Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram, one of the seven sisters of northeast India. Aizawl is a beautiful city spread between steep mountain ranges, hills, and valleys. The centuries-old city is 1132 m above sea level. It is above and is bounded on the north by the majestic peaks of Durtlang. The Talong River flowing here for many years adds to the beauty of Aizawl.Aizawl is a rapidly growing city with many multi-story buildings. As it is the fastest growing city of Mizoram, its structural expansion is the primary requirement today. Mizoram means the land of Mizo, while Mizo means highlanders. One of the smallest states in the country, Mizoram has international borders with Myanmar, and Bangladesh while its inter-state boundaries are with Assam, Tripura, and Manipur. It was a union territory before it was declared a state in 1987. It is believed that Mizos are Mongolian in origin, and have been living in these hills for centuries. The Mizos traditionally live in an agrarian society, and hence most of their cultural practices revolve around harvesting and other farming practices. Mizo Jhoom has been farming for centuries, which is a type of slash and burn agriculture. Mim Kut and Paul Kut are the two main harvest festivals of Mizo, which are celebrated in the months of August-September, and December-January respectively. Mizo is particularly famous for Cherav dance, which is a rhythmic dance using bamboo poles. These cultural aspects make Aizawl tourism interesting for a microscopic traveler.Aizawl has many tourist spots in its vicinity that are exciting and surprising. A journey to Aizawl is incomplete without seeing the lush green Talong River flowing down the valley to the west of the city. The Talong River is on the western border of the city, and the Turial River Valley forms a similar grand picture to the east. A boat ride on Lake Tamdil is a major attraction not far from the city. If you are fond of fishing, the Chimtuipui River is a great place in Saiha. A visit to Aizawl is incomplete without seeing Mizoram's tallest Vantawang waterfall falling from a height of 750 feet. Fongpui is the highest peak in Mizoram, which is particularly famous for orchids, rhododendrons, mountain goats, and butterflies. Mizoram State Museum, Solomon Temple, and Aizawl's twin lake-Rangadil Lake are some of the tourist places that make Aizawl tourism interesting. Tourists will get to see the distinctive huts of Mizo, while the banks of this village are equipped with, natural forests and rocky rocks. Aizawl is connected to Kolkata and Guwahati by regular flights that are connected to the rest of the country. The nearest railway station is at Silchar, while National Highway 54 connects the state capital to the rest of the country.