The state capital Aizawl is
located at an altitude of 4000 ft. above sea level. It is accessible from
Guwahati and Silchar by bus, by road and by car. Standing on a high ridge
surrounded on the east by the deep green valley of river
Tlawng, with its lush
green deep valleys, and on the north protected by beautiful high craggy hills of
Durtlang, it stands like a high citadel. An ideal hill station for those looking
for fresh air and solitude.
Places of interest in Aizawl
include the Museum at Macdonald’s Hill. The
is small but a rich treasure house of historical relics, ancient costumes,
exquisite artefacts and traditional implements. Tourists must visit the mini
Zoological Garden and Durtlang Hills, the northernmost part of
Bung (15 kms.) and Paikhai (16
kms), adjacent to each other, are cool breezy places for a days’ recreational
85 kms. from
Aizawl, near Saituai
village, amidst virgin forests lies a natural lake, Tamdil. An ideal picnic spot,
the lake has boating facilities to add to its appeal. Just 137
kms. from Aizawl
and 5 kms. from the idyllic town of
are the Vantawng Waterfalls. The waterfall is 750 feet high and is surrounded by a
lush green tropical forest filled with bamboo groves.
Travel 204 kms from Aizawl to the
other end of Mizoram and reach Champhai, the sub divisional headquarters. From
here you can get an ideal view of the
hills, in formation like an Army drill line-up.
If you are a lover of natural
beauty, visit Lunglei, a District Headquarters town of south Mizoram, 235 kms.
Inhabited by swamp deer, tiger,
leopard, elephant and hoolock gibbon, Mizoram can boast of a variety of wild life
in the Dampa Sanctuary, established in 1976, at the north western tip of the Mizo
hills. Accommodation is available at Govt. guest houses. Best period to visit the
sanctuary is November to March.
The best time to visit :- The best
time to visit is between October
||It is connected to Kolkata (1Hr 45 Min )
& Imphal (30Min )
||The nearest rail head is silchar 184
||Aizawl is connected by NH-54 with the
rest of country .