Tripura is the third smallest state in India known for its diverse culture, archaeology, handicrafts, and music. It is home to nineteen indigenous tribes as well as a non-tribal Bengali speaking population.
Forests cover more than half of the area, in which bamboo and cane tracts are common. Tripura has the highest number of primate species found in any Indian state. Beautiful rock cut carvings and stone images at Unakoti, Debtamura and Pilak make Tripura stand out among the north eastern states. Most of these carvings are huge in size and are made on vertical walls.
Agartala, the capital of Tripura is the second largest city of the north east. The Ujjayanta Palace here is an architectural marvel the state boasts about.
Do visit the Tripura museum, if history are archaeological artifacts fascinate you. Wildlife aficionados can take a trip to the Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary and the Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Bhuvaