Mizoram is a state in Northeast India. With Aizawl as its capital city. The name is derived from “Mizo”. The name of the native inhabitants, and “Ram”, which means land, and thus Mizoram means “land of the Mizos”. Within the northeast region, it is almost the southernmost landlocked state. Sharing borders with three of the Seven Sister States, namely Tripura, Assam, and Manipur. The state also shares a 722-kilometre border with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar.
How To Reach :
Air: Aizawl is the only airport of the city which connects it to Guwahati and Calcutta.
Rail: There is no railway station here. The nearest railway station is at Silchar in Assam.
Road: Well connected with places within and outside the state.
Lakes of Mizoram:
Rungdil Lake in Mizoram:
Once an abode of a large number of partridges, Rungdil lake is located 14 km from Suangpuilawn village in Aizawl district. Covering an area of 2.5 ha., Rungdil lake consists of two lakes separated by a narrow strip of land. The two lakes are said to have a subterranean connection. The surroundings of the lake are dotted with the same flora as the other lakes in the state.
Palak Lake in Mizoram:
Originated as a result of an earthquake or a flood, the Palak lake is located in the Lakher region of Chhimtuipui district of Mizoram. While the picturesque lake is encircled by tropical evergreen and moist deciduous forests.
The lake is 200 m long and 150 m wide. Here you will get an opportunity to see beautiful aquatic birds.
Mountaineering is another adventurous sport enjoyed by the tourists in Mizoram. The state boasts of around 21 peaks which look awesome. Their altitude varies from 1,179 m to 2,157m. On your tour to Mizoram, dedicate a day to such adventurous sports and take back home some golden memories.
Tips for Trekking and Mountaineering:
First of all for a hassle-free adventurous tour that you carry your own trekking and mountaineering equipment. Special permits need to be obtained for such adventurous sports. You need to take permit from Indian Mountaineering Federation if you wish to climb the peaks having an altitude of more than 6000 m.
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