Battle of Imphal

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The Tiddim Road Tour - White Tigers, Black Cats and a Springing Tiger

The Tiddim Road was where the Japanese 33rd Division (the ‘White Tigers’) faced off with the 17th Indian Division (the ‘Black Cats’), the main British force in the area, during the Battle of Imphal. Just off it is Moirang, where men of the Indian National Army (INA) planted the Indian tricolour, which featured a springing tiger, for the first time on the mainland.

The Tiddim Road Tour gives you a chance to discover this intriguing story, and much more. Heading out of Imphal on the Tiddim Road, this guided tour takes in the only Japanese War Memorial in India; battlefields along the way, including the town of Ningthoukhong where two Victoria Crosses were awarded in June 1944; the only INA Memorial Complex in the world at Moirang; Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in northeast India; and, depending on the time available, Keibul Lamjao National Park, the only floating national park in the world.

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Note: Manipur is subject to frequent and sudden road closures. While we keep a close eye on the situation, these closures and disruptions can't always be anticipated. We do our best to ensure the tours take place in a secure manner and advise our guests accordingly. However, Battle of Imphal Tours will not be held liable for any extra costs incurred by guests for changes to air tickets and/or hotel reservations due to unexpected disruptions in Manipur.