One of the oldest cities of the north-eastern region of India, Aizawl is the capital town of Mizoram. Situated on the Tropic of Cancer at about 4000 feet above the sea level, this city is the best place for those who seek a quiet time from their busy lives. Aizawl is famous for Timber houses sited between the plethoras of flowers. This city is a business hub with sheltering several public administration offices under it. Although the weather at Aizawl remains pleasant throughout the year and one can travel here any time, but the best time would be during the monsoon season when the scenic view adds to the pleasant climate.
Nearest Airport is Lengpui, which is 25 kilometers away.
Nearest Railhead is Silchar, which is 130 kilometers away. Buses and taxis are available for onward journey.
Aizawl is on the national network.
Aizawl is recommended to be visited throughout the year. Not too hot in summers neither too cold in winters and is an ideal tourist destination.... read more...
Chapchar Kut Apart from the usual festivals celebrated across India, Mizos being the agrarian people celebrate mostly the agrarian festivals linked to their harvesting period. Chapchar Kut is celebrated in the month of February; right after the jungle has been cleared for crop cultivation. People pray for a good crop and celebrate with drums, gongs, etc. Mim Kut This festival is celebrated in the month of September right when the crop has been harvested. Pawl Kut After the harvest is sold in the market and the farmers are preparing for the new harvest season, Mizos celebrate Pawan Kut to express gratitude the Gods for the previous good harvesting year. This is the biggest festival of Mizoram and is celebrated in the month of December/January with much fan fare, feasting and fun.
Bara Bazar It is the famous flea market of Aizawl and the main shopping centre for everyone. One can find from anything to everything here. The Zion Street market inside this place is a stop for ones shopping for clothes, foot wears, etc. New Market Just before the Bara Bazar starts, the New Market is a road side market spread wide across the road and full with stuff like clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, etc. Millenium Mall It is the one and only mall in Aizawl, constructed recently. This multi-storyed mall is good place to shop for brands and handicrafts.
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