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Reiek

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About Reiek

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Open Time: Day time

Cost: No entry fee

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Reiek, Aizawl Overview

At 1600 meters, Reiek Tlang is one of the highest hills of Mizoram. A place to find peace and serenity, Reiek Tlang calls out to the lovers of nature, adventure and romance. Located some 35 km away from the city of Aizawl, Reiek Tlang provides its visitors an opportunity for trekking with the backdrop of sceneries borrowed from the Mizo Hills.

The virgin forest of the Reiek Hills on one side and steep rocky cliff on the other make it a unique place to be at. While climbing up the hill you get used to constant humming and chirping of the countless birds in the region. The place is also a heaven for birdwatchers.

Best time to visit Reiek

Reiek Tlang can be visited any time of the year. Winters can be chilly and require one to be adequately protected to be the chill.

How to Reach Reiek

  • Air: Lingui airport in Aizawl is the only airport in the state and is connected to Guwahati and Kolkata. From Lingui you can take a taxi for Reiek Village which is 35 km from Aizawl.

  • 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 take a taxi or carry on till Reiek village.

Where to Stay

Reiek has tourist lodge located at the base of the hill which provides good accommodation at reasonable rates. Alternatively, you can seek accommodation in Aizawl.

Sightseeing in Reiek

Reiek Village can also be explored, while you are in the area.

Activities in Reiek

Trekking and Bird Watching are the main activities to enjoy at the hill.

The Reiek Experience

Experience the tribal village life of the Mizo people in the Reiek village along your way to Reiek hills.

Reiek's Cuisine

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

Best Restaurants Nearby

Earth rock Cafe, David's Kitchen and Aizawl Masala in Aizawl.

Itinerary

Leave early in the morning from Aizawl for Reiek Village. Start your trek to the Reiek Tlang and return to the Aizawl by evening.

Tips

Reiek is mostly and best visited on a day trip from Aizawl. Leave early morning from Aizawl in order to have sufficient time to climb up the hill and also climb back down by sunset.

Top Hotels near Reiek

  • The Annexe Homestay

    Starting from INR 850

  • LBL Lodge & Restaurant

    Starting from INR 1,500

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