Manipur

General Information:

Area : 22,327 sq km.

Capital : Imphal

Languages : Manipuri, English, Hindi & Others.

Religion : Hindu, Muslim, Christian & Others.

Temperature : Max. 32°C Min. 14°C in Summer.Max. 25°C Min. 0°C in winter.

Best Season : May to October.

Introduction:

Situated in the north-eastern part of the country. Nature in all her glory is Manipur. Having inspired titles like ‘a little paradise on Earth’, and ‘the jewel of India’, Manipur promises to be a favourite tourist attraction for many reasons. It is a land of blue-green hills, cascading rapids, carpet of flowers and winding rivers.Rich with tradition, this oval-shaped valley is surrounded by an aura of mystery, which draws many to unveil and discover her. Nestling in the shadows of the hills in the eastern corner of the country, Manipur is nature’s own work of art. Manipur has a rich heritage of flora and fauna. Over 65% of the geographical area of Manipur is covered by forests, which range from tropical rain forests to subalpine forests. Manipur is very rich in orchid flora of more than 500 species. Animals of rare species are seen here. The state is a mosaic of traditions and cultural patterns. In the field of art and culture, its dance forms best represent Manipur.


Getting There:

Air: Indian Airlines flights connect Manipur with the major cities of India. Nearest airport is Imphal.

Rail: Dimapur, 215 km from Imphal, is the nearest railhead. Another railhead is at Jiribam, a small town on Manipur’s border. It is 225 km from Imphal.

Road: Imphal is connected by road with Guwahati & Silchar in Assam through National Highway No. 53.

Tourist Attraction:

Travel Spot:

Imphal

Wildlife:

Keibul Lamjao National Park

Other:

Fair & Festival
Flora & Fauna
Art & Culture
Shopping

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