High school area has The Oriental Grand and Vivor. Jail Colony has Hotel Cimorb. Just opposite the War Cemetery gate you have The Blue Bayou. All these are very good hotels in Kohima
If you are looking to see tourist spots within Kohima town then one (01) day stay in Kohima is sufficient. However keep in mind that the traffic jam in kohima is terrible - 20 minutes ride can sometimes take as long as 1 to one and a hours. If you want to see places on the outskirts of Kohima like Khonoma, Dzukou Valley than you will need a minimum of 3 days. Trip to Dzukou Valley and back requires minimum of 02 days.
Yes, Kohima is absolutely safe for tourists.
Kohima as such is more of an adventure destination. Most of the tourist come here to trek to the Dzoukou Valley.
minimum of three (03) days and the permit can be renewed.
one week ahead or the hotel can help you with the Inner Line permit. However you need to send us scanned copies of certain documents plus the Deputy Comissioner's Office charges INR 50/- per permit
you can obtain the Inner Line Permit from the office of the Deputy Commissioner in Dimapur or enquire about the same from Nagaland House in kalkota or New Delhi. The Hotel can also do it for you in which case you need to sent us scanned copies of certain documents plus INR 50/- is charged by D.C office per permit.
There are trekking routes. We can help you in contacting local guides who are familiar with the routes