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Surrounded by breathtakingly scenic beauty, Aizawl in Mizoram, can be explored for its wildlife, lakes and adventure activities.
Home to several beautiful streams and rivers, Mizoram surprises tourists with a number of angling opportunities, thanks to ideal climatic conditions required for the sport. Some of the best places where you can indulge in angling are the Tamdil Lake in Aizawl and Chhimtuipui River in Saiha. While Tamdil is known for its diverse species of fish and prawns, Chhimtuipui river is known for its salmon, local trout and catfish. The Palak Dil Lake situated in Mizoram's southern region is also an amazing place for angling. Some of the fish species that you can find in the Palak Dil Lake are trout, mahseer and crabs. Other major angling spots include the Rungdil and Rendil lakes in Aizawl and Tlawang river in Kolasib.
A large number of tourists arrive in Mizoram to trek. Phawngpui peak and National Park, Lunglei town and Champhai are among the best options for trekkers. The best thing about trekking in Aizawl is its virgin forests that provide visitors with unspoiled vistas and scenic views. Phawngpui, declared as a national park, covers an area of about 50 sq km and the best way to explore it is by trekking. One can avail views of many beautiful flora like orchids and rhododendrons. Another offbeat trek that you can embark upon is to the beautiful villages of Reiek and Ailwang, and the entire journey takes about half an hour. The path takes one through a hillside road that winds its way through verdant forests and a series of waterfalls.
Mizoram is the perfect destination for adventure lovers as it boasts exciting trekking routes, set amidst lush green valleys. Trekking through picturesque valleys not only leaves one truly rejuvenated but also gives an opportunity to interact with the Mizo people and learn about their unique culture. Mizoram boasts around 21 stunning mountain peaks with the Blue Mountain being the most famous among trekkers and mountaineers.
The cliffs of Phawngpui, Thalazaung Khamm, Mount Mawma and Mount Kahrie are also quite popular. The best season to indulge in mountaineering and other adventure activities in Mizoram is during the months of September and October. Tourists need to take special permits from the Indian Mountaineering Federation if they wish to climb peaks higher than 6,000 m.
The beautifully carved caves of Mizoram invite adventure seekers from different parts of the country and are one of the most sought-after tourist spots in the Northeastern state. Well-known caves in Mizoram include Lamsial and Pukzing caves in Aizawl district and Kungawrhi Puk Cave and Milu Puk in Lunglei. The Pukzing Cave is the biggest in Mizoram and also one of the most visited. All these caves have a legend, myth or folktale attached to them. Kungawrhi Puk Cave is particularly popular and is located about 30 km from Aizawl in Ailawng near Reiek. Many believe it to be the longest cave in the state of Mizoram, about 162 m long. Thrill seekers find the darkness, peculiar acoustics and stalagmite formations particularly fascinating.