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Phawngpui

The “Blue Mountain”- Phawngpui of Mizoram is considered by the people of Mizoram in India to be the abode of Gods and is highly revered. Rising 2165 metres Phawngpui in the Chhimpuipui district of the state near the Myanmar Border it is the highest Peak in the state. Colourful trees and flowers native to the Phawngpui region present an enchanted view of the hills and valleys below Phawngpui. The region is best known for its orchids and rhododendrons. The Phawngpui Mountain gets its name from the Blue Haze that always seems to cover the mountain range in the Chhimpuipui district of the state of Mizoram.

Thlazuang Khamm a semi circular cliff on the western side has a sharp steep fall and is rumored to be haunted by spirits. An flat area of approximately 2 sq kms on the peak is surrounded by matted bamboo groves and is home to varieties of butterfly including some rare species found in and around the region.

The nearest village to Phawngpui is Sangau which lies 229 kms away from Aizwal. Aizwal is connected to the rest of India by Air. Flights can be boarded from Guwahati, Imphal and Kolkata bond for Aizwal. The Nearest railhead to Phawngpui s Silchar in Assam which lies 184 Kms away. The Barak valley express, Cachar Express and the Tripura Passenger connect Silchar to Guwahati. Buses both day and night are available from Guwahati, Sangau, Silchar and Shillong. Taxis and also ply to Phawngpui along NH 54 from these neighbouring cities.