Good news for trekkers: Dzükou Valley to reopen on Feb 1
GUWAHATI: Southern Angami Youth Organisation (SAYO), the organization tasked with the upkeep of the Dzükou Valley, said that entry will be prohibited till the end of January. After taking required actions after the wildfire that ravaged the valley for several days, the valley will reopen for its visitors from February 1 onward.
“An in-depth examination will be carried out before February by organizations around Dzükou valley,” stated SAYO President, Zakieleto Tsükrü and General Secretary, Adukho Kintso in a press release.
SAYO has asked trekkers to bring their own bedding requirements and to observe the COVID-19 SOPs during their visit to Dzükou in the coming month.
At a time only 50 persons will be only allowed into the valley. Entry tickets will need to be obtained from SAYO for pre-booking visitors. Visitor identity cards will be required at the entry points.
No trespassing via different routes will be allowed except for the two permitted entry points via Jakhama or Viswema village in Kohima.
Trekkers will have to stay at the allotted Dzükou rest house, as no camping will be allowed in the valley or inside caves, informed SAYO.
For further information regarding the visit to Dzükou next month, interested persons may contact 9612578075 or 7005840860 for pre-booking, the release further stated.
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