur and fly to Kolkata. Met on arrival at Kolkata airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Depart Kolkata:
Proceed for half day city tour of Kolkata. Afternoon free, evening transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.