Welcome to one of India’s smallest states – Tripura. This green little state lies in the extreme east India. Sharing a long international border with Bangladesh in its west, Tripura is also bound by Indian states of Assam and Mizoram in the north and east. With us, book your Tripura Tour for your next vacation and marvel at the beatific scenic hills, dales and green valleys. A visit to this wonderful state will let you have the experience of both hill ranges and broad, elongated valleys. The main hill ranges of Tripura are Jampoi, Sakham Tlang, Langtarai, Athara Mura and Bara Mura. Khowati, Manu, Haorah, Muhuri and Gomati are the big rivers of the state. The beautiful valleys of Tripura include Agartala, Udaipur, Sabrum, Khowai, Teliamura, Amarpur and Silachari. Tripura Travel.
Kunjaban Palace: A green hillock known as Kunjaban ( a bower) for its scenic beauty stands to the north of Ujjayanta palace at a distance of about 1 Km. Maharaja Birendra Kishore Manikya (1909-1923) selected this beautiful place for building a suburban palace for retreat and constructed a palace in 1917 which was named as ‘Pushbanta Palace’. You will be amazed to know that the Poet Rabindranath Tagore stayed in the eastern apartment of this palace during his 7th and last visit to the state in 1926. The well laid gardens and lawns inside the palace will also leave an ever lasting impression on your mind. This place is home to the Governor of Tripura now. The southern side of the garden has been made open for the public and has been named as ‘Rabindra Kanan’.
So if you are tired of the concrete jungle and want to get rid of the humdrum of your boring life, book your Tripura tour right away. We assure you that while on your tour each day would be a new exploration for you. As a land ruled by kings Tripura Tour will take you to amazing monuments of the bygone era. Explore and experience something completely different. Book your Tripura Tour right away!
Major Attraction of Tripura Tour
Ujjayant Palace: This is a must place to visit while on your Tripura Tour. This palace was built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya in 1901. Visit this palace and marvel at the Mughal style of architecture. The palace is now changed to State Legislative Assembly. This is the largest building in the country covering 1 sq km. Here you will be fascinated by the Chinese room with carved wooden ceilings, tiled floors and sculpted front doors. The Jagannath temple, built in 19th century is across on the artificial lake in front of the palace.
Malancha Niwas: This is a magnificent Bungalow situated adjacent to Kunjaban palace. This bungalow is situated on a hillock and was originally a kaccha house where Tagore stayed during his visit in 1919. The pucca construction was subsequently built and given the name of Malancha Niwas.
Temple Of Chaturdasa Devata: This fascinating temple is also a must visit while on your Tripura Tour. This temple is dedicated to 14 gods and goddesses, represented by their heads. It is built in Bengali architectural style. But it has a Buddhist type stupa on top.
Unakoti: Unakoti means one less than a crore and it is said that these many rock cut carvings are available here. As per Hindu mythology, when Lord Shiva was going to Kashi along with one crore gods and goddesses he made a night halt at this location. He asked all the gods and goddesses to wake up before sun rise and proceed for Kashi. It is said that in the morning, except Shiva himself, no one else could get up so set out for Kashi himself cursing the others to become stone images as a result we have one less than a crore stone images and carvings at Unakoti. These carvings are located at a beautifully landscaped forest area with green vegetation all around which add to the beauty of the carvings.
Pilak: This is a treasure house of Hindu and Buddhist Sculpture. It dates back to 8th and 9th centuries. Visit this place and get bewildered by the beautiful images scattered in an area of about 10 Sq. Km. Other fascinating things that you will come across are the images, terracotta plaques and sealing which are the survival of heterodox creeds and sects representing both Hinduism and Buddhism. Colossal stone images of Avolokiteshwar and Narasimha have also been found here.
Neer Mahal: A visit to this beautiful water-palace should not be ruled out while on Tripura Tour. This beautiful palace was built in Rudrasagar Lake. It is like a fairytale castle with towers and pavilions. It also has moats and bridges.
Sipahijala: This is a botanical garden with a small zoo. Here at this place you can also indulge in an elephant ride or take a boating in the lake.
Tripura Government Museum: Here at this place you will be fascinated with some of the rare stone images, old coins, archaeological articles from Tripura and adjoining areas, Bengal Kantha embroidery, sculptures and the 8th-10th century Buddhist sculptures from Pilak.
How to Reach:
By Air: The main airport is located in Agartala the state capital.
By Road: National Highway No.44 connects Agartala to Guwahati via Shillong in 24 hours.
By Train: Kumarghat is the nearest railhead, which is at a distance of 140 Km. away from Agartala. Kumarghat is linked by railways to Guwahati, which is in turn connected to the rest of the country.