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Hill Stations in Mizoram

Mizoram is a small state in the North-eastern part of India with Aizawl as its state capital. It is one of the Seven sister states of North-eastern India. Mizoram is considered by many as a beautiful place due to its dramatic landscape and pleasant climate.  Foreign tourists are required to obtain an 'inner line permit' under the special permit before visiting. 

The permit can be obtained from Indian missions abroad for a limited number of days or direct from Mizoram Government authorities within India. It is landlocked by the neighbouring states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur and with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Mizoram is a place of hills, valleys, lake and rivers with a unique culture of its own. The state is rich in bird diversity, which has the potentiality to make it a major birding destination. For Mrs Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae, Mizoram is a stronghold. There is also a rare record of the Wild Water Buffalo from the state. There are several past records of the Sumatran rhinoceros from Mizoram, then Lushai Hills. 

The small population of wild elephants can be seen in Ngengpui and Dampa Sanctuaries. There are around 21 major hill ranges with magnificent undulating lush greenery weave with rivers flowing across, which is very pleasing to the eyes of any nature lover. Some of the interesting sites are Mizo Poets' Square also knawn as Mizo Hlakungpui Mual in Mizo, the Great Megaliths locally known as 'Kawtchhuah Ropui'.

Mizoram being a hilly terrain is known for its hill stations and its vast natural beauty is untouched by human urbanisation. Some of the well renowned hill stations of Mizoram are.  

Some of the Hill stations in Mizoram are listed below :-

  1. Aizawl
  2. Lunglei
  3. Champhai
  4. Hmuifang
  5. Reiek

How to Reach

The Lengpui Airport near Aizawl is the nearest airport with flights to cities like Kolkata, Guwahati and Imphal. By Rail, one can reach upto Bairabi in Mizoram, after which Road transport is the only means. By Road, Aizawl is well connected with Silchar, Agartala and Imphal.


Summer of Mizoram is mild with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and in the winter the temperatures range between 7°C and 21°C. It is better to avoid the rains between May and September, as it rains profusely and keep you indoors.

Other Places of Interest

Phawngpui Peak is renowned for its numerous orchids and rhododendrons. It is also the highest mountain peak of the state and is located at an elevation of 2157 metres above sea level. The largest wildlife sanctuary in Mizoram called Dampa Tiger Reserve, Murlen National Park, Vantawng Falls, Lakes like Palak Dil and Tam Dil are some of the other places of interest for tourists visiting Mizoram.
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