Being the capital city of Manipur, Imphal is an emerging tourist destination which is visited by thousands of tourists coming from across the globe. The city is popular for the tourist attractions that are a must visit including the Kangla Palace which holds archaeological and historical importance, Shree Govindajee Temple where one gets filled with sanctity, and the War Cemeteries. Apart from this, there are other tourism attractions like the Ema Keithel, Manipur State Museum, Manipur Zoological Garden, Khonghampat Orchidarium and more. Tourists planning to visit the beautiful city of Manipur can make it via all the means of transport including air, rail and road. Airways and roadways are considered to be the best means of transport to reach Imphal.
Tourists can fly directly to Imphal as the city has its own airport named Tulihal Airport which is located at a distance of 8 km from the main city making it comfortable and convenient for the travellers. Regular flights connect Imphal to the other major cities of the country such as Aizawl, Dimapur, Agartala, Silchar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi.
As Imphal doesn't have its own railway station, tourists can get down at the Dimapur Railway Station which is linked to the major cities of India. Located at a distance of 201 km from Imphal, getting down at the Dimapur Railway station, tourists can avail various public transport facilities (taxi or bus) that will help you reach straight to Imphal.
Imphal is well connected by road with the neighbouring states. Tourists can avail the regular state-run as well as private buses facility that are available to and from Itanagar, Nagaland, Agartala, Dimapur, Silchar, Kohima, Aizawl, and Shillong. Also, depending on the need and comfort, tourists can even rent a private taxi.