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Tourism in Manipur

Manipur is a state with a glorious history and rich culture. Manipur tourism beckons tourists with its breathtaking beauty, serene lakes, soaring hills, refreshing waterfalls, exotic orchids and amazing heritage.

Tourism in Manipur is growing day by day. The Manipur Tourism Department is taking major initiatives to develop Manipur, as a prime tourist destination of Northeast India. Besides improving tourism infrastructure, and tourist facilities, Manipur tourism is also planning to promote new tourist circuits like Loktak Tourist/Wildlife Circuit and Ethnic/ Adventure Circuit.

These travel circuits envisage a major water-sports and recreation facility at the unique Loktak Lake, and offer a mix of ethnic tourism and adventure sports in the hilly districts of Ukhrul, Senapati and Tamenglong inhabited by various Naga tribes. Manipur Tourism India has tourist information centers within several states that provide information about Manipur travel; and offer a wide range of services that include accommodation booking service, information on places to visit, places to eat and events.

Besides an amazing range of information on Manipur tourism on offer at the Manipur tourism centers, a wide range of local maps, Manipur tourism guides and books are available for sale.


Best Time To Visit Manipur

The ideal time to visit Manipur is during the months of October to May when the weather is pleasant and sunny.


Tourist Attractions In Manipur

Loktak Lake, Sendra Island, Shree Govindajee Temple, Keibul Lamjao National Park, Moirang, Langthabal, Kaina, and Khwairamband Bazar are the prominent tourist attractions in Manipur.


How to Reach Manipur

By Air : Imphal, the capital of Manipur has an airport, which is served various domestic airlines. Indian Airlines, Jetlite and Kingfisher Airlines operate regular flights to and from Imphal. By Rail : Manipur has no railway network.

The nearest railway stations to Manipur are at Guwahati, Silchar and Dimapur that are serviced by important trains to and from the rest of the country. By Road :Manipur is well connected with all-important cities of the country by an extensive network of National and State Highways.

Manipur State Transport Corporation operates regular scheduled buses from Imphal to the other cities in the region.


Travel in Manipur

The best way to travel with in the state is by local buses, unmetered taxi and private vehicles. Auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are also available in Imphal.