A highly revered peak, considered to be the abode of the Gods, Phawngpui Peak is the highest mountain peak in Mizoram
. This 2165 m high peak is near the Burma border in Chhimtuipui District
. Phawngpui Peak is famous for orchids and rhododendrons. The nearest village is
Phawngpui Peak presents the most captivating view of Mizoram. There is a semi-circular beautiful cliff in the western side called Thlazuang Khamm, which has a sharp and deep fall. This cliff is believed to be haunted by spirits. On the peak, there is a level ground about 200 hectares in area. The area is encompassed by matted bamboo groves and other beautiful flora. Varieties of butterflies, including some rare species are found here.