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Mamit Tourism

The Mamit district is the fourth largest district of the state of Mizoram. The town of Mamit, the administrative headquarters of the district, is located around 95 kms from Aizawl to the west. Known for its exquisite scenic locales and magnificence, don't miss out to add this place in your itinerary in Mizoram. The Dampa Tiger Reserve, among the famous natural protected regions of India, is a popular tourist attraction here. Adventure enthusiasts will also love visiting the longest cave network of Mizoram in Pukzing. Oranges are a major produce from this district, earning it the nickname, the 'Orange Garden of Mizoram'.

The town of Mamit and the district is primarily an agricultural hub of the state of Mizoram. Culturally, this region is quite vibrant, with several festivals being celebrated with pomp and vigour throughout the year. While the traditional festivals of Christmas and New Year are at the forefront of the yearly festivities, the more ethnic festivals of Chapchar Kut and Mim Kut, in celebration of the yearly agricultural harvests are also very significant here.

Things to do in Mamit

1. Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary

Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary
Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary is a Tiger Reserve and is regarded as one of the oldest and biggest wildlife sanctuaries in Mizoram. This sanctuary covers an area of a sprawling 550 sq.

2. Saitlaw

Saitlaw is a small town situated around 11 km away to the west of Mamit, in the north-eastern region of Mizoram. It is surrounded by the Rengdil Village in the west and Bualpui Village in the north.

3. West Phaileng

West Phaileng
West Phaileng is a village situated a few km away from Mamit. It is at an altitude of around 1,290 ft above sea level. The Dampa Sanctuary is in very close proximity to this town which is flanked by d (Read More)ense forest and teak plantations.

4. Kanghmun

Kanghmun is a village in the south-eastern region of Mamit District and is at a height of 2,841 ft above sea level. It is known for its immense contribution to the cultural values and traditions of th (Read More)e Mamit district.

5. Pukzing

Home to the biggest cave of the state of Mizoram, the 25 m wide Pukzing Cave is the village of Pukzing. It is located at a distance of 12 km north of one of the most famous villages of the Mamit distr (Read More)ict, Phuldungsei.

6. Lungkulh

Lungkulh is an attraction famous for its artificial lake that boasts of activities like fishing and boating. It is a brick structure that resembles a mound or a knoll. Lungkulh makes up for a beautifu (Read More)l picturesque location.

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Dampa Tiger Reserve

Dampa Tiger Reserve is the largest Wildlife Sanctuary in Mizoram. It is a tropical forest, which is an abode to many endangered wild animals.It houses Tigers, Bisons, Elephants, Bears and an array of avian species like Malabar pied hornbill, Peacock-pheasant, Red jungle fowl, Crested serpent eagle, lizards like Python, King Cobra and Monitor lizard.

Restaurants and Local Food in Mamit

Mizoram is a delightful place for non vegetarians to be in. Mizos love to binge on non vegetarian delicacies. There are no major restaurants or food chains in Mamit, hence one can only resort to the options available in Aizawl, 92 kms away from Mamit. Sawchair is a typical Mizo dish, made of rice and cooked with pork or chicken
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Suggested Itinerary for Mamit

Keep a separate day to visit the Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary. You can then visit the various small villages of Saitlaw, West Phaileng, Kanghmun and Pukzing on the next day along with the Lungkulh.

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How to Reach Mamit

How to Reach Overview

Mamit is located around 89 Kms from Aizawl and is well connected to the capital via roads. Regular bus services and jeep taxis ply within the two destinations. The nearest airport, Lengpui airport is also located north of Aizawl, around 43 Kms from Mamit. For those looking to take the train, the nearest railway station is at Silchar which is around 200 kms away. From Silchar, one can continue onwards via bus or taxi.

How to reach Mamit by flight

The closest airport to Mamit is the Lengpui Airport at Aizawl which is around 43 kms away. Lengpui airport is connected to other major airports via flights such as the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport in Guwahati.

How to reach Mamit by road

The district of Mamit is well connected by road and vehicles like buses and taxis are available for travelling to Mamit district. Many buses and taxis ply from other towns of the North East.

How to reach Mamit by train

The nearest railway station is Silchar Railway Station, which is around 200 Km away from Mamit. The Silchar station is connected to other major railway stations of the country. You can hire a cab to reach Mamit from the Silchar Railway station.

Local transport in Mamit

Even though Mamit is comparatively a very small city, there are a handful of intra city commuting options. There are auto rickshaws, cabs and buses also. One can also avail scooters on hire in Mamit to enjoy the scenic locales on their own.

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Mamit, Mizoram
Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary
West Phaileng

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FAQs on Mamit

What is famous about Mamit?

The fourth largest district of Mizoram, Mamit is the home to Dampa Tiger Reserve.

What is not so good about Mamit?

There are not many places of sightseeing in the district.

Who should visit Mamit?

It's a must for those travelling to Mizoram. It is ideal for family vacation and solo trips. 

What is the best time to visit Mamit?

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

Mizoram is a delightful place for non vegetarians to be in. Mizos love to binge on non vegetarian delicacies. There are no major restaurants or food chains in Mamit, hence one can only resort to the options available in Aizawl, 92 kms away from Mamit. Sawchair is a typical Mizo dish, made of rice and cooked with pork or chicken
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What is the best way to reach Mamit?

The nearest airport is in Aizawl, while the nearest railway station in Silchar, almost 139 km away. Buses and taxis are available from all major cities of North East.

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What are the things to do in Mamit?

The top things to do in Mamit are Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary, Saitlaw, West Phaileng, Kanghmun, Pukzing, Lungkulh. You can see all the places to visit in Mamit here

What are the places near Mamit?

The top places near to Mamit are Aizawl which is 32 km from Mamit, Unakoti which is located 60 km from Mamit, Kolasib which is located 38 km from Mamit, Shillong which is located 193 km from Mamit, Serchhip which is located 78 km from Mamit

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Kovid Kapoor

6 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 facilities are not up to date in Mamit, hence carry food packets with you while (Read More) to visit this location.
- There is not a lot of sightseeing 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.