Chandel Tourism

Oozing vivid colors of cultures, Chandel is a beautiful district in the North-Eastern state of Manipur. Not many people reside here which adds to the serenity of this place. This is a serene heaven where you can hear even the sound of winds blowing. Chandel is known for being home to over 20 native tribes. It can be rightly termed as a melting pot of cultures and traditions and flaunts some enthralling art forms.


Yangoupokpi - Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary: Established in 1989, this wildlife sanctuary spreads over 185 sq km. It is a beautiful paradise where you get a chance to spot numerous species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, etc. It is counted among the nine identified Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the state. Bird watchers flock here from all over the country to spot some endangered species of birds like Green Peafowl.

Tengnoupal: Tengnoupal, 20 kms from Chandel, proudly houses numerous tourist attractions.  From here you can relish remarkable bird's eye view of the complete Manipur valley. Its serene ambience and cool winds are enough to make you fall in love with it. People visit here to rest amidst lush and deep valleys. This is a perfect place to fall in love with the nature around.

Moreh: Edging the border of India and Myanmar, Moreh is a commercial town in Manipur. It is frequented by many tourists and businessmen every year. It is a popular place for shopping lovers as Chinese and Thai goods are available here at reasonable prices.

Best Time to Visit
Winter season from October to May is the best season for a visit to Chandel. Summer is also a good time to plan a visit to Chandel for enjoying pleasant sightseeing experience.

How to Reach
By Air: The nearest airport to Chandel is in Imphal, the capital of Manipur.
By Rail: Dimapur railway station is the nearest railway station for Chandel as the town doesn’t have its own railway station.
By Road: Frequent bus services ply to and fro the town of Chandel.


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