Tourism in TamenglongThe town of Tamenglong is covered with valleys, hills and ranges. This place is a home to virgin forests, rare orchids,rare species of birds and animals. Tamenglong is also called the Land of the Hornbill. The tourist here can witness some splendid waterfalls, mysterious caves and Deep gorges. The best time to visit this place is from the month of October to march.
Tourist Places in TamenglongTamenglong in Manipur has some of the beautiful features presented by nature. The places are characterized by waterfalls, unexplored caves, tropical forests and natural beauty. Mentioned below are some of the popular tourist place in Tamenglong.
There are around seven waterfalls located in this district along the Barak River. Khoudong waterfall is one of them where one can see blue greenish water cascading from the top hills. One can also catch a glimpse of deer or monkey of one is lucky. This place is famous for river rafting and picnicking.
Tharon caveThis cave is located around 27 kms from Tamenglong. It is also spelled as ‘Thaeuluan Cave’. The cave is 655.6 meters in length and features 34 joints and five exits. Archaeological excavations in this site have revealed specimens related to Hobinian culture of North Vietnam. The map of the entire cave lies engraved in stone in its main entrance.
The Zeilad Lake located in Makoi on the west bank of the Barak River in Tamenglong is a habitat of a number of birds, fishes and pythons. There are around six lakes in the vicinity of this lake namely Guiphop Zei, Nirou Zei, and Nap-sam Zei. The lake is located in a high platform above a hill. This legendary lake is recalled in many Naga myths. The lake is associated with Zeliangrong community in a legend which states that Haipou Jadonang sitting on a white elephant descended on the Zeilad Lake to get a medicine of immortality. One can also see a large number of migratory birds in this lake.