How can we forget to mention the highest mountain peak of Mizoram? Phawngpui hills are recognized to be the best tourist places in the state. Did you know that it is also known as the house of Gods and is rich in exclusive species, fragrant herbs, orchids etc? Well, it is a must-visit place for you no matter what. Just go there and gulp the essence of the land and discover why it is such a popular tourist getaway among travelers.
Phawngpui Hills is the highest peak of the Lushai Hills. There is a semi-circular series of cliffs on the western side called Thlazuang Khàm, which have a sharp and deep fall, and serve as the natural home of mountain goats. On the peak, there is a level ground of about 2 km square in area. These cliffs are also believed to be haunted by spirits.
Top Attractions of Phawngpui Hills
1. Phawngpui Peak
Phawngpui Peak is one of the most amazing places in Mizoram. This peak is one of the highest peaks which has been treated as a revered mountain among the local people.
2. The Vantawang Falls
The Vantawang Falls is situated at a distance of around 5 km from the south of the Thenzawal in Serchhip. This place is one of the most amazing places to visit with your loved ones.
3. Phulpui Grave
In the Phulpui village, there are mainly two graves which are generally visited by anyone who travel to this place. The story behind this is that a man named Zawlpala who was also the chief of the Phulpui village married the most beautiful girl named Talvungi who in turn was married to a man named Punthia who was also the chief of Rothai. And it was after many many years when Zawlpala died a grief stricken Tavlungi travelled to this place, dug her own grave beside the grave of her previous husband and requested an old woman to kill her and then bury her with her husband.
Things to Do in Phawngpui Hills
1. Experience Rich Flora and Fauna
Phawngpui Hills are one of the most alluring travel destinations to visit and explore. This dazzling place has got an area of around 200 hectares. It is enclosed with very dense bamboo forests along with other fauna and flora species which you will be finding in plenty here.
As for the people who love adventure, this is the kind of tourists spots which you must absolutely visit. Trekking is huge here as people love to scale those big hills.
Best Time to Visit Phawngpui Hills
The months from October to April are definitely one of the best times to visit the Phawngpui Hills.
How to Reach Phawngpui Hills?
Aizawl Airport (AJL), located at Aizawl has got good connectivity via flights as it connects all the major Indian cities.
If you are planning to visit Phawngpui Hills via road then you won’t be having any major issue as it has got great connectivity via road networks.
For travelling by train you will have to first go to Silchar. It is further connected with many other cities.