A helicopter service by Pawan Hans connects Aizawl with Lawngtlai. The distance from Aizawl to Lawngtlai is 296 km through NH-54. There are Sumo services that ply daily and is the main mode of transportation to and from Aizawl. Lawngtlai is also going to be the nodal point in India for the Kaldan Multi Nodal Transport Project which will link sittive port in Myanmar to the Indo Myanmar Border, providing alternate access route for shipment of cargo and contribute towards the regions economic development.

The Council also possesses rich natural resources of self-generating bamboo forest as well as thick tropical forest. The highest mountain in the state of Mizoram known as ‘The Blue Mountain’ or ‘Phawngpui’ with its Phawngpui National Park and Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary are located within the Lai Autonomous District Council area. The peculiarity feature of these two places came to be known as ‘Vavu’ the state ‘Bird’ of Mizoram found only within the Phawngpui National Park with varieties of flora and fauna. Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary, the only Sanctuary in the State possessing elephant is also located within the Lai Autonomous District Council jurisdiction.