The district headquarters of the Tamenglong District
, Tamenglong is 156 km from Imphal
. Inhabited by the hill tribes, the town is known for its deep gorges, caves, waterfalls and orchids. Tharon cave, Buning Meadow, Zailad Lake and Barak waterfalls are a few tourist places.
Three buses depart from Imphal at 06.00 hrs during weekdays (except Sunday) and reach Tamenglong the same afternoon.