It is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital.
The tourist season is from October to February when it is often sunny without being hot and humid.
The culture features martial arts, dance, theatre and sculpture.
The seasonal Shirui Lily plant at Ukhrul (district), Dzüko Valley at Senapati, Sangai (Brow antlered deer) and the floating islands at Loktak Lake are among the rarities of the area.
48 km from Imphal, lies the largest fresh water lake in northeast India, the Loktak Lake, a miniature inland sea.
There is a tourist bungalow atop Sendra Island. Floating islands are made out of the tangle of watery weeds and other plants. The wetland is swampy and is favourable for a number of species. It is in the district of Bishnupur. Sendra park and resort is opening on the top of Sendra hills and attracting the tourist.
Keibul Lamjao National Park, 48 km away from Imphal is an abode of the rare and endangered species of brow antlered deer.
Thalon Cave (around 910 metres above sea level) is one of the historical sites of Manipur under Tamenglong district. Khangkhui Cave is a natural limestone cave in Ukhrul district.