Nestled in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, the state is considered the Gateway to South East Asia. The serene beauty of the state leaves every traveller spellbound. Least touched and least discovered, the state is a promising travel destination for adventure and nature lovers alike. Manipur has a rich cultural past dating back centuries.
Marking out Every Stop on the Way
These will be marked on the GPX as legends which can be referred to the list below. This list will be populated by people riding the trails as and when they send us updates and suggestions. We can start with a basic list to trigger it off. Also keeping in mind with IDTMT (I DONT TRASH MY TRAVEL) principles of contributing to local economy of the area – specifically LOCAL)
The Manipur section of the Great Indian Trail begins at Khuzama, and is one of the few routes passing through a state capital. The route after Imphal leads to the picturesque Loktak lake. A branch of the trail leads to the Moreh, the last town before Myanmar. From the main route traveling further south along the Guite road the trail enters the small village of Khawkawn in Mizoram.
Total Length of the trail in Kms
|Expected time to ride the trail;||3-10 days|
|Best time of the year;||Oct – Feb|
|Emergency Telephone; State services (police and ambulance services)||100 – Police
108 – Ambulance
Other States & Trails
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