Churachandpur is a town located in Indian state of Manipur. This town is locally known as Lamka, which means the ‘place situated at a road junction’. This town has a deep historical significance. When the Japanese entered India through North East, this town witnessed a lot of bombarding. It was left devastated. It took fifty years to reconstruct this town and that’s when it became a peaceful town in Manipur. It is a beautiful city surrounded with narrow valleys and small hills. It is located 59 kms from the capital of the state, Imphal, therefore travel is not a problem. It is well connected via flights, rails and roads. However, one has to travel to Imphal to catch a flight. Listed below are five of the best spots of Churachandpur.
Tamenglong is known as the land of Hornbill as many of its species can be found here. Apart from the hornbills, Tamenglong has a number of rare plants and animals residing in its forests. It is the home to hog deers, leopards, wild dogs, hyenas, tigers and many more such animals. It is also famous for the oranges grown here. Tamenglong is the perfect place for nature lovers in Manipur. One can totally immerse in the natural beauty of the town; the waterfalls, the animals, the orchards, the trees, they all add up to offer a perfect experience for the tourists. Tamenglong also has other attractions that can be visited by the tourists. Some of them are mentioned below.
A gateway to Myanmar, Chandel in Manipur is a geographically significant place for various reasons. This place is a home to a wide range of animal species. It is also famous for its rich flora and fauna. Rare species of Chandel attract a large number of tourists who are into nature or wildlife. Given below is a list of places one must visit if in Chandel.
Senapati is the district headquarters of the Senapati district on NH 39. This place in Manipur still has a lot of places unexplored. This fact is an advantage as it keeps the natural beauty of Senapati intact. It has a number of natural elements to enhance its beauty. From hills to rivers, Senapati has everything to make a nature lover drool. As 80% of the land is covered with dense forests, it is home to a wide variety of different species of plants and animals. Listed below are some of the must – visit places of Senapati.
Thoubal is a well-developed city. It is the district headquarters of the Thoubal district in Manipur. Most of the important locations of the city are near the banks of the Thoubal River. It is also known as the city of “Open Lands and Paddy Fields”. Being located among the hills, it has a very beautiful appeal to it. The city is filled with places to visit and has something to offer for people of all ages and kinds. It has good places for shopping, hiking, trekking, picnics and sightseeing. Thoubal also has a number of temples with historical value. The green paddy fields make the ambiance of the city more amiable for the tourists. This place is a perfect blend of urban and rural. Listed below are some of the top places one must visit to if they are in Thoubal.
Ukhrul is a beautiful district in the state of Manipur. It is well known for its natural beauty. This place is not just visually appealing but also gives the feeling of inner peace. Amidst the hills and lakes, one can truly feel the calmness and beauty of nature. A paradise for people with a liking towards nature, a place which every nature lover must visit at least once in their lifetime. The state where this breath-taking district is situated is also the home to many more such amusing places. Here is where you can sneak-a-peek of the legendary state. Ukhrul has numerous tourist spots. Here are some of the places one must visit when in Ukhrul.
Situated at the heart of Manipur River’s Valley, Imphal, the capital of Manipur, has the best of nature and also displays through its forts the architectural excellence of the past. Lush green valleys and breathtaking hills all around the city makes the place a perfect setting to enjoy the bliss of nature. Located at 790 meter above sea level, the city offers spectacular views of nature. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Imphal.
Manipur, the land popularly referred to as the ‘Switzerland of India’ is the right tourist destination for nature lovers. Located in North East India amidst breathtaking blue hills, Manipur is amazingly soul-captivating. The name in itself means ‘A jeweled land’ and it is just right that the state was described the ‘Jewel of India’ by Late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India. The state is rich in every sense, be it in the beauty of nature or the culture of the land. Here are the top 8 tourist destinations in Manipur.