If you want to get real glimpses of Nagaland in a single village, taking a trip to the Diphupar village on the outskirts of Dimapur is highly recommended. This village is about 7 km from the heart of the city and has a population of about 14000. One of the oldest village in this place it a mini Nagaland with 16 different tribes living here.
The various tribes which reside in this village include the Angami, Lotha, Chakehsang, Sumi, Sangtam, Ao, Rengma Pouchury and Zeliang among others making it a perfect example of Naga peace and harmony. When you visit this village you will get a glimpse of the similarities and the differences among the various Naga tribes in terms of how they dress, their food habits and even their languages.
Don’t forget to pick up on some Naga souvenirs during your visit to Diphupar. So if you can’t make a trip to different parts of Nagaland, a visit to Diphupar is a must.