States Manipur

MANIPUR TRAVEL GUIDE

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

Best Time to Visit Manipur:

The months between November and February are perfect to plan a holiday to Manipur.

Why Visit 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.

Temperature
  • 20°C to 32°C

    Summer

  • 16°C to 30°C

    Monsoon

  • 10°C to 27°C

    Winter

An Insight into Manipur Tourism

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.

Popular Tour Packages Manipur

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.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Manipur

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.

Top Things to Do on Your Holiday to Manipur

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.

  • 1

    Fairs & Festivals

    1

    Fairs & Festivals

    With an affluent culture and rich tradition, Manipur is home to a plethora of festivals. Celebrated with great pomp and show, the festivals in Manipur are an incredible opportunity to relish the uniqueness and diversity of the state.

    view more
  • 2

    Wildlife

    2

    Wildlife

    Home to a unique ecosystem and a variety of endangered and rare species, Manipur is an ultimate wildlife destination. Lesser explored and pristine, the wildlife in the state is certainly to fall in love at the first sight.

    view more
  • 3

    Pilgrimages

    3

    Pilgrimages

    Manipur enjoys religious harmony making it a perfect place to bow down to the creator in one and many ways. The state is home to numerous Hindu temples and Christian churches along with pilgrimage places of other faiths.

    view more
  • 4

    Heritage

    4

    Heritage

    The surreal state of Manipur has a rich resource of natural heritage. An affluent culture also bestow on the state an abundance of cultural and tribal heritage that perfectly reflect state’s diversity.

    view more
  • 5

    Adventure

    5

    Adventure

    There is no end to an adventure experience in Manipur. The state’s diverse topography invites adventurists to taste the best of thrill of rafting, kayaking, spelunking and plenty other adrenaline-rushing activities.

    view more
  • 6

    Waterfalls

    6

    Waterfalls

    The silvery cascading beauties, add to the natural charm of Manipur. Offering visitors exquisite venue for picnics and adventure, the graceful waterfalls in Manipur are truly a visual treat you cannot miss.

    view more
  • 7

    Caves

    7

    Caves

    The majestic and mysterious caves of Manipur add to the beauty of the state. Tucked away at surreal destinations in Manipur, these caves make unforgettable places for sightseeing and spelunking experience.

    view more
  • 8

    Art & Craft

    8

    Art & Craft

    The art and culture in this Northeast India offer an authentic journey into the lives of the people. The deft Manipuris bring to you an assortment of handmade items that are worth appreciating and taking back some of them home as mementos.

    view more
  • 9

    Folk Dance & Music

    9

    Folk Dance & Music

    Home to many a tribe and numerous festivals, Manipur is a place for celebrations which are incomplete without folk dances and music. Gender specific dances, use of native music instruments and colourful attires offer a vivid picture to cherish.

    view more
  • 10

    Lakes

    10

    Lakes

    The pristine lakes in Manipur are a visual delight. Their presence adds manifold in the picturesque landscape of the state giving visitors one more reason to visit this magical state of Northeast India.

    view more
  • 11

    Museums

    11

    Museums

    Meticulously curating the past in the form of paintings, relics, artifacts, the museums in Manipur offer an easy walk into the exuberant history of the state.

    view more
  • 12

    Shopping

    12

    Shopping

    The ubiquitous handicraft make for the major shopping attraction in Manipur. From pottery artifacts to bamboo craft to water reed items, the state has so much to offer to its visitors to take back home along with beautiful memories

    view more
  • 13

    Hills

    13

    Hills

    Adorned with the emerald rolling mountains, Manipur is a delight for every nature lover. The mountains that add unsurpassed charm to the state are a haven for adventurists seeking thrill of conquering heights.

    view more
  • 14

    Rivers

    14

    Rivers

    The gurgling rivers flowing through Manipur not only enhance the surreal landscape, but act as the natural boundaries for the state. Dubbed the lifeline of the state, these meandering rivers are perfect for water activities.

    view more

Manipur Travel Information at a Glance

Get authentic information on how to plan an incredible trip to Odisha. Tour My India brings to you all the important details on how to reach Odisha by different means of transport along with information on where to visit and what to do on your Odisha tour. Find information on best time to visit Odisha and a comprehensible travel guide to varied destinations in the state that are worth visiting.