"A hidden shade of Mizoram"
Most famous for being the district with the highest literacy rate in India, Serchhip in Mizoram is a place that can provide you a unique and vibrant experience.This small town can give one the experience of a small village, the life, activities and colors that it sustains in the everyday. Serchhip, translates to ‘citrus on top’, is around 112 km away from the state capital, Aizawl. The town got its name from the numerous citrus trees found on top of the hill of the district. Set at an elevation 2913 ft above sea level, this place lies between Mat and Tuikum rivers, which add to the beauty of the destination. As per historical records, a Mizo chief is responsible for the early settlement at Serchhip. One of the best kept secrets of Mizoram, Serchhip makes for a perfect offbeat destination for travellers always in search of lesser explored places. Let us have a look at the prominent places to visit in and around Serchhip. Some of the popular villages one can visit are the Neihloh and Buangpuri. The nature too plays a role in tourism with spots such as the Vantawng Khawhltha water fall. Other places here include the Chhingpui Thlan and Hriantrengna lung.
How to reach
How to Reach by Flight
The nearest airport to Serchhip is approximately 90 km away, in Aizawl. Apart from this airport Silchar and Imphal airports are also nearby, i.e around 230 km away. There are quite a few flights which connect through these airports. From the airport, you can hire a car or a bus to reach the destination.Nearest Airport: AIZAWL - 48 kms from Serchhip
How to Reach by Train
Silchar is the nearest railway station to Serchhip. Trains from Guwahati, Kolkata, Delhi and other cities, mainly from the north eastern part are connected through train or have stoppage at Silchar. Apart from this station, there are quite a few towns in Mizoram which have a station, but the connectivity through trains is not great.
How to Reach by Bus
Usually not recommeded coz it always crowded.and bus journey is not so convienient.
How to Reach by Road
Cars on hire, buses, taxis are easily available from nearby towns. The fares are also quite minimal. However, the bus journey is not great as the buses remain crowded.
Local transportations: Taxis, auto rickshaws and town buses are available in Serchhip.
How to travel within
Perfect getaway for weekends from the hectic city life. A less crowded and less polluted destination.
What's not so Great?
Limited accommodation options. Limited restaurant and eating joints.
Sercchip is ideal for nature lovers. It is suitable for a vacation with family, friends and also solo travellers. People interested in experiencing the local life and culture of Mizoram should visit this place.
Its one day trip so better carry the less luggage and carry extra pair of clothes preferably sports material.Wear the sport shoe coz you end up playing so be safe.
Pack a woolen clothes to manage the cold.