The origins of the swallowing lake, or Palak Dil, in the Palak Wildlife Sanctuary, is shrouded in legends. The oval-shaped water body is southern Mizoram’s biggest natural lake, covering an area of about 1 sq km. It is surrounded by a lush tropical forest and is home to a rich aqua-fauna ecosystem. Various types of fish and crab are found in the lake and the surrounding forest is home to the wild pig, the tiger and the Asiatic black bear. Rarely-seen birds such as the spot-breasted scimitar babbler, the black-capped kingfisher and the white-rumped munia are also found here.How to reach: Guwahati has connecting flights to Aizawl, the nearest city. Hire a cab.Must-see: This place is believed to be a favourite winter stop for the migrating pintail duck.USP: Mists transform the lake into a magical land. Sometimes you may not even see anything in the thick mist.Travel Tip: Travel between October and March. Also carry a good binocular for bird watching.
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Murlen National Park
This is a beautiful park in Mizoram which is more than 100 km away from Aizawl and is surrounded by a small village with about 0 families residing there. The park is filled with natural beauty including a variety of medicinal plants and herbs, mammals, birds, butterflies and many more. The park is also surrounded by six caves including the Lamsial Puk, Zokhtawar, Hnahalan and Tan Tlangis. Orchids are a major attraction here and you will find them in all colours and types in this park. Champhai is the nearest town from here and in case you want to stay close to the park, you will find a number of holiday resorts here.
The ChurchMizoram observes Sunday as a closed holiday on which all shops and everything in the city closed down and everyone goes to the church for prayers. The State has got churches in every street and the religious teachings are so much systematic that they even have proper attendance register of each citizen. They also conduct separate teachings for children and adults.  The people are so bonded  towards their religion that infants to old and poor to rich, all comes under same roof and do the prayer together, sing together and even dance together… the unity and coherence in the society shows the depth and substance in their belief towards their culture. Hence, one must visit the church on Sunday to witness the true society of the place. Sitting with them, hearing their prayers and teachings by the father, and everyone singing in unison will give you immense peace from within.
Route to Reiek If you are a road trip lover then ride or  drive to reiek is a must on this trip. Although the two wheelers are not available on rent in aizawl but four wheelers are available on rent. Reiek is a small heritage village around 30 kms to the west of Aizawl. The road to Reiek is ofcourse mountainous but the inclination of slope is way higher than in normal mountains found in the northern parts of the country. The route is full of lush green tropical forest and numerous Waterfalls. One peculiarity of this place is that here everything is sharp, for let it be the cliffs or the waterfall. On the way, one has to cross the beautiful Tlawng River. The Bridge over the river is a vintage Iron made rope bridge. The Ride will give you a chance to witness some of the very beautiful waterfalls. Once you are reaching near to the village, you can witness a no of beautiful caves under which the roads are partially passing and while riding through them, the Bat holes over your head will be able to astonish you. The landscape will remind you of the kinnaur highway in Himachal… The route will give an account of various breathtaking views of valley.   Note: If you are travelling on Sunday then kindly check your fuel for the ride a day prior as everything is closed on Sundays…. EVEN PETROL PUMPS!!