Attractions

Lake in Mizoram

Tamdil Lake

Mizoram’s pretty, green hills get higher as you head east. For an accessible taste of small-town Mizo life, visit Saitual, from where you can do a very bumpy 10km side trip to Tamdil Lake. This local beauty spot is …
Market in Aizawl

Saturday Street Market

This interesting Saturday street market – Aizawl's buzziest occasion through its otherwise quiet weekends – sees village women selling fruit, vegetables, fish, poultry and maybe even live pigs in individual wickerwo…
Church in Aizawl

Salvation Army Temple

The Salvation Army Temple has bell chimes that are endearingly complex and can be heard throughout the city, especially on a quiet Sunday morning. Its hulking white Gothic-inspired exteriors are worth a photo. To ge…
Monument in Aizawl

KV Paradise

When Varte (V) died in a 2001 car accident, her husband, Khawlhring (K), lavished his entire savings and energy to create this three-storey mausoleum to her memory. A grand but spartan affair, it's located 8km from …
National Park in Mizoram

Murlen National Park

Murlen is known for its resident population of hoolock gibbons, who live in dense tropical forests of the region. The park is located in Champhai, widely considered the state's most attractive district. However, the…
Mountain in Mizoram

Blue Mountain

At 2147m, Blue Mountain is Mizoram’s highest peak. It's considered by Mizos to be the abode of gods, but its slopes are said to be haunted by ghosts. Hiking options are available on the mountain and the forested hil…
Museum in Aizawl

Mizoram State Museum

This government museum has some interesting exhibits on Mizo culture, but the display is a bit random and shabby. It’s a 10-minute walk up a steep lane from Sumkuma Point, past Aizawl’s most distinctive church, whos…