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Scenic Kwatha Village – Hidden Community in the lap of Mother Nature

Oinam Kennedy Singh *

Scenic Kwatha Village
Scenic Kwatha Village



Well!!! Travellers know that Manipur is famous for its floating Keibul Lamjao National Park, stunning Loktak Lake, Ema Keithel and world’s oldest Polo Ground – Mapal Kangjeibung.

But, in addition to these places there are thousands of hidden locations that need to be explored and discovered. Describing here least unexplored village located in Chandel district of the state.

KWATHA VILLAGE

The village is situated at a drive of 103 kilometres from the heart city Imphal. This hidden village lies in the Tengnoupal Tensil which is under the Chandel district. From the commercial hub Moreh it is only 18 kilometre.

Total population as per the Census 2011 is 327.

Scenic Kwatha Village
Scenic Kwatha Village



VILLAGE LIFESTYLE

People are down to earth and welcome everyone with a smile. They deliver good hospitality so that everyone visiting the place can enjoy a memorable experience.

They have their own tradition, culture, history and heritage.

Main source of income for the villagers is preparation of Soibum (Fermented Bamboo Shoot) and they sell Rs. 30 per kilogram. People are living a simple lifestyle.

REASONS TO VISIT THIS HIDDEN KVILLAGE

o The historic village is surrounded by lush green mountain ranges offering scenic views to the visitors.

o Because of rich in Mother Nature features it is an ideal destination to rejuvenate mind, body and soul.

o Temples located in the village are sacred places of worship.

o A tourist can experience the lifestyle of local people to understand about their tradition, culture and history.

o Preparation of Soibum – Fermented Bamboo Shoot.

Scenic Kwatha Village
Scenic Kwatha Village



HOW TO REACH

As already described above, it is a hidden village there is no proper transportation system. Travelling through private vehicle is the best means.

If you are looking forward to experience and discover something new in life then, this is the perfect village to be travelled.


* Oinam Kennedy Singh wrote this article for e-pao.net
Oinam Kennedy Singh is a travel writer. Completed Master Degree in Tourism Management and currently working at JCRE Skill Solutions as a trainer – tourism and hospitality management
The writer can be reached at https://www.facebook.com/promotemanipurtourism
This article was posted on August 27 , 2016.


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