Located 40-km from Imphal, Loktak is the largest freshwater lake in northeast India and is famous for the phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil and organic matter at various stages of decomposition) floating over the lake.
A protected Ramsar site, Loktak is a source of livelihood for the rural fishermen who live in the surrounding areas and on phumdis. Several tropical and rare plants and shrubs grow on the numerous phumdis floating on the lake.
The lake offers tourists an opportunity to enjoy the pristine beauty while relaxing on floating phumdis Sandra or Phubala. Sendra, in the middle of the lake, houses a tourist home with an attached cafeteria.
Visitors get a bird's eye view of life on the lake ~ small islands that are actually floating weed on which the lake people live. Phubala, another floating phumdis, is a tourist resort in Loktak. Global Connection will make prior arrangements for your day out be it on Sendra or Phubala.