The district lies in the mid-west of the state sharing its border with the plains of Assam. The district looks like waves after waves in succession when one sees from the plain of Assam. The hills look beautiful from the adjoin plains, the best time for touring the district is from October to May. There are few places that one should visit in this district, Wokha is the district Head Quarters and is situated at the foot of Wokha peak, on its western side. There is a water pool in the heart of the town which add to its beauty. Etschukha is a well known water source since British time, till now it is the main water source for people of Wokha town.
Vankhosung is the mission compound of Kyon Baptist Ekhumkho Sanrhyts (KBES) is that is about a distance of 4 kilometres from Wokha town. It is the centre of Christian missionary activities. The first American Baptist Mission activity started there in 1923.
Liphanyan Governor's camp is on the foothills and is 43 km from Dimapur and can be approached from Wokha. From here, Doyang can be seen flowing through hills and vales in a zigzag pattern. It is a splendid sight. It is an ideal spot for rafting, angling, picnics and river camping. Doyang Hydro Project is a new addition to the tourist spots in Wokha district. This Hydel projects has a large quantity of water impounded in a dam. This dam is visible from many hilltop villages in the surrounding areas. Water sports are a viable option here.