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.
Tourist lodges are available for the accommodation of visitors.
Breathtaking beauty. Storehouse of ancient relics, memorials and monuments. Splendid vineyards, orchards and kiwi plantations.
Limited eating joints available.
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.
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.
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.
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.