One of the sparsely populated areas of the country, Mizoram is no way devoid of any of the gifts of mother nature. High hilltops, tough terrains, lush landscapes, historical heritage or, wonderful wildlife, the land of Mizoram is bestowed with breathtaking scenes that have the everyone coming here besotted with its beauty. The Mizo people, knitted together with the code of ethics called Tlawmngaihna to take pride in being extremely kind, hospitable, and helpful.
Here are the top places to visit and experiences to take when in Mizoram.
Located at 7 km of distance from the main town of Aizawl, Luangmual Handicrafts Centre is a well-renowned centre specializing in handicrafts in the region. It is here that the traditional bamboo hat ‘Khumbeu’– the ceremonial bamboo hat is made here using waterproof ‘hnahthial’ leaves. These leaves are exclusive to the hilly terrain. Here are also available an array of artefacts such as jewellery baskets made of bamboo, wicker baskets, wooden articles and hand-woven purses to shop from while one interact with the artisans.
It is mostly flat land which offers a stunning view of the surrounding hills. Some of the popular places to visit here are, Murlen National Park which consists many species of mammals, birds, medicinal plants and flowers also Rih Dil, a lake which is a kilometre long and 70 meters wide.
It is a hill which is around 1524m high, 50 km from Aizawl and is a perfect place for mountain biking. For those seeking an adventure you just can’t miss this place. The trails are quite challenging so you better gear up for some thrill. The various trails which can be explored are Trail Baktawng, Trail Sialsuk, and Trail Lungleng. For the not so experienced bike riders, you can explore the hilltop of Chawilung, Hmuifang, Sumsuih, and Thiak village.
Located in Chhimtuipui District near the Myanmar border. It is the highest mountain peak in Mizoram. It is also known as the ‘House of Gods’ being surrounded by an arena filled with rich flora like orchids, herbs and fauna. The green blanket of the hills will refresh you at a glance with its beauty.