Often treated as day trip away from Imphal, Tengnoupal is a hill station in Manipur which is engirdled by the imposing mountains and blessed by the beautiful meadows and valleys. If we go back to the history of Tengnoupal, it says that the place was controlled by various dynasties and countries. Pakhanga dynasty is one of those clans that have ruled the town of Tengnoupal. Moreover, in 1631, the town of Tengnoupal was a part of Chinese dominance. However, in 1942 during World War II, the place became an essential home of Japanese. Lies at the highest point of India-Myanmar road in Chandel district, Tengnoupal is a perfect tourist attraction in Manipur to adore the enduring natural beauty and spend some day in the lap of the mother nature. From this hill town, one can savour the exotic vistas of the entire Manipur Valley that makes it one of the top tourism places in Chandel district. Apart from proffering a bird’s eye view of the valley, the town of Tengnoupal is also very much famed as a popular excursion site in Chandel district. Besides, this beautiful town is often touted as the synonym of scenic beauty, and thus, apart from the lush green meadows and gorgeous valleys, you can also expect to treat your eyes with some alluring views of serene lakes. On a whole, Tengnoupal is a delight to every traveller who is in search for some indelible holiday time in Manipur.
Best Time to Visit
The months from October to March (winter season) are considered the best time to visit Tengnoupal. Throughout these months, as the temperature drops down the weather of the region remains pleasant enough to explore the place. Since Tengnoupal is a hill station and does not experience an extremely hot weather, and hence, summer also becomes an ideal time to visit the place.