Longkhum Village

About Longkhum

“Your soul stays back on your first visit. You have to come back to retrieve your soul” – that is the bequest of the village of Longkhum which is an Ao Village located South West of Mokokchung at an altitude of 1846 meters. It is the highest altitude Village of the Ao Region popularly called as the ‘Ao- Funemro’ during the Head Hunting Era, meaning the Van-Guard Village of the Ao Country and strategically commands a view of the surrounding hills and valleys. Area-wise it is the largest village and shares boundaries with the Lotha Villages in the West and Sumi Villages on its South.The Ao’s believed that Longkhum is the resting place for the spirit of dead on their onward journey to paradise.  ..Click for More ……..

 

Photo Gallery

  • Cherry Blossoms in Longkhum village
    Cherry Blossoms
  • Longkhum
    Longkhum village
  • Longlangba Longkhum
    Longkhum Longlangba

How to Reach :

By Air

The nearest airport is located at Jorhat (Assam) which is about 110 kms from Mokokchung town

By Train

The nearest railhead is located at Mariani (Assam) which about 85 kms from Mokokchung town

By Road

The nearest railhead is located at Mariani (Assam) which about 85 kms from Mokokchung town

Stay

Visitors has to stay in any hotels or guest houses in Mokokchung town and take a shared or hired taxi or one can approach the village authority for stay in their tourist guest house in the village.