Situated at an altitude of 895 m, Mon is the headquarters of Mon District
. This city is 275 km north of Kohima
and 280 km from Dimapur
Mon, home of the Konyak tribe, was ruled by hereditary chiefs known as Anghs.
The main attractions are Shangnyu, Longwa, Veda Peak, and Naganimora. The Angh's house at Chui, Mon Tangnyu, Sheangha, Chingnyu,
Wakching and Jaboka are also worth visiting. The most colorful festival of the Konyaks -'Aoling Monyu' is celebrated during the first week of April.
Nearest railhead is
Simaluguri Junction Railway Station in Assam.