Places To Visit In Aizawl

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Here are the top 15 tourist attractions to see in Aizawl:

1. Durtlang Hills

3.6 /5

5 km
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Located on the northern side of Aizawl, the Durtlang Hills is a popular attraction which houses viewpoints offering panoramic views of the capital city. One can drive to the destination and once there engage in a bit of light hiking and trekking. The best time to visit the Durtlang Hills would be in the morning when the sun is not as harsh as it would be during the afternoon.

2. Reiek

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13 km
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

At a height of 1465 meters, Reiek Tlang or simply Reiek is one of the highest hills of Mizoram. Located at a distance of 29 km away from the city of Aizawl, Reiek Tlang is an excellent viewpoint overlooking panoramic views of Aizawl and the surrounding valley with the backdrop of sceneries borrowed from the Mizo Hills. The journey to the peak is also an excellent trekking opportunity usually reserved for calm sunny days. As is the case with most North Eastern destination of India, the peak of Reiek is also relatively unexplored and sits pretty as a pearl in the hills.

3. Vantawng Falls

4.2 /5

52 km
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

This area is home to the highest waterfall in the state. At 750 feet altitude, this waterfall is surrounded by bamboo thickets and has a perfect setting, enhancing its natural beauty.

4. Mizoram State Museum

Must visit 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Located right in the centre of the city, this museum displays the rich heritage of Mizoram.

5. KV Paradise

3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

This is a 3 storeyed mausoleum built in the memory of Varte who died in a 2001 motor accident. This beautiful structure showcases an odd collection of her wardrobe and shoe collections.

6. Solomon Temple

3.2 /5

4 km
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Located in Kidron Valley, this is a grand temple for the locales here in Aizawl.

7. Hmuifang

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31 km
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

This tourist spot at an altitude of 1619m has preserved its virgin forests. The Thalfavang Kut Festival is regularly held here, showcasing various Mizo dances. This place is roughly 50 km from the main town of Aizawl.

8. Falkawn Village

3.5 /5

12 km
from city center
8 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Falkawn village is a model village that depicts the livelihoods and cultures of the Mizo people, who form the biggest tribe of the state.

9. Dampa Tiger Reserve

3.7 /5

33 km
from city center
9 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Dampa Tiger Reserve or Dampha Tiger Reserve, the largest wildlife sanctuary in Mizoram, has been declared as a Tiger Reserve in 1994. Located in the western part of Mizoram, at the international border with Bangladesh about 127 km from Aizawl it covers an area of about 550 sq kms. The tropical forests of Dampa are home to rich flora and fauna. It consists of forest, hills, deep valleys, jungle streams, rivulets and natural salt licks. Dampa Tiger Reserve is a part of Project Tiger, financially aided by Government of India.

10. Salvation Army Temple

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

This place has wonderful bell chimes and these can be heard throughout the city on quiet mornings.

11. Saiha

3.2 /5

140 km
from city center
11 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

A commercial hub, Saiha is well known for its attractions comprising of the Pala Tipo Lake and Mount Mawma. It is the capital of the Mara tribe, the third largest tribe in Mizoram.

12. Phawngpui Peak

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118 km
from city center
12 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

The highest mountain in the state at 2100 meters, Phawngpui Peak is considered to be the abode of the goddess of the Mizo tribe.

13. Tamdil (Tam Lake)

3.7 /5

24 km
from city center
13 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Literally meaning lake of the mustard after a folk story, it is part of the fishing reservoir and is maintained by the Fisheries Department. Lake side resorts are present here.

14. Berawtlang Tourist Complex

3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
14 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

A popular picnic spot, this area is host to multiple ceremonial functions and houses cottages for tourist accommodation as well restaurants.

15. Phawngpui

118 km
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in Aizawl

Phawngpui is a quaint and serene village located in the state of Mizoram. Situated at an elevation of 2157 meters, this place proffers picturesque views. This place is surrounded by verdant trees and lofty mountains which in magnifying the beauty of the landscape. Phawngpui is an ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and spend some quiet and peaceful time amidst nature.

FAQs on Aizawl

How can I commute within Aizawl?

Various bus routes run within the city along with the 5000 odd taxis that ply the roads, making it very convenient for the locals to travel within the city.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Aizawl?

The top sightseeing places in Aizawl are Durtlang Hills, Reiek, Vantawng Falls, Mizoram State Museum, KV Paradise, Solomon Temple.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Aizawl?

Day 1 - You can start your day by visiting Mizoram State Museum to know the place's history, culture and traditions. Then you can go to Reiek tourist resort for a view and the surrounding that you will always remember. You can also spend some time at Hmuifang.
Day 2 - You can start your day by going for a picnic in Berawtlang Tourist Complex. After visiting PuZiona's family you can buy souvenirs at Bara Bazar.  
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