Tourist places in Manipur

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Here are the top 6 places to visit in Manipur in 2020:

1. Imphal

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Imphal has a untouched charm surrounding its natural beauty, sceneries and landscapes as well as a significant history leaving hints of the past around the city.

Best Time: October to Apr

2. Thoubal

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A well developed city, Thoubal is a good holiday destination for those looking for a pleasant climate and numerous activities.

Best Time: October to May

3. Tamenglong

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This hilly region is an ideal setting for tourists interested in outdoor holidays. The beauty of this town is unparalleled with the unusual varieties of flora and fauna.

Best Time: October to Apr

4. Chandel

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Chandel, also known as Lamka is tiny, but a scenic district in the North-Eastern state of Manipur. It is one of the main nine districts in the state and also the second least populous of all. Situated along the lines of the international border separating India and Myanmar, it has come to be kn...

Best Time: October to May

5. Loktak Lake and Sendra Island

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The largest fresh water lake in the country, Loktak Lake and the Sendra Island on it, are one of the most beautiful attractions of the state. Situated about 50 km from Imphal, Loktak Lake is situated in the valley of Imphal and is home to all the rivers and rivulets that run in the state of Manipur.

6. Moirang

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Moirang is a small town nestled in the state of Manipur. This place has seen wars and upheavals in the past but is beautiful nonetheless. Moirang is famous for the Loktak Lake whose serene water is home to plethora of flora and fauna. This place is perfect for a weekend getaway to unwind and relax. ...

FAQs on Manipur

What is not so good about Manipur?

Food choices could be very limited for vegetarians. Communication could be a problem in remote areas. The fare for cabs and auto rickshaws is based on distance and negotiations. Outsiders might face a problem with the rates.

Who should visit Manipur?

If you want to go away to a quiet place right in the lap of nature, Manipur is the place to be. With the increasing awareness and connectivity, it's becoming a popular choice amongst families. Solo travellers also often head to this part of the country. It's the kind of place you could go to with a bunch of friends or your special someone and ease out.

What is the best time to visit Manipur?

It is advised to visit Manipur during winters until the onset of summers; most suggest the duration between October to March as the ideal time to pay the state a visit. While the weather is not so harsh throughout the year, it's considerably more pleasant and cosy during winters and very welcoming as it gets slightly warm with the coming summers.

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What is the local food in Manipur?

The staple ingredients here are rice, fish, usually from a private pond that almost every household has, potatoes along with aromatic herbs and roots also from their kitchen garden. The dishes generally are prepared without using any oil. Ngri which is prepared by fermentation is the favourite fish of Manipuri people and a true local delicacy that cannot be missed. Nga-thongba (fish curry), Ooti (a typical Manipuri vegetarian dish), Eromba, Chagem pomba (made with fermented soya, mustard leaves) and Chamthong or kangshoi (which is a stew cooked with seasonal vegetables) are the most essential loved delicacies of the area. Other than the local preparations, North-Indian and Chinese cuisines are also popular and enjoyed here.
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