Known as a ‘Jeweled Land,’ Manipur is a green paradise blessed with the finest charm of Mother Nature. One can find the Mother Nature to be more generous in allocating the wealth of the nature. The cascading waterfalls, blue hills, placid lakes and rich art and culture are soul-captivating. The serenity of the place is overwhelming. With Manipur Tour packages tourist can explore the most of tourist attractions in Manipur. Some of the major attractions that the tourists can avail with Manipur Tour packages are precisely listed below.
Attractions in Manipur
The only floating lake in the world, Loktak Lake is a beautiful lake with green surrounding and vegetation floating on the surface of it. Close to the lake is Keibul National Park which is a home for several rare and endangered flora and fauna species.
Shri Govindajee Temple:
The temple is the major highlight of Manipur. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, devotes believed that visit to this temple solve all their problems and worries.
Situated on the bank of river Imphal, the fort was once the royal palace of King Pakhangba. The fort has archaeological as well as historical significance. The fort has grown to become a major tourist attraction of Manipur.
This zoological garden was created with for the preservation as well as breeding of some rare and endemic species. The garden is surrounded with rich greenery and hills.
The museum is located in the state capita Imphal, and consist a large collection of artifacts natural history, ethnology, painting and Archaeology. The museum also displays the articles used by the Manipuri Kings.
One may have visited several markets, but this market has a unique feature. Located at the centre of the Imphal town, it is women only market where one can find tribal women selling varieties of products. The market offers varieties of handlooms and is ideal place to shop souvenirs and crafts made by the local people.
Spread over an area of 200 acres, the Orchidarium has almost 110 species of rare and endemic orchids.
Senapati in Manipur is an ideal place for the nature lovers to explore. It is blessed with babbling streams, deep gorges, gushing rivers and splendid landscape. Almost 80 per cent of land here is covered with vast forest and one can expect to sight wide range of animals and plants.
It is a religious place with numbers of temples standing tall in the lap of Mother Nature. The temples such as Pancha Ratana Temple, Sridhara Temple, Siddheswar Temple, Pancha Ratana Temple etc not only reflects the architectural excellence but also acquaints tourists with the rich culture and tradition of Manipur.
The World War II Cemetery:
Located in Imphal, it is the resting ground for the brave soldiers who died in the World War II while fighting against Japanese. The commentary has little stone markers and bronze plaques.
Things to do in Manipur
Trekking and Hiking:
Manipur with green surroundings and blue hills offers an ideal tourist destination for the adventure seekers to engage in some thrilling outdoor sports like trekking and hiking. Thoubal a small town in Manipur located at the bank of river Thoubal offers a perfect location for trekkers.
Churachandpur located amidst the valleys and hills, is the next biggest town in Manipur after Imphal. The river Tipaimukh that flows through the town offers visitors with boating facility.