(Last Updated on : 11/11/2019)
, the state in the north eastern part of India is a wonderful place due to its dramatic landscape and pleasant climate. Mizoram is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas
and the flora and fauna is rich here. The churches, waterfalls, wildlife, stunning lakes and the villages make Mizoram one of the most coveted destinations in India for tourism.
Major Tourist Spots of Mizoram
Major tourist destinations of Mizoram are Aizawl, Champhai, Khawbung, Thenzawl, Lunglei. The spots have been discussed in brief below:
: The popular places of Aizawl are Bara Bazar, Mizoram State Museum
, Durtlang Hills, Baktawng Village, Solomon's Temple and Lalruanga Lung.
: Murlen National Park
, Mura Puk, Rih dil, Zokhawthar, Hnahlan, Chawngtlai are the famous places for tourism of Chanphai.
Mizo Hlakungpui Mual, Kawtchhuah Ropui, Dungtlang, Lianchhiari Tlang, Lianchhiari Tui Thuhruk, Lungdawhkan, Tlaikuang, Chuaibengi Lung, Puanvawrh Puk, Thasiama Seno Neihna, Fiara Tui, Lamsial Puk, Tan Tlang, Kungawrhi Hnuhluhna, Far Puk, Lungkeiphaw Tial, Chhura Chirawt Lung, Chawngvungi Lungdawh, Far Tlangpui Lungphun, Lungpher Puk, Lungsen Puk etc are the popular tourist places of Khawbung.
Thenzawl: Vantawng Falls
, Benkhuaia Thlan, Vaibiak, Tualvungi Thlan, Chawngchilhi Puk, Tuirihiau Falls, Thenzawl Deer Park are the popular places of Thenzawl for tourism.
: Lunglei has tourist attractions like the Zobawk Sports Academy, Kawmzawl Park, Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary
, Saikuti Hall, Thuamluaia Mual etc.
Hill Stations of Mizoram
Hmuifang Tlang, Reiek Tlang and Vanzau are the popular hill stations of the state. They are detailed in brief below:
: It is about 50 km from Aizawl with an elevation of 1619 meters. The mountain is still covered with virgin forests reserved since the Mizo Chief's time. Hmuifang is on the way to Lunglei.
: It is situated at an elevation of 1548 meters offering astounding view of the surrounding valleys and hills. Reiek Hill is surrounded by thick lush green temperate trees and bushes.
It is located in the mountain range of Chalfilh Tlang near Buhban village at an elevation of 1721 meters above sea level. It provides views of its surrounding mountain ranges and nearby villages.
Pilgrimage Tourism in Mizoram
Churches are the main religious centers in Mizoram because the major part of the population in Mizoram are Christians. The Mizoram Presbyterian Church is an important religious center for the Christians. It is the largest church of the state and thus attracts a lot of devotees. The Baptist Church of Mizoram is the second largest church and was founded in 1897. People in large number come here to offer their prayers.
Adventure Tourism in Mizoram
or the Blue Mountain in Mizoram
is the perfect spot for trekking
, camping and even picnic. It is located near the Myanmar border in the Chhimtuipui District
. The caves of Mizoram are the ideal destinations for the adventure lovers.
Nature Tourism in Mizoram
Wildlife is an important part of Mizoram tourism. There are several wildlife sanctuaries
in Mizoram and the Ngengpui wildlife sanctuary
is one of them. This sanctuary is a home to wild animals like tiger, leopard
, barking deer
, sambar, wild boar
and leaf monkeys. Phawngpui National Park
in the south eastern part of Mizoram excels in a variety of wildlife, along with rare species of birds and vegetation. This sanctuary is a must visit site for the nature lovers. Waterfalls in Mizoram are a prime attraction for the nature tourists. Vantawng Falls
are the largest and most magnificent falls in Mizoram. This waterfall gushes from a height of 750 feet and is surrounded by a luxuriant green tropical forest filled with bamboo groves. The Palak Lake in Mizoram is also a much visited destination. There are plenty of fishes and crabs in the lake and variety of aquatic birds and wild animals.
Village Tourism in Mizoram
Villages are the best gateways for exploring the scenic beauty of this northeast Indian state of Mizoram. A peep to the villages in Mizoram will provide the tourist with an idea of the culture and heritage of the people of this state. The travelers can head to the Falklawn Mizo Village. The costumes, artifacts and historical relics here throw ample light on the Mizo culture. Besides this the resort village of Saituai is just 10 km away from Tamdil.
Visiting information on Mizoram
To access to the state of Mizoram, flights, railway tracks and roadways are easily available. The main airport of Mizoram is in the capital city of Aizawl. The nearest railway station is at Silchar
, which is six to eight hours drive from Aizawl. The road network system of Mizoram is quite convenient. NH
- 54 connects Aizawl with the rest of the country via Silchar. Other important north eastern cities like Guwahati
are also well linked with Aizawl.