Not many people are even aware that the Tropic of Cancer passes through Aizawl. It gives this first city of Mizoram, an exotic twist. Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram which is in the North -Eastern region of India.
Citadel -like it stands upon its lofty perch (4000 ft) on a ridge over looking the lush Tiwang River Valley.
To its north lie the rugged hills of Durtlang where there 's an interesting Zoological garden. Explore the museum, which stocks an interesting collection of costumes, artifacts and historical relics that are an important window to Mizo culture.
Shop for traditional crafts and woven textiles such as Puan with its intricate weave in many colours at Bara Bazar, the main market. It also stocks an inventive range of baskets and cane and bamboo items.
Aizawl is also a great base to explore the enchanting offerings of the abode of the high landers.