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Ukhrul, India

Ukhrul is a famous town situated in the Ukhrul District in the north-east Indian state of Manipur. It is believed to be the highest hill-station of Manipur. The native people of Ukhrul belong to a sect called 'Tangkhul Nagas'. They are Christians and therefore, Christmas is celebrated in all of Ukhrul with huge fan fare. The most popular aspect of this place is the women dressed in traditional garb known as 'kashan' and the men wearing a shawl called, 'howrah'. This sect many a times performs their local dances for passersby offering a glance into their tribal culture. The local language of Ukhrul is 'Tangkhul'. Besides the various waterfalls and caves, there are many sightseeing options in Ukhrul including the famous Shiroi Peak or Shirui Kashung, a place where 'the Shirui Lily' flourishes. Some of the other famous tourist attractions are the Khankhui Cave, Hungdung Manga Cave, Dilly Waterfall, Azoa Jenephiu Magi Lake, Phangreig Picnic Spot, Khayang Peak and Nillai Tea Estate etc. Also, you would find hundreds of kinds of trees, plants, flowers, orchids, shrubs and epiphytic ferns. So, plan a visit to this place by booking the Ukhrul holiday packages offered by and enjoy an outstanding Ukhrul tour with us.


Mid-March - end June
Temperature:20°C- 35°C

June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm

Late November To Mid-February

Best Places to Visit in Ukhrul

Khangkhui Cave:
This limestone cave is a popular tourist place in Ukhrul. As per the folklore, the interior of the cave is home to a devil king who lives in a Darbar hall; a royal bedroom is also believed to be present inside. During Second World War, local inhabitants used to take shelter inside.

Khangkhui Mangsor:
In close proximity to Ukhrul, this cave forms part of Khangkhui village. As with other caves of antiquities, there are numerous myths linked to this place. As per belief, a deity named 'Nagsor' used to live here along with his two wives.

Kachouphung Lake:
Another famous tourist attraction situated at a distance of 7 KM from the destination is 'Kachouphung Lake'. Edged by the hills named 'Achuwa Magi', the lake sprawls over an area of 9 acres and inhabited by many fishes and other water inhabitants. It is shaped like an Indian map.

Haven for the famous Shirui lilies, this place attracts a huge of tourists and nature lovers from all over world. Botanists come here to have the glimpse of this unique wonder of nature. Also, called as 'Kashing Timrawon', the flower is believed to be a kind spirit that rests on Shirui Peak.

Other Tourist Attraction:
Khayang Peak, Ango Ching, Dilly Waterfall, Hungdung Manga Cave, Azoa Jenephiu Magi Lake, Phangreig Picnic Spot, Nillai Tea Estate and the saline springs at Kalhang, Marem, Rajai and Maramphung are some of the other attractions, which you must include in your Ukhrul travel itinerary.

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