Pay A Visit to Mizoram
Tlawmngaihna is the code of the ethics that guides the Mizos – it means everyone should be kind, hospitable and helpful to each other. The joyous movements of their dances and the spirited songs are a deep reflection of their passion for this cultural heritage. It is evident in the rich variety of their colorful costumes. Mizoram's crafts such as those in bamboo and cane are ingeniously varied to meet modern needs – but remain rooted to its tradition.
Mizoram has 10 important dances that celebrate life in all its richness with delightful joie de vivre that is so integral to the Mizo ethos. Amongst them are Cheraw, Chai Lam, Solakia, Sarlamkai, Khullam, Chawng-Laizawn, and Tlanglam. It's most important festivals, inspired by its agricultural activities, are Chapchar Kut, Mim Kut, and Pawl Kut. These are accompanied by a rich repertoire of singing and dancing amidst lavish feasts. Christmas and New Year are celebrated here with great vigor. With its galaxy of festivals and dances, natural beauty and ancient traditions, Mizoram is a kaleidoscopic 'pleasure trove' for the discerning visitor.
Places of Interest
Aizawl is the capital and the largest city in Mizoram with a picturesque setting on the ridges of hills at an altitude of 1132 m above sea level. Overlooking valley and hill range beyond, and boasting of cultural richness, it is rightly called the 'Home of Highlanders'.
Champhai (1678 m) overlooks the largest plains in the state of Mizoram. Offers a spectacular view of Myanmar's hill ranges, it is famously referred to as the "Fruit Bowl of Mizoram'. It is also the abode to ancient relics and monuments, which reflect the rich past of the land.
Lunglei, the second largest city is located at a higher altitude than the state's capital. Lunglei obtains its name from a rock resembling a bridge here. It is an ideal location to have some of the most spectacular views the state can offer.
Serchhip is home to the state’s highest waterfalls and 8th highest mountain. A wide range of endangered species is found here. The district shares borders with Myanmar.
Sharing boundaries with the neighboring country Bangladesh, Lawngtlai is an ideal place to enjoy oneness with nature with lesser sightseeing destinations and covered vastly by dense unexplored forest.
How to reach
AirwaysAizawl has a domestic airport and is well-connected to many cities like Guwahati, Imphal, and Kolkata through regular daily flights. Flights to Dimapur and Agartala also operate from Aizawl.
RailwaysMizoram is connected through its rail head in Bairabi in Kolasib District.
RoadwaysMizoram is connected through National Highway 54 from Silchar, Assam. Mizoram State Transport buses ply regularly from Aizawl to Guwahati, Silchar and Shillong.