There are always some things which no one should miss when they visit a particular place. The same logic should be followed when you visit Mizoram. So here, I have jotted down something really important places to visit in Mizoram, which you should not miss.
Places To Visit In Mizoram
Visit the biggest and the capital city of Mizoram for sure! Aizwal has a jaw-dropping backdrop on the ridges of hills at a height of 1132m above sea level. This is the obvious reason why it is known as the ‘Home of Highlanders’.
2. Champhai In Mizoram
Standing on the Champhai, you can have a brilliant view of Myanmar’s hill range. Champhai is the ‘fruit bowl of Mizoram’. You can also visit the Monuments and relics which connect the past of the land. There are many other places to visit in Mizoram near Champhai like Rih Dil, Thaisama Seno Neihna, Mura Puk, which you should visit.
Lunglei is the second largest city in Mizoram. Lunglei is located at a higher altitude than the state capital. Lunglei gets its name from a rock that resembles a bridge here. It is an ideal location to have stunning views of the state.
4. Wildlife Sanctuaries – National Parks In Mizoram
Mizoram has a wide variety of flora and fauna. Mizoram’s Maple and Bamboo are quite important trees and also the wildlife is quite vast. There are several wildlife sanctuaries across the state. Like, Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary, Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary, Murlen National Park and much more.
5. Culture Of Mizoram
In Mizoram, people speak Kukish which was originated in Burma. The scheduled tribes are holding up the majority of the Mizoram population. They are called Mizo’s. Mizoram is also a land of fairs, festivals, dance and music.
In Mizoram, Christianity has affected a lot, but they have not forgotten their cultural roots.
6. Mizoram Festivals
There are three major festivals of Mizoram– Chapchar Kut, Pawl Kut, and Mim Kut. Chapchar Kut is celebrated in the month of March, Pawl Kut in the month of December and Mim Kut in the month of August & September.
7. Traditional Dresses Of Mizoram
Mizo costumes are very famous for their intricate designs. The Mizos are known as weavers and generally, they can make those intricate designs on looms. Puan is the garment used by men and women. Puanchei is generally worn only by women as it adds a lot of colors. Ladies also wear Kawachi as their traditional blouse.
8. Food Of Mizoram
Rice is the most commonly eaten food item in Mizoram. And they prefer vegetarian and nonvegetarian cuisine. Mizo’s love to eat food made out of ducks and bamboo shoots. The other dishes are Panch Phoran Tarkari, Shrimps, Misa Mach Poora, Koat Pitha, etc. They mostly use mustard oil for cooking.
Agriculture in Mizoram is very common and it is a major source of income for the economy as well. The state is famous for its ginger, Maize, Sugarcane, Paddy, and sesame seeds. Apart from agriculture, the state economy is also generated by handloom handicrafts, forest-based industries and also the Mizo silk.
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