Famous for the historic tradition of head-hunting, Mon is a small town in Nagaland. It is home to the Konyak Nagas. Their culture and traditions attracts visitors from far and wide.
The Konyaks are known for their tattooed faces wearing feathers, blackened teeth and their historical tradition of head-hunting. They are skilled craftsmen as well. One can find excellent wood carvings, jewelry, headgear and machetes in the markets of Mon.
Longwa Village in Mon is a famous tourist attraction. An international boundary line cuts across the village. One part of the Angh’s (village chief) home lies within India while the other half lies in the territory of Myanmar. Another peculiar feature of the village is that the Angh has 60 wives. The villages of Chui and Shangynu are also worth-visiting. Veda Peak is the highest peak in Mon. It offers a panoramic view of the surrounding hills. The rivers of Brahmaputra in India and Chindwin in Myanmar can be seen from up here. There is a pristine waterfall within the confines of the peak as well.