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Mizo hills, Tripura, India
The Mizo Hills also known as the Lushai hills are in Mizoram partly in Tripura, India.
 The Mizo Hills also known as the Lushai hills are in Mizoram and partly in Tripura, India. They are a part of the Patkai range. The Mizo hills rise more than 2000 m(6560 ft) near the Myanmar border. The climate of the Mizo hills is basically temperate, since the Tropic of Cancer runs through it.

The Tropic of Cancer runs through the heart of Mizoram, and hence, it has a pleasantly temperate climate throughout the year. A land of steep hills and deep gorges, Mizoram`s highest peak `The Blue Mountain` rises to a height of 2165 metres.

The Mizo hills have widely-spread dense bamboo jungle, though at certain parts in the east smaller rainfall has given rise to open grass-covered slopes with groves of oak, pine and rhododendrons.`The Blue Mountain` rises to a height of 2165 metres, this is the highest peak here. Important rivers that flow through this hilly state are Tlawang, Sonai, Kolodine , Tuivawl ,and Kamaphuli.

The Vantawang waterfalls located close to the Thenzawl hill station. The Dampa Tiger Reserve, is the largest wildlife sanctuary in this hilly areas. The fauna includes swamp deer, leopard, tiger, elephant and hoolock gibbon One can best explore the hills by trekking, it is an amazing way to have a glimpse of the natural wilderness here.

The Mizo Hills have an outstanding view with its colorful flora and vegetation, making it an admirable place to look out for.
(Last Updated on : 08/09/2010)
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