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Churachandpur, India

Churachandpur is headquarters of the district of Churachandpur (which is the largest district) in the north-east Indian state of Manipur. This town is locally called as Lamka that literally translates into "place located at a road junction". Churachandpur is about 59 KM from the state capital-Imphal. The town is famous as a peaceful town with picturesque beauty and lush green landscape all around making it an ideal place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings. Churachandpur in Manipur is truly an island of peace, prosperity, tranquility and progress due to its people. There are over 20 to 30 tribes living with their different dialects and languages together with harmony and peace. The famous Tonglon Caves are located around 32 KM from Churachandpur and is amongst the most famous tourist sites of the state. Being a home to different tribes of the state, this town is renowned for its various tribal handicrafts, artefacts and woven garments. So, plan a visit to this wonderful destination by booking any of the Churachandpur holiday packages offered by and enjoy an outstanding Churachandpur tour with us.


Mid-March - end June
Temperature:18°C- 40°C

June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm

Late November To Mid-February

Best Places to Visit in Churachandpur

Tipaimukh is the joining point of Tuivai River and Barak River. Tourists visit this place for its beautiful surrounding and also, they can enjoy boating at this site.

Khuga Dam:
This dam is situated towards the south of Churachandpur town. It was inaugurated by Smt. Sonia Gandhi in 2010 and built to fulfill the necessity of electricity and water in the nearby areas. Tourists can also visit the artificial lake, which is a part of this dam.

It is a small village, located in the district of Churachandpur. At the village, tourists can see the beautiful surroundings and greenery of the low-lying mountains. This village is also famous for its Ngaloi waterfall, which flows through the region.

There are several festivals celebrated with huge fanfare in this region. Some of them include, Ningol Chakouba, Yaoshang Festival, Christmas, Kut festival, Gan-Ngai festival and Cheiraoba festival etc.

Indigenous arts & handicrafts:
Alike the other tribal community of north-east India, the tribes staying in Churachandpur excel in indigenous art and handicrafts like, bamboo work and weaving. Therefore, Churachandpur is famous for its handicrafts and indigenous art. Tourists visiting the town should ensure that they lay hands on the colourful tribal artefacts sold in the bazaars here.

Tuibuong and Thangzam Road Tribal Museums:
Located in the heart of the Churachandpur, there are the two tribal museums at Tuibuong and Thangzam Road, which are popularly known by the names of the roads on which they stand. These museums offer you a glimpse into the history of the people of Manipur over times right from the days of the erstwhile Kingdom of Manipur, throughout the days of the British Raj and post-independent India.

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