One of the highest literacy rated states in India, Mizoram is located extreme south of the northeastern India and is a naturally beautiful place with a variety of flora and fauna. Mizoram shares its boundary with two neighboring countries: Myanmar and Bangladesh, apart from the states of Tripura, Assam and Manipur.
The main natural attraction of the state is its high mountains covered from north to south measuring approximately 2000 mts high. Phawngpui, the highest mountain peak of the state is the majestic Blue Mountain that reaches to a height of 2165 meters. A number of important rivers flow through the state include the Sonai, Tlwanag, Kolodine and Kamaphuli.
Mizoram is a land of dramatic seas of morning mists that enfold islands of hills and peaks. This is the land of the Highlanders, or the Mizos. For anyone looking for a quiet holiday or outdoor activities in pristine and peaceful setting, this is a destination worth your while.
It is mostly warm and humid in Mizoram, as the tropic of cancer runs across the state. Yet, the climate is pleasant enough, though temperate. The state gets heavy rain during monsoon.
Mizoram is not a frequented destination for its remote location, which ultimately helps it to maintain its untouched appeal. So do the scenic landscapes of bluish hills and mountains, steep rocky cliffs, serene lakes and deep valleys of gurgling streams plunging down sheer drops to form spectacular waterfalls. To add to the beauty and the adventurous spirit, the rugged landscapes and the fast rivers to make it an ideal place for outdoor sports and activities.
The fantastic array of wildlife, especially the birds, is an added attraction to the nature lovers. Dampa Tiger Reserve is the largest wildlife sanctuary in Mizoram, and was declared a tiger reserve in 1994. It is situated in the western part of Mizoram state. Located at the Champhai district, Murlen National Park is a must visit which has a huge variety of wildlife, and rich flora and fauna. An approximate total of 15 species of mammals, 150 species of birds, 35 species of medicinal plants, 2 species of bamboos and 4 species of orchids are recorded in the national park.