Kennedy Peak - Things to Know Before Visiting
Kennedy Peak, Myanmar (Burma)
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About Kennedy Peak
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.
Attractions Near Kennedy Peak
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.
Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in Champhai district in eastern Mizoram, northeast India. It is an alpine forest and contains the second highest peak in Mizoram. It is specially a conservation interest on rare species of birds. It was declared a protected area in 1999, and a national wildlife sanctuary by the Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests on 31 May 2001.
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.
Ṭam Dil is a reservoir lake situated 6 km from Saitual, the nearest town, and 64 km from Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram, India. In Mizo language, the word Ṭam is a contraction of anṭam, which means a mustard plant; and Dil means "lake". A new species of frog called Leptolalax tamdil was described from this lake in 2010.
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 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.
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Chin State is well known for its two peak mountains named Mount Victoria and Mount Zihmuh. The people in the region possess fascinating cultures and traditions.