Shirui Kashung Peak Ukhrul
Being one of the popular tourist attraction in Ukhrul, the Shirui Kashong Peak lies at an altitude of 2,835 m above sea level. Shirui Kashong Peak is famous for two things- the rivers flowing across Ukhrul and the crevices of the peak and the second one is Shirui lilies growing in this place. After the tireless climb-up one gets rewarded by a heavenly view of clouds that is mesmerising hovering around the dappled towns and villages, lush green and dense and peaceful forests. Other than this, one can even get a view of the rare birds nesting there which includes Blyth’s Tragopan, Mrs. Hume's bar-backed pheasant, and more. One thing that needs to be kept in mind is to carry trekking shoes and raincoat as visitors have tend to experience sudden showers when climbing the peak. Other than this, the Shirui Kashong Peak is also visited by the tourists for picnic that serves as a tourist spot all year round.
How to Reach?
Travelling to the Shirui Kashong Peak from Ukhrul town is not difficult as it is located at a distance of 17 km lying to the east of the district headquarters. One could avail the private transportation facility to reach at the top.
Best Time to Visit?
Although the Shirui Kashung Peak can be visited all around the year but considering around mid May to August would be an ideal choice as you can get to see lilies blooming and also the Rhododendrons fills the mountain in red and white.
Can be visited at any time of the day.
There is no entry fees to Shirui Kashong Peak.