Town is the headquarters of Lunglei district. It is 235 km from the state capital, Aizwal. The district is rich in flora and has a beautiful landscape. The scenic beauty, cool pleasant climate and peaceful atmosphere have turned Lunglei District into a perfect site for tourism. The important places to visit are Milu Puk, Chawngvungi and Khawnlung Run. The relics of some of the early British missionaries are found there. The first church of
is in Lunglei District.