Located in the wonderful state of Mizoram and surrounded by small hills and dense forests, Champhai is a storehouse of ancient monuments and scenic landscapes. Also rich in biodiversity, there are several places in Champhai which need to be in the limelight and certainly deserve the attention of every traveller and tourist.
Ranging from mysterious caves to historical sites, Champhai is one of the few places in Northeast India which can be the perfect destinations on account of their flawless beauty spread across kilometres. Would like to explore the beauty of this town flourishing on the Indo-Myanmar border? Read on to know more about the places to visit in Champhai
With its pristine atmosphere stretching up to the length of about several kilometres, Hnahlan is a grape-growing area in the beautiful district of Champhai. It is popular amongst local travellers and offbeat tourists.
With vineyards and surreal surroundings, the region in and around Hnahlan is filled with natural surprise. At the time of dawn and dusk, you can find several local tourists exploring the splendour of this unpolluted area. How about taking a tour through the vineyards of Hnahlan? The pleasant climate adds on to the existing beauty of the place.
Murlen National Park
Located near Myanmar border in the Champhai district, Murlen National park is one of the richest parts of Mizoram and is covered with tropical dense forests. It was established in 1991 and is spread over an area of 200 square kilometres. Murlen National Park is home to several rare and endangered species of flora and fauna.
With 150 species of birds, 35 species of medicinal plants, 15 species of mammals and 4 species of orchids, this beautiful national park is the luxuriant part of the Champhai district. Major animals which can be spotted here include tiger, leopard, hoolock gibbon, hill myna, etc. Would like to take a stroll through the tropical forests of Murlen National Park?
Chawngtlai is a small hamlet which is popular for its historical sites. From a cannibal cave to tombstone of warriors and monuments to the tallest monolith in Mizoram, Chawngtlai is home to numerous historical spots which showcase the past of Mizoram and the evolution of democracy in Champhai.
Several notable places include Mithah Kawn, Hmar Lungtat, Lungphun Sang Ber and Thingtlang Thlanmual Hmasaber. If you have never been to Northeast India and have never explored its beauty, then do visit this legendary place.
Mura Pak is an ancient site nestled peacefully in the village of Zote in Champhai district. It comprises of 6 caves which were used as shelters and hiding places by local villagers. As per the legends, it is believed that Mura, a ferocious and cruel eagle, used to prey upon local villagers and hence, the villagers came out with an idea of caves so that they could protect themselves from the atrocities of Mura. Would like to explore these caves and unravel the mysteries related to them?