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Best Time: November to May Read More

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Saiha Tourism

Saiha is known as the fastest growing town in Mizoram, as the population has significantly risen in the last decade. Saiha is a census town in the Saiha district in Mizoram located at an average height of 729 meters above sea level. This town is considered to be a haven for angling enthusiasts.

Revealing the mystery behind the name of the town, the name of the town was originally Siaha where 'Sia' stands for elephant and 'ha' meaning tooth - An elephant tooth. But the Mizos traditionally call it Saiha.

Things to do in Saiha

1. Palak Wildlife Sanctuary

Palak Wildlife Sanctuary
130 km to the south west of the town of Saiha lies an exquisite display of biodiversity in the Palak Wildlife Sanctuary. It is situated in the Lakher region, which lies on the southern part of Mizoram (Read More).

2. Palak Dil

Palak Dil
Palak Dil, also known as Pala Tipo which is Mizo for ''swallowing lake'' is the located in Phura village in Saiha district, a few km away from the town of Saiha.

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FAQs on Saiha

What is the best time to visit Saiha?

November-May is the most preferable time to visit this place. The climate in Saiha is quite temperate and is not very extreme. 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. Hence, any time between November to May would be favourable for travel.
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What is the local food in Saiha?

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 Saiha, hence one can only resort to the options available in Aizawl, 170 kms away from Sahit. Though one can find quite a few roadside stalls in the town of Saiha district.
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What are the places near Saiha?

The top places near to Saiha are Lunglei which is 52 km from Saiha, Serchhip which is located 92 km from Saiha, Champhai which is located 113 km from Saiha, Goa which is located 2156 km from Saiha, Agra which is located 1597 km from Saiha

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Devyani Chandra

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 Saiha, hence carry food packets with you while (Read More) to visit this location.
- There is not a lot of sightseeing in this district, except for the Palak Wildlife Sanctuary and the Palak Dil.