Phawngpui National Park
Saiha, Mizoram 796810, India
About Phawngpui National Park
The Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park or simply Phawngpui National Park is a gorgeous conservatory forest in Mizoram housing several rare animals and birds, adorned in tropical forests. The park overlooks rivers and mountain ranges further adding to its natural beauty and attractiveness. It also houses several species of birds and animals such as the Asiatic black bear and the black eagle. The pleasant climate allows tourists to truly enjoy the serenity of the park and what it has to offer.
Attractions near Phawngpui National Park
The highest point in the state, Phawngpui Peak is a revered mountain among the tribes of the state. The beautiful blue mountain located some 300 km south of Aizawl is a wonderful place to be and to bring out the adventure enthusiast in you. The peak is located within the Phawngpui National Park and oversees a wondrous landscape full of deep crevices and magnificent cliffs. Trekking to the summit of Phawngpui is an experience no adventure lover can let go of.
Palak Dil, also known as Pala Tipo which is Mizo for ''swallowing lake'' is the located in Phura village in Saiha district, a few km away from the town of Saiha. It is also the largest lake in Mizoram. The location of this place in particular is pretty rich in nature given the fact that it is located in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot and is in abundance of verdant environs. As it is a major component of the Palak Wildlife Sanctuary, it is also blessed with a lot of flora and fauna.
The Tuirihiau Falls is located 5 kilometres south of Thenzawl in Serchhip district in the Indian state of Mizoram. It is located in Vanva river near Thenzawl. The uniqueness of this waterfall is that you see from behind as it caves in behind the fall like an arc.
The Vantawng Falls is located in the Serchhip district in Mizoram. Vantawng Falls is the highest waterfall in the state. It is also the 13th highest waterfall in the country. The waterfall is named after an excellent swimmer, named Vantawnga. The Vantawng waterfall is located in the Vanva River and is 137 away from the capital city of Aizawl.
This relatively small, natural body of water along the India-Myanmar border is a nook of Chin State still largely unexplored due to its remoteness and a history of regional travel bans. Surrounded by rolling hills of green and vibrant rice paddies, the journey to get to Rih Lake is definitely worth a little discomfort. This lake is also one of the main water resources in this area.
Mt. Kennedy is famous for mountaineering. So, most visitors come hereto climb. It is a 2703-meter high mountain which was famous for its flora and fauna and has a lot of wildlife sources also. It is the second-highest mountain in Chin State after Mount Victoria. It is also historically famous for being the site of a battle during World War II between the British Indian Army and the Japanese.
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Siaha District is one of the eight districts of Mizoram state in India. The district is bounded on the northwest by Lunglei district, on the north and west by Lawngtlai District and on the south and east by Myanmar. The district occupies an area of 1399.9 km². Siaha town is the administrative headquarters of the Mara Autonomous District Council. The population had decreased from 60,823 to 56,574 . It is the least populous district of Mizoram