Manipur, a ‘jewel of India’, this is how our first prime minister Late Jawaharlal Nehru described this state. Situated in the North-eastern part of India it is one of the seven sister states. Manipur is rich in serene beauty, landscape, and culture. Visiting Manipur can soothe you soul. You will get freshness and relaxation from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan cities. Manipur shares the international border with neighboring country Myanmar. Planning a holiday for this state, you must visit the below-listed places.
Top 7 Places to Visit in Manipur
The city with natural scenic beauty, Imphal is the capital city of Manipur. Situated amidst the Manipur Valley, plains and hills surround this place. Dense forest with lush greenery and grasslands makes this place look like an emerald gem. You can visit Loktak Lake, famous as the largest freshwater lake. Apart from natural beauty, this place has historic relations too. There is a famous ancient Kangla Fort of the King of Manipur in the center of valleys.
The Ukhrul district of Manipur is a natural beauty. The view you will get is really soul soothing. The green valleys, hills, waterfalls, and streams will make you feel fresh. To enjoy and explore this beauty you can visit Shirui Kashung Peak, Khayang Peak, Kachouphung Lake, and Nillai Tea Estate. Khangkhui Cave, a natural limestone cave is worth recommending for a visit. To have a close look at the culture you can walk down to the villages.
A place of scenic beauty, Thoubal is in the mid of hills is an ideal destination for trekkers. The emerald gem like the place will take your traveling spirits high. Green hills, rivers, and lakes are visual delights. Being there you can visit Ikop Lake, Waithon Lake, and Louis Lake, for fun and activities. Khongjom War Memorial, Thoubal Bazaar, and People’s Museum are other places to visit.
It is a place full of natural and scenic beauty all around. Valleys, hills, rivers, streams Senapati possess all these things. The dense forest covers the maximum area and is home to various flora and fauna. The major tourist attractions include Mao, Yangkhullen, Dzuko Valley, Sadu Chiru Waterfalls. Machel is other attraction for its historical monuments. There is a famous natural long cave you can visit.
The Churachandpur district is situated between the hills and valleys. It is the second largest town of Manipur. The Ngaloi Waterfall is a must visit for its magnificent foamy waterfalls. The beauty with the cool breeze will fill you with joy. Other attractions are Tuibuong Tribal Museum, Khuga Dam, and Tipaimukh.
Rich in numerous and rare species of flora and fauna, Tamenglong is popularly known as ‘Land of Hornbill’. Visit Zeilad Wildlife Sanctuary to get a glimpse of them. The lakes, rivers, and waterfalls add on to the beauty of the place. Places to visit and explore the beauty of Tamenglong are Zeilad Lake, Barak Waterfalls, Tharon Cave and Burning Meadow.
The Chandel district of Manipur is a place of great importance in terms of its geography. This place is home to various species of flora and fauna. You can visit Yangoupokpi- Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary to witness them. Apart from this visit Moreh and Tengnoupal.
House of natural beauty and culture, Manipur is a place to visit for traveling delight.