Pfutsero, the highest town in Nagaland
, is located in Phek District
at an elevation of 2,133 m above the sea level. The predominant inhabitants are Chakhesang Tribes
. The languages spoken are Khezha and Chokri. Agriculture is the main occupation and rice
is the crop cultivated. Climatic is cold through most part of the year. This help in growing vegetables and fruits, especially apples, in abundance.
Glory Peak, which offers the majestic views of Saramati and the towns of Zunheboto
, is one of the major attraction. Leshemi boasting an ancient temple and Chobama with Miracle Cave
are among the prominent villages nearby. Zanibu Lake and Japanese Cave (3 km away) are worth visiting. Sukrunya and Tsukhenyie that fall on the months of January and May are the prime festivals.
A 70 km border road connects Pfutsero to Kohima
(145 km.) The nearest airport
are in Dimapur