Situated about 1,290 ft above mean sea level, West Phaileng is in the Mamit District
. This town is surrounded by plantation forest of teak and other forests. The town experiences moderate temperature with high humidity. Dampa Sanctuary
is the nearby place of tourist importance.
The town of West Phaileng is about 105 km west of Aizawl
. The nearest railhead, Silchar Railway Station
is at a distance of 280 km.