Dzukou Valley -sometimes spelled Dzükou Valley or Dzüko Valley, is located in the northeastern Indian state of Nagaland. It is known for its picturesque landscapes, traditional villages and rich culture. The valley is situated in the famous valley south of Kohima, which forms the natural boundary between Nagaland and the neighboring state of Manipur. The valley is a popular destination for trekkers and nature enthusiasts.
Japfu peak, the second-highest peak in Nagaland after Saramati peak, with an elevation of 2438 meters forms the background of the valley. The valley is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna and offers visitors the opportunity to explore dense forests, rugged mountains, and beautiful streams. The valley is known for its natural beauty and scenic views, making it a perfect spot for photography and nature lovers.
The Dzukou Valley comes alive with the arrival of the monsoon season, as the flowers begin to bloom. The first two weeks of July are considered the peak flower season, but even if you can’t make it during that time, the valley is still a stunning sight to behold all year round. The valley offers much more than just colorful flowers for pictures, it has a diverse range of natural beauty and cultural heritage to explore.