Touphema Village is one of the noteworthy ancient heritage villages of Nagaland situated on a hillock surrounded by lush green valley.
Located about 40 km from Nagaland’s capital Kohima, Touphema is a small pictorial and cultural village which offers you an exceptional view of traditional Naga lifestyle in the lap of nature.
It is set up to showcase the traditional Naga lifestyle and culture and educates visitors about their history, myths and the importance of preserving this ancient culture. Visitors can relish local Naga specialties and enjoy traditional Naga dance and celebrations.
A recently refurbished Museum inside the village offers an extensive ethnographic collection including wood carvings, musical instruments, textiles, handicrafts traditional artifacts, jewellery and archaeological finds.
The annual Angami Sekrenyi festival, is celebrated with great fervour in this village during the month of February. The village can be approached via NH 61 from Kohima.
The Government of Nagaland adopted Touphema to promote tourism in the state with the similar concept of showcasing all the different activities under one roof during the Hornbill Festival which takes place in the Naga Heritage village of Kisima- (10 km from the Nagaland capital of Kohima) from 1st-7th December every year.