Top Places for Kids in AizawlAizawl, the capital city of Mizoram can be visited anytime throughout the year. The city is surrounded by mountains and those who visit this city can enjoy its pristine beauty. A visit to Aizawl is highly relaxing, refreshing and enjoyable to people of all age groups. However, the kids can have a lot of activities and sight-seeing trips when they are in Aizawl. Phawngpui is the highest peak here and trekking trails are easy and fun for kids. In Aizawl, there are many local attractions.
Aizawl is one of the most beautiful historical locations in India. The kids as well as adults who visit this city will have memorable experiences of visiting various monuments and places of modern age attractions. There are numerous places in Aizawl that are historically important. The locations of historical importance in Aizawl include museums, monuments, forts and archaeological sites. Those who visit these places will come to know about the history and cultural heritage of this place.
Tamdil is the largest lake in Mizoram and is 60km from Aizawl. This is a natural lake in the middle of a cool, green forest. This is an ideal picnic spot for the kids. Boating facility is also provided here. The tourists along with their kids enjoy long hours of boating in this beautiful lake. The tropical evergreen forest around this lake has a lot of rare trees like Sehenia Wallichii, Albizia, Artocarpus, Merus, Bamboos, Chikrassia tabularis, etc. There are plenty of prawns and other types of fish in the lake. Wildlife in the forest consists of bear, deer and wild pig.
The Vantawang waterfall is about 150km away from Aizawl. This is a popular tourist destination. The water falls from a height of 750 ft. The waterfall is surrounded by thick bamboo forest. The popular hill station Thenzawl is very near to Vantawang.
The caves in Mizoram are the places of tourist attraction. Pukzing Cave is situated in Pukzing Village, Aizawl. This is the biggest cave in Mizoram and it goes 25m inside. According to the legend, a very strong man called Mualzawata carved this cave out of the hill. The Pukzin village is in the western hill ranges in Aizawl. This cave also draws the attention of many children because of its sheer size!
The National Museum
Visit to the State Museum in Aizawl is indeed an educational trip for the kids. Artefacts, olden relics and dossiers of ancient times are preserved here. Elaborate items pertaining to India’s struggle for freedom are kept here. Those who visit this museum get to learn a lot about Indian history in general and Mizoram's history in particular. The souvenirs include personal belongings of Gandhiji such as his dhoti, kurta, walking stick and chappals.
The Science Museum at Aizawl exhibits several items related to biology and physics. There are a lot of scientific exhibitions in these museums. Dinosaurs are displayed with a complete pack on multimedia. The museums here entertain and educate the kids.
Dolls Museum for girls
The dolls museum at Aizawl is a paradise for the little girls. All types of dolls in the world are exhibited here.
Mini Zoo in Aizawl
The mini zoological garden at Aizawl is an ideal place for the kids to visit. Here one can view the unique wildlife of the hilly region. Numerous species of mammals, birds and rare animals of Asia can be seen here. The endangered sun bear is a major attraction of this zoo.