Situated on a ridge in the Mizo Hills that is 3,500 ft (1,067 m) high,
Aizawl is an important trade center for the surrounding area. Indigenous handicrafts are produced. In the 1970s, Aizawl was the site of an attack on the government treasury by members of the Mizo National Front.
Aizawl is the capital city of the state of Mizoram in India. Aizawl
(Pop:260,000), the capital city of Mizoram which lies at the southern side border, is a beautiful place that offers plenty of tourist attractions to tourists and habitants alike. The city is situated on top of a hill and its surrounding slopes and valleys. Besides its breathtaking beauty,
Aizawl is the business centre and storehouse of all important Government offices, State assembly house and civil secretariat. It also enthuses different communities of Mizos wherein they maintain peaceful coexistence as the main theme. Various varieties of jungle products , monuments and memorials connected with legends and folklores are also avalilable. This lively and bustling city is the headquarter of Aizawl District is definitely enchanting and worth visiting.
Place to Visit
This is the main shopping center with stalls selling garments and other commodities. The main bazaar is where the people are best seen in their traditional costumes selling produce from farms and homesteads including river crabs with little wicker baskets.
Luangmual Handicarfts Centre
7 Kms away takes half an hour to reach by car. The 'Khumbeu' ceremonial bamboo hat is made here using waterproof 'hnahthial' leaves
Mizoram State Museum: This museum is situated at Mc Donald Hill in the town center. Open Monday - Friday from 9:00 A.M to 5 PM. Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM. Though small, it has an interesting collection of historical relics, ancient costumes and traditional implements.
These beautiful, craggy hills offer a good view of Aizawl.
Home to species of animals and birds found only in the hills of Mizoram
Berawtlang Tourist Complex: This is a recreational center situated 7 kms away from Aizawl City center. There are facilities of Restaurant as well as Tourist Cottages
Place of attraction nearby to
Is a busy Commercial town and is a Naturalist's paradise. It is an important agriculture and sericulture centre. 5 km away from Champhai is the Ruantlang village where glimses of the ancestral way of life of the Mizos can still be seen. By car, local taxis, luxury bus as well as Maxi Cab & taxis. 192 Kms.
This rapidly developing town is an excellent place to visit the interiors of South Mizoram By Car, local buses as well as luxury buses, local taxis and Maxi cabs are also available. 235 Kms.
Literally meaning 'Blue Mountain' is located at a height of 2165 metres. Rich in exotic flowers, orchids, medicinal herbs, it is preserved by the Government of Mizoram and is open only to trekkers and hikers. U can be reached by Jeep/Maxi Cabs which can be hired. 300 Kms
With its picturesque landscape and the Chhimtuipui river rich in fish, Saiha is a paradise for anglers 45 km from Saiha is the Lake Palak. By car, local buses as well as taxis and Maxi cabs 388 Km.
A beautiful picnic spot situated on a hill by car, local bus and local taxis are available 15 Kms.
A quiet and enchanting picnic spot by car, local bus and local taxis are available 16 Kms.
A natural lake surrounded by cool virgin forests.
Tamdil is the largest lake in Mizoram cultivated as a fish farm and with provision for boating.
by car, local bus and local taxis are available 85 kms.
At the tri-junction of Bangladesh, Tripura and Mizoram, this wildlife sanctuary is home to the tiger, elephant, bear, bison and birds species. By car, locak taxis as well as Maxi cab 133 Km.
Kolasib's main attraction are the Bairabi Hydel project and fishing in the Tlawng river in the state.
By car, Local Taxis can be hired as well as
Local buses, as well as Maxi cab are available. 142 Km.
It is the highest and most beautiful waterfall in Mizoram
By car, local taxis as well as local bus. 142 Km.
It is connected to Silchar via National Highway No. 44 and the nearest major rail junction is at Lumding, a further 180 km north of Silchar.
There are regular flight of Indian airlines from Aizawl to Calcutta and the journey takes approximately two hours time