15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In Mizoram Of India

The most beautiful places in Mizoram are – Aizawl, Lunglai, Palak lake, Murlen, Serchhip, Mamit, Lengpai, Siaha, Champhai, Lawngtlai, Kolasib, Tenzawal, Tam Dil, Sangau, and Reiek. Mizoram is a northeast state of India. The geographical diversity of Mizoram makes it the most beautiful place in India.  Tourists visit Mizoram because of its pleasant climate, natural scenic beauty, and wide arrays of festivals, cultures, dances, handicrafts, flora, and fauna. It is worth visiting the place as there are a number of things to do and places to visit. The top activities in Mizoram are rock climbing, camping,  bird watching, and trekking.

Here is the list of the most beautiful places to visit in Mizoram of India.


Aizawl is the capital of the Mizoram State of India. It is also the largest city in Mizoram. Aizawl is a beautiful hill city based on steep hills and covered by the lofty peaks of Durtlong in the north. It is located at an elevation of 1132 meters from sea level.  It is the seat of a rich tribal culture extravaganza. Aizawl is famous for its handicrafts and is blessed with exotic natural beauty. Summer season is the best time to visit Aizawl.  The places to visit in Aizawl are Mizoram State Museum, Solomon’s Temple, KV Paradise, and Infinite Ainawn Park.  The nearest airport to Aizawl is Lengpui Airport at a distance of 32 km.  This airport is connected by flight to Kolkata, Guwahati, and Imphal. 

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Lunglei is a town located in the northeast state of Mizoram, India. It is situated at an altitude of 1222 meters from sea level. The meaning of Lunglei is “Bridge of Rocks” which got the name from a bridge-like rock found in the riverine area.  Lunglei is the second most populous district in Mizoram state, after Aizawl. Lunglei is an ideal place for nature lovers for exploring the surrounding area. The distance between Lunglei and Aizawl is 175 km. An engraved image of Lord Buddha is found in Mualcheng village is 50 km from Lunglei and visiting spot for tourists. Lunglei is famous for its scenic beauty and natural setting. The best tourist places in Lunglei are Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary, Saza Wildlife Sanctuary, Saikuti Hall, The Nghasih Stream, Memorial of Chhingpui, and Lunglei Bridge,

Palak Lake

Palak lake or Palak Dil is the largest natural lake in Mizoram. The lake is situated near Phura Village in Saiha district the south of Aizawl at a distance of 391 km. It is an exotic, and beautiful water body famous picnic spot and scenic activities. You can enjoy the water sports activities like boating, and rowing.  The water of the lake is inhabited by common and unique species of fish. More than 70 species of bird are recorded around the lake. The beauty of the lake is enhanced by the Tropical Wet Evergreen around the lake.

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Murlen is a village located in the Champhai district of Mizoram. It is situated at a height of 1358 meters from sea level. The Murlen National Park located in Murlen village is a famous tourist attraction. It is spread over 200 square meters. The animals found in the national park are leopard, tiger, sambar, barking deer, Himalayan Black Deer, Sorrow, Hoolock Gibbon, and many more. The list is endless. The distance between Murlen National Park to Aizawl is 245 km. The nearest airport to Murlen national Park is Lengpui Airport at a distance of 44 km. There are many hotels and homestays near the National Park.


Serchhip is a town in the Mizoram state of India. It is situated at an elevation of 885 meters. The distance between Serchhip to Aizawl is 112 km.  The little town has beautiful postcard views, landscapes, vast paddy fields, green hills, waterfalls, mountains, and a pleasant atmosphere.  Serchhip district is famous for the highest literacy rate in India. This place provides a unique and vibrant experience. This spectacular destination of Mizoram attracts a lot of tourists. The highest hill in the state is in Serchhip. It is also the center for adventure sports like paragliding.

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Mamit District is the fourth largest district in the state of Mizoram. It is the least urbanized district of Mizoram. This district shares the border with Bangladesh. The distance between Aizawl to Mamit by road is 90 km. The main tourist attraction in Mamit is Dampa Tiger reserve the largest wildlife sanctuary of Mizoram. The animals that can be found in the wildlife sanctuary are leopards, swamp deer, tigers, and hoolock gibbons. The weather in Mamit is quite pleasant and the temperature is not extreme. November to March is the best time to visit Mamit.


