Manipur – the land of jewels
One of the greenest, luscious states of India, with a culturally rich history, is Manipur. Manipur has a lot to offer for an immersive travel experience. When you book the Manipur Imphal tour packages, you must be ready to have a sensory overload on all five senses. It was a princely state before independence, and after the annexation to the Indian government as a union territory from 1956 to 1972, Manipur attends full statehood after that.
Why visit Manipur?
Our Manipur Imphal package tour will help you explore this jewel-like state like no other. Manipur means a jewelled land, and that is what you get when you visit it with Manipur Imphal tourism package.
The state is surrounded by rugged hills on all sides and five major river basins and valleys and has plains in the centre, making it abundant in natural beauty. Our Manipur Imphal tourist packages encourage you to explore all this and more. The culture and heritage of this proud land’s various tribes is another reason to book the Manipur Imphal package tour.
The best time to travel would be during the winters through summers (October to March). The geographical location of Manipur facilitates a pleasant climate throughout the year for Manipur Imphal tour packages. Our team will plan your Manipur Imphal tour packages depending on your requirements.
The state at the crossroads of cultural exchange
The geographical location of Manipur has richly added to the culture and traditions of the Manipuri people. With the Manipur Imphal tour packages, you can soak into these experiences entirely.
With Nagaland to its north, Mizoram to its south, Assam to its west, and the international border of Myanmar to the east, Manipur lies at an opportune confluence place. The prominent tribe of Manipur is Meiteis, followed by Manipuri Brahmins, Pangals (Manipuri Muslims), and Bishnupriya Manipuris. The primary language of the region is Meitei or also called Manipuri.
Places to visit in the Manipur Imphal tourist packages
Imphal – the capital city
The beginning of the Manipur Imphal tour packages is with the capital city. The Tulihal international airport is located eight kilometres from the main city centre and is well-connected to all India’s major cities. This makes it a lot convenient for all the travellers embarking on a Manipur Imphal tourism package.
Roads and railways connect Imphal to other parts of the country. Some of the major attractions of Manipur Imphal package tours are located in the city. One of the attractions of the bygone royal era would be the Imphal Polo grounds. It is said the modern game of Polo is derived from Manipur’s Sagol Kanji.
It is located on the banks of the Imphal river. It is an important religious centre, too, on the Manipur Imphal tour packages.
A mud fort discovered in 2013, situated in the West Imphal district of Maklang, is a new addition to Manipur Imphal tourism packages.
India Peace Memorial
An ode to the Indian and British soldiers who fought side by side against the Japanese forces in World War II is a must-visit spot on the Manipur Imphal tourism packages. The Japanese war veterans have also constructed the Imphal war cemetery in memoriam the Indian and British soldiers who lost their lives during the 1944 WW II.
This is the largest market in Asia and is a unique get together of 5000 to 6000 only women vendors selling various products. A scene to behold while visiting this market under the Manipur Imphal tour packages.
Located 25 km away from Imphal, it’s a village built with one-of-a-kind museums called Mutua Bahadur Museum. Traditional Manipuri Pottery is the main attraction in this museum cum village. Andro village shows the traditional life of Manipuri tribes beautifully and dollhouse. It houses 29 dolls representing the various tribes and must be added to your Manipur Imphal tourism packages.
One of the important locations in the Manipur Imphal Tour Packages, this museum is dedicated to the Indian National Army soldiers. It shows the reconstruction of the fallen soldiers of INA in Singapore. It also houses documents, photos, rank badges, and other memorabilia, which is a reminder of the INA’s noble sacrifices under the guidance of the great Subhash Chandra Bose.
A beautiful hill station located near the Manipur – Nagaland border is a perfect spot for couples.
This alluring hill station is home to Tangkhul Naga people, a Mongolian race that linguistically belongs to the Sino-Tibetan family and the subfamily of Tibeto-Burman. Staying for a couple of nights during your Manipur Imphal tourist package is advisable as this region has a lot to offer. The Tangkhuls have their traditions, culture, and way of life. For the big lovers of song and dance, it will be a pleasure to witness their performance.
Loktak lake/ Keibul Lamjao National Park
The lake is the World’s only floating national park is part of the Loktak Lake in the Moirang district. It is the only natural home to the Manipur brown-antlered deer known as Sangai, an endangered species. Manipur Imphal tourism packages include a visit to these places under eco-tourism.
Loktak lake is famous for phumdis – a tiny island like space with a mass of vegetation, soil, and matter. These phumdis are floating over the largest freshwater lake in the northeast region. The lake also serves as a water source for hydropower generation, irrigation, and drinking water supply. There is a lot of conservation work going on in these areas to protect the ecology of this sensitive place.
Also known as the Black pottery, it is a lovely art form from the inhabitants of the Ukrul district.
Shree Govindajee Temple
Built next to the palace of Manipur’s former rulers, the temple is a simple and fascinating structure dedicated to Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha.
Festivals, Raas Leela, and Cuisine
Heigru Hidongba or the boat race festival
During the festival of Heigru Hidongba or the boat race festival which is celebrated by the Meitei people in September, is a fantastic time to avail of a Manipur Imphal tourism package.
Kut is a festival celebrated by Kuki-Chin-Mizo groups of Manipur on November 1st of every year. It commemorates the harvest of the years. The festivities include a thanksgiving feast, song, and dance programs to honour the harvest giver. The local tribes whitewash their houses and clean them to welcome the festival. It would be a good idea to book your Manipur Imphal tourism package around this time.
This world-famous classical Manipuri dance form is a delight to watch. It retells the eternal love story of Radha and Krishna through this delightful medium. Our Manipur Imphal tourism package includes a recital of this dance.
The local cuisine is on the spicier side with the use of chilly instead of Garam Masala, with minimal oil. Manipuris are vegetarian primarily, and the staple food is rice, vegetables, and fish. Their favourite fish is called Ngri, which is prepared by fermentation. All our Manipur Imphal tour packages include the local cuisine as meals at the hygienic restaurants.
Why choose us?
We intend to you give the best travel experience within budget with our Manipur Imphal tour packages. The tour packages can be custom made to suit your need. Planning a Manipur Imphal tourism package with us can get you exclusive deals or discounts.
Do visit Manipur – the ‘Jeweled Land’ and add a jewel to your travel goal.