Naga in burmese translates to ‘people with pierced ears’. Its namesake the Naga hills forms a natural boundary with Myanmar. The state is home to many streams and rivulets originating from the eastern himalayan foothills. Nagaland is home to the famous Hornbill festival named after the Great Indian Hornbill. This festival celebrates the rich culture of the Naga people.
Marking out Every Stop on the Way
These will be marked on the GPX as legends which can be referred to the list below. This list will be populated by people riding the trails as and when they send us updates and suggestions. We can start with a basic list to trigger it off. Also keeping in mind with IDTMT (I DONT TRASH MY TRAVEL) principles of contributing to local economy of the area – specifically LOCAL)
The state of Nagaland enjoys a pleasant climate. The torrential monsoon rains are an integral feature of the state’s weather. The Great Indian Trail in Nagaland traverses from north to south though dense forests and heritage villages and tribes. Be really aware during rains as the roads are prone to lots of landslides.
Total Length of the trail in Kms
|Expected time to ride the trail;||3 – 10 days|
|Best time of the year;||Oct – Feb|
|Emergency Telephone; State services (police and ambulance services)||100 – Police
108 – Ambulance
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