Keibul Lamjao National Park
This is a unique park, it is the only floating National park in the whole world and is spread over an area of 40 square kilometers. This is the last natural habitat of the marsh - dwelling brow - antlered deer of Manipur called "Sangai". Migratory birds like waterfowl visit the Lake during November and March. A number of streams too crisscross this which, combined with extensive marshes, make the park a typical wetland. 'This floating park comprises of wetland overgrown with 1.5 meters deep floating vegetation (called phumdi). The distinguishing features are its vegetation and terrain, another important feature of the park is the Loktak Lake (6,475 ha), the largest freshwater lake in India; a large portion of which falls within the park. Wildlife includes Eld’s deer, Thamin deer, Brow-antlered deer, Sangai Dancing deer, otter, civet, wild boar and many migratory birds.
- Scenic Beauty
- Fishing / Angling
- By Air – Manipur's capital, Imphal is 53 kilometers from Keibul Lamjao National Park. 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, Aizwal 30 minutes, Jorhat 35 minutes and Silchar is 30 minutes. Guwahati is the major airport 50 minutes flight from Imphal.
- By Rail – Manipur's capital, Imphal is 53 kilometers from Keibul Lamjao National Park. 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 – Keibul Lamjao National Park is 53 kilometers from Imphal. Imphal is connected by road with Dimapur by National Highway 39 and Silchar by National Highway 53. Bus services are available and private vehicles are also available. One can reach Dimapur from Imphal 215 kilometers on National Highway 39 or Guwahati from Imphal nearly 500 kilometers along National Highway 39. Silchar is also connected to Imphal by a 10 hours drive by bus.