Aizawl, the capital state of Mizoram (India), is one of the most loved tourist spot around the country. Not only this, the city offers numerous tourist attractions to the habitants as well. In addition to the spectacular beauty, the city is also the house of various important Government offices, Civil Secretariat, and State Assembly House. Moreover, the city also possesses various communities of Mizo, Peaceful Co-existence being the basis.
Flights to Aizawl
Aizawl is connected to major cities like Kolkata, Guwahati, and Sichar through daily flights. Besides, there are also flights from Imphal to Aizawl flying three days a week.
You can avail wide choice for budget accommodation in Aizawl. Besides, you can also go for tourist lodges at cheap rates and dormitory accommodations for backpackers.
Activities and Sightseeing
You might not find much to do or see inside the town limits. However, surrounding areas can provide you with amazing scenic views and activities like trekking. Some good places worth visiting include:
- Mizoram State Mueseum
- Reiek Tourist Resort (12kms from Aizawl)
- Durtlang Hills, ideal area for day hikes (towards the North of the city)
- Berawtlang Tourist Complex (7kms from Aizawl)
- Solomon’s Temple, Aizawl Mizoram (located in Kidron Valley)
- Phawangpui, perfect for trekking (also known as the Blue Mountain)
Besides, there are many points around the city that provide breathtaking views of hills and mountains.
For shopping sprees, the Bara Bazaar is the perfect place. The exquisite Khumbeu ceremonial bamboo hat, made from waterproof wild Hnathial leaves, is the specialty and a must buy item as a remembrance of the trip.
For summers, pack light cottons and light wraps for evenings. For winters, warm woolens are a must. If travelling between June and September, do carry rainwear.