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There are a total of eight districts in the state of Mizoram and Champhai is one of them. It is one of the main districts in the state of Mizoram and Champhai town is also the administrative headquarters of the district. The district mainly has four rural development blocks. The district is quite popular for its flora and fauna and is home to a national park named Murlen National Park and a wildlife sanctuary named Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary. The species found in them are really worth watching especially the animal lovers. It gives peace and serenity to the mind.

Places to visit in Champhai

Murlen National Park

In this lush and dramatically beautiful park, you will be finding a great variety of some of the most endangered species of animals. This place is spread around a vast area of around 100 sq km. Here, you will be experiencing the hills standing tall and proud shining in all their raw and amazing beauty. Furthermore, this is absolutely a terrific place to visit if you love cloud gazing.

Rih Dil

As the name suggests, this is a heart-shaped lake which is out and out amazing in all its true potential. And what is really exciting about this place is the fact that even though it is located in Mizoram, a part of this lake has been located in Myanmar. We bet that you didn’t know it! Did you?

Mura Puk

For history lovers, this is the kind of place which they must not absolutely miss. Here, you will be finding a total number of six caves to explore and discover in all their subtlety. However, what is somewhat sad about this place is the fact that there are no authentic historical records of this place. But that won’t be an issue for you unless you are not a historian, isn’t it?  

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Things to do  in Champhai

Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife sanctuary is spread in an area of about 80 sq km and here you will be finding a great variety of plants and animals to discover. This place is just the perfect travel getaway for people who love nature as they would be finding so much of abundance in terms of scenic views and dazzling spectrum along with the possibility of finding wild animals.

Thasiama Seno Neihna

It won’t be wrong to call this place a delight of nature. This place is full of surprises for any tourist owing to its beautiful surroundings and wonderful views of nature. Furthermore, this place is also quite famous for its legends.

Events and festivals in & around Champhai

Pawl Kut

This festival is held in the months of December. As for the name of this festival then Pawl means straw thus it is a logical description of the name of this festival. It is one of the main festivals of Mizoram and has been celebrated by the people with a great amount of zeal and enthusiasm. It is observed for a period of around 2 days.

Thalfavang Kut

This festival is celebrated as one of the biggest festivals in Mizoram. The reason for celebrating this festival is the completion of the weeding of the crops which makes them suitable for the harvesting activities.

Best time to visit Champhai

It can be said the temperature of this place is quite warm and temperate. On an overall basis, the average temperature of this place can reach up to 18-degree Celsius on an average. Thus, it can be said that Champhai can be visited at any time of the year. However, it is specifically advised to skip the rainy months as it can be a real mess to travel to this place during that time of the year.

How to reach Champhai?

By Air - If you are planning to visit Champhai via flight then you should know that the nearest airport to Champhai is situated in Aizawl. And from there, you can easily get a taxi or a bus to reach your preferred travel destination. The total distance between Aizawl airport and Champhai is around 215 km.  

By Road - The overall connectivity via road to Champhai is good. Thus, if you are planning to travel to this place via road then you won't be facing any issue.

By Train - Planning to visit Champhai via train then you should know that the nearest railway station is the Bairabi station. It is located at a distance of around 300 km which can be typically covered using a taxi or even public transport like a bus.

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