Nagaland, referred to as the Switzerland of the East is encircled by Assam in the north and west, by Burma and Arunachal Pradesh in the east, and Manipur in the South. Kohima, the capital city of the state has a number of sites to visit like the World War II Cemetery, the exquisitely picturesque landscape, Bara Basti, the Nagaland Museum, Nagaland Zoo and Park etc. The state is predominantly dominated by Naga communities and hence, it forms a single cultural region generally definable by common cultural and linguistic traditions. Besides this, Christianity is also considered as the predominant religion of Nagaland and is known as "The most populated Baptist state in the world".
Some other famous tourist attractions are State Museum, Dzukou Valley, Japfu Peak, Khonoma, Kohima Village, Zoological Park, Dzulekie, Dimapur, Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary, Ruzaphema, Fakim Sanctuary, Pulie Bazde, Pulie Bazde Sanctuary. Nagaland is largely a mountainous state with the Naga Hills rise from the Brahmaputra Valley in Assam to the Mount Saramati - the state's highest peak. Rivers are also major attractions such as the Doyang and Dhiku to the north, the Barak river in the southwest and the Chindwin river of Myanmar in the southeast. Nagaland is rich in flora and fauna having the Great Indian Hornbill as one of the most famous birds found in the state. Nagaland has a largely monsoon climate with high humidity levels.