How to Reach Manipur by Road?
For an indelible vacation, one must have a perfect itinerary and for a perfect itinerary, it is important to wisely select the transportation option. But with the beautiful state of Manipur, you can freely choose any option as the place boasts an incredible transport connectivity. And for those, who loves to travel independently, the road connectivity in Manipur allows you to travel to various cities of the state from any neighbouring location. The well-paved roads and highways give tourists an access to the different cities of Manipur. Not just this, the efficient road network in Manipur give tourists options of either visiting the place by their own vehicle by driving along the highways that connect the place with other neighbouring states or boarding an interstate bus to Manipur, which is the less-hectic way. Being a popular tourist destination in India, Manipur also proffers good services of interstate buses, both private and government.
Imphal is the capital city of Manipur and also the most popular tourist attraction in the region, and hence, it boasts a great connectivity with various local cities and also with the cities of neighbouring states. National Highway 39 and National Highway 53 connects the Manipur with other states like Assam and Nagaland. Daily regular buses ply from Guwahati, Assam through National Highway 39 to Imphal, Manipur. Although, there is no direct bus available to Imphal from Guwahati, however, you can board a bus till Dimapur or Kohima and can take another bus to Imphal from there. In that way, the city of Imphal is also very well connected with the state Nagaland as there are regular bus services available from Kohima and Dimapur. Apart from the neighbouring states, Imphal is very well connected with the local cities. Buses from Silchar and Jiribam also run on a frequent basis via National Highway 53 that give tourists the access to Imphal city. In case, travelling by bus is not your preference then you can also hire a taxi to travel within and around the state. However, as compared to bus, taxi is a bit costly mean of transportation.