thangliana-lung

CaptianT.H.Lewin was one of the first Englishmen to come to Mizoram. The District Commissioner of the Chittagong Hills Tracts, who entered Mizoram by way of Demagiri (Tlabung) in 1865, became so popular with the local tribesmen that as a mark of respect, he was called Thangliana which meant ‘greatly famous’. He lived with the Mizos for nine years and authored the first Lushai book. His memorial stone at Demagiri remains as evidence of the extent of his popularity with the Mizos. His memorial stone at Demagiri shows how the Mizos held him in great esteem.

The District Commissioner of the Chittagong Hills Tracts, who entered Mizoram by way of Demagiri (Tlabung) in 1865, became so popular with the local tribesmen that as a mark of respect, he was called Thangliana which meant ‘greatly famous’. He lived with the Mizos for nine years and authored the first Lushai book. His memorial stone at Demagiri remains as evidence of the extent of his popularity with the Mizos. His memorial stone at Demagiri shows how the Mizos held him in great esteem.

Situated close to Burma border, Phawngpui is famous for rhododendron and orchids. Phawngpui is the highest mountain of Mizoram and is about 2165 meters in height. It is also known as the Blue Mountain.

Memorial of Chinngpui is located between Chinngpui village and Baktawng. It is a memorial stone built in the memory of a beautiful woman called Chinngpui. Memorial of Chinngpui is a tribute to the love story of Chinngpui and Kaptuanga.

Mizoram is famous for its pleasant weather. Summer witnesses a comparatively cooler climate though it is usually not very cold in winter. Monsoon is very prominent in Mizoram and soaks this hill station from May to September. Blue sky with no rainfall indicates the advent of winter in the beginning of October.

Ideal time to visit is throughout the year.