Tourist Places in Mizoram

Introduction Mizoram, the southernmost outpost of northeastern India, is known for its natural beauty. Mizoram is covered with exotic flora and dense bamboo jungles rise sharply from the plains of Assam in a north-south direction. Its stunning gorges, gushing rivers and ebullient waterfalls have been attracting tourists since long.

Mizoram’s most businesses are shut by 6 pm and almost everything is kept closed on Sunday. The Mizos are friendly and hospitable. You may get pleasant surprises, being thanked by total strangers for taking the pain to visit their state.

Apart from its breathtaking scenic beauty, Mizoram has enough on offer to satiate nature lovers with its wide array of festivals and dances, handicrafts, flora and fauna, and temperate climate.

How to get there

By Air: The state has its airport in the capital city of Aizawl. Indian Airlines and private airlines operate flights to and from Aizawl. Cities like Kolkata, Imphal, Guwahati are linked to Aizawl by air.

By Road: The road network is quite convenient. National Highway 54 connects Aizawl to the rest of the country through Silchar. Aizawl is also accessible from other important northeastern cities in India like Shillong (450 km) and Guwahati (506 km).

By Rail: The state does not have any Railway Station. The most convenient Railway Station is Silchar, which is a 6-8 hours drive from Aizawl. Silchar is serviced by important trains and is linked to the rest of India.

Places of interest

Phawngpui (A highly revered peak, also known as the Blue Mountain of Mizoram)

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Sibuta Lung (A memorial stone at Tachhip village, 20 km from Aizawl town)* Phulpui Grave • Pangzawl village • Tomb of Vanhimailian • Tualchang (Famous for a row of stone slabs situated near Tualchang village )• Falkawn (A typical Mizo Village, 18 km south of Aizawl) • Reiek (35 km from Aizawl)* Vantawng Waterfall • Champhai (192 km from Aizawl) • Saiha (378 km from Aizawl)

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