Japfu Peak is situated 15 km south of Kohima
. It is at an altitude of 3048 m above sea level and is the second highest peak in Nagaland
. It is an ideal place for adventure lovers and trekkers. From the top of the peak, one can get breathtaking scenes of the sunrise and sunset and the panoramic view of the hills below.
It is ideally suited for trekking and scaling from November to March when visibility is at its best.
The range gets covered by mist at the break of dawn, adding to its mystic beauty. From the peak, one can have view of the surrounding hills, including parts of Dzukou Valley and also the tallest rhododendron tree, which is featured in the Guinness Book of World Records.