North East India-Mizoram

It’s been a long time and I am still in Meghalaya.So in this  post lets get out of Meghalaya and look for other visual treat in Mizoram,another NE state know as the land of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and lakes.

Mizoram has lot more to offer for the nature lovers,the land of hill people(Mizo People).The Capital City of Mizoram is Aizawl and the main important centre in Mizoram.The Official language is Mizo but English and Hindi is also widely spoken.Mizoram a well connected by Rail,Roads and Air.It is at a distance of around 490ms from Guwahati and 390kms from Shillong.

There is a lot more to see in MIzoram rather than describing them in words though I will cover the important tourist places of MIzoram,it is not limited to only the ones covered in the post.So lets visit Mizoram.

1.Aizawl:-The capital city of Mizoram,situated at about 1132 meters above sea level. It is a beautiful and bustling 112 years old city set on ridges of steep hills.At an altitude of 4,000 ft above sea level,the highlighting characteristics of the region is timber houses positioned between profusion of flowers.
The Main attractions in Aizawl includes the State Museum on Mcdonald Hill known as Zarkawt,Bara Bazar the main shopping center of Aizawl in Dawrpui Veng locality,Reiek a tourist resort,Durtlang Hills,Hmuifang a mountain,Berawtlang Tourist Complex,Baktawng Village,

Aizawl City

Aizawl City

Reiek

Reiek

Solomon Temple

Solomon Temple

Durtlang Hill

Durtlang Hill

Humifang Resort

Humifang Resort

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.Tam Dil:-Situated at a distance of 85 kms from Aizawl,it is a tranquil lake. Choose to pedal a boat through the placid waters or just relax. The nearby jungle has a plethora of flora and fauna.This is also a fish farm and serves as a picnic spot.

Tam Dil

Tam Dil

 

 

 

 

 

3.Champhai:- Champhai,a bustling commercial town at the Indo-Myanmar border,is a beautiful place that offers plenty to tourist attraction.Storehouse of of ancient relics, monuments and memorials connected with legends and folklores this town is situated at a distance of about 192  kms from Aizawl also known as ‘Fruit and Rice  Bowl Of Mizoram’ because of the enormous production of Rice and Grapes and the town has many Vineyards,Orchids,Rice fields etc

Places to see in Champhai are Murlen National Park,Rih Dil a heart shaped lake,Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary,Palak Wildlife Sanctuary,Lamsial Puk a cave,Mizo Hlakungpui Mual,Thasiama Seno Neihna.

Champhai Rice Fields

Champhai Rice Fields

Vineyards

Vineyards

Thasiama Seno Neihna

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Hlakungpui Mual

LamSial Puk

LamSial Puk

Rih Dil

Rih Dil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.Lwangtlai:-It comprises of mainly hilly region. However, in the western side of the district there are dense forests.The place has splendid natural beauty in form of exotic landscapes of lush green hills stretching away to the horizon. The important places of interest include:Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary,Blue Mountain-It is the highest mountain peak in Mizoram. It is a highly revered peak,Phawngpui.

Phawngpui

Phawngpui

Ngengpui

Ngengpui

 

 

 

 

 

5.Sibuta Lung:-Sibuta Lung is a memorial stone found at Tachhip village, 20 Km from Aizawl town. Sibuta Lung was raised by a Palian chief about 300 years ago. The memorial Sibuta Lung offer a story of jilted love and lust for revenge.

SIbuta Lung

SIbuta Lung

 

 

 

 

 

6.Thenzawl:-A census town located in the middle of Mizoram,important for Mizo Traditional handloom Industry and a beautiful town located 45 kms from Aizawl.The main attractions here are Vantawng Falls-13th Highest fall in India,Chawngchilhi Puk,Tuirihiau-a waterfall,Thenzawl Deer Park.

Chawngchilhi

Chawngchilhi

Vantawng Water Falls

Vantawng Water Falls

 

 

 

 

 

7.Lunglei:-The second largest town after Aizawl located 165 kms from Aizawl.It is also know a ‘bridge of Rock’ because of the bridge like rock found in the riverine area around Nghasih – a small tributary of the river Tlawng.Places to visit here includes Zobawk Sports Academy,Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary,Saikuti Hall,Kawmzawl Park,Thuamluaia Mual.

Khawnglung

Khawnglung

Saikuti Hall

Saikuti Hall

 

 

 

 

 

Best time to visit Mizoram is between October to March and the climate is mild, comfortable in summer and never freezing during winter,So you can enjoy Mizoram throughout the year.And when you are in Mizoram do give Zawlaidi,a Mizo Wine a try.

The Best way to get Mizoram is by Road from Guwahati or Shillong as the journey will let you through many exhilarating sceneries.It is also well connected by Rail and Airways also with being the nearest Railways Station in Silchar,Assam and from there it takes about 6-7 hours to Aizawl and Lunglei has an Airport,which is well connected with Kolkata and Guwahati.

As for permit requirement to visit Mizoram,Indian tourists need an Inner Line Permit. This is available from any Mizoram House.It’s also available at Lenpui Airport,for tourists arriving by flight.For Foreign Tourist a Restricted Area Permit (RAP),and must travel in groups of four or more people,or a married couple.They’ll only be allowed to stay for 10 days,and visit limited areas.It’s best to get the RAP from Delhi Mizoram House (Circular Road,Chankyapuri,New Delhi.Ph: +91 11 3016408. +91 11 6440954).

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20 thoughts on “North East India-Mizoram

  1. Pingback: North East India-Tripura | All Resource

  2. very very informative Harsha !! Thanks a lot for opening doors of North-East for your readers of the date and future … The Seven Sisters are travelers delight although their beauty has less crossed the boundaries of Bengal ..
    Wonder Work ! :) Lage Raho Harsha Bhai !! :)

    • Yes tourism may flourish if promoted in right way and as for ecosystem it is not only the government but locals and the tourist visiting there must take care of the ecosystem…

  3. Nice post. Noth-east tourism looks like much better than any other place. Due to ignorance it is not properly informed to the people. Hope some thing better will come in the future.

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