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Imphal, the capital of Manipur is spread over an area of 30 square kilometers. It is the centre of all cultural and commercial activities. Imphal derives its name from yumpham, literally means homestead. It is a beautiful city and is situated in a beautiful wooded valley full of lakes. It experiences a healthy climate with evergreen scenic beauty. The preferable time to visit is during the period October to February. There is a tourist spot named as Andro. This is the ancient village about 27 kilometers east of Imphal and is associated with pot making and. There is a cultural complex established by the Mutua Museum. It houses potteries of and there is a 'Doll-House' where dolls of 29 recognized tribes of Manipur are in display. The specialties are baking of pots in open space is the practice among the potters. Two of the well known tour circuits are Imphal – Moirang – Loktak Lake - Keibul Lamjao National Park – Imphal and Imphal Ukhrul – Imphal.
Manipur Zoological Garden
Lord Krishna Temple
Shri Hanuman Thakur Temple
Shree Govindajee Temple
To See Around
- Khwairamband Bazaar
- Manipur State Museum Sekta
- Keibul Lamjao National Park
- Loktak Lake
- Sekta mound
- Khonghampat Orchidarium
By Air – Imphal has its own airport, it is 7 kilometers downtown. Imphal is connected by air with Kolkata and New Delhi. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways connects Imphal to Delhi, 4 hours Journey. Imphal to Kolkata is 1 hour, Guwahati is 50 minutes, Aizwal 30 minutes, Jorhat 35 minutes and Silchar is 30 minutes.
By Rail – By Rail - There is no direct train service to Imphal. Nearest railway station is Dimapur and Manipur Road on the North East Frontier Railway (NEF) nearly 215 kilometers from Imphal. Another railway station is in Jiribam 225 kilometers from Imphal. Or travelers can travel up to Guwahati (nearest major rail head from Imphal) by bus or by air.
By Road – Imphal to Dimapur is 8 to 9 hours journey. Buses and private vehicles are mostly used for transportation but buses are preferable. Routes are from Guwahati by NH 39 via Dimapur and Kohima, MSRTC and many other private buses are available. Manipur State Road Transport Corporation and many other private buses are available and from Silchar daily on the NH 39 via Jiribam. Mostly MSRTC and many other private buses are available.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More