Polo Tour – All about the game and its history

Do you know that modern Polo game originated from Manipur? Yes, Manipur gave the world the game of modern Polo which is locally known as Sagol Kangjei. Visit Manipur and see how the game is played, know more about its history and also pick up interesting stories of what all is happening around the local ponies and the game.

Polo Tour in Manipur (4 Nights / 5 Days)

Tour Highlights:

Imphal City | Mapal Kangjeibung | Kangla Fort | Marjing Shrine | Anglo Manipuri War | Burma (Myanmar) | Burmese Food and Drinks | WWII Cemeteries | Loktak Lake | Sangai Deer | Battle of Imphal | Women’s Market | ….. and many more!

Experiences to be expected:

  • Polo practice
  • Horse riding
  • Interaction with polo players
  • Traditional Manipuri Thali (meal)
  • Loktak Lake
  • Phumdi
  • Local homestays
  • Local Drink
  • Black Rice
  • Passport and visa free crossing into Myanmar (For Indians)
  • Burmese traditional food, drinks and culture
  • Burmese Pagodas
  • Floating national park
  • Greenery and rolling blue hills

Outline itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Imphal. Half day tour of Imphal.

Day 2: Full day tour of Imphal City including a visit to a polo practice ground and interaction with polo players. Also visit the shrine of Ibudhou Marjing who is believe to be the creator of the indigenous pony used in the polo game.

Day 3: Full day trip into Myanmar (Burma) to experience Burmese food, culture and many more.

Day 4: Drive towards Loktak Lake and Keibul Lamjao National Park. Visit many interesting sites en route.

Day 5: Depart from Imphal.


Write to us or call us for any questions about the above itinerary. All our itineraries can be customized to suit your convenience and interests. Let us know if you wish to see and experience the other interesting aspects of Manipur too such as tribal culture, Shirui Lily, Dzuko Valley trekking, black stone pottery, camping, Sangai Festival, dances, traditional games, etc.

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