Situated at an altitude of 3841 meters above sea level, Saramati is the highest peak in Nagaland and also the highest mountain of the non-Himalayan mountains of India. In winter, the top of the mountain remains snow capped and it looks beautiful. It is the loftiest mountain in this region and the mountain is ideally suited for trekking and scaling from October to April.
The Saramati mountain range has the thickest and biggest chunk of virgin forest in Nagaland. The mountain is covered with snow from December to February and after February the snow melts into the Likimro River. For visitors, the route followed is, from Kohima one can reach Pungro town which is 299 kms away and halt for a night. Next day reached THANAMIR village via SALUMI and halt the night. On the next day one can proceed to the base camp and scale the peak. Base Camp is also called as the second Saramati. Best time to visit is from Sept. to Nov. to enhance clear vision to distant places.