Tuensang, a small town located in Nagaland is popular for its culture and natural wealth. It is enveloped by Myanmar in the East, Mokokchung in the west and Mon and Phek in North and South directions respectively.
Quietly cuddled in the lap of Mother Nature, Tuensang provides immense opportunities to the visitors to explore its culture and it also provides a golden chance to the nature lovers to discover the wonders and mysteries of the nature at its best.
A land of abundant flora and fauna, this timeless beauty boast of a vibrant natural vista. Trekking in the dense virgin forests, getting knowledge about the local plants and having a closer look at the sky touching trees and wildlife is a lifetime experience. Enthusiasts can try their hand on fishing and watch the hunting skills of the tribals.
Tsadang, The Living Stones, Chilise & Changsangmonko are the few places of interest in the near-by regions.
PLACES TO SEE
Changsangmongko : This place is importance from the historical point of view. As per the history, people believe that their fore- fathers settled down in the place called Changsang when the universe was created. They also feel that the living beings, animals and birds came into existence when the door from the surface of the earth opened. The animals and human who emerged out of the hole lived in peace and harmony and could talk and communicate with each other.
The Living Stones Of Tuensang : Longtrok or 6 ancient stones located here are believed to be the embodiment of their god by the Nagas.
Chilise : This place has immense importance in history as historians say that the people in this region practiced head hunting. Last head hunting is believed to have taken place in August 1978.
HOW TO REACH
Dimapur is the only major city which is well connected by train, bus and air facilities. One has to avail bus/taxi to reach Tuensang.