Mizoram Tourism Overview

Ideal duration: 3 - 5 days
Best time: November to March
Major Airports: Lengpui, Guwahati in Assam

"Where nature's spirit dwells"

Mizoram Tourism At A Glance

The moderate climate of Mizoram, comfortable even in summer, makes it a comfortable destination for all the tourists whereas the vast culture and grand festivals od the state have a unique irresistible charm which can not be explained, said or read, it can only be felt once you are in there in the peaceful, serene land of Mizoram surropunded by green forests adn high hills taking you to a different world.

More Information About Mizoram

Mizoram offers you a calm, serene atmosphere with exciting outdoor activities in the beautiful lush green surroundings which keeps you close to the soothing nature. With grand festivalas, cheerful people wearing colorful traditional costumes Mizoram welcomes you to explore it's beauty and richness. There are plenty of sightseeing options to enhance your travel while the location itself is a sight to behold. Don't forget to stop by a tribal craftsman to get amazed by their unique talent and pick a tradtional shawl for yourself as a memory of the trip. For non-vegetarian people the food of the state will be a real treat while vegetarians wll have to choose carefully from the dishes. If you love to be in nature's arms then Mizoram is the place for you as the moderate climate which does not go up even in summer makes the trip a pleasant experience. The beauty of the state is so mesmerizing that it cannot be explained or told it can only be felt once you are their to behold it yourself and the picturtesque view remains alive till you go back to explore it once again.

Local Food and Cuisine of Mizoram

Mizoram's cuisine is mild, zesty and tinted with influences of North Indian and Chinese cuisines. Like in most of the North-East regions, rice is staple and usually goes with a non-vegetarian preparation, usually fish, with fresh, local and seasonal vegetables.

While the food here is cooked in very little oil, the people here like to have their food prepared in mustard oil. Bamboo shoots are also staple and duck, quite popular. Misa Mach Poora, Vawksa Rep, Arsa Buhchiar, Koat Pitha, Poora Mach, Dal with eggs as well as preparations of shrimp are the popular delicacies of Mizoram. A local specialty that must be savored while here, is Bai which is a preparation of pork, spinach, bamboo shoots and some steamed vegetables. You might also want to sip into Lubrusca grape wine and Zu ( a form of tea), popular beverages of the state.

People and Culture of Mizoram

Mizoram is inhabityed by tribal people who are humble, friendly and creative. Most people speak in English besides Mizo. Christianity is the major relegion of people and they celebrate all the religious as well as Anglican festivals such as Christmas, New Year's Eve, Boxing Day and Easter. There are margnal number of people who follow Islam and Hinduism. The tribes are very hospitable as they not only welcome tourists with a smile on their faces but they also dance and sing to entertain their guests. The traditional crafts of Mizoram are weaving and cane and bamboo work. The Mizo women weave intricate traditional designs on their looms. The shawls woven by the tribal people are as beautiful and crafty as the state itself. Cheraw, Khuallam, Chheih lam and Solakar or Sarlamkai are the dances of the state.