Champhai is a border town an an offbeat hillstation in Mizoram.
Once you are here, you will feel like you’ve stumbled upon an undiscovered gem.
Nestled in the heart of the Blue Mountain peaks, Champhai is the epitome of seclusion and simplicity. And let’s not forget about the local residents, who will make you feel like part of the family with their warm hospitality and delicious home-cooked meals.
But don’t let the peaceful vibes fool you, this little town is also a hot spot for international business.
As the main corridor for India and Myanmar, Champhai is a strategically important location that will make you feel like a spy on a secret mission. And with an average annual rainfall of 1,814 millimetres, you’ll definitely feel like you’ve stumbled upon a tropical paradise.
But Champhai’s history is just as interesting as its present. Did you know that it was once the headquarters of a Mizo Chief who went head-to-head with the British in the 1870s? And that the Champhai Valley used to be a lake? It’s true, but don’t worry, the lake has long since been silted over and the soil is now perfect for growing rice.
There’s plenty to see and do in Champhai, from climbing the Phawngpui Peak to exploring the Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary. And with only one shop in the town as of 1922, you’ll definitely feel like you’re experiencing a slice of history. So pack your bags and get ready for the trip of a lifetime in Champhai. Just don’t forget your umbrella!
Berjam Road, Kodaikanal. Pincode : 621503 Madurai District, Tamil Nadu
Weekdays – 8AM to 5.30PM
Weekends – 8AM to 5.30PM