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Keibul Lam Jao National Park

Location : 32 Kms. from Imphal
Covered area : 40 sq. Kms.
Main attractions : Browantlered Deer
Best time to visit : December-May
Accommodation : Government Rest House and Tourist Lodge.
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Dimapur, (229 km)
-- By air : Imphal (32 km)
-- By road : 
Nearby excursions : 
Nearby cities : Imphal(32km)

This unusual wilderness is the home of the Sangai or Manipur brow- antlered deer. Once a hunting reserve for water fowl, the tiny park is just 40 sq. km. in area. It was declared a sanctuary in 1954 when numbers of the highly localised Sangai became dangerously depleted. The graceful deer, noted for their curved antlers, live on the floating vegetation on the Logtak Lake, 32 km south of Imphal.


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