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Do's & Dont's in Manipur

Don’t compare with other north eastern states
North eastern states have always fascinated me, I have firm belief that North eastern states are all about unending beauty and are a treasure box yet to be opened, I started believing it more after my visits to Meghalaya and Sikkim.
With the same belief I decided to plan for Manipur, well started with Nagaland but could not receive any response from any of the locals I tried to connect in Kohima hence had to concentrate on its neighbor.
“Loktaak gaya hai ( been to loktak ?)” would be the common answer for the question , what are the places we can visit in Manipur , all the locals we spoke, refused to think beyond Loktak lake and we were already reconsidering our options on day two of the trip.
The way we plan our trip is , we keep two days for a single location and that way Manipur was supposed to be 10 Days tour but on day one itself while walking on the busy streets of Imphal we realized we have already covered most of the Imphal.
We had…
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