Mizoram

General Information:

Area : 21,087 sq. kms.

Capital : Aizawl

Temperature : Max. 30° C and Min. 20° C in summer.Max. 21° C and Min. 11° C in winter.

Language :Mizo” is the official language but 90% of the total populations are well versed with English.

Best Season : October to March.

Introduction:

Among the Indian states, Mizoram has the second largest literacy rate.Sociable and loving – the Mizos are supposed to be one of the finest choir singers in the North East. Living in the heart of nature, being woken up by bird song reflects their great affinity to the most attractive features of the land in which they live.Clinging to their identity and culture despite external influences, mizos have ensured that it continues to thrive with unabated vigor. Some of the most colourful aspects of this revival is witnessed amongst the folk and community dances that have been handed down from one generation to the next. It is reflected in the important harvest festivals that are an intrinsic part of Mizo culture. Mizoram has 10 important dances that celebrate life in all its richness with a delightful joie de vivre that is so integral to the Mizo ethos. Amongst them are Cheraw, Chai Lam, Solakia, Sarlamkai, Khullam. Its most important festivals, inspired by its agriculture activities, are Chapchar Kkut, Mim Kut and Pawl Kkut.These are accompanied by a rich repertoire of singing and dancing amidst lavish feasts. Christmas and New Year are celebrated here with great vigour. With its galaxy of festivals and dances, natural beauty and ancient traditions, Mizoram is a Kaleidoscopic ‘pleasure trove’ for the discerning visitor.

Getting There:

Air: Aizawl, the capital is within reach of Silchar, which is connected by air to Kolkata. Aizawl is connected by air, thrice a week to Kolkata by Alliance Air.

Rail: Nearest railhead is Silchar in Assam 184 km away.

Road: NH-54 connects Aizawl with the rest of the country through Silchar. Buses and taxis are available from Silchar to Aizwal 6-8 hours. Night services are also available. Aizawl is also accessible by road from Shillong and Guwahati.

Tourist Attraction:

Travel Spot: Aizawl, Phawngpui.

Wildlife:

Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary

Other:

Fair & Festival

Map Of Mizoram, India :


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