WARNING: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake with an epicentre 29 northwest of Imphal occurred on 3 January 2016. There have been deaths and injuries in Manipur, as well as damage. Check current conditions before travelling to Imphal.

Imphal is the capital city of Manipur state.

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By plane

Imphal is connected to Kolkata and Guwahati by Indian Airlines, Indigo and Jet Airways.

By train

Imphal is not connected by the railway network. Nearest railway station is Dimapur railway station of Nagaland. It is almost 7 hours bus journey from Dimapur station.

By bus

Imphal is well connected with its neighbouring states via bus routes. There are daily bus services to Kohima and Dimapur in Nagaland and Guwahati in Assam.





Preparations of bamboo shoots are delicacies here, along with other common dishes of North-eastern India. Try out the local variety of hot chilly (locally known as "Umorok").

Manipuri lunch means white rice, vegetable curry, cucumbers, groundnut gravy and onions.


There are many budget restaurants in Imphal, most of which are near the bus stop.




Also close by on MG Avenue, you can find single rooms from 300-400Rps at the following places:

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