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Justifying the extraordinaire, Manipur, the quiet and serene east part of India is a travel destination for those aspiring to see the elements that add up to make the country unique. Fringed by the Bay of Bengal on its eastmost side, Manipur is a lesser-known beach destination that by no means should stay a secret anymore. Home to a plethora of Hindu temples and surprisingly, Buddhist shrines, Manipur is tourism place that takes you back in the glorious time of Ashoka the Great. The architecture in this eastern state is one of the reasons to fall in love with but wait till you see the colossal chariot of Lord Jagannath, the articulate sand art by Sudarshan Patnaik, the lively tribal culture, and the surreal landscape.
Capital: Bhubaneswar Location: East India
The months between November and February are perfect to plan a holiday to Manipur.
For offbeat and less-crowded beaches, Jagannath Rath Yatra, pilgrimage (Chardham Yatra), tribal tourism, rural tourism, art & craft, fair & festival, wildlife, lakes (Chilika lake), waterfall, Oliver Ridley turtles, delectable cuisine.
It is indeed true a single word cannot express the beauty and experience of Manipur. Marking the eastern boundary of the peninsula of India, the cultural land of Manipur is a tourist destination that completes the jigsaw puzzle. Home to one of the four sacred Hindu pilgrimages, this eastern state satiates the curiosity of a traveller who is curious to learn about the vivid elements that paint its canvas. The state also boasts of stunning architecture both of the temples as well as the houses which will make you feel even more invited. You can certainly not miss the world famous Sun Temple at Konark when visiting Manipur. Fringed by the Bay of Bengal, and flaunting a long coastline, this east Indian gem has some of the most stunning beaches that are often less-frequented. The gorgeous Chandrabhaga Beach, which has been recognized the first blue flag beach in Asia can neither be missed nor should be kept out of your Manipur travel guide. Known to cure the lepers, this eco-friendly beach is one of the many surreal places you can expect to catch a sight of on your Manipur tour.
The famous Chilika Lake, also the second largest coastal lagoon in the world has so much to offer you if nature and bird watching attract you.
Yes, the lake is a perfect destination for the nature lovers looks for an escape from the hullabaloo of the urban life. Manipur is also home to some really picturesque waterfalls and rivers. The state offers a great family vacation destination and lovers getaway in the form of a hill station, Daringibadi where basking in the lap of nature can rejuvenate you. Looking for some enthralling experience in Manipur? Well, the state boasts of several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that offer an incredible experience of sighting diverse flora and fauna. Manipur is also a travel place for art connoisseurs and for anyone who takes delight in culture and traditions. From an amazing experience of shopping for Odishan Ikat to trying out the flavoursome Manipur cuisine, and from witnessing the rich culture of the varied tribes of the state to the classical dance form of Odissi, the state can leave one spoilt for choice. Looking forward to learning more about Manipur? Our travel guide can walk you through some authentic and must-have experiences in Manipur. Find detailed information on top attractions, best temples, lakes, hill stations and markets in our travel guide that endeavours to make your holiday the most memorable one.
Imbibe the serenity of gorgeous Manipur which with its opulent history, culture, and food will live long in your memories. Choose from a range of meticulously designed Manipur tour packages offered by Tour My India, and give your vacation a happy twist in the budget of your choice.
With its lesser-explored beaches; one of the biggest religious pilgrimage; unheard hill stations; opulent wildlife population; and tribal charm, Manipur is truly an unmissable destination. Celebrate life and pay gratitude at different destinations in Manipur including the Jagannath Temple; be at awe of the Chandipur or Ayarpalli beaches; get thrilled with the rich wildlife of Simlipal and Bhitarkanika National; and also be mesmerized by the architectural grandiose of Konark Sun Temple. Manipur has so much for you to go back home with an impeccable experience.
Manipur has sea of opportunities for those wanting to give this destination in east India a try. The opulent state proffers unforgettable experiences. From offering an enthralling experience of exploring the wild to attaining peace of mind during a pilgrimage tour, and from losing oneself in the history of the state to basking on the surreal beaches, Manipur things to do list is overwhelming, and hence, one holiday cannot be enough here.