Mizoram is one of the northeastern states of India. It provides a unique destination for tourists with its dramatic landscapes, enjoyable weather, and interesting cuisine. It shares borders with Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.
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Here are 9 tourist places to cover on your visit to Mizoram
(1) Aizawl, Mizoram
It is the capital of Mizoram and is a beautiful old city situated on steep hills. Aizawl has a number of tourist places that can’t be given a miss such as Solomon’s Temple, Mizoram State Museum, Bara Bazaar, and Durtlang Hills. If you’re looking for a wonderful place to stay, check in to Reiek Tourist Resort situated 45 km south of Aizawl.
Other places to visit in Aizawl, Mizoram
- Reiek Heritage village
- Pulpiu Grave
- Infinite Ainawn Park
- KV Paradise
Read more on the tourist places here: https://www.tourgenie.com/discover/discover-mizoram/aizawl-sightseeing
Shopping places in Aizawl, Mizoram
Bara Bazaar at Bau Tlang is the main shopping centre where you can pick up souvenirs such as the traditional Mizo dress, bamboo items, cloth from Myanmar, and local hand-made garments.
Lunglei is the second-largest city in Mizoram and is compared to other places in Mizoram an apt place for nature lovers. Places to visit include the stone bridge Lung-lei after which the city has been named, Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary, and Saikuti Hall where a lot of artists exhibit their paintings. Concerts and celebrations also take place here.
Other places to visit in Lunglei, Mizoram
- Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary
- Saza Wildlife Sanctuary
- Nghasih Stream
The beautiful town of Thenzawl is located in Serchhip district of Mizoram. The main tourist attraction here is Vantawng Falls, the highest waterfall in the state. It is situated in Vanva River and is surrounded by lush greenery.
Unlike other places in Mizoram, Champhai is a flat land that offers a stunning view of the surrounding hills. Two of the popular places to visit here are Murlen National Park, which houses many species of mammals, birds, medicinal plants, and flowers, and Rih Dil, a 1 km long and 70 meters wide lake.
Other places to visit in Champhai, Mizoram
- Mura Puk
- Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary
- Thaisama Seno Neihna
(5) Hmuifang Tlang
Situated 50 km from Aizawl, Hmuifang Tlang is a perfect place for mountain biking. The trails are quite challenging but worth the adrenaline rush. Other trails that can be explored are Trail Baktawng, Trail Sialsuk, and Trail Lungleng. If you’re looking for a more relaxed ride, you can explore the hilltops of places such as Chawilung, Hmuifang, Sumsuih, and Thiak.
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(6) Vantawng Falls
Vantawng Falls is located 5 kilometres south of Thenzawl in Serchhip district and 92 km from Aizawl. It is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in Mizoram. It is located in Vanva River near Thenzawl and is named after Vantawnga, who was said to be an excellent swimmer. Unfortunately, he faced a small mishap when a drifting log fell from above during his performance and killed him. The sheer forested hillsides surrounding it make it difficult to approach it up close; however, visitors can get a breath-taking view of the waterfall from a viewing tower.
(7) Tuirihiau Falls
Tuirihiau falls is located 5 kilometers south of Thenzawl in Serchhip district of Mizoram. Tuirihiau Falls, also known as Khawhthla or Tuirihiau Falls is a stunning waterfall. The uniqueness of this waterfall is that you see from behind as it caves in behind the fall like an arc. It is located in Vanva River near Thenzawl.
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(8) Tamdil Lake
Tamdil Lake is a beautiful natural lake situated in Aizawl. Legend has it there was once a huge mustard plant that stood in the exact location of the lake. When the plant was cut off, jets of water that sprayed out of it created a pool of water and became the present lake. The name Tamdil means 'Lake of Mustard Plant'. Today, the lake is a popular tourist spot and a holiday resort. The lake is encircled by tropical evergreen and moist deciduous forest. The forest surrounding the lake inhabits bears, deer, wild pig, and common avi-fauna.
(9) Palak Lake
This oval-shaped lake is situated in an inaccessible land in the southern part of Mizoram. Palak Lake is situated in the Lakher region of Chhimtuipui district. It is said that the lake was formed as a result of an earthquake or a flood. The local people believe that a village, which was submerged during the flood, still remains intact deep beneath the waters of the lake. The lake is surrounded by tropical deciduous forests. The lake is a major water source for animals such as bears, deer, tigers, and wild pigs as well as a variety of avifauna such as wild duck.
Best time to visit Mizoram:
November to March
How to reach Mizoram
Air: Regular flights from Guwahati, Imphal, and Kolkata to Lengpui Airport, Aizawl, Mizoram.
Rail: Bairabi, Mualkhang railway Station, and Khamrang Railway Station.
Road: Mizoram is connected through National Highway 54 from Silchar, Assam.
Indians require an Inner Line Pass is required for entry into Mizoram. All foreign nationals have to register themselves at the office of Superintendent of Police (CID/SB) Mizoram who is the designated Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) of the State within 24 hours of arrival.
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