Senapati is located in the northern part of Manipur state. It is bounded on the south by Kangpokpi District, on the east by Ukhrul District, on the west by Tamenglong, and on the north by Kohima and Phek of Nagaland state. The district lies at an altitude between 1061 meters to 1788 meters above sea level.
A beautiful hill station lying on the Manipur-Nagaland border, Mao is just 44 km northeast of Senapati. Mao is one of the major tribes constituting the Nagas, a group of tribes spread over the easternmost part of India and the western border region of Myanmar.
Yangkhullen village is located in Mao Maram Tehsil of Senapati district in Manipur, India. It is situated 75 km away from sub-district headquarter Tadubi and 86 km away from district headquarter Senapati.
Dzuko Valley is an enchanting place, the valley can be reached by trekking from the border town of Mao. One can observe snowfall in winter and budding flowers of Dzuko lily in the spring season.
Liyai Khunou village is located in Paomata Tehsil of Senapati district in Manipur, India. It is situated 17km away from sub-district headquarter Paomata and 55 km away from district headquarter Senapati.
The predominant inhabitants belong to the Poumai Naga tribe. The village consists of two contiguous habitations of Purul Akutpa and Purul Atongba.
Maram tribe is one of the tribes that form the Naga tribe of Northeast India. The Marams occupy a large portion of Senapati district of Manipur.
Sadu Chiru Waterfalls
Sadu Chiru Falls is a picturesque waterfall in the foothills of Sadu Chiru Hills. It is around 29km from Imphal and falls under the Senapati District. Sadu Chiru Waterfall is no doubt the most popular waterfall in Manipur.
Best Time To Visit Senapati
If you are planning to visit Senapati in October or early November it would be the best time to visit this place as you will witness it at its pristine best. Some tourists also choose the summer months as the climate is pleasant during this time of the year. Winters can be harsh, and if you are ready to face bone-chilling cold you can visit Senapati this time around as well. Summer descends here in the month of March and lasts up to June. The temperatures can reach up to 35°C during this period, but the nights are cooler due to the altitude of this place. There are occasional rains during this time of the year. During the months of Spring, from July to October it rains very heavily in this district with an average rainfall of around 150-200 mm every month. July is the wettest month of the year when heavy showers accompanied by lightning occur. Most of the seasonal plants flower during the spring season. Winters from the month of November to February can be pretty harsh in this place as like most other parts of the North East with temperatures dropping to about 3°C during this period. December is the coldest month of their year while cold winds blow all along the hills and the valley in the month of January and last till February.