Manipur, one of the States of the Northeast India, yet untouched and undiscovered promises to be a great tourist discovery of the millennium. The game polo originated here. Rich in art and culture, the tribal dances of Manipur are an expression of the nature, creativity and aesthetism of the tribal way of life. Rich in flora and fauna the dancing deer 'Sangai' is found here. The Loktak lake, the only floating National Park in the world is located here.

How to reach : Imphal, the State capital is connected by air from Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata. You could fly straight to Imphal or first fly in to Guwahati. Jungle Travels staff will receive you in Guwahati or Imphal and arrange to transfer you to your hotel.
Best time to visit : Mid October to mid March is considered the best time to visit Manipr. Weather is quite pleasant during the day, though night time temperatures dip to single digits during the winter months.


Entry Formalities:
Foreign nationals desiring to visit Manipur require Restricted Area Permits (RAP) valid for maximum stay of 10 days which can be obtained from all Indian missions abroad or the ministry of home affairs, Government of India. Junglr Travels will assist you in obtaining the RAP. You need to communicate with us about one month prior to your visit.

What to bring: You need to bring sweaters and warm jackets. A good pair of walkiing shoes, binoculars, insect repellent, a torch light will come in handy. It is advisable to travel light.





Day 01 : Arrive Imphal By Air

Reach Imphal from Guwahati or Delhi/Kolkata. Jungle Travels staff will receive you and arrange transfer to your hotel. After lunch we will visit the Khwairambad Bazar or Ima Market, a unique all women's market having approximately 2000 imas or mothers who run the stalls. Exquisite handlooms and handicrafts will impress you. By late afternoon we will will take you to see a polo match in traditional gear. Polo, now played all over the world originated here. We return to hotel. Overnight.


Day 02: IMPHAL

Today after breakfast we will visit Shree Govindajee Temple, a historic Vaishnava center. The temple is a simple but beautiful structure. Afternoon we will be visiting the museum and then explore Imphal city. Return to hotel in the evening to freshen up and get some rest. This evening we have arranged a traditional dinner for you. This is the highlight of the evening. While you enjoy your dinner served on plaintain leaves under the open sky, do not miss the traditional Manipuri dance being performed. Overnight at the hotel.


After early morning breakfast at the hotel we drive to Loktak Lake, 48 km away. The Loktak Lake is the only floating National Park in the world also known locally as Keibullamjao National Park. A glimpse of the dancing deer 'Sangai' is a must for every wild life enthusiast. Other wild life preset are : hog deer, otter, water fowls and migratory birds. Packed lunch will be served. We return to Imphal in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.


After breakfast transfer to Imphal airport to catch out going flight.


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