State : Mizoram, in the north east of India.
Best time to Travel : November to March.
Weather Conditions : Summer : Max - 30oC; Min - 20oC; Winter : Max -
21oC; Min - 11oC ; Rainfall : 3,000 m.
Location : Aizawl is
located at 3715 feet from the sea level,
Know Aizawl in Mizoram
Aizawl, the beautiful capital of Mizoram, with its lovely surroundings have
been developed ideally to meet the inflow of domestic and foreign tourists.
Aizawl in Mizoram is the largest
city in the state, but still very remote.
Aizawl is a religious and
cultural hub of the Mizos.
Aizawl, lying at the southern side border of Mizoram, is an amazing travel
destination that offers a wide spectrum of of tourist attractions to
tourists and habitants from all across the globe alike. Apart from its
breathtaking charm, Aizawl is the stockroom of all important Government
Offices, State Assembly House and Civil Secretariat. The city also boasts
varieties of jungle products, monuments and memorials connected with legends
and folklores. This lively and bustling city, also the headquarter of Aizawl
District is absolutely enchanting and worth visiting.
Airport : Nearest airport is
Shillong. Aizawl is connected to
Kolkata and Imphal by air. Indian Airlines connects Aizawl to rest of India
Railhead : Nearest railhead is Silchar which is in Assam (
184 km away). From Guwahati,
travel to Silchar by Barak Valley Express, Cachar Express or the
Road Transport : NH - 54 connects Aizawl with the rest of
the country through Silchar. Buses and taxis are available from Silchar to
Aizawl. Night services are also available. Aizawl can also be approached by
road from Shillong and
in Aizawl, Mizoram
Since, Aizawl is the state capital, it does not have type of accommodation
problem. You can find all categories of accommodation at Aizawl. Though, the
accommodation are not to luxurious, they are good enough to provide you
proper comfort and satisfaction.
Sightseeing in Aizawl, Mizoram
If you love shopping, this is the place for you. This is the main shopping
hub with stalls selling garments and other useful commodities. The main
bazaar is the place, where the people are best seen in their traditional
costumes selling products from farms and homesteads along with river crabs
with little wicker baskets.
Luangmual Handicrafts Centre
This is at a distance of almost 7 km by car. The 'Khumbeu' ceremonial
bamboo hat is made here using waterproof 'hnahthial' leaves. A must visit
place in Aizawl.
This museum is settled at Mc Donald Hill at the center of the town. Though
small, it has an interesting array of historical relics, ancient costumes
and traditional implements.
These beautiful, craggy hills offer a good view of Aizawl. This picture
perfect place will surely satisfy you.
This Mini Zoo at Aizawl is home to various species of animals and birds
found only in the hills of Mizoram.
Berawtlang Tourist Complex
This recreational center is situated 7 km away from Aizawl City center.
There are facilities of Restaurant as well as Tourist Cottages nearby.
A spectacular picnic spot situated at a distance of 15 km from Aizawl on a
hill. You can reach this by car, local bus and local taxis. This is a nice
place to relax.
A quiet and enchanting picnic spot in Aizawl, is just 16 km from the city
centre. You can reach there by car, local bus and local taxis.
A natural lake bounded by cool unspoilt forests. Tamdil is the largest lake
in Mizoram cultivated as a fish farm and with provision for boating.
Some Important Destinations Near Aizawl
Aizawl is close to Guwahati
(Assam) at a distance of 466 km, Imphal
(Manipur) is about 361 km from Aizawl. It is well connected to all the
capital cities of the north eastern states of India. Aizawl is also
connected to Kolkata (1547 km) by air, through which it is connected to the
rest of the India. Shillong
(Meghalaya) is about 420 km from Aizawl. Agartala (Tripura) is about 457 km
from Aizawl. Kohima is 506 km from Aizawl.