If you want to experience something unspoiled and really fun then a village named Benreu situated in the Peren district of Nagaland is a travel-worthy place which you may want to discover at your own pace. 

Full of the wild and undaunted beauty of nature, Benreu is a must-visit for every nature lover. The simple yet awe-inspiring things about this place are what will move you the most. And the best part about Benreu as a travel destination is that it still hasn’t been explored much. And not to mention, you will get plenty of opportunities to click some of the most beautiful snaps of your life here. 

Best Time to Visit Benreu

The best time to visit Benreu is from the months of October to May. The overall weather conditions are quite good for traveling and sightseeing during this time.

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Benreu

Benreu is considered one of the popular places to visit in Nagaland. Here's the list of places you can explore in Benreu.

1. Meluri

This place has been surrounded by lush and green hills which somehow make this place to be one of the most dazzling places to visit in Benreu. The wondrous beauty of this place will simply blow away your mind.

2. Shilloi Lake

This is a very beautiful tourist destination to visit with your family and friends. The Shilloi Lake is particularly shaped like a footprint and that is what makes it one of the most unique places to visit in Nagaland. This place has been nestled among the very beautiful low hills. Did you know that previously this lake was also related to superstition as well as taboos?  

3. Tuensang

Tuensang is considered one of the largest urban centers in Nagaland after Dimapur, Kohima. A trip to this place will be an experience worth remembering for you.

How to Reach Benreu

Benreu is one of a kind travel getaway where you can hope to spend some real quality time with your loved ones surrounded by unending vistas of nature. It is located at an approximate distance of about 2,008, 2,790, 944, 2,720 km from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru respectively. Here is how you can travel to Benreu by the following means of public transportation. 

By Air

Dimapur Airport (DMU) is the nearest airport situated 92 km away. This airport was built during world war II and is considered to be the only civil airport in northeast India. It is well-connected with other Indian cities by direct and connecting flights. And once you deboard at the airport, from there you can catch a cab or a bus to reach your destination.

Here is a list of Indian cities from where flights are available to Benreu

By Train

The nearest railway station is the Dimapur Railway Station located on the Lumding-Dibrugarh section. It is well-connected with other Indian cities so it won’t be an issue for you to travel here from major Indian cities. Once you deboard at the station, take a cab or some other means of local transportation to reach your destination.

By Road

As Benreu is a village, the landscape here can be unpredictable at times, thus it is advised to not travel by road unless you really like to go on adventure treks. The lack of proper roads is another reason why many tourists think twice before traveling here. However, if you still choose to travel by road, then, in the end, all your hardship would be worth it, such as the beauty of this adorable village. 

  • From Dimapur - 110 km via NH29
  • From Kohima - 128 km via NH29
  • From Imphal - 222 km via NH2

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here.


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