As an ode to the rich cultural heritage of Nagaland, the village has exclusively been built for tourists to help them understand the lifestyle and the history of the people here. The village was built by the local community, in collaboration with the Tourism Department of Nagaland. One of the most sought-after places to visit in Kohima, Nagaland, the village has huts built in Naga style of architecture and decorated with native décor. So, to experience the true Naga lifestyle, book your own hut in advance. The best part about the village is that tourists can stay in the huts. They are in livable condition and have the facilities of bathing and sleeping.
One of the most beautiful spots in Nagaland tourism, the village gives you a scope to relax within the natural confinements of the scenic beauty. However, if you have the zeal of adventure in you, this tourist attraction will not disappoint you either.
The daily activities in the village include traditional Naga performances. The artists perform various local dance forms and folk tales. You can also taste typical Naga cuisine in the community mess at the village. You can try some Dry Pork, Bamboo Steamed Fish, Smoked Pork Stew, and Kongshia Lon.
You can also visit the nearby markets or take a bus to Kohima where you can shop for handicrafts and local garments.
One of the most popular tourist attractions in the North East, the Touphema Village is easily reachable from Kohima by bus. Rental car services are available from Dimapur for Touphema. You can either reach Dimapur and take a direct cab to the Touphema village or take a bus to Kohima and then take another bus or cab to the village.
The village can be visited at any time of the year since Nagaland’s weather is always pleasant. While the summers are cool, the winters are chilly.