Phawngpui Peak

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6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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A minimal entry fee to the National Park is charged for persons and camera if any.
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Phawngpui Peak, Aizawl Overview

The highest point in the state, Phawngpui Peak is a revered mountain among the tribes of the state. The beautiful blue mountain located some 300 km south of Aizawl is a wonderful place to be and to bring out the adventure enthusiast in you. The peak is located within the Phawngpui National Park and oversees a wondrous landscape full of deep crevices and magnificent cliffs. Trekking to the summit of Phawngpui is an experience no adventure lover can let go of.

The highest mountain in the state at 2100 meters, Phawngpui Peak is considered to be the abode of the goddess of the Mizo tribe. The peak is located within the Phawngpui National Park and oversees a wondrous landscape full of deep crevices and amazing cliffs. Trekking to the summit of Phawngpui is an experience no adventure lover can let go of. Being here between the mighty mountains and the sky makes you feel rejuvenated, happy and peaceful at the very least.

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The peak is made accessible by the state of Mizoram only from November to April to avoid cluttering it with too much human footprint. The period is a great time for the trekkers as the route is usually dry and well marked out due to animal movements. The winters month can be cold so multiple layers are needed. The sights and sounds of the mountain are enhanced during this period providing you an ethereal experience.

There aren_Ñét many accommodation options near Phawngpui National Park except for a tourist lodge in Sangau. The capital Aizawl should be the preferred place to stay with many option on offer at reasonable rates.

The peak is located inside the Phawngpui National Park, which too can be explored while you are here.

Trekking and hiking are the main activities that the peak is known for.

One can experience the magic and beauty of nature at Phawngpui Peak. The place is full of greenery and spellbinding beauty accentuated by the trekking experience to the summit of Phawngpui.

Try out some great Mizo delicacies such as Bai, Vawksa Rep and Arsa Buchiar in Aizawl.

Earth rock CafÕ©, David's Kitchen and Aizawl Masala.

Reach Aizawl and take a day trip to the mountains.

Highest point in the state

Carry your trekking boots and other trekking gear if you plan on trekking to the summit of Phawngpui.

  • Air: Lingui airport in Aizawl is the only airport in the state and is connected to Guwahati and Kolkata. From the airport, Phawngpui peak is about 300 km and can be reached through hired taxis.

  • Rail: Nearest rail head to Aizawl is Silchar which 158 km away, Silchar is well connected to Guwahati Railway Station. From Silchar you can catch a bus or hire a Tata Sumo till Aizawl.

  • Road: Aizawl is 450 km from Guwahati by road and is connected by National Highways to the capital cities of other North-Eastern states as well. There are connecting buses and hired Tata Sumo which provide connectivity to the city. Upon reaching Aizawl you can hire a taxi for a day till Phawngpui National Park.


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