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Top 10 Best Things to do in Mizoram

By Sairam - May 15, 2020
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As travel enthusiasts, we all crave for the untouched landscapes, pristine crystal clear waters, forests so dense that even sunlight cannot penetrate through them, some of the highest waterfalls in the country, towns so beautiful that they seem like the ones in a Ruskin Bond book. As you read those things, a certain image starts to form in your minds right? Yes, I have been describing the North Eastern States of India.  In this, we will be discussing the top 10 best things to do in Mizoram.

The seven sisters as they are popularly known are the seven states of North East India. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura are the seven sister states. These states intertwine with each other and form one of the most beautiful colonies of states. The North-Eastern part of India is one of those places that is in everyone’s bucket list of places to visit, and if you are here, there is a good reason for it to be on your bucket list of places to visit in India as well. It is also one of the top honeymoon destinations in India.

Mizoram is one of the seven sister states. It is one of the best places to visit in Northeast India. Aizawl which is the capital of Mizoram is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and one of the most peaceful places to live in. The city is clad with mountains, forests and streams of water on all sides. Staying in Mizoram makes us feel like we are staying in a quaint village in the north of Italy. Aizawl has also been the oldest established city in Northeast India and is the cultural hub of the state. 

Top 10 best things to do in Mizoram

Mizoram is split into 8 districts and the state has a lot to be discovered. Here we are listing down the top 10 things for you to do in Mizoram. 

1. Visit Vantawng Falls.

Vantawng Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mizoram and rightly so. The massive waterfalls are the tallest waterfall in Mizoram and the 13th tallest waterfall in the country. One cannot go near the waterfalls as it is surrounded by a thick canopy of bushes and dense forest. The sight can be admired from a distance. The waterfalls is one of the most beautiful sights with the Vanva river flowing across it. 

Also Read: Elephant waterfalls Shillong

2. Paragliding In Serchhip

Serchhip is one of the most beautiful villages in Mizoram. During the peak seasons of Mizoram, this village is a hot spot for paragliding. The village has a great view of the mountains, lush green forests that look like a painting. What better way to soak in the view than while paragliding. Make sure to prebook the activity with the right operator. Serchhip also happens to be the most literate district in the country.  This is one of the top 10 best things to do in Mizoram

3. Hike In The Murlen National Park

The Murlen national park is one of the most beautiful natural reserves in the country. The national park is located in the Champal district of Mizoram, close to the Indo-Myanmar border. The national park has a lot of rivers flowing across it and is one of the major water sources for the animals and birds. The region was declared as a natural park to prevent hunting or poaching. The cave which is on the other end of the national park is one of the best places to camp in the national park. It is one of the best places to visit in Mizoram.

Murlen National Park - One of the 10 best things to do in Mizoram
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4. Tiger Watching At Dampa Tiger Reserve

The Dampa tiger reserve is home to a lot of tigers and clouded leopards. The tiger reserve borders itself with Bangladesh and connects china and the Malayan region. This is one of the remotest tiger reserves. 

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Also Read: Manas Tiger Reserve

5. Go Boating In Tam Dil

Tam Dil is one of the most famous lakes in the state. This man-made beauty was developed by the state for tourism purposes. This is one of the best places to go on a boat ride, take a stroll on the shore or even have a picnic. Tam and Dil translate into Mustard lake in the Mizo Language. 

Tam Dil, Mizoram
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6. Visit the Chhingpuii And Kap Tluanga Memorial.

Chhingpuii was a beautiful woman from the aristocratic family of Mizoram. A lot of men wanted her hand thanks to her beauty, but she chose to love a man called Kap Tluanga. They lived happily for many years until the second world war. When the WW2 ravaged the northeastern states, she lost her life. Not being able to live without her, Kap Tluanga took his own life. If you are visiting Mizoram with your partner, this is a must-visit. 

7. Shop at the Barra Bazar 

The Barra Bazaar is the primary shopping centre of Mizoram. This is the best place to purchase handmade souvenirs and handicraft items that one might not find anywhere else. You can also show your shopping and bargaining skills.

8. Trekking In The Blue Mountain National Park

Trekking In The Blue Mountain National Park is one of the most memorable experiences in Mizoram. The national park which lies at the slope of the mountains is home to many endangered species, flora and fauna. The Blue Mountain National Park is also called as the Phawngpui National Park. This is also one of the top 10 best things to do in Mizoram.

The Blue mountain national park.
Photo by Nilotpal Kalita on Unsplash

Also Read: Best trekking places in Sikkim

9. Chapchar Kut Spring Festival

The Chapchar Kut Spring Festival is one of the most interesting and vibrant festivals. Adults and children clad vibrant clothe and headgear to dance and celebrate. This week-long celebration of the festival happens at the end of winter and before the beginning of spring. 

10. Heritage Walks Around Reiek

The Lushai hills at the Reiek region are some of the most beautiful hills in the state. These hills house the heritage homes of the state and preserving their original form. The state government has taken steps to maintain these house and the heritage sights. This area also has accommodation options and cafes for delicious food.

Dampa Tiger Reserve
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Mizoram is one of the best places to visit in Northeast India and these are some of the top things to do on your visit to Mizoram. Reach out to the travel experts at Pickyourtrail.com to book your Northeast vacation.

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