If greenery is something that has for all time attracted you, Ukhrul is the town you must visit. Explore the enchanting, beautiful and mesmerising environment far away from the maddening crowd and the cacophony of cars. The place is also known as Hunphun is the home of Tangkhul Naga. The Tangkhul tribe is the one of the oldest major tribes of Manipur. This place gives a glimpse into the tribal culture of Manipur. This is the highest hill station of this state which is located at an elevation of 5,453 ft. above sea level. The terrain of this place has small ranges and few rivers.
Being a hill station, there are plenty of places of tourist interest here in Ukhrul. There is plenty of scope for tourists to go on trekking and be a part of fun adventure activities like boating in the surrounding lakes. For those who simply want to relax with family and friends can do so in the beautiful and serene environment. This place is not just about fun and leisure but it is also worth observing the friendly tribal group who are famous for their simplicity and integrity.
Being a hill station it is the best place to chill out in summers when the temperatures are found to be moderate.
There are plenty of places of tourist attraction in this hilly town. For those who like being on top of the world must have a look at the famous Khayang Peak which is the highest peak which is located at 3114 m from the sea level. In order to have a look at the world famous Siroy Lily you have to visit The Shirui Kashong peak. Several botanist and tourists from across the globe come to see this prized flower which blossoms on hill top in the months of May and June.
Located at a distance of 15 kms from the East of Ukhrul is Khangkhui cave (Mangsor). The cave has 2 large chambers and 5 tunnels. This splendid cave is made up of natural limestone. Close to the Khayang fall is the Kachouphung lake which is the abode of some of the most colourful fishes. One more wonderful place to see is the Nillai Tea Estate which is the green tea growing garden. The unique quality of this tea is that it gives its real flavour when it is boiled for the second time. The lush greenery of the tea estate is mind blowing.
Visit the oval Waithou Lake which is close by in the Thoubal District. The best part of the lake is the pineapple slopes. Tourists can enjoy fun activities like boating, angling etc. The sad part is that pollution and urbanisation have hampered the beauty of this lake. Located on the Indo- Myanmar border is the famous Yangoupokpi-Lokchao Wildlife sanctuary which was established in 1989 and is known for varied types of natural life. Accommodation for overnight halt is available in the rest houses of Forest Rest House and Transit Camp Wildlife Office.
Visit the lovely Ukhrul and get closer to nature through the beautiful places and have a splendid experience by interacting with the tribal crowd here. You are surely going to get zapped by the beauty and simplicity of this unique place.
Visit The Shirui Kashong peak, to view the beautiful Siroy Lily which blossoms on hill top in the months of May and June.
Visit Tangkhul Naga tribal village to witness the home decoration made with bamboo skull.
Explore Khangkhui cave.
Visit thrilling Khayang fall located near the Indo-Myanmar border.
Visit beautiful Nillai Tea Estate and enjoy a panoramic view of the entire village.
The district of Ukhrul experiences moderate summers and the temperatures can go up to 30 degrees Celsius.
Broadly speaking the monsoon season of the district is between May to early October.
The coldest months of the district are December and January and the temperature of the hill station comes down drastically.
The distance between Ukhrul and the capital of Manipur that is Imphal is about 84 kms. Ukhrul is connected with Imphal through highway NH 150. Tourists first need to reach Imphal which is well connected by road, rail and air. From Imphal they can travel to Ukhrul through passenger bus or car. It takes about 3 hours to reach Ukhrul from Imphal by road.
Here is how you can reach Imphal in order to get to Ukhrul.
Imphal is well connected by air with major cities like Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata.
The nearest railhead is Dimapur which is at a distance of 229 kms.
By road Imphal is connected to Guwahati through National Highway no 39 and Silchar through National Highway no 53 and can be approached by bus and car.
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