Tamdil LakeCurrently Open
- Address: Tamdil, Mizoram 796261, Aizawl, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Forest, Family And Kids, Lake, Nature, Resort
Tamdil Lake - Review
The Tamdil lake is situated at a distance of 64 km from Aizawl. This lake is set amidst astonishing natural beauty, one can smell the freshness in the air.The lake is reconstructed as part of building a fishing reservoir by the Fisheries Department, Government of Mizoram. There are lake-side resorts that are maintained by the Tourism Department. A great place for fishing and boating; this lake is rich with sea life and is surrounded by evergreen tropical forests.
How To reach Tamdil Lake by Public Transport
- It is best to hire a cab or rent a car to get to this lake.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tamdil Lake
95% of people who visit Aizawl include Tamdil Lake in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
55.56% of people start their Tamdil Lake visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tamdil Lake
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tamdil Lake
Tamdil Lake Trips
Tamdil Lake, Aizawl Reviews
This place is quite far from Aizawl city... if you have a whole day then you can visit this place along with the world largest family which is within a few kilometers from this place. This place is very beautiful and calm. A lake here in the middle of this place. This is not a very popular tourist destination. So you won't get any food or drink here. So if you are going then better take food and drinks with you.
Ṭam Dil is a reservoir lake situated 6 km from Saitual, the nearest town, and 64 km from Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram, India. In Mizo language, the word Ṭam is a contraction of anṭam, which means a mustard plant; and Dil means "lake". A new species of frog called Leptolalax tamdil was described from this lake in 2010. The origin and etymology of Ṭam Dil are shrouded in myth. Folklore has it that a married couple had a jhum plot in this small valley surrounded by small steep hills. The man unfortunately died leaving the wife to care for the crops alone. In the middle of the field was a robust mustard plant, conspicuously bigger than any other plants. One night the widow has a visitation by her husband, who informed her to take special care of the giant mustard plant as it was a harbinger of immense blessing. On the wake, she did as told, and the plant thrived very well. As time went, the widow remarried but the new husband objected to any thing reminiscence of the deceased husband, and so he plucked the plant up by the roots and discarded it. The vast hole left in the ground was then soon filled by water (seeping from the plant, according to some versions; from the ground itself, in another version) to become an exquisite lake. Hence the name of Ṭam Dil, for the "lake of the mustard". The lake is reconstructed as part of building a fishing reservoir by the Fisheries Department, Government of Mizoram. Lake-side resorts are maintained by the Tourism Department.
great view, awesome environment, great lake, lodge is good
Visited this famous lake early this year and found it very interesting. Tourism and Forest departments have guest houses so you can spend the night and enjoy the serenity. Some activities: enjoy the boatride in the lake, take a walk along the trail which completely goes round the lake, bring your zoom lenses to try and capture birds in their natural environment! Might be a good idea to book a room if you intend to spend a night here.
A very isolated lake 6kms from saitual. Total peace. Reachable only by booking a taxi to and fro from saitual. No food available.no accommodation. Abandoned rooms.best place for some soul searching.