Mokokchung town is the third most important urban hub in Nagaland. It takes around six hours to get there from the capital, Kohima. The district is home to the Ao tribe, which holds their celebratory Moatsu Festival during the first week of May each year.
This pleasant town is located at a height of 1,325 meters and therefore has a lovely temperate climate. Mokokchung has a pleasant friendly feel and it serves as an ideal base to visit some interesting villages nearby.