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Manipur is among the most favored tourist destinations of North East India renowned across the globe for its scattered charm of nature’s bounties. Among all the attraction Manipur Wildlife Sancturaies are most favored one because of its exotic collection of flora and fauna species.
Manipur Wildlife Manipur is one of the northeastern states of India known across the globe for its incredible range of scenic landscapes. It is the land of rolling plains, dense forests and beautiful rivers and dense forests. Nestled in the north eastern mountain ranges the Manipur is bestowed with lush green vegetations and deep forests which gifted it with a number of wildlife reserves. Manipur Wildlife Sanctuaries are known for its diverse collections of flora, fauna and landscape beauty, which enthrall tourists during their Manipur Tour. Some of the known Wildlife Sanctuaries in Manipur are: Keibul Lamjao National Park This is one of the few ‘floating’ protected areas in the world lies on an island on the periphery of the Loktak Lake. The wildlife reserve spread over an area of 40 sq km and became wildlife sanctuary in 1966 and National Park in 1977. This beautiful floating wildlife sanctuary located in the south eastern region of the Loktak Lake and 80% of the flora is submerged in water. The sanctuary is surrounded by marshes, hillocks and the lake which are crisscrossed by a number of streams. The typical wetland habitat of this wildlife supports exotic varieties of flora and fauna. Some of the most popular fauna of this park are endangered brow-antlered deer, Rhesus monkey, stump-tailed macaque, hog deer, Hoolock gibbon and many more. Manipur Zoological Garden: It is another most popular wildlife of Manipur located 7 kilometers from Imphal, the State Capital. This zoological park was set up on October 2, 1976 and houses a number of endangered and rare species of flora and fauna. Because of this uniqueness, the zoo is often called the ‘Jewel Box of Manipur’. The 8 hectares area of this zoo nestles 55 species of birds and animals out of which there are 14 endangered species. The Langol Reserve Forest is another attraction of this zoo where tourists get an opportunity to see breeding of Sangai deer. Wildlife in Manipur is among the most popular attractions of Manipur Tour. Tourists come here from several parts of the globe to feel the scattered charm of nature in the form of varied flora and fauna. Manipur Wildlife Tour Packages are the best choice to explore the Wildlife of Manipur. The amazing collections of diverse flora, fauna and scenic landscapes thrill and excite tourists during their Manipur Wildlife Tour.
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