Tamdil (Tam Lake)

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Tamdil (Tam Lake), Aizawl Overview

The largest lake in the state of Mizoram, Tamdil Lake is a human-made lake exclusively to serve as a natural attraction for the state's tourism. Tamdil Lake, which translates into 'Lake of Mustard ' in Mizo, is a beautiful lake with the magnificent landscape, clear, blue water and serene environment. Tucked between evergreen forests and hills, the lake is located in the wilderness of the hills of Mizoram, some 100 km east of Aizawl.

The place is favorite for relaxation and gives one an opportunity to be away from the crowd, in the lap of nature. Besides being a tourist destination, Tamdil Lake is also very crucial for the fisherman in the locality. One can boat in the Lake, walk around its shores or just spread a carpet, lie down and read a book- there are one too many ways to spend some enjoyable time at the lake.

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The peak season for Tamdil lake is from September till November though it is accessible all year round. The beauty of the lake, its natural scenery and the water remains full of life all year round. Its advised to travel during offseason to enjoy more peace and calm.

Tamdil Lake has a Mizoram Government sponsored tourist lodge which is a very good option for accommodation. Alternatively, you can stay at Satual Village which is 7 km from the lake or at Aizawl, both of which have good options for accommodation.

Tamdil Lake is the one of the most natural and other worldly places you can be at. Being here will allow you to experience the calmness, the tranquility and appreciate mother nature.

Like in any other place in Mizoram, language can be a major problem but there is nothing a little gesturing can't communicate. Also, make sure to carry your camera as the Tamdil Lake is great for landscape photography.

  • Air: Lingui airport in Aizawl is the only airport in the state and is connected to Guwahati and Kolkata. From Lingui you can hire a taxi directly for Tamdil Lake which shall take you anywhere between three-four hours.

  • 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. From Aizawl, Tamdil Lake is just 100 km and can be reached through a hired Tata Sumo.


Top Hotels near Tamdil (Tam Lake)

  • The Annexe Homestay

    Starting from INR 1,000

  • LBL Lodge & Restaurant

    Starting from INR 1,500

  • Hotel Arini

    Starting from INR 899

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