Literally meaning 'the bridge of rock', Lunglei is famous for its scenic beauty and natural setting. It is an ideal destination if one wants to take a break and look away, towards nature's simple offerings. Trekking, bird watching and adventure sports are frequently enjoyed by tourists.
This town is situated in the southern part of the state of Mizoram, and got its name after the actual bridge like rock found here. The area does not have many typical tourist attractions but the natural beauty, cool weather, scenic views make up for their absence restore it as a popular tourist destination. The town is also well known since it is close to the city of Aizawl.
Lunglei does not have too many restaurants, but the handful that it does are equally welcoming to both vegetarians and non- vegetarians. Though the local cuisine is dominated by non-vegetarian delicacies, the joints will provide an equally satisfying platter to those interested in vegetarian food. The local cuisine is mild, fresh and natural with rice, vegetables and fish being a staple meal. Local delicacies of Mizoram include Bai, Poora Mach, Misa Mach Poora, Koat pitha as well as some alcoholic beverages such as Zawlaidi, which make up fro the unavailability of liquor in the state, since Mizoram is a dry state.
Going by cab is the best way to explore Lunglei.