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Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram.

Mizoram is one of the states amongst the seven sisters of India. Interestingly, the name is derived from “Mizo", which is the self described name of the native inhabitants, and "Ram", which means land in the Mizo language. Thus, Mizoram means "land of the Mizos".

If you are planning to visit Mizoram then you must plan in the months of November to March because these months are ideal as the weather is pleasant and touring can be fun. Also, the temperature during these months varies from 11°C to 30°C, which is quite pleasant to feel.


So, visit these five beautiful places and make the memories stay with you for lifetime!

Aizawl- The largest city of Mizoram

Aizawl is the largest city in Mizoram and also the state's. This place is located in a beautiful setting on the ridges of hills at an altitude of 1132 m above sea level. At the same time, Aizawl is also called the 'Home of Highlanders'. Once you're in Aizawl, you can visit a lot of places like:

  • Durtlang Hills
  • Bung
  • Tamdil Lake
  • Paikhai
  • Mini Zoological Garden
  • Mizoram State Museum
  • Sibuta Lung
  • Khawnlung Wildlife Santuary

Tamdil Lake. Tamdil Lake in Aizawl, Mizoram.Photo by Flickr.


Champhai- The largest plains in Mizoram
Champhai is known for its area with largest plains in Mizoram. This place is located at an altitude of 1678 m and offers beautiful scenes of Myanmar's hill ranges. At the same time, Champhai is also know as the 'Fruit Bowl of Mizoram'. Once you've reached this place, you can further explore:
  • Murlen National Park
  • Rih Dil Lake
  • Kawlkulh
  • Phawngpui Peak
  • Lengteng Hills
  • Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary

Rih Dil Lake. Rih Dil Lake in Champhai, Mizoram.Photo by Wikimedia Commons.


Lunglei- The second largest city of Mizoram
After Aizawl, Lunglei is the largest city of Mizoram and in fact, is located at an altitude higher than the capital's. Interestingly, Lunglei derives its name from a rock which resembles a bridge. This place is full of Majestic hills, lush greenery, and rich culture. So, once you've reached Lunglei, you must visit to:
  • Lunglei- Bridge of Rock
  • Serkawn
  • Nghasih Stream
  • Theiriat Tlang
  • Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Saza Wildlife Sanctuary

Serkawn. Serkawn in Lunglei, Mizoram.Photo by Flickr.


Serchhip- The home of largest waterfalls
Serchhip is known for its largest waterfall and eighth highest mountain. In fact, a lot of endangered species are found in this beautiful place. After you've reached Serchhip, you must visit:
  • Vantwang Waterfalls
  • Zoluti Hriatrengna Lung
  • Chhingpuii Thlan
  • Thenzawl Deer Park

Vantwang Waterfalls Vantwang Waterfalls in Serchhip, Mizoram.Photo by Wikimedia Commons.


Lawngtlai- Mizoram's nature centre

Interestingly, Lawngtlai shares its boundaries with the neighbouring country, Bangladesh. The western side of the district is covered by dense unexplored forests. So, if you are looking to spend quality time with greens, then this place is a must for you! Also, after reaching Lawngtlai, you can visit:

  • Vengpui Peak
  • Lohawka Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sinemon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary

Lawngtlai. Lawngtlai- Mizoram's Nature Centre.Photo by Wikimedia Commons


Keywords: Mizoram, Tourism, Travel, India, Tourits.





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