Welcome to Manipur which is situated in the northeastern part of India. It is famous for its beauty. Manipur is bordered on its north by Nagaland; on its east lays Myanmar (Burma). The southern part is bordered by the state of Mizoram, while the green valleys of Assam bound the western part. The people here are very polite, kind hearted and hospitable. Rich in its culture and tradition, Manipur is one of the seven northeastern states of India. Manipur is the host of rare species of Flora and Fauna with exotic scenery of fertile plains surrounded by green hills. One who makes an overture at tourist adventures in this State will be greeted with virgin forests, cascading rivers, breathtaking hill landscape, green clad vales and meandering streams.
Like the Nair women of Kerala the women of Manipur are trained in the fierce local Martial art known as Thang-taa. Both the men and women are dressed in black and they wield their swords like slicing, flashing, propellers, and when their swords clash,
Manipur is also called the ‘Jewel of Northeast’. Rich Lake Loktak, the largest freshwater lake in the Northeast dotted with emerald green ‘fumdis’ (floating islands). It is also rich in culture dominated by the esoteric rites and rituals of the vaishnavite Meities, with significant contributions by other ethnic tribes.