There are numerous small and big towns and villages situated around Serchhip. The Serchhip is the largest town; Thenzawl being the second largest. The terrain of the place is not undulated; it is plain. The area is cored with meadows covered in plush green grass. One of the main attractions of the place is the majestic waterfall named the Vantawng Khawhthla. The name of the waterfall means “Heaven’s reaching fall”. The waterfall is located close to the town of Thenzawl.
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Vantawng Khawhthla: The Vantawng Falls is the most renowned waterfall in the Indian state of Mizoram. It is located in the south direction of the sub-division of Thenzawl, on the river named Lau. The altitude of the waterfall is 220 meters.
The structure of the waterfall is very appealing; it is like a seven floored cliff. The name of the waterfall has been derived from the name of Vantawnga, who was an illustrious swimmer. His death occurred in the waterfall itself, when he was hit by a huge log carried down by the water of the waterfall.
The sub-clan named Mualthuam used to dwell in Mizoram at one point of time. The spirit of the waterfall was worshipped by this community named Mualthuam. This location is considered as one of the most appealing locations in the entire state of Mizoram. Numerous people come here to visit this place. The distance between Serchhip and this place is 24 Kms.
Zoluti Hriatrengna Lung: As per the many historians, the inhabitants and many writers, this place is believed to contain a strong historical plan. No solid historical proof supports the information about at which place the British people were given the Zoluti.
Chhingpuii Thla: In order to give tribute to the memory of Nl. Chhingpuii, a stone has been erected by the Chhingchhip Branch YMA. The distance between this monument and Chhingchhip is a mere 4 Kms and it is located in the north direction of Chhingchhip. Nl. Chhingpuii belonged to the sub village named Ruanzawl. She was renowned because of her appearance and beauty. There is an intriguing story related to her.
HOW TO REACH SERCHHIP
By air: The nearest air terminal is the Lengpui Airport. The distance between the town of Serchhip and the airport is 154 Kms.
By Rail: The station at Bairabi is the best option for people coming via rail.
By Road: The NH 54, NH 40 and the NH 150 link the town of Serchhip with Silchar, Agartala and Imphal respectively.