Mizoram is a picturesque destination that is tucked into the Northeastern part of India. You have an exotic range of outdoor and holidaying activities that can keep holidays and vacationers on their toes. You have almost 21 rolling hills to add to the mesmerizing and natural beauty indeed. Let us unveil some of the most exquisite aspects the state has to offer.
You have a serene and temperate climate all through the year. Even during summers, the temperature barely touches 30 degrees Celsius. The warm and pleasant climate is experienced by the state of Mizoram all through the year. This way, even for summers, people can throng to this part of India. Let us unveil the weather chart for you so that you know what lies in store for you.
Summers- March-May; Temperature belt: 18 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius
Summers are quite warm and pleasant indeed. The afternoons can get a little humid while the evenings get cooler. Summers barely last two months or so. The torrential monsoons take over Mizoram from May onwards. The summers at Mizoram are therefore the shortest.
Monsoons- May- September; Temperature belt: 15 degree Celsius to 23 degree Celsius
Monsoons can find the place highly wet and humid indeed. Vacationers and travelers avoid coming to Mizoram because of unprecedented landslides or loss of network connectivity. You can visit Mizoram during monsoons if you want to witness lush greenery.
Winters- October to March; Temperature belt: 11 degree Celsius to 21 degree Celsius
Winters are the ideal season for tourists and vacationers get a hang of high dining, shopping, and sightseeing while at Mizoram. As the temperatures are cool and pleasant, adventure seekers can indulge in trekking, hiking, and nature viewing too. Winters comprising months of October to March is, therefore, the ideal time to visit the state of Mizoram.
These are some of the best tourist spots for vacationers and holidayers, the state of Mizoram offers on its platter. Come on; let us take a beautiful glimpse into each of them:
Aizawl is a quaint hill town destination that is located at an astounding height of 1132 meters above the sea level. You have rolling hills and lush greenery surrounding the place. Tamdil Lake, Champhai, and wildlife sanctuaries can be visited while you are here. Mizoram State Museum is a city-center based tourist attraction in and around Mizoram. Aizawl is the capital city of Mizoram and is well connected with roadways, railways, and airports too. You get an ethnic variety of handicraft products, silk apparels, shawls, and bamboo baskets to be carried back as exotic souvenirs on your way home.
You have palatial lands covered with paddy plantations and rice-fields. Champhai in Mizoram is known as the 'Rice Bowl of India'. You have scenic locations surrounding Champhai. This town is of strategic importance to the capital city of Mizoram- Aizawl. The place is located at 188 km from Aizawl. You have seasonal orchards too that add a romantic appeal to the place as such. Tiau Lui is a resplendent river. Alongside this, you also find other tourist attractions like Kungawrhi Puk. This is a cave-area worth exploring. You also have surrounding lake areas within the vicinity. The town of Champhai also touches upon the Indo-Myanmar border.
Mamit is the 4th largest district in the state of Mizoram. The scenic location is situated 95 km from Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram. The Dampa tiger reserve is of national importance indeed. You also find a rarer variety of birds and exquisite varieties of flora surrounding the vicinity. Adventure enthusiasts will have the time of their life exploring the longest cave network of Mizoram- i.e. Pukzing. Again, you find naturally growing orange orchards in and around Mamit district. This city is also known as the 'Orange Basket of India'.
Saiha is the fastest growing province across the state of Mizoram indeed. The hill-town destination is situated at 729 meters above the sea level. You have vibrant natural surroundings around the place. The town is shaped like that of an elephant's tooth. Palak wildlife sanctuary and a lake surround the vicinity.
Reiek or Reiek Tlang is one of the most picturesque locales and a vibrant tourist hub across the state of Mizoram. This wonderful spot is situated at 1,429 meters above the sea level indeed. Hardly 29 km away from Aizawl, this place is a haven indeed. You can find panoramic views of mountains, hills, and valleys surrounding the place. You can also get a backdrop of the Mizo hills. Trekkers and hikers get a wonderful opportunity to explore the valley on calm sunny days. The Reiek hills also have spots that house an exotic variety of vintage birds. Bird watchers can have the time of their life here.
This is one of the highest waterfalls Mizoram has. Known for its scenic and natural beauty, the place is a must-visit for nature lovers indeed. Tucked between the verdant valley and dense greenery, the water flows just like milk. Extended families can plan excursions or picnic trips around the place. The mesmerizing venue adds a better slice to your holidaying spree indeed. The adjoining Vanva River and the waterfalls add a visual treat to your senses.
This is one of the largest man-made lakes across the state of Mizoram. You find a magnificent landscape, exotic topography, fabulous greenery, and valleys surrounding the vicinity. The place is hardly situated 100 km from Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram. You can read a storybook or a novel, else take boating rides, or walk across the shore. This way, you can spend quieter moments of solitude closer to nature. You can also spend enjoyable picnics and family time by taking selfies around the lake.
The Phawngpui National Park is a fascinating place as several varieties of rare plants, birds and animals find their spaces out here. The park overlooks rivers and mountain ranges. This way, it adds to the natural beauty and attractiveness indeed. You find rare and endangered species like the Asiatic black bears and black eagles. The naturally cool climate out here adds to the true relish of tourists who hang around the serene place. The trailing zones also offer hikers, trekkers, and adventure seekers with a fair share of adventure indeed.
These are some of the must-visit tourist spots in and around the lovely state of Mizoram.
The Mizoram cuisine takes a zesty and mild flavor indeed. Fresh herbs, seasonal vegetables, and rice are the main staples for preparing food. The cuisine platter also takes its origin via North Indian recipes and Chinese delicacies. For the non-vegetarian crowds, you have fish stews, pork, and chicken gravies too. Food is prepared via bamboo shoots. Misa Mach Poora, shrimp, dal with eggs, Vawksa Rep, Arsa Buhchiar, Koat Pitha, Phoron Torkari, and Chhum Han are some of the exotic delicacies in and around Mizoram. Locally spruced grape wine and teas are considered popular beverages among city dwellers. High dining restaurants can serve North Indian and Chinese delicacies on their platter.
For shopping, you have handicraft products like exquisitely woven bamboo baskets, glass artifacts, and exotic wooden products you can take back home. You have a Handloom center at Aizawl where you can pick attractive souvenirs back home. You must get Internal Lining Passes or ILP to enter the state of Mizoram. You can avail of the passes at Shillong, New Delhi, or Kolkata.
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