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Champhai

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Best Time: Oct-Jun Read More

Ideal duration: 1 day

Nearest Airport: Aizawl Check Flights

"A simple town in Mizoram"

Champhai Tourism

A strategically placed town, Champhai is a beautiful area in Mizoram with scenic hills and a colourful wisp of culture surrounding them.

Champhai has a number of tourist attractions other than the enchanting surroundings. These include a cave called the Kungawrhi Puk, a river called Tiau Lui, Rih Dil Lake, Lianchhiari Lunglen Tlang and a few more. One can add a dash of subtle adventure with a trekking at the Thasiama Seno Neihna, another place that can be visited while one is in the area.

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Mizoram's Gem

A go-to place for couples, Champhai is a beautiful town in Mizoram which brags a splendid view of Myanmar hills as it shares its border with Myanmar. Vested with heart whelming landscape, Orchids, hamlets and top of all, excellent weather, Champhai is indeed a gem of Mizoram. It has a background of rich heritage, the hamlets in the town have monuments and monoliths that depict success in war, valorous hunting, personal distinctions and achievements. There are many paddy fields alongside the valley, and hence it is rightly called as the " Rice Bowl of Mizoram". It also serves as a base point for trekking.

Restaurants and Local Food in Champhai

Champhai's choices for eating joints is somewhat limited. however one can find some popular and typical items to relish here. The local cuisine in Mizoram is popular for its fish preparations, Bai, which is a preparation of pork with steamed vegetables, Chhangban which is boiled rice dough as well as Jadoh, Kikpu, Tung-toh and pickled bamboo shoots. One might not find any alcoholic beverages here since Mizoram is a dry state. However one can enjoy the Zawlaidi which is a local grape wine and contains roughly 14% alcohol.
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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Start your day early and visit the famous Rih Dil Lake. Permission from Deputy Commissioner's Office and a public bus is all you need to reach the lake which is just 22 km away. The shape of the lake resembles a heart. You can enjoy the beauty of the lake and its surroundings, and once you come back, you can end your day by visiting the local markets and buying the souvenirs.

Day 2: Wake up by the charming landscape which is surrounding you, have breakfast and head to Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary. A trek in the sanctuary will make you witness a wide variety of animals and birds. The evening can be spent by meeting the local people in the market and having some local delicacies.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Breathtaking beauty. Storehouse of ancient relics, memorials and monuments. Splendid vineyards, orchards and kiwi plantations.

What's Not So Great?

Limited eating joints available.

For Whom?

A perfect getaway for couples as this place boasts of plenty of scenic views and excellent weather. A good place for people looking for a vacation in a unique destination. 

How To Reach Champhai

The nearest airport is the Lengpui Airport near the main city of Aizawl, with connectivity to all major cities. Buses are regularly available to and from Aizawl, which makes it the most convenient way of travel. Also, a helicopter service has been started connecting it to Aizawl.

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