Vantawng Falls

Open Time : Open 24 hrs

Entry : free

Address : Vantawng Falls, New Serchhip, Serchhip, Mizoram, India

Why to visit Vantawng Falls

The Vantawng Falls, the state's highest and most stunning cascade, is nestled within deep woodlands and like a trickle of milk. It is reported to be India's 13th highest waterfall, falling from a height of 750 feet. The falls are bordered by bamboo woods, and because the terrain is challenging, the Tourism Department has built up a viewing platform for visitors to admire the scenery. The water for the waterfall comes from the adjacent Vanva river.
People travel from all across the state to see the state's of might and power majesty. It is found near Thenzawl on the Vanva River, which is noted for its raging rapids. The Vantawng Falls are a monument to the incredible natural beauty found in the North-East.

According to legend

The waterfall was titled after an amazing swimmer named Vantawng, whose ability was similar to that of a fish, according to folklore. He was once supposed to have been killed by a drifting log while swimming in the pool at the base of the waterfall. About 137 kilometres from Aizawl are the Vantawng Falls.

FAQ on Vantawng Falls

When is it best to go to Vantawang Falls?

Due to the obvious improved clarity September through January are the best period to visit Vantawng Falls. The waterfall can be seen flowing in full force through the lush Mizo Hills. During these months of the year the flora encircling the waterfall is also enhanced and thicker.

What restaurants are close to Vantawang Falls?

The best eateries around Vantawng Falls include Earth Rock Cafe David's Kitchen and Aizawl Masala in Aizawl.

What activities are available at Vantawang Falls?

Given the topography the deep forest cover and the vistas the location is also suitable for trekking.

What are the attractions near Vantawang Falls?

In Serchhip there is a lovely rock memorial called Chhingpui Thlang that should be seen.

Special Tip

Due to the dense forest cover a close glimpse of the waterfall is difficult to obtain therefore bring your binoculars for a better look. Trekking near the waterfall is also dangerous.

By Mehrosh Shamim

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