Kolasib, 83 km from the state capital, Aizawl
, is the district headquarters of Kolasib District
. This town rests mid way between Silchar and Aizawl. The main attractions nearby are the Bairabi Hydel Project and fishing in the
. Regional research station of the Rubber Research Institute of India and an Industrial Estate function in this town.
The nearest railway station is Silchar Railway Station. Lengpui Airport of Aizawl, well connected with Guwahati, Silchar and Kolkata, through Vayudoot service, is the nearest airport.