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10 best Places to Visit in Mizoram – Know where to travel

By Sairam - May 14, 2020
10 best places to visit in Mizoram

As travellers, we all have bucket lists of places that we want to visit in our life. While yes we want to travel to all the destinations in the world, there are still these few special places that we want to explore and those special places are what makes the bucket list special. One of the most commonly featured destinations in everyone’s bucket list is the North-Eastern Part of India. The North-Eastern part of the country has seven states closely knit with each other. These seven sister states as they are popularly known as share similar cultures, people, landscapes and traditions. This is one of the reasons why people seldom address the states collectively as the seven sisters or the northeastern states rather than individually referring to them. So let us look at the 10 best places to visit while in Mizoram.

Mizoram hills, 10 best Places to visit in Mizoram
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The seven sisters of India are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. These states possess landscapes which have been untouched by man, water so pristine that you can see the river bed and some of the top hill stations in North India with nature so entwined with life that it feels like living in the middle of a forest or a natural reserve. 

We have established some context on the 7 sisters of India. But how do we cover everything in 7 states in the limited amount of time that one has? We obviously cannot cover everything and this is where we have to pick and choose between what piques our curiosity and what is worth the effort. 

In this blog, you are going to find out about the things to do in one of the most beautiful North-Eastern states of India. 

Also Read: 8 must-visit places in Manipur

Mizoram 

Mizoram is one of the seven sister states of the North-Eastern parts of India. This state has relatively been untapped by Indian and foreign travellers, largely because of the lack of proper connectivity and the geographical placement of the state. There is no other state like Mizoram they. The culture and the people stand out which speaks volumes about their way of living. Mizoram also happens to be one of the best places in the country to visit with your kids, family and friends. It is one of the best places to visit in Northeast India.

Let us look at the top 10 places that you can visit in Mizoram 

1. Aizawl 

Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram and happens to be one of the most picturesque locations in the state. This quaint little town is cladden by mountains and greenery on all sides. It is a perfect place to relax, go for a hike and soak yourself in nature. This also turns into one of the most happening places when the Mizoram festivals take place. 

Aizawl
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2. Lunglei 

Lunglei happens to be a peaceful little village in the hills of Mizoram. This village is a perfect place if you want to take a chill pill from all the pressures of the city life and just enjoy nature at its truest form. The name Lunglei means a rock bridge which also happens to be one of the attractions of the village. 

3. Mamit 

Mamit is one of the top attractions of Mizoram. The hill ranges of Mamit also happen to be the home to the Dampa wildlife sanctuary where you can find a lot of exotic species like the crested serpent eagle, Malabar pied hornbill and peacocks. It is a paradise for wildlife lovers and photographers. 

4. Kolasib 

Kolasib is a beautiful town in Mizoram. This peaceful town is home to some beautiful water bodies like the Tamdil lake or the rive Tlawng. These water bodies have crystal clear waters and with the backdrop of the mountains, these are some of the best places to visit in Mizoram. 

5. Reiek 

Reiek is a beautiful village that is nestled between the mountains of Mizoram. If you are someone who wants to get the truest sense of the village life here in Mizoram, this is your place to be. You can live with a local farmer in one of the homestays and enjoy the village life before moving. It is one of the offbeat experiences that we recommend for you in Mizoram. This is also one of the reasons for it to be among the top 10 places to visit in Mizoram.

Reiek
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6. Vantawng Waterfalls

The Vantawng Waterfalls is one of the major tourist attractions in Mizoram. Mizoram boasts of a lot of waterfalls and this also happens to be the 13th highest waterfall in the country. The waterfalls stand out in the thick dense forest with the waters gushing down. It is a sight to behold and is something that will not be forgotten for a long time. 

7. Phawngpui

Phawngpui is yet another great destination in Mizoram for the wildlife lovers. This is one of the best places in the state to sight some rare species like the barking dear, serow, goral and other wild animals such as the leopards and the tigers. Apart from the wildlife, this is also a perfect place to go for a hike in the mountains or absorb the village lifestyle. 

8. Tamdil Lake

Tamdil Lake is one of the most famous water bodies in Mizoram and is a must-visit if you are someone who loves nature and wants to spend some peaceful time by the waters. The lake is surrounded by the jungles and dense greenery, making it one of the most beautiful places to unwind. 

Tamdil Lake, one of the 10 best places to visit in Mizoram
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9. Saiha 

Saiha is one of the fastest growing towns in Mizoram and is the largest town in the state after Aizawl. Out of the 8 districts of Mizoram, this is part of the southernmost tip of the state. If you are someone who loves angling and fishing, this is a perfect place to be. Some of the star attractions of Saiha are the Palak wildlife sanctuary and the Palak lake or dil as it is called. Whilst the original name of the town was Siaho which translates to elephants tooth, the name Saiho is made more popular by the local’s enunciation. 

10. Murlen National Park

The Murlen National Park is one of the most famous national parks in India and is also called as the Amazon forest of India. This national park is covered with dense forests and with variety of flora and fauna. The branches are so thick that hardly even 2% of the rays do not penetrate down even in the sunniest of days. It is a must-visit for nature lovers and mountaineers.  

Murlen National Park
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Also Read: Top National parks in Arunachal Pradesh

Mizoram is a beautiful untapped location of India which should be explored by everyone. If you wish to visit the beautiful seven sisters of India, reach out to the Indian travel experts at Pickyourtrail to curate the best travel package for you. 

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