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Visiting CIHSR from Outside Nagaland ? Here are some details about visiting Nagaland.

Location: Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research is situated at 4th Mile Dimapur, Nagaland, just 10 kms away from the Dimapur railway station and 4 kms from the airport.

Weather: Summer (April-September) in Dimapur is generally hot and humid with maximum temperature of 40ºc and minimum 26ºc ,but it gets a little comfortable after the Monsoons set in during June to August.
Winter (November – February) Max 25ºc Min 4ºc .

Air Travel: Direct flights connects Dimapur to Guwahati and Kolkatta. At present Air India and Indigo runs daily flights between Dimapur and Kolkata.

Rail: Dimapur has a railway station on the main line of the North east Frontier Railway. It is well connected to Guwahati, with a number of trains that shuttle between the two stations every day. Guwahati, on the other hand, has direct train lines with most major Indian cities. Dimapur also have direct trains to Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkatta and Chennai. However bookings for these trains are to be made preferably three months ahead.

Road: A number of night buses connect Dimapur, Guwahati and Shillong (Meghalaya) or a traveler can also opt to rent a car from Guwahati / Shillong (through tour operators) for the 6-7 hour drive.

*Important information for Domestic and Foreign travelers.

Before embarking on a journey to Nagaland, acquiring an entry permit is a must.

Domestic tourists should obtain the Inner Line permit issued by one of the authorities mentioned below:
➀ Deputy Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House, New Delhi
➁ Deputy Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House, Kolkata
➂ Assistant Resident Commissioner In Guwahati and Shillong
➃ Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Kohima and Mokokchung

Restricted Area Permit (RAP) / Protected Area Permit (PAP):
Foreign tourists as of January 1, 2011 no longer require a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) / Protected Area Permit (PAP) to enter Nagaland. Foreign visitors are required to register themselves at the local Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) of the district they visit within 24 hours of their arrival. However, citizens of Pakistan, Bangladesh and China still need to apply for PAP/ RAP from Home Ministry to visit Nagaland. 
You are requested to enquire for any changes or updates in these rules prior to your travel