Weekend Trips from Imphal

A short break from the mundane work of life always helps in boosting up the spirit. Imphal offers excellent opportunities to its people for weekend getaways. There are several beautiful places near Imphal that can be explored. The tourist can enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of these places. Below are mentioned some of the places near Imphal.

Keibul Lamjao National Park

weekend trips from Imphal

Time by road: 1hr
Best Season: October to May

Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only floating national park in the world which is famous for the endangered brow-antlered deer or Sangai. Another important highlight of Keibul Lamjao National Park is the Loktak lake, the largest fresh water lake in India.

How to reach

One can board the passenger bus from Imphal Bus Terminus to reach the park. Taxi and private vehicle services are also available from Imphal
Bus fare: Rs 40 (approx)
Taxi fare: Rs 500 (approx)


Distance: 105 kms
Time by road: 2hr
Best Season: October to March

Mao, located in the midway between Imphal and Dimapur, is one of the oldest hill stations in Manipur. It is situated at an altitude of 5762.02 feet above sea level. The colorful Mao-Naga dance is very popular among the Manipuris.  Other major tourist places include Makhel and Dzuko Valley.

How to reach

Cabs and taxi services are available easily from Imphal to Mao. There are also regular buses from Imphal.
Taxi fare:Rs 1000 ( approx)


Weekend trips from Imphal

Time by road: 3hrs 30 mins
Best Season: October to April

Kohima is the capital, of the state of Nagaland and home of the Angami Naga tribe. The beautiful city of Kohima has a lot to offer to the tourists. The Dzukou Valley is one of the major tourist destinations in Kohima. Other attractions in Kohima include: Kohima World War-II Cemetery, Kohima Cathedral, State Museum, Sales Emporium, Naga Heritage Complex, Kisama-Kohima, Kohima Village, Japfu Peak,Tseminyu, Khonoma Village,Dzulekie,Tuophema Tourist Village.

How to reach

There are regular bus and taxi services from Imphal to Kohima. There is no railway station and airport in Kohima. The nearest railway link is Guwahati and the nearest air link is Dimapur.
Taxi fare: Rs 2000 (approx)


Distance: 262 kms
Time by road: 5hrs 53 mins
Best Season: Throughout the year

Silchar is the headquarter of the Cachar district of Assam. Silchar offers large number of tourist attraction to the visitors. The tourist places in Silchar have both historical and natural beauty significance which the visitors can enjoy. The major tourist places in Silchar include: Sri Sri Kancha Kanti Devi temple, Khaspur, Maniharan Tunnel, Martyrs Tomb at Gandhi Bag, Bhubaneswar Temple, Iskcon Temple.

How to reach

One can hire local cabs or bus to visit Imphal. Taxi and bus service are easily available from Imphal.There are also regular flights from Imphal to Silchar.
Taxi fare: Rs 3000 (approx)


weekend getaways from Imphal

485 kms
Time by road: 8hrs 30 mins
Best Season: Throughout the year

Guwahati located on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, is known as the ‘gateway to the northeast.’ Your travel to the northeast will not be complete if you do not visit Guwahati. The century old Kamakhya temple is located in Guwahati. Tourism in Guwahati includes ancient temples, heritage sites, museums, historical monuments, archeological sites, sanctuaries, ponds and lakes. Some of the major tourist destination in Guwahati includes Assam State Museum, Deepor Beel, Dighali Pukhuri, Guwahati Planetarium, Accoland Amusement park, Aswaklanta Temple, Basistha Temple, Balaji Temple, Dirgheswari Temple, Iskcon-Temple, Doul Govinda Temple, Umananda Temple and Bhringeswar Devalaya.

How to reach

There are taxi and bus services available from Imphal to Guwahati. There are also regular flights from Imphal to Guwahati.
Taxi fare: Rs 5000 (approx)
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