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.
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.