Reiek Village Resort

Reiek is a mountain on the western side of Aizawl and is one of the most beautiful peaks of the entire range. Towering at 1548 mtrs, it is covered in lush green forests and has gentle slopes on the westward side, offering a breathtaking view of the surrounding valleys and hills. On a clear day, the plains of Bangladesh can be seen from the top of the hill. Reiek Hill is also surrounded by thick lush green temperate trees and bushes.

The Reiek Village Resort is a heritage village that lies at the base of the mountain while another resort attached to the village, is located half way up. The heritage village is a typical Mizo village with an entrance gate and distinctive traditional huts of the different Mizo sub-tribes. You can also catch a glimpse of the Mizo chieftain’s house, a bachelor’s dormitory and the residence of a widow. The houses are fully preserved in their original state, giving the visitor aninsight into the glorious past of these valiant highlanders. A few Mizo modern houses have also been constructed nearby to show the changes that have taken place in the Mizo way of life while keeping pace with the modern developments.

The resort has a cafeteria providing decent food and accommodation. This is also the venue for the annual Anthurium festival and the best time to visit would be in April.For the adventurous, a trekking trail from the resort leads to the peak of the mountain. But of course, if you want to visit the Anthurium festival, be there in September,

Do stop here to witness the pristine beauty of Mizoram.

Entry fee: INR 20 per adult

Timings: 0930 to 1600 hrs

Location

  • By Air: Lengpui Airport (about 1 hour drive from Aizawl).
    Air India - Daily Flight to Kolkata and Guwahati from Aizawl are available.
    Jet Airways - Daily Flights to Kolkata and Guwahati are available.
  • By Train: The nearest railway station is Silchar in Assam (about 6 hours drive from Aizawl). Maxi cabs are available from Zarkawt, Aizawl.
  • By Road: NH-54 connects Aizawl with the rest of the country through Silchar. Buses and taxis are available from Silchar to Aizawl (6-8 hrs). Night services are also available. Aizawl is also accessible by road from Shillong and Guwahati.
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