April 23, 2024

Best Places to Visit in Chandel

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Top Tourist Attractions in Chandel

Chandel is a town in Manipur’s Chandel district. It’s a component of the Chandel neighbourhood. It is located in the state of Manipur’s Outer Manipur. This settlement is closer to Moreh. Chandel, commonly known as Lamka, is a small yet beautiful district in Manipur’s north-eastern state. Chandel is recognised for its various types of orchids, several ornamental plants, and some extremely valuable medicinal herbs, in addition to being home to a huge variety of plant and animal species.

Best Places to Visit in Chandel

Langol Peak Garden

Tlanglhungbung Leikol or Langol Peak Garden is located in the Langol Village in Machi Sub-Division in Chandel District, some 60 kilometres from the centre of Imphal city along the Indo-Myanmar route, surrounded by magnificent topography, hillocks, and breath taking scenery.

It is believed that in the tale of Manipur’s Khamba-Thoibi, Thoibi came to this mountain to select the highly rare flowers known as Thoibi-Lei. It is also a World War II historical location where allied forces established camps. Langol Peak, also known as Tlanglhungbung, is quickly becoming one of Manipur’s most popular tourist destinations.

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How to Reach Chandel

The Indo-Myanmar Road connects the districts of Chandel and Moreh. The Pallel-Chandel Road connects the district headquarters and diverges from the Indo-Myanmar Road at Pallel. The following information may be useful in planning a trip to the Chandel area.

  • To visit Chandel District HQ and Chandel block, one can – catch Chandel buses at Keishampat Bus Parking (at Imphal) – catch any bus reaching Kakching and catch Chandel buses from Kakching or Kakching Lamkhai. – at Kakching Lamkhai, catch available bus for Chandel or catch any auto or Tata Magic plying for Pallel. – at Pallel, catch any bus/Tata Sumo.
  • To visit Chakpikarong division (block), one can catch – Chakpikarong buses at Keishampat Bus Parking (at Imphal) – or catch any bus reaching Kakching and catch Chakpikarong buses from Kakching or Kakching Lamkhai. – or catch any bus reaching Sugnu and from there catch Tata Sumo for Chakpikarong.
  • Communications

Today, BSNL’s landline telephone services are mostly used by government agencies and non-governmental organisations. BSNL and Airtel mobile services are commonly utilised for phone calls and internet surfing with restricted features. Courier/postal services are mostly provided by the Indian Postal Service through sub-post offices located throughout the district. The District Headquarters’ zip code is 795127.

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