Moreh Overview

Ranked 1 of 3 sightseeing in Chandel

Moreh is located on the Indo-Myanmar Road in the Chandel District about 70 km from the town of Chandel. This place gained prominence due to its strategic location on the border of the two countries.

Tourists visiting Moreh can see Myanmar from the border area. Moreh is visited by naturelovers and businessmen. Moreh is the commercial town of Manipur that brings businessmen from many places to carry on cross-country business.

With the border trade policies becoming liberal, Moreh is gaining more importance and has now become a north-eastern trade hub due to the many business units in the town. As a result, economic base of Moreh has strengthened.

The border trade activities are increasingly being supported by the Manipur Government and they are welcoming more and more business houses of foreign countries as well as India to develop their base at Moreh.

Travellers can even go to Imphal, which is 110 km from Chandel. If visitors have a visa of Myanmar they can cross over and visit Tamu, just 5 km from the border, which is the commercial centre of Myanmar, like Moreh of Chandel.  

There is a shopping plaza at Namphanglong, which is compared to the National Stadium Shopping Arcade of Bangkok and sells Chinese and Thai goods. The prices here are lesser than Bangkok. People interested in going on excursions can take conducted tours to cities like Mandlay and Kalimiew.

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