Top 5 Best Places to Visit in Manipur

For all the nature lovers, Manipur is the best destination to visit once in your lifetime. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of Switzerland, here in India at Manipur. This state was termed as ‘Jewel of India’ by Late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India. 

October to April can be the best times to visit when you can also catch a glimpse of the Sangai festival. While planning for a tour for the northeast, you must include to visit Manipur and can check the below mentioned best places to visit in Manipur.

•    Imphal- Imphal, the capital city of Manipur is the must visit place among all the Manipur tourist places. The dense forests and fields give you the spectacular view of nature. In Imphal, you can visit EmaKeithel (Mother’s Market), Keibul Lam Jao National Park, Jama Masjid, Matai Garden, Sirohi National Park, Shree Govindajee Temple and Kangla Fort. So, if you are looking for nature perfect view, or rich heritage sites, wildlife or any adventures, Imphal offers all for a cherishing experience. The Keibul Lam Jao National Park has been termed as the only ‘Floating National Park’ in the world. Well, now you must plan to make a visit to get to know about this secret. The restaurants also serve here a large variety of the local cuisine as well as the Tibetan food. Ema Market is one of the largest markets in the northeast and run by around 3000 women. At one section, you can buy fruits and vegetables, another one offers clothes and another one for household items.

•    Thoubal- If you are looking for trekking and hiking, Thoubal is the perfect place to visit. The greenery all around and the beautiful rivers make the place best for all outdoor activities. You can see a lot of banyan trees along roadsides and fruit-bearing trees in the home gardens of the localities. You can check for the amazing places in Thoubal like Imphal River, Ikop Lake, People’s Museum, Lousi Lake, Thoubal Bazar and Khongjom War Memorial. The beauty of this town lies in the aligned bamboo trees, and the Louis Lake, where you can enjoy boating. For the local shopping experience, check out for the popular bazaars of the town like the NingombamLaxmi Bazaar and Athokpam Bazaar.

•    Bishnupur- Bishnupur offers the visitors divine surroundings with a lot of lovely temples like RadhaShyam Temple, Rasmancha, PanchaRatana Temple, Jorebangla Temple, Sridhara Temple, Siddheswar Temple and Shyamrai Temple. Apart from the temple tours, if you further go for approximately 25 kilometers, you can visit the famous KeibulLamjao National Park. And a must visit the Loktak Lake, which is the largest freshwater lake in the entire northeast region. It is known for its circular floating swamps (called Phumdis in the local language).

•    Senapati- Majority of the area in Senapati is covered by dense forests, hills and rivers and of course, a wide range of plants and animals. It is yet another best hiking destination in Manipur. While touring in Senapati, you can look for Yangkhullen, Mao, Dzuko Valley, Liyai, Makhel Cave, MaramKhullen and SaduChiru Waterfalls.

•    Ukhrul- a glance at the beautiful valleys, waterfalls, streams would give you a mesmerizing experience to cherish forever. It is a dream destination among all the best places in Manipur. If you are with your beloved, this place is no less than a perfect romantic destination and you may never want to return back. Some of the fascinating places to visit are Khayang Peak, Khangkhui Cave, Nilai Tea Estate, Ango Ching and HundungMangva Cave, ShiruiKashung Peak and much more to add.
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