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How To Reach Touphema
Touphema is a tourist village near Kohima which was set up as a tribute and ode to ancient and rich cultural heritage of Nagaland. The village has been built exclusively for tourists to get a flavor of the lifestyle and practices of the tribal people. It is the product of collaborated efforts of the local community and the Tourism Department in Nagaland. It is become a hot tourist destination for those visiting Kohima. Let us take a look at how interested tourists can reach Touphema Village.
The sole airport in Nagaland is in the city of Dimapur and tourists visiting Touphema Village have to take connecting flights from cities like Kolkata and Guwahati to Dimapur. Dimapur is fairly well connected by flights to neighboring cities and other major destinations of the country like Delhi. The airport is located 100km from Touphema Village and can be reached by rental cars, cabs or by buses that ply regularly between Dimapur and Touphema.
Dimapur is also the sole railhead in the state which gives Nagaland the much-needed rail connectivity with neighboring towns, cities, and states. There are a fair number of trains that pass through Dimapur and also connect northeastern states. From Dimapur Railway Station Touphema Village is located about 88-100 km depending upon the route taken. From the station, tourists can take a cab or a bus to reach their destination.
With no airport or railway station in the near vicinity, Touphema has to rely completely on the road network. From Dimapur and Kohima, Touphema is connected by road and are located about 100 km and 41 km respectively. Public and private buses ply regularly on the roads and transfer tourists and locals to their preferred destination. Cabs and rental cars are easily available to others.
Touphema is a tourist village that has been set up exclusively for the entertainment of tourists. It is a small village that can easily be explored on foot. Walking through the village is the best way to get a flavor of the place. For traveling to surrounding areas like Kohima, tourists can rent cars.