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How to Reach Kohima

How to Reach Kohima by Air

The airport is in Dimapur, 74 kms away from Kohima. Guwahati (Assam) has flights thrice a week and Calcutta (West Bengal) four times a week to Dimapur. Tourist buses, taxis and local buses will take you to Kohima from Dimapur airport and the journey time is about 3 hours.

How to Reach Kohima by Rail

The nearest railhead is Dimapur, 74 km from Kohima. There are trains that connect Guwahati to Dimapur. Guwahati, in turn, is very well connected to the rest of India. Tourist buses, taxis and local buses will take you to Kohima, the capital, from Dimapur and it takes about 3 hours.

How to Reach Kohima by Bus

Kohima is connected to Imphal (123 km) and Guwahati (400 km) by road. However, driving up to Kohima from Guwahati can be very tiring due to the distance and the state of the roads, not to mention dangerous because of the insurgency. Facilities would not be so readily available should your car or bus break down. Flying in to Dimapur is the best option.

Getting Around Kohima

In Kohima situated 1,495 m above sea level, the modes of transport are jeeps, which can be hired or shared, cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws. A minibus service also plies around the city.

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