2600 m Above Sea Level, Nagaland’s Glory Peak Is Where You Can Spot Mt. Everest From A Treehouse

Towering at an impressive 2600 metres, Glory Peak in Nagaland beckons trekking enthusiasts and provides a window into the rich cultural heritage of Nagaland.

by Nikitha Sebastian
2600 m Above Sea Level, Nagaland’s Glory Peak Is Where You Can Spot Mt. Everest From A Treehouse

Nestled amidst the verdant hills of Phek district in Nagaland lies Glory Peak. Towering at an impressive 2,600 metres, this peak isn’t just a geographical marvel but a treasure trove of experiences for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

Here’s what awaits you at Nagaland’s Glory Peak!

Unveiling Breathtaking Vistas

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The crown jewel of Glory Peak is undoubtedly the panoramic view it offers. On a clear day, the peak boasts a majestic view of Mount Everest, the world’s highest, and Mount Saramati, the highest peak in Nagaland, making it a truly unique viewpoint.

A Trekker’s Paradise

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Glory Peak beckons trekking enthusiasts with its moderate trails. The 4-kilometre trek from Pfutsero town is an invigorating experience, offering glimpses of the local flora and fauna along the way. The well-maintained path is suitable for both seasoned hikers and those seeking a gentle introduction to the world of trekking.

Cultural Delights At Glory Peak

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The summit of Glory Peak is a flat plateau, serving as a venue for local celebrations and gatherings. Witnessing these vibrant events filled with traditional music and dance provides a window into the rich cultural heritage of Nagaland.

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A Glimpse Into Local Life

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Pfutsero town, the base camp for the trek to Glory Peak, offers a chance to interact with the warm and welcoming Angami tribe. You can explore their way of life, visit local markets, and witness their age-old traditions, gaining a deeper appreciation for the region’s cultural tapestry.

Exploring The Surroundings

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Phek district, where Glory Peak resides, has more to offer than just the peak itself. Explore the captivating Shilloi Lake, perfect for a spot of boating or angling. Visit the Phek Museum to delve into the region’s history and heritage. Nature lovers can venture to Dzudu Lake, known for its mesmerizing frozen beauty during the winter.

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Planning Your Trip To Glory Peak

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While Glory Peak is a relatively new tourist destination, basic amenities are available in Pfutsero town. Homestays and guesthouses provide comfortable accommodation options. The autumn and winter seasons, which fall between October and April, are the ideal times of the year to visit Glory Peak.

While the trek to Glory Peak is moderate, proper fitness is recommended. Ensure you carry appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions, which can be unpredictable in the mountains.

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