Friday, December 18, 2009

Aizawl - the scenic place of Mizoram

Location : Aizawl, Mizoram

Height : 400ft. above MSL

Rainfall : 3,000 m

Temperature : Summer : Max : 30°C Min: 20°C
Winter : Max : 21°C Min 11°C

Importance : The state capital of Mizoram also famous for its natural beauty.

Best time to visit : October to March

Aizwal, the state capital of Mizoram is renowned for its natural exquisiteness, unsoiled and clean air. Positioned at an elevation of 400ft. higher than sea level, the Tropic of Cancer runs all the way through the heart of this city.

On the brink of the central edge in the middle fraction of the state, the 112 year old city stands out like a massive stronghold. Delimited by unfathomable green valley of River Tuirial on the east, Tlawng River on the west and the gorgeous Durtlang Hills stretch out on the north makes Aizawl is an idyllic hill resort. Factually means the land of highlanders, the majority of Aizawl clinched Christianity and one can perceive churches in each neighborhood.

Geographically sanctified with natural exquisiteness with striking flora and fauna, Aizawl is renowned for its handicrafts. Even though, the leading city in Mizoram, Aizwal is still very far-flung but the authority of the contemporary world can be seen exceedingly noticeably. The Assam Rifles Centre, the organizational buildings and Raj Bhavan are positioned at this point.

Tourist attractions in and around Aizawl

Mizoram State Museum
It is situated at McDonald's hill, in the hub of Aizawl town. This minute museum encloses the historical remnants, antique costumes, and a compilation of weapons, musical instruments and Mizo conventional outfits. It as well has a gallery which puts on view the tribal textiles of Mizoram.

The museum remains open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5 pm. Saturday 9am to 1 pm.
Entry Fee: Adults Rs 5, children Rs 2

Bara Bazar

It is the chief shopping centre in Aizawl. One can get outfits, cosmetics, vegetables, handicrafts etc from here. From the Weaving Centre above the Bata Shoe Shop, one can observe the women with their looms weaving conventional shawls.

Luangmual Handicrafts centre

The traditional bamboo hat Khumbeu is finished at Luangmual Handicrafts Centre, by the use of waterproof natural Hnahthial leaves. Positioned in Luang mual village 7 km gone from the weaving centre, it makes available to the visitors to witness handicrafts items of Mizoram.

Durtlang Hills
Situated on the northern side of Aizawl, the hill offers a fine view of Aizawl Township.

Mini Zoological Garden

Positioned on a hill identified as Bethlehem Vengthlang, it is a dwelling to species of animals and birds which are frequently institute in the hilly province of Mizoram. The chief appeal is the dying out Sun Bear.

Berawtlang Tourist Complex

In the region of seven km from Aizawl is Berawtlang Tourist Complex celebrated for amusing picnics.

There are conveniences of accommodation in tourist cottages and an assortment of Cultural or Heritage Fairs and Festivals are as well held here.

Bung and Paikhai

Paikhai is an superlative picnic spot, it is located in the region of 16 km north of Aizawl. Bung Picnic Spot (15km) is adjoining to this place.


It is a gorgeous village positioned about 19 km west of Aizawl on National Highway 54. Located on the banks of Tlawng River, the position draws a huge number of tourists.

Rungdil (lake of partridge) Lake
Positioned about 150 km from Aizawl, it is a artificial lake. Spreads over a region of nearly 3 hectares, it consists of two lakes, alienated by a constricted extend of land. Enclosed by lush green deciduous forests the lake was the dwelling to a hefty number of partridges. Boating capability is accessible at Rungdil.

How to Reach

Air: The adjoining airport is Lengpui (20 kms) which has daily flights to Kolkata and Guwahati.

Rail: Adjoining railhead is Silchar in Assam (184 kms) and the adjacent railway station is at Guwahati which is superior linked to all major cities and towns in the country.

Road: A good quality network of roads connects Aizawl to all significant cities and towns through Silchar. NH - 54 connects Aizawl with the rest of the country. Buses and taxis are on hand from Silchar to Aizawl.

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