Mizoram

Mizoram is the land of Mizo with the state capital at Aizawl, though Mizo is the official language but English is widely used. It is one of the Seven Sister States in north eastern India with beautiful places with its dramatic landscape and pleasant climate. Beauty is the evergreen ranges of hills with blooms of exotic flora and dense bamboo jungles rising sharply from the plains nearly 30% of the state are covered with wild bamboo forests. It shares borders with the states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur and with the neighboring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar. 21 major hills ranges or peaks of different heights run through the length and breadth of the state with an average height of about 1,000 meters / 3281 feet. Phawngpui Tlang also known as the Blue Mountain in the south - eastern part of the state is the highest peak in Mizoram at 2210 meters / 7251 feet. Aizawl is scenic with its surrounding area and largest city in the states. It is situated at an altitude of 3715 feet and is a religious and cultural center of the Mizos. Palak Lake, the biggest in Mizoram is situated in Saiha District which is part of southern Mizoram covering 30 hectares (74 acres) and the Tamdil Lake is a natural lake situated 85 kilometers from Aizawl. Significant lake in Mizo history Rih Dil is ironically located in Burma, a few kilometers from the India - Burma border. Mizo traditional tunes are very soft and gentle. Mim Kut, Chapchar Kut and Pawl Kut are some of the festivals worth watching. They enjoy country style music. Gospel music remains an integral part of Mizo culture; Western influence is evident from the contemporary music scene as young people experiment with rock, metal, rap, etc. In Aizawl Bara Bazar, Luangmual Handicarfts Centre, Mizoram State Museum, Durtlang Hills and Mini Zoo are worth visiting.

Most Popular Places in Mizoram

Aizawl
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Aizawl : Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. With a resident population of 293,416, it is the largest city in the state. It is also the centre of administration containing all the important government offices, state assembly house and civil secretariat. The population of Aizawl strongly reflects the different communities of the ethnic Mizo people.

Champhai
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Champhai : Champhai is a border town in Mizoram state, in far eastern India. It is the headquarters of Champhai district, one of the eight districts in the state. It is located on the Indo-Myanmar border and is situated in a strategically important location. Because of this, it is the main business corridor for India and Myanmar in the area. The area of Champhai is 3,185.83 square kilometres. The average annual rainfall is 1,814 millimetres.

Kolasib
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Kolasib : Kolasib is a district as well as a district headquarters of Kolasib district in Mizoram, India.

Lunglei
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Lunglei : Lunglei is a town, situated in the south-central part of Mizoram state, northeastern India. Lunglei, sometimes spelled Lungleh, literally meaning 'bridge of rock' got its name from a bridge like rock found in the riverine area around Nghasih - a small tributary of the river Tlawng. It is the second largest town after the capital, Aizawl, located 165 km south of Aizawl.

Thenzawl
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Thenzawl : Thenzawl is a census town in Serchhip district in the Indian state of Mizoram. It is one of the most beautiful town in Mizoram. It is an important center for the traditional Mizo handloom industry. Thenzawl is located at 90 km away from Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram.

Vairengte
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Vairengte : Vairengte is a town in the Kolasib district of Mizoram state, India. It is located about 130 km from the state capital Aizawl.

Farkawn
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Farkawn : Farkawn is a village in the Champhai district of Mizoram, India. It is located in the Khawbung R.D. Block. Fakawn lies about 90 miles south-west of Champhai. There are many Mizo historical monuments in this village, including Fiara Tui, Far Puk, Lamsial Puk, Chhura chi rawt lung, Lungkeiphawtial, Fanai Silai khawhthlakna, Kungawrhi hnuhluhna, Khuavang Lamthuamthum, and Chawngvungi Lung. There also is a Natural Heritage including Lurh Tlang and Tan Tlang, these two are among the five highest Mountains in Mizoram. In Mizo History, Lurh mountain has the authority to our weather and Tan mountain is the living placed for Lasi, popularly known as Chawngtinleri, like a wizard, Lasi can do anything they wish for. Because of its heritage sites, good weather and scenic beauty, Farkwan is a popular tourist place in Mizoram.


Packages

Duration: 6N/7D

Place:Thimpu, Phuntsholing, Paro

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By Air

Nearest airport is Aizawl. Aizawl is connected to Kolkata, Imphal and Guwahati. Flights Kolkata - Aizawl - Kolkata and Kolkata - Aizawl - Imphal - Aizawl - Kolkata, Guwahati – Aizawl are also there.

By Railway

Nearest railway station is Silchar which is in Assam nearly 184 kilometers. One can avail from Guwahati the train to Silchar by Barak Valley Express / Cachar Express or the Tripura Passenger and reach nearly after about 19 hours.

By Bus Way

National highway number 54 connects Aizawl with the rest of the country through Silchar. Buses and taxis are available from Silchar to Aizawl and the journey takes nearly six to eight hours.