Lengpai is a town in the Mizoram state of India. It is a census town in the Mamit district in Mizoram. Lengpai Airport is domestic airport in Lengpai serving Aizawl. The distance between Lengpai Airport and Aizawl is 15 km. 


Siaha is a town in the Mizoram district of India. It is located in the South Central Part of the Mizoram state. It is situated at an altitude of 1225 meters from sea level. The   Pin code of Siaha is 796901. Siaha is known as the fastest-growing town in Mizoram. This town is reviewed by TripAdvisor for attractions and hotels. Places to see in Siaha are Phawngpui Peak, Boga Lake, Kaptai Lake, and Shuvolong Waterfall. The spot to dine, drink and feast in Saiha are Hakka Town Coffee Restaurant,  Peda Ting Ting Restaurants, and Chang pang Restaurants.


Champhai is a border town in the state of Mizoram. It is located at an elevation of 1678 meters from sea level. Champhai in Mizoram is known as “The Rice bowl of Mizoram”. This is an ideal place for tourists because of its beautiful landscape, rich history, folklore, monuments, monolith, chain of green hills, and encircle luxuriant rice fields. It is the best place for modern comforts, relaxation, and recreation. The distance between Champhai to Aizawl is 194 km and shares the border with Myanmar. The top places to visit in Champhai are Thasiama Seno-Neinha, Mankhaaia Lung, Lengteng Wildlife sanctuary, Lamsial Puk, and Rih Dil.


Lawngtlai is a town in the Mizoram state of India. It is situated in the southernmost part of the state of Mizoram. Lawngtlai is located at an altitude of 2,157 meters from sea level. The popular tourist places to visit in Lawngtlai are Chawngte Blue Mountain, Ngengpui Wildlife sanctuary, and Sinemon Wildlife Sanctuary. These wildlife sanctuaries are inhabited by a wide range of bird life and rare animal. Along with these, the lush greenery around the sanctuary makes this place heaven for nature lovers. Lawngtlai has a pleasant atmosphere throughout the year. The distance between Lawngtlai to Saiha by road is 10 km. The Pin code of Lawngtlai is 796891.


Kolasib is the town and headquarters of the Kolasib district. It is located at an elevation of 888 meters from sea level. Kolasib district is in the northern part of Mizoram and is among the most selected destination in Mizoram. A 185 km long Tlawng River is in the Kolasib district and is surrounded by natural beauty. The distance between Kolasib and Aizawl is 79 km. Like most of the other places in Mizoram Kolasib is beautiful in culture and natural beauty. It is the perfect place for those people looking for much-desired peace and relaxation as it is away from the commercial world. Kolasib is rich for its green rice field and orchid.


Sangau is a larger village in the Lawngtlai district of Mizoram. This village has many tourist places for visitors like Blue Mountain National Park, Chhimtuipui River, and Phawngpui Mountain. A tourist lodge is available in Sangau village with a traditional kitchen. Sangau is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth visiting. The pin code of Sangau is 796810.


Thenzawl is a census village in the Mizoram state of India. It is located at an elevation of 783 meters from sea level. It is an important center for the traditional Mizoram handloom industry. The small village has only 1140 houses according to the 2011 census. This most exotic village in Mizoram should be included in every tourist itinerary. The best places to visit in Thenzawl are Vantawng Waterfall, Deer Park, Dilpui, and the golf course. The distance between Thenzawl to Lunglei by road is 72 km. The distance between Thenzawl and Aizawal is 50 km by road.

Tam Dil

Tam Dil is a reservoir lake in Mizoram. it is located at a distance of 64 km from Aizawl. Literally “Lake of Mustard” is situated near Saitual village. This lake is developed as a holiday resort by the Tourism Department of Mizoram. This is one of the most frequented lakes in Mizoram. It is situated between the hills. The water gets accumulated here which flows down from the side. It is the second-largest lake in Mizoram. This beautiful lake has a magnificent landscape, crystal-clear blue water, and a serene environment.


Reiek is a hill station near Aizawl. It has many attractions like waterfalls, adventure sports, viewpoints, trekking, and Heritage Village.  Reiek Heritage Village has a typical Mizo village consisting of distinctive traditional huts of different sub-tribes. The traditional huts types are Mizo Chieftain’s houses, Bachelor’s dormitories, and that have windows. The village is created by the Tourism Department of Mizoram. This place is to discover peace and quietness.

I hope this article will be useful to you for planning your next trip to Mizoram.

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