Guwahati. Internal helicopter service also connects Aizawl with Lunglei, Lawngtlai, Saiha,
Chawngte, Serchhip, Champhai, Kolasib, Khawzawl, Mamit and Hnahthial.
Being predominantly an agricultural community all the activities of the Mizo centre around
jhum cultivation. ‘Kut’ is the Mizo term for festival. Among the various cultural festivals, only
three, viz., Chapchar Kut, Mim Kut and Thalfavang Kut are being observed now a days.
Mizoram is a place with flora and fauna rich landscape and pleasant climate. Aizawl, the
capital city is located at 3715 ft above sea level, is a religious and cultural centre. Champhai is a
beautiful resort on the Myanmar border. Tam Dil, a natural lake with virgin forest, is 76km from
Aizawl and 10 km from tourist resort of Saitual. Vantawng Falls, 5 km from the town of
Thenzawl is the highest and most beautiful waterfall in the state. 2 km from Vantawng one can
find a quaint and beautiful fall known as Tuirihiau. Thenzawl is also the main centre for
handlooms. Phawngpui is the highest peak at an elevation of 2157 m and a trekkers delight. Just
30 km from Aizawl is beautiful Reiek Peak. A typical Mizo village which is a recreation of an
old Mizo village is located at Falkawn, 24 km from Aizawl. Hmuifang Tlang about 50 km and
Sialsuk Tlang about 66 km from Aizawl respectively are popular tourist destination. The
Department of Tourism has opened tourist lodges in all the bigger towns all over the state and
highway restaurants and travellers inns in other township. There is also a recreational centre at
Beraw Tlang, Aizawl and Alpine Picnic Hut at district park near Zobawk. Reiek Tlang, where
the Tourism Department created a typical Mizo village, modern Mizo village, resort.
Relevant Website: www.mizoram.gov.in
Governor : Kummanam Chief Secretary : Arvind Ray
Chief Minister : Zoramthanga Jurisdiction of : Falls under the
High Court jurisdiction
of Guwahati High
There is a Bench at
Area : 16,579 sq km Population : 19.79 lakh (Prov.
Capital : Kohima Principal : English, Hindi and
Languages 16 tribal dialects,