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Kolasib Tourism

Among the newer districts and the smallest of the eleven in Mizoram, Kolasib lies in northern Mizoram sharing a border with the Cachar district of Assam. It lies at a distance of 79 Kms north of Aizawl. Like most other districts of Mizoram, Kolasib is bountiful in culture and natural beauty. Tlawng river is the best attraction of Kolasib with its beautiful river banks and adjoining forests serving as a countryside getaway. Leisurely boating can be done by requesting some locals who would be willing to ferry around tourists. Apart from sightseeing, experiencing the local food and learning about handicrafts is another activity which travellers can partake in.

Things to do in Kolasib

1. River Tlawng

River Tlawng
River Tlawng is located in close proximity to Tamdil Lake and is considered to be the longest river in Mizoram. It spreads out to about 185 km and is also called Katakha or Dhaleswari in the local lan (Read More)guage.

2. Tamdil Lake

Tamdil Lake
Tamdil Lake is a water body situated in the vicinity of Kolasib and about 85 km away from the city of Aizawl, near the Saitual village. The lake will prove to be an amazing find for the fishing aficio (Read More)nados, because this lake is one large fish farm.

How to Reach Kolasib

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Aizawl's Lengpui airport is the nearest airport to Kolasib, located at a distance of 70 km. Silchar and Lumding are the nearby railway stations to Kolasib and have quite a few stoppages of trains here. From the railway station and airport, you have to hire a car, bus, or auto-rickshaws and taxis to reach Kolasib.

How to reach Kolasib by flight

Aizawl is the closest aerodrome which is 70 km away from Kolasib. Aizawl is connected to all the main cities of the North and North East. From the airport or from Aizawl, bus and taxi services are available to Kolasib.

How to reach Kolasib by road

The nearest bus stand from Kolasib is situated in the town of Silchar which is 64 km away. The other bus stand is in Imphal, which is 107 km away from Kolasib. However, you can easily reach Kolasib from Aizawl via other vehicles as the roads are very traversable.

How to reach Kolasib by train

The nearest railway station is Silchar Railway Station, which is 90 km away from Kolasib. The Silchar station is connected to places such as Lumding Junction, Arunachal, Bihari, Hilary, Bagtar, and Chandranathpur. You can hire a cab to reach the destination from there on.

Local transport in Kolasib

To get around this city, the best modes of transport are the auto rickshaws and the taxis. The auto rickshaws do not ply on meters and hence the prices are negotiable, meanwhile the taxis are a bit costlier than the auto rickshaws.

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Kolasib, Mizoram
River Tlawng

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FAQs on Kolasib

What is famous about Kolasib?

A quaint town away from the commercialised cities. Excellent tribal culture.

What is not so good about Kolasib?

Very limited accommodation options available. Few places for sightseeing.

Who should visit Kolasib?

Away from the commercialised world, Kolasib is the perfect destination for people looking for much-desired peace and relaxation. This place is apt for spending perfect moments close to nature. Ideal for families, couples and solo trips.

What is the best time to visit Kolasib?

November-March is the best time to visit this place. The climate in Kolasib is quite temperate and is not at the extremes. The summers are relatively less hot than the other parts of the country, and the winters are not cold. Though, the district experiences a lot of rainfall during the monsoon.
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What is the local food in Kolasib?

The eastern part of India has it's own unique touch to the Mizoram is a delightful place for non vegetarians to be in. Mizos love to binge on non vegetarian delicacies. Rice is the staple diet here and the cuisine of Kolasib is pretty much different from all the parts of the country.
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What is the best way to reach Kolasib?

Aizawl is the nearest airport to Kolasib, located at a distance of 83 km. Silchar and Lumding are the nearby railway stations to Kolasib and have quite a few stoppages of trains here. From the railway station and airport, you have to hire a car, bus, or auto rickshaws and taxis to reach Kolasib.
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What are the places near Kolasib?

The top places near to Kolasib are Aizawl which is 56 km from Kolasib, Mamit which is located 38 km from Kolasib, Unakoti which is located 62 km from Kolasib, Hailakandi which is located 51 km from Kolasib, Shillong which is located 169 km from Kolasib

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Shashwat Kant

5 years ago
- Have a guide with you or make a well researched plan for yourself and only then embark on to your trip.
- The food and medication facilities are decent enough.
- There is not a lot of sightse (Read More)eing in this district, just a few rivers coupled with lots of trees. So if you are a hardcore nature lover only then visit this place.