MMTA

Adventure Tourism


Adventure Tourism

        Adventure Tourism facilities are also plentifully available in the State through the Manipur Mountaineering and Trekking Association (MMTA), the Manipur Adventure and Allied Sports Institute and the Adventure Academy of Manipur. There are numerous land, water and air based adventure sports sites throughout the State, such as, the Loktak lake: for water sports, the Barak river: for rafting, the Mount Iso along with Dzuko Valley famous for its endemic Dzuko Lily (Lilium chitrangadae) and the Siroy Hill outshining for its rare Siroy Lily (Lilium mackliniae): for mountain climbing and trekking, the Tharon and Khangkhui Caves: for caving adventures, and the Koirengei Old Airfield and Nongmaiching foot-hills at Wakha: for hang gliding, paragliding and parasailing are some of the celebrated adventure sports and eco-tourism sites. The Adventure and Leadership Park run by the Manipur Mountaineering Institute (MMI) of the MMTA, located at Lamdan, near the Loktak HydroElectric Project, about 35km. from Imphal over an area and around 250 hectares with Natural Rock is the first of its kind in India.

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