The tropic of Cancer runs through the very heart of Aizawl, Mizoram's capital city which is an ideal hill station for tourists looking for solitude, an environment which is clean & fresh with a temperate climate throughout the year. This 112 - years old citadel-like city, with its timber houses and profusion of flowers is set on a ridge and it's cloudless blue skies, dewy mornings and sunlit days carry a promise of unforgettable holiday pleasures practically all year round. From Aizawl, visitors can enjoy the stunning vistas of the lush emerald Tlawng River Valley in the west and the Turial River Valley in the east. Aizawl is the political and cultural centre of Mizoram. It is also the commercial hub of the State with all economic activities centered here.
Before taking off to explore the breathtaking natural beauty of the countryside, visit Bung, 16 km, is a popular picnic spot and Falklawn Mizo Village, a tourist attraction is 18 km away. Also spend time at the State Museum on Mcdonald hill, Zarkawt, whose collection of costumes, artifacts and historical relics tell you something about Mizo culture. You will encounter another colourful facet of Mizo tradition in the shops around Aizawl.Being in the city during one of their traditional festivals such a Chapachar Kut, Min Kut and Pawl Kut is a real treat. You will encounter some of the most fascinating vignettes of Mizo culture underscored by a magical joi de vivre. The dexterous footwork and colourful costumes of the famous Cheraw (bamboo dance) are spectacular.