Renowned as a natural paradise of the east, Tamenglong is the headquarter town of the Tamenglong district. This place is sited along the western boundary of the north- eastern state of Manipur. This place is one of the unexplored destinations in Manipur formed because of to the orogenic movement during Eocene and cretaceous period. Tamenglong is known for its hill ranges, exotic wildlife, narrow valleys, exotic orchids, caves, waterfalls and tropical evergreen forest. Also, this place is famous as the land of Hornbills as Great Pied Hornbill and Indian Pied Hornbill are found in abundance here. The tropical and sub-tropical forest of Tamenglong is rich in flora and fauna. It is the largest producer of oranges in the state. In fact, 'an orange festival cum exhibition' is also conducted to facilitate the socio-economic upliftment of the people. Kukis and Zeliangrong Naga Tribe are the major tribes that occupy Tamenglong besides the Chirus, Khasis, and Hmars. This place comprises a number of tourist attractions, among which the series of sever waterfalls along the River Barak is a major tourist attraction. In addition, adventure enthusiasts must visit to Khoudong Waterfall, one of the seven waterfalls to enjoy rafting and picnicking. So, explore this charismatic town by booking any of the Tamenglong holiday packages offered at EaseMyTrip.in.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Tamenglong is known as the largest producer of oranges in the state. Using oranges as a good reason to bring more business and boost the tourism of this district, the Orange Festival is held here. The Orange Festival is organised during the month of December where participants come from not only the district but the rest of the state and region. Besides a platform for traders to meet and improve trade relations, Orange Festival various musical and cultural programmes are also conducted. One of the major features of the festival is the 'Orange Beauty Queen contest' where girls from all over the state come to participate.
One of the most famous destinations in the region is the River Barak and the accompanying famous seven waterfalls. The seven waterfalls are at close range adding to the beauty of the place. The River Barak flow through Tamenglong is a major source of irrigation and water supply to the district. You can enjoy picnicking on the banks of the river.
Buning (N-piulong) Meadow:
The Buning Meadow, also referred to as the N-piulong Valley is another famous tourist attraction of Tamenglong district. Situated in the Tamei town, the Buning Meadow is a stretch of uneven small mounts. You can spot many orchids growing in the meadow making it very beautiful, especially during the summers (precisely month of June). You can also see wild lilies blooming in N-piulong.
Other Important Tourist Attractions:
Tharon cave and Zeilad Lake are some of the other important tourist attractions, which you must not give a miss during your Tamenglong trip.