Chawngtlai is a historical village located in the north east of Mizoram, near Khawzawl. It is 45 kms from Champhai. This village was founded by the great Zahau chief, Nikuala, in 1887. There are a number of historical sites and artifacts in this village and its surrounding areas. The flower Chawngtlai is found in abundance. The villagers have been making efforts to make Chawngtlai Village a Chawgtlai flower village. Among the many interesting places to visit is a red-colored rock that is believed to be a fortune telling rock. It also has the tallest monolith (about 25 ft).
Located 14 miles from Chamhai is Rih Lake, the largest lake in Mizoram. The lake is situated at a distance of about two miles from Tiau, which is the boundary river between Mizoram (India) and Myanmar, and is within the village area of Rihkhawdar in Myanmar. It is believed that the lake is haunted by a demon, which leads to the place’s mysteriousness.