Thoubal is a good holiday destination for those looking for a pleasant climate for relaxation or enjoying a picnic.
Thoubal is a good holiday destination for those looking for a pleasant climate for relaxation or enjoying a picnic. It provides numerous activities such as trekking, hiking. This city is most famous for the temples and the numerous water bodies all together makes it a perfect destinaion for holiday.
The Ikop lake is located at an altitude of 772 m above sea level in Thoubal, with a saucer shaped basin and a silted bottom.
Khongjom is a historical place where Major General Paona along with his soldiers fought against the British invasion, ending in complete British control over Manipur. The Battle of Khongjom was the greatest battle of the Anglo-Manipur War.
13 August is commemorated yearly as 'Patriots Day' by the Manipuri population, with celebrations to honor the Kangeilpak soldiers that lost their lives during the war. Tikendrajit Singh's portrait is included in the National Portrait Gallery inside the House of the People in New Delhi. 23 April is also celebrated as the 'Khongjom Day', marking the occasion of the battle of Khongjom.
Loktak Lake freshwater lake is known due to the floating biomass. Soil and vegetation as well as the locally known phumdis forms the mass. The Keibul Lamjao National Park is situated nearby.
Lousi is a lake that is a major source of water for the locals. It spreads over an area of 18.64 sq km, featuring a wetland ecosystem.
The Pumlen is a freshwater lake and is known as the Pumlen Pa. It spreads over an area of 19 sq km and is covered by phumdis and floating soil and vegetation.
It is the largest lake in Manipur, situated about 68 km south of Imphal (the capital of Manipur) and about 45 km from Thoubal. Just as Loktak Lake, People situated around this lake depend on fishery products for their livelihood. The lake plays an important role in lives of the towns nearby. There are plenty of small islands on this lake where people started settling on these.
The floating planktons, or locally called phumdi, is one of the important source of fishery products as waterbodies and the fishes can easily get adapted to this place for food and shelter.