Some 20 km from Imphal city, Waithou Lake is a perennial lake in the district of Thoubal. Waithou Lake is an oval-shaped lagoon located on the Indo-Myanmar Road. Besides, the water of the lake comes down from the Ningthibi canal which serves as the water source of Waithou Lake. Once this beautiful lake in Thoubal was a prominent home of numerous species of fish including the Ngaton. But after the establishment of Cheksabi Barrage and ringbund, a number of fish species just died out from the lake’s water. Moreover, presently, Waithou Lake serves as one of the major tourist attractions of Thoubal district, and therefore, the place remains thronged with large packs of tourists throughout the year. Just sitting on the lakeside with your feet dangling in the surreal water of the lake and relishing the pristine natural beauty of the surrounding is one of the blissful things to do at Waithou Lake. With its mesmerizing environ, the lake proffers an enchanting sight where you get to see the pineapple slopes, sprawling in wide expanses, drifting down into the lake. Along with that, Waithou Lake is also an ideal destination for picnicking in Thoubal. Both recreation and entertainment can be relished at Waithou Lake. Along with surrounding natural beauty which includes the pineapple gardens, the lake also is known for boating, angling, and food stalls. On a whole, Waithou Lake is one of those day hideouts in Thoubal that can surely give some quality time with your family.
Best Time to Visit
The lake can be visited any time during a year. However, the best time to visit Waithou Lake is the winter season, i.e., from October to March. During these months, the weather of the Thoubal district remains pleasantly good to travel and to explore the region.
All days from sunrise to sunset
No Entry Fee