Senapati is rich in natural beauty with hill ranges, valleys and rivers meandering among the hills. As such, there is lot of flora and fauna in the district. The Senapati town itself is a sight to beckon. The town is rich in natural beauty and the amazing topology attracts tourists from all around. From the Dzukou valley which provides a terrain rich in vegetation to Mao and Makhel located nearby, Senapati is an ideal destination for tourists.
HOW TO REACH
The National Highway 39 passes from the south to the north end of the district. It is connected to the neighboring places by road.
There are buses and taxis to Senapati.
By Air: –
The nearest airport is located in Imphal.
The nearest railway station is located in Dimapur in Nagaland.
Sadu Chiru waterfall:-
Sadu Chiru waterfallSadu Chiru waterfall is a popular waterfall located at the Sadu Chiru village, a tribal village in Sadar hills of Senapati district.
The fall is situated near Ichum Keirap village. It is 27 km from Imphal. The waterfall is an ideal picnic spot. The site is visited by hundreds of tourists.
The natural vegetation surrounding the waterfall is breathtakingly beautiful. The waterfall due to its natural vegetation and rocky surrounding forms
a major attraction for the local people. The waterfall consists of three falls. The first fall is about thirty metres high. There is a newly constructed parkÂ situated on the side of the fall. The park is called Agape park. The park is managed and owned by Kamlun Telien of Ichum Keirap.
This is one of the biggest and oldest villages of the state of Manipur. It is very old and primitive village and is a good aspect for study of
anthropologists and research scholars.
This is another important village of the district. It is the largest Zemei village and is located around 47 kms from the Maram Center
in the Peren road. One can still have a glimpse of the earlier primitive and traditional lifestyle. The village is set amidst the beautiful backdrop of a valley.
This is the last town of Manipur near the border with Nagaland. It is located around 107 kms from the Manipur state capital Imphal
and 28 kms from Kohima in Nagaland. One can access this village on route from Imphal to Dimapur. The place is located at an elevation of 5762 feet
from sea level and is of great historical significance. The most fascinating structure in this village is the 100 years old Inspection Bungalow which wasÂ constructed in 1897. The Mao Nagas live here in this village. This village is considered as the granary of the neighboring villages. This place presents both Naga and Manipuri culture.
This village is located around 33 kms from Tadubi and is the home to many historical places like the stone monolith, water ponds, male house, femaleÂ house and so on. The Barak river has its origin source in this village.
This is a valley located near Makhel on the border of the states of Manipur and Nagaland. The Dzukou lily is a beautiful valley found only in this valley.Â the word â€˜Dzukouâ€™ derives its meaning from Angami/Mao word which means â€˜cold waterâ€™ in reference to the ice cold stream that flow through the DzukouÂ valley. This valley is situated at an altitude of 2438 meters above sea level behind the Japfu peak. This pace can be reached by trekking from the borderÂ town of Mao. The place receives snowfall in winter and looks beautiful during spring with the natural beauty.
Purul is a small town located around 19 kms from Maram Khullen. It is mostly well known for the indigenous games like Toutou and wrestling whichÂ are played here. The Toutou game is played during the New Year festival whereas wrestling is traditionally played on the eve of paddy transplantationÂ festival which is known as Paoki festival. This festival is held on the first fortnight of the month of May.This is one of the highest peaks in Manipur. It is a holy place for the people of Manipur and is the origin for many clans and tribes of Manipur.It is the most sacred place in Meitei folklore and religion. According to mythology, it is said that Pandavas visited this place. There is a long cave whichpasses through the mountain.
This is one of the pious mountains of Manipur located on National Highway 39. There is a 300 year old Lord Koubru temple in the foothills of the mountain.The devotees who come here offer prayers and devotion in the name of Lord Koubru or Lord Shiva. The Shivratri festival is celebrated with much festivityÂ here. The temple is situated on the banks of the Imphal River.
Mainly famous manipuri food isÂ available inÂ restaurant.