Episode 006 – My trek to Dzükou Valley & a teaser of Northeast India

Dzukou Valley - 2018

Dzükou Valley is a picturesque region that graces the borders between Nagaland and Manipur in Northeast India. Here’s my trekking experience across this pristine landscape featuring rainforests, streams, caves, and misty rolling hills covered in dwarf bamboo and seasonal wild flowers. I got to see the indigenous Dzükou Lily too.

In this episode, I also share my travel anecdotes including a week-long initiation into Bhut Jolokia during my friend’s wedding celebration, walking around Kohima sporting my beard, making new friends, boating across Loktak Lake, stepping on floating islands, and stalking Sangai deer!

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Dzükou Valley

Also, mentioned in this episode
Awesome Assam
Chingtsuong – Kohima, Nagaland

D Cafe – Kohima, Nagaland

Dawn Homestay – Kigwema, Nagaland
(Akieno Yhoshü +91 98562 59469, +91 88373 50125 & Rovitono Yhoshü +91 85758 26863)


Deputy Commissioner’s Office – Dimapur, Nagaland
(Inner Line Permit, INR 150 pp)

Ethnic Table – Dimapur, Nagaland
Forage – Imphal, Manipur
Ima Keithal – Imphal, Manipur
Kangla Fort – Imphal, Manipur
Keibul Lamjao National Park – Bishnupur, Manipur
Kuda Cafe – Dimapur, Nagaland
Lokatak Lake, Manipur

Maipakchao Homestay
– Thanga Ngaram, Manipur

(Oinam Maipakchao Singh +91 98563 56993)

Manipur Tourism
Mao Market – Kohima, Nagaland
Mapal Kanjeibung (polo ground) – Imphal, Manipur
Nagaland Tourism
Shekhar’s colonial house – Imphal, Manipur
Trinity Villa – Dimapur, Nagaland

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Show cover jingle courtesy of Icons8
Music by Nordgroove from Fugue
Episode background tunes courtesy of Icons8
Music by Alexei De BronheBimbotronicDural, Moroza Knozova, Murkok, Nordgroove, and Smokefishe, all from Fugue

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