Manipur Tour

Manipur is a state in northeastern India, and its capital is Imphal. Manipur ranked twenty -three in largest state of India. Manipur is surrounded by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south and Assam to the west. It also connected with Mayanmar to the east. It spread over an area of 22,347 square kilometers. Jeweled land is the meaning of Manipur. Manipur is rich in art, culture and tradition and nature's pristine glory. Manipuri, English, Hindi are the main languages which arespoken by the people in Manipur. The people of Manipur excel in martial arts like spear dance, sword fights and wrestling. They are also excellent riders. The people of Manipur are very polite. They also enjoy dancing and give a particular attention towards the dance. The major tourist destinations of Manipur are Imphal, Tamenglong, Ukhrul and Churachandpur city and these cities have abode of natural beauties, green-blue hills, historical palace, temples, Waterfalls, Lakes, Caves, hill-stations, hill-town and many more.India,s first prime minister called Manipur “The Switzerland of India".
  • Places
  • General Information
  • How to Reach
  • Itinerary

Places to see

  • Imphal
  • Tamenglong
  • Ukhrul
  • Churachandpur

General Information

Best time to visit: October to May

Culture:
The culture of Manipur is a fine blend of colorful festivals, rich history, vibrant customs, wonderful architecture, delicious cuisines, enchanting music, exciting dance forms and much more.

Food: Hawaizar curry (the fermented soyabean), Mangal the white peas) Ooti, Yongchak(Parkia Speciosa), Soibum Ironba(the fermented bamboo shoot),Thambu Singju, Chak-hao Kher, Mangal Kangou, Bora ,Sana Thongba(the Paneer curry),chowmin, Momos, thupka etc.

Highlights: Khangkhui Cave,Shirui Kashung Peak, Khayang Peak, Shree Govindajee, Kaina (a sacred place of Hindus),Khwairamand Bazaar ,Manipur Zoological Garden, the beautiful Loktak Lake and Sendra Island. Langthabal,Moirang, Moreh, Phubala, Singda, Khongjom, Sahid Mandir, Khonghampat Orchidarium, Keibul Lamjao National Park, Sekta Archeological Living Museum, the Manipur State Museum etc.

Top Hotels: Nirmala Hotel, Imphal Hotel, Dinesh Delux Hotel, Continental Hotel, the Classic Hotel etc.
Shopping: Manipuri bed covers of Moirangfee, Hand-woven and embroidered textiles, Manipuri dance doll, Mats made of water reed, Shawls and blankets, Cane, bamboo work and wood carving.

Climate: The climate of the district is of temperate nature with a minimum and maximum degree of 3 C to 33 C. The average annual rainfall is 1,763.7 mm (1991).

How to Reach

By Air: Imphal is connected by air to important cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Aizawal and Silchar.

By Train: Imphal cannot be reached directly by rail. You can reach upto Guwahati and Dimapur by rail and from there onwards take a bus or flight to reach Imphal.

By Road: Bus services operated by Manipur State Road Transport Corporation(MSRTC) connect Imphal to Guwahati,Silchar, Dimapur and Komiha.

Itinerary


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