Manipur is located in the North-eastern corner of India bordering Myanmar. Manipur is sheltered in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. Manipur is considered the Gateway to South East Asia. Hinduism is the major religion in the state, closely followed by Christianity. Other religions include Islam, Sanamahism, Buddhism, Judaism etc.
Blessed with an amazing variety of flora and fauna, 67% of the geographical area of Manipur is hill tract covered forests. Depending on the altitude of hill ranges, the climatic condition varies from tropical to sub-alpine. In Manipur, they abound in their natural habitat growing in soil or on trees and shrubs speaking their beauty and colour, stunning the eye that is not used to seeing them. in such profusion. There are 500 varieties of orchids which grow in Manipur of which 472 have been identified.
The people of Manipur include Meitei, Naga, Kuki, Meitei Pangal and other colourful communities which have lived together in complete harmony for centuries. These are the people whose folklore, myths & legends, dances, indigenous games and martial arts, exotic handlooms & handicrafts are infested with the mystique of nature. The wonders have no end in Manipur.
It is a land of festivals and almost every month the people of Manipur get together to celebrate various festivals which reflects its rich culture, traditions and religious practices. Yaoshang, Gaan Ngai, Cheiraoba, Lai-Haraoba, Kang, Heikru Hidongba, Kut, Ningol Chakkouba, Mera Houchongba and Lui Nagini are just some of the festivals celebrated by different communities in the state.
Rich Culture and festivals of Manipur.
Top Destination in Manipur
District wise destinations
Imphal East and Jiribam
Two War Cemeteries at Hatta Golapati and Kaboleikai
Shree Shree Govindajee Temple, Palace Compound
Santhei Natural Park at Andro
Mutua Museum at Andro
Silheipung Garden, Lamlai
Nupi Lal Memorial Complex
Manipur State Museum
Thoubal and Kakching
Khongjom War Memorial
Kakching Garden at Uyok Ching
Senapati and Kangpokpi
Yangkhullen, Makhel and Willong in Senapati
Haolaipai Supao Keikulu cave in Phubal Thapham
Churachandpur and Pherzawl
Khuga Dam at Mata village
Red Hill (Lokpaching)
Sadu Chiru Waterfall (Sadar Hills)
Keibul Lamjao National Park
Sendra Tourist Home
Ukhrul and Kamjong
Kangkhui Lime Caves
Azoa Jenephiu Magi Lake near Kachouphung
Cold Water Fishery Project near zero point Phangrei, Shirui
Saline Springs at Rajal KI.And Kn., Marem, Maramphung
Longpi Pottery at Longpi
Nillai Tea Estate on the way to Tolloi
MATA Industrial Complex., Lungpha
Tamenglong and Noney
Chandel and Tengnoupal
Moreh Border Town
Bro Waterfall, Chandel