State : Mizoram, in the north east of India.
Best time to Travel : October to March.
Trekking & Mountaineering Tips : Carry all the trekking and mountaineering equipments along with yourself. Trekking and mountaineering expeditions require special permits. Climbing to the peaks higher than 6000 meters shall be approved by Indian Mountaineering Federation. For other expeditions you need to submit the detailed itinerary, map, etc. when applying for the visa.
Know About the Trekking and Mountaineering in Mizoram
Mizoram in India has an abundant deep valleys veiled with rich and luxuriant surroundings filled with a vast variety of flora and fauna. Trekking here is simply excellent and exciting. There are about 21 peaks in Mizoram varying from 1,179 m to 2,157 m in altitude. The peaks offer much scope to visitors fond of adventure sports like climbing and mountaineering.
Enjoy the landscape of Mizoram abundant with wild flowers, splendid scenery, local people, conversing & dancing people. There are routes, which ascend steeply, and which go around local villages, passing through forests of rhododendron. It is this very charm that attracts the spiritual joy that trekkers have found to be.
This commercial town 192 km from Aizwal, Champai is a good base for trekkers, especially in the spring. The rhododendrons around the hills are especially beautiful. 5 km away is the traditional village of Mizos, Ruantlang, where age old traditional Mizo way of life is still preserved.
Known as the "Blue Mountain", it is the highest peak in Mizoram (7,100 feet above the mean sea level). The whole plateau is a garden of rhododendron skirted by beautiful trees and flowers of all colours and shapes. There are splendid views of the blue hazed hills and valleys. This spot is one of the most ideal place for the mountaineers.
Natural landscape, cool and pleasant climate, rich flora - all make this place a beautiful Hill- Station. The remains of the British Missionaries and the first church of Mizoram are found there. Nearby is a small lake.
Phawngpui National Park
The highest mount in the state situated at 2157 m above sea level. With an area of 3000 sq m, this park is rich in Flora and Fauna. Its' a home for Tigers, Sambar Deer, Hoolog Gibbon, Barking Deer, Bear, Serow and birds. It is ideal for trekking.