THE LAND OF THE HIGHLANDERS - MIZORAM
Mizoram is a hilly place located at the southern tip of northeastern India. Covered with verdant forests that teem with bamboo groves, vibrant wildlife, sheer cliffs and breathtaking waterfalls, the state has many unique landmarks of old folklores and picturesque villages of houses built on stilts - a land where a dramatic sea of morning mist unfolds throughout the hills and peaks. This is the land of the Highlanders, or the Mizos, who are by nature carefree and friendly. For anyone looking for a quiet holiday or for some time in the outdoors, Mizoram is a destination worth your while.The state is a kaleidoscopic with its wide array of festivals and dances, handicrafts, flora and fauna, breathtaking natural beauty, and temperate climate. English is commonly spoken here. The joyful enthusiasm and the gregarious spirit of the local populace has been are the main reasons for establishing some of the most attractive tourism features in this beautiful state.
The places covered in this tour are –
Aizwal - This 112-year-old citadel-like city, with its timber houses and profusion of flowers is set on a ridge at an altitude of 4000 ft above sea level. Aizawl is the religious and cultural center of the Mizos, and the town lies just north of the Tropic of cancer. The town experiences cloudless blue skies, dewy mornings and sunlit days that carry a promise of quaintness all year round. Even the monsoon months are pleasant and gentle.
Champhai – The drive to Champhai passes through some stunning landscapes of emerald rice fields that remain bordered by the smoky hills of Myanmar. Champai has the biggest stretch of plains in Mizoram which is used for rice cultivation. The bustling commercial hub on the Indo-Myanmar borderline also attracts nature lovers and the nights here bring out millions of stars in the sky. The town is also a convenient base for hikes to surrounding landmarks and historical places, including Rih Dil, the mythical lake located 5 kms from the border within Myanmar which is associated with the Mizo animist religion of yore.
Rihdil - Rih Lake is the largest lake in Mizoram, but is situated in Burma - goes the common saying. The legendary lake is believed to have been the inevitable passage that spirits of the dead crossed on their way to their future abode known as Mitthi Khua. Some even believed it was the final abode of the spirits. The many myths about this mysterious lake have been a source of inspiration for several Mizo writers and composers, and have immensely enriched their literary output.
Tamdil – Meaning the ‘lake of mustard’, Tam Dil is situated near Saitual village. Having been developed as an important pisci-culture centre by the Fisheries Department and a holiday resort by the Tourism Department, this is perhaps the most frequented lake in the state. The lake and the surrounding thick forest are home to wide species of trees, plants and animals.
Hmuifang – It is an ideal getaway located at the scenic peak of Hmuifang mountain, 50 kms to the south of Aizawl. With an elevation of 1619 metres, the mountain is still covered with virgin forests reserved since the days of the Sailo tribal chiefs. Patches of grassy glades on the peak are also suitable for picnics and outdoor camping. From here one may visit the four Mizo villages situated on the hillsides, Hmuifang, Sumsuih, Lamchhip and Chamring to see the typical rural life of the Mizos.
Reiek: 30kms away from the western side of state capital Aizawl. This is one destination one should not miss to visit which calls you to witness her exotic beauty. It is where you can find typical Mizo village with chieftain’s house, the houses of ordinary men and knights, bachelor’s dormitory called Zawlbuk. Visiting this spot will give you a glimpse of the early Mizo village life & their way of living. Take a tour of this typical peaceful Mizo hamlet and explore the rugged landscape of Reiek - adorned with lush green virgin forests. A short trek up to the mountain from the Mizo village takes you up to the top of the Mountain with a cliff to give you a wide and breathtaking view.
- Visit the legendery lake of Rihdil.
- Visit the villages of Mizo Tribes and learn about their life and culture.
- Visit the lake of Tamdil.
- Drive through the scenic misty blue-shaded mountains of Mizoram.
- Experinece the beauty of nature while in your visit to the Vantawng waterfall and Tuirihiau waterfall.
- Aizwal and Champhai
All year round except for the months of June and July.
Minimum persons required – 1
Meet our representative upon arrival at Aizwal Airport. Transfer to 3 star hotel. Rest of the day free.
After breakfask, depart on an early morning drive to Champhai. Rest of the day will be at leisure along with some sightseeing. A trip to Ruantlang is also possible. Halt at comfortable hotel at Champhai.
After Breakfast, drive to Rihdil Lake which is situated in the Union of Myanmar. Lunch will be at lake side restaurant. By evening return to Champhai.
After breakfast, an early morning drive to the picturesque Tamdil Lake. Lunch will be served by the lakeside. Visit the fish seed farm. Later drive to Aizwal for overnight stay in a clean and comfortable hotel.
After breakfast, embark on a drive to Vantawng waterfall. Later visit another magnificent waterfall of Tuirihiau. Overnight will be at a resort somewhere in Hmuifang Mountains.
After breakfast, go for a drive to the beautiful Reiek Mountain. Go for a short hike to the Reiek Peak which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills. Later, visit a Mizo tribal village to see the culture of the state. Back to Aizwal by evening for overnight stay in a clean and comfortable hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your departure flight. Tour Ends.
Mizoram is one of the least visited places in India - a remote land which few tourists manage to visit and embrace. Naturally, infrastructure such as star hotels and resorts are non-existent.
In this tour, the accommodations will be provided in government run lodges and normal hotels. We cannot assure you much facilities, but we do assure you a clean and comfortable stay in all the places that you'll visit, with all the basis amenities that are needed for a good experience. Afterall, we love to keep our guests happy.
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