The youngest state
Mizoram, formerly known as the Lushai Hills is situated in the
Norrth Eastern Corner of India. It is flanked by Bangladesh and
Tripura in the West and Burma in the East.
intending to visit Mizoram require Restricted Area Permits
issued by the All Foreigners Regional Registration Offices (FRRO)
in Calcutta, Delhi & Bombay. Cheif Immigration Office, Madras &
All Indian Mission Abroad. Inner line permits for Indian
tourists are issued through The Deputy Director cum-Liaison
Officer, 24 Old Ballygunge Road, Calcutta- 700 019, Tel:
247-7034.The permits can also be obtained from the Laision
Officer of The Government of Mizoram, Mizoram House, Rangir
Kharia, Silchar, Assam, Tel : 559, 659, 754; Mizoram House,
Laision Officer, Zoo Road, Guwahati- 781 005, Tel : 87091.
Application should be submitted in the prescribed profroma
available from the above office on arrival in Guwahati/Silchar.
The forms should be completed in person together with two
passport size photograhs signed in the presence of the Laision
Officer and should put your signature in the office register.
: 3715 feet.
Temperature (Deg C) : Summer - Max. 29,
Min. 20 ; Winter - Max. 21, Min. 10.
Rainfall : Approx. 200 cms to 350 cms. (
May to September ).
Best Season : September to May.
AND COMMUNICATION :
: Vayudoot service connects Aizwal with Guwahati, Silchar
& Calcutta which inturn is connected by Indian airlines
flights to major cities in India.
Air Fare : Calcutta-Guwahati Rs.1594/- (J), Rs.1433/-
(C), Rs.1157/- (Y) Vayudoot Fare : Calcutta-Aizwal Rs.
: Nearest railway station Silchar (Assam) is
180 kms from Aizwal, where as Guwahati, 397 km from Silchar,
is the most convenient railhead connected with the most of the
major places in India. 204/203 Tripura Passanger, 5811/5811
Barak Valley Express and 5801/5802 Cachar Express connect
Silchar with Guwahati.
Fare : Calcutta-Guwahati-Silchar Rs.1716/- (AC/I),
Rs.948/- (AC/Sleaper),Rs.751/- (I), Rs.417/- (AC/Chair car),
: Aizawl is connected by National Highway
No.54 to the rest of the country via Silchar. Some of the
distances : Guwahati 506 kms, Imphal 374 kms, Kohima 497
kms, Shillong 430 kms, Agartala 443 kms etc.
Services : Mizoram State transport and private
buses ply from Aizawl to Champhai, Lunghai, Silchar etc.
Transport : Unmetered taxi charge Rs.75/-
approximately for 2 to 3 hrs.
Aizwal Town, Mizoram
State Museum, The Weaving Centre, Bora Bazar, Luangmual
Handicrafts Centre, Zoo.
Tamdil- 60 kms,
Champai- 192 kms, Lunglei- 235 kms, Tawi- 140 kms, Saiha - 360
kms, Phawngpuri, Dampa, Kolasib.
India Tourist Office, B. K. Kakati Road, Ulubari, Guwahati -
781 007, Tel : 27102, 31022, 31381.
Information, Public Relations & Tourism, Aizwal, Tel : 449.