Set amidst the states of Nagaland,
Asam and Mizoram, Manipur is truly
a Traveler's paradise. It is predominantly
a hill state with patches of plain
and watered by the rivers Imphal,
Iril, Thoubal, Irang andBarak, all
of which flow from north to south.
Imphal, the beautiful capital city
in the valley stands in a beautiful
wood valley full of lakes and grassy
meadows. Mao and Ukhrul, the picturesque
hill resorts; Taminglong, with its
exotic landscape; Chandel, home to
amazing tribes; Khonggom and Moirang
are reminders of the British Raj in
India. Manipur is best visited during
the months of October to February.
Rainfall: 1980.8 mm (May to October).
Climate: 32 Deg. C (mean max.); 0.0
Deg. C. (mean min.)
Best time to visit : During
the month of October to February.
Places of interest in Manipur
: Mao and Ukhrul, the picturesque
hill resorts, Tamenglong, with its
exotic landscape and Cahndel.
Day 01 : Calcutta/Delhi
Assistance on arrival and transfer
to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Imphal
After breakfast visit War Cemeteries
at Imphal, Commemorating the memories
of the Biritsh and Indian soldiers
who died during the Second World War,
these cemeteries are managed by the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Later visit State Museum, Shree Govindajee
Temple and IMA market, a unique all
women's market, having 3000 "Imas"
or mothers who run the stalls. Overnight
Day 03 :
Morning visit Keibul Lamjao National
Park (the only floating Park in the
World) and drive to Moirang to see
the Loktak and Sendra Island. Post
lunch drive to Bishnupur to see the
Vishnu Temple and store carvings.
Evening drive back to Imphal Enroute
visit Nambol (a Japanese War memorial).
Day 04 :
Imphal - Kohima
Drive to Kohima (146km, 6hrs). Overnight
Day 05 :
Morning visit the Kohima War Cemetery,
it was constructed in memory of the
officers and men who made supreme
sacrifices during World War II. On
each grave there are beautiful epitaphs
engraved in bronze. The famous inscription
written on the War Memorial stone
reads "WHEN YOU GO HOME TELL
THEM OF US AND SAY, FOR YOUR TOMORROW
WE GAVE OUR TODAY". Later visit
Post lunch visit KISAMA, a Naga Heritage
site where Naga's celebeate their
Hornbill festival every year and later
proceed to Angami tribal villages
like Kigwema. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 : Kohima
Today excursion to Khonoma village,
this village that lays 20km west of
Kohima was known for its fighting
prowess in the past. It is also known
for the fallow management of its alder
trees, which balances nature in the
surrounding areas. The beautiful terraces
that are carved out of the hill slopes
surrounding the village are a sight
to behold. These terraces grow over
20 types of paddy at different elevations.
Post Lunch visit Bara Bazar/Market.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 :
Kohima - Dimapur
Drive to Dimapur (74km, 3hrs) to connect
flight to Calcutta/Delhi.
01: Delhi/ Kolkata- arrive
at airport and transfer to hotel
for overnight stay.
02: After B/fast drive
to domestic airport for Imphal.Arrive
and rest of the day locals/seeing
in around the city.
03: Full day city
tour including Handicrafts Emporium
and Museum. Also visit IMA
market in the heart of town.
This market is run by women
only. Return to hotel.
04: Full day excursion
to Loktak Lake and Sendra
Island. Visit War cemetery.
Evening enjoy dinner with Manipuri
tribal Dance show.
After b/fast transfer to Airport
to fly back to own destination.