PICTURESQUE MIZORAM (Aizawl - 5N + Champhai 2N)
On arrival at Lengpui Airport & transfer to hotel at Aizawl, the state Capital of Mizoram is located at an altitude of 4000 feet above sea level. Surrounded on the east by the deep green valley of river Tlawng and protected by beautiful high hills of Durtlang on the north, it is an ideal hill station for those looking for some fresh air and solitude. Check-in to the hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Aizawl.
Start for a full day city tour including Mini Zoo Garden, Solomon’s Temple, Mizoram State Museum (Sunday closed), Folkland Park, KV Paradise and Durtlang Hills,. Evening is kept free for a shopping tour at Luangmual Handicrafts Centre, Bara Bazar. Overnight stay at Aizawl.
After a breakfast full day excursion for Reiek Tlang, It rests at an elevation of 1548 metres overlooking Aizawl and offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the surrounding valleys and hills. On a clear day the plains of Bangladesh can be seen from the top of the hill. Reiek Hill is surrounded by thick lush green temperate trees and bushes. Evening return to Aizawl. Overnight stay at Aizawl.
After early breakfast, a full day excursion for Hmuifang’s (1619 metre). Enroute visit Falkawn to get an experience of a typical Mizo village. The hill station is known for its adventure and wildlife related activities which draws many enthusiasts to its hills. It also has beautiful cliffs and offers great views of the surrounding hills. To nature lovers, the surrounding forests abound with fascinating varieties of flora including rare orchids and wildlife especially avifauna. Evening return back to Aizawl. Overnight stay at Aizawl.
After breakfast leave for Champhai (192kms). Enroute visit Tamdil lake is the largest natural lake in Mizoram surrounded by cool virgin forests. It is an ideal picnic spot for the tourists with the facilities of boating and fishing. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Evening free at leisure, get around the town of Champhai. Overnight stay at a tourist lodge.
After breakfast head towards the legendary Rih Dil by crossing another legendary Tiau River at the Myanmar border. It has been the main place for border crossing from both sides. It has now developed into a commercial center, where all kinds of imported goods are available. Zokhawthar, the last Indian border town, is a township on the border with Myanmar. You will visit Rih Dil (lake), which is a heart shaped famous lake where our ancestors used to believe a person goes after he died. It is located in the Myanmar region. There are many interesting things to do like; boating, lakeside restaurants, trekking, visiting Buddhist’s monasteries and others. This is a great opportunity to visit a small village of Myanmar called Rihkhawdar and experience their lifestyle and communicate with the locals. In the afternoon visit Champhai & Hnahlan Grape Winery Ltd. Was established in 2007 and is the first winery in Mizoram. The grapes are locally grown and they have a production unit in Champhai and Hnahlan. Later come back to the hotel and evening at leisure. Overnight at a tourist lodge.
After breakfast, return to Aizawl. On the way, see the unique Nghah Lou Dawr shops, which are common along the highway near Seling. These stalls are interesting as they do not have any shopkeepers. People pick up vegetables, flowers and forest items and drop the money as per the price list in a container. It shows one of the rare examples of honesty and trust among the Mizo people even today. Reach Aizawl by evening and relax in your comfortable hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
After breakfast check-out from the hotel in time and take the departure transfers to Lengpui Airport for your onward journey.