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"A hidden colour of Mizoram"

Serchhip Tourism

Most famous for being the district with the highest literacy rate in India, Serchhip in Mizoram is a place that can provide you a unique and vibrant experience.

This small town can give one the experience of a small village, the life, activities and colors that it sustains in the everyday. Some of the popular villages one can visit are the Neihloh and Buangpuri. The nature too plays a role in tourism with spots such as the Vantawng Khawhltha water fall. Other places here include the Chhingpui Thlan and Hriantrengna lung.

Things to do in Serchhip

1. Vantawng Falls

Vantawng Falls
The highest waterfalls in the state, the Vantawng falls gush down from a height of 751 feet, seeming majestic amongst the surrounding bamboo groves. These two tiered falls are aptly named, literally m (Read More)eaning Heaven's reaching falls.

2. Chhingpuii Thlan

Chhingpuii Thlan
This stone memorial is named after a beautiful woman Chhingpuii who married Kaptuanga but was kidnapped and killed during the second civil war. It is after this that her husband was devastated and com (Read More)mitted suicide.

3. Thenzawl

Thenzawl
Another town in the Serchhip district, Thenzawl is a flat area with beautiful grassy landscape. Vantawng Falls is very near to this town.

4. Paragliding in Serchhip

Paragliding in Serchhip
During peak seasons, you can also get a chance to enjoy Paragliding here in Serchhip. Do ensure that the local vendor is following all security practices

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Nature At Its Best

Located in Mizoram, Serchhip is a quaint little town having beautiful postcard view landscapes. The town is quite small and lesser known to tourists, but it boasts of having highest literacy rate in the country. Serchhip's culture and natural beauty can capture your heart as a town on the one hand as well as give you an experience of a village on the other.

Serchhip district Neiloh and Buangpuri as famous villages which can be visited by tourists. This place had beautiful and vast green fields where cabbages and mustards are grown on a large scale. These fields make the site look as if the area is covered by a green carpet. Apart from the fields, Serchhip has amazing waterfalls where pristine water flowing with high current will enthral you.

Suggested Itinerary for Serchhip

Reach Serchhip. Check in the hotel and relax. After a while, you can head to see Chhinpuii Thlan which is a stone memorial. The location of this monument is simply beautiful and serene. From this place, you can head to go paragliding, which is new sports activity in Serchhip. In the evening, you should head to see Vantawng Falls. These falls are the largest in the entire state.

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How to Reach Serchhip

How to Reach Overview

The nearest railway station is at Silchar and the nearest airport at Aizawl. You can hire taxis or ride a bus to Serchhip. Bus services are available to and from other cities in Miz am, but are crowded and uncomfortable.

How to reach Serchhip by flight

The nearest airport to Serchhip is approximately 90 km away, in Aizawl. Apart from this airport Silchar and Imphal airports are also nearby, i.e around 230 km away. There are quite a few flights which connect through these airports. From the airport, you can hire a car or a bus to reach the destination.

How to reach Serchhip by road

Cars on hire, buses, taxis are easily available from nearby towns. The fares are also quite minimal. However, the bus journey is not great as the buses remain crowded.

How to reach Serchhip by train

Silchar is the nearest railway station to Serchhip. Trains from Guwahati, Kolkata, Delhi and other cities, mainly from the north eastern part are connected through train or have stoppage at Silchar. Apart from this station, there are quite a few towns in Mizoram which have a station, but the connectivity through trains is not great.

Local transport in Serchhip

Taxis, auto rickshaws and town buses are available in Serchhip.

Serchhip Photos

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FAQs on Serchhip

What is famous about Serchhip?

Perfect getaway for weekends from the hectic city life. A less crowded and less polluted destination.

What is not so good about Serchhip?

Limited accommodation options. Limited restaurant and eating joints.

Who should visit Serchhip?

Sercchip is ideal for nature lovers. It is suitable for a vacation with family, friends and also solo travellers. People interested in experiencing the local life and culture of Mizoram should visit this place.

What is the best time to visit Serchhip?

The place can be visited throughout the year. Winters can be preferred, given the moderate weather as compared to hot and humid summers and generous monsoons.
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What is the local food in Serchhip?

Serchhip does not offer too many options when it comes to restaurants and eating joints. It sustains only a modest and basic variety in the cosines for tourists. Other than these, instances of the natural and subtle local cuisine might be found with preparations of fish, pork and more garnished with natural and local herbs and cooked with very little oil. One can enjoy this freshness of Mizoram's cosine, while here. Also try the local alcoholic beverage Zawlaidi. other than this, alcoholic beverages are not easy to find, since Mizoram is a dry state.
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What is the best way to reach Serchhip?

The nearest railway station is at Silchar and the nearest airport at Aizawl. You can hire taxis or ride a bus to Serchhip. Bus services are available to and from other cities in Miz am, but are crowded and uncomfortable.

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What are the places near Serchhip?

The top places near to Serchhip are Aizawl which is 48 km from Serchhip, Lunglei which is located 45 km from Serchhip, Champhai which is located 51 km from Serchhip, Cherrapunjee which is located 250 km from Serchhip, Mamit which is located 78 km from Serchhip

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