State : Manipur in the north east of India.
Best time to Travel : October to March.
Weather Conditions : The climate of the district is of temperate nature with a minimum and maximum degrees of 3 C to 33 C. The average annual rainfall is 1,763.7 mm (1991).
Location : Ukhrul is situated about 83 km from Imphal, the state capital of Manipur in India.
Know Ukhrul in Manipur
Ukhrul in Manipur is the land of the colourful Tangkhuls. Ukhrul is the highest hill-station of Manipur, situated at distance of 83 km east of Imphal. Siroi hills and KhangKhui lime caves are excellent excursion destinations. The colourful Tangkhul Nagas habituate this land of the Shirui and lilies, which are simply too pretty.
Journey to Ukhrul in Manipur
Airport : Imphal Airport, lies 8 km from Imphal city toward south. Imphal connects the place with Guwahati, Delhi, and Calcutta. Indian Airlines connects Imphal with Delhi via Guwahati on a daily basis. You can easily reach Ukhrul by bus from Imphal.
Dimapur, 215 km from Imphal, is the nearest railhead for Manipur. Take a bus to reach Imphal and then Ukhrul from here.
Road Transport : Imphal is connected by road with Dimapur by NH 39 and Silchar by NH 53. Ukhrul
can be easily reached from Imphal bus road.
Staying at Ukhrul (Manipur)
Excellent accommodation facilities are available in and around Imphal for the tourists coming from all over the world. From Imphal you can go to Ukhrul on a day trip.
Sightseeing in Ukhrul (Manipur)
Khayang peak, 3114 m from the sea level is the highest peak of the region.
Shirui Kashung Peak
The more popularly know peak is the Shirui Kashung Peak - 2,835 m from the sea level. Most of the major rivers originate from the crevices and slopes of this Shirui Peak.The ordinary looking Siroi lily blossoms on the hilltop, during May - June.
Khangkhui Cave is a remarkable natural lime- stone cave. The big hall in the cave is the darbar hall of the Devil King living deep inside while the northern hall is the royal bedroom, according to local folklore. During World War II, the villagers sought shelter in this cave.
Hundung Mangva Cave; Dilily Water Fall near Khayang Phungtha; Azoa Jenephiu Magi Lake near Kachouphung; Cold Water Fishery Project near zero point Phangrei, Shirui; Saline Springs at Rajai Kl. And Kn., Marem,Maramphung, Kalhang, Luireishimphung; Longpi Pottery at Longpi; Khayang Peak;
Chingjui Matza; Phangrei Picnic Spot; Nillai Tea Estate on the way to Tolloi; MATA Industrial Complex, Lungpha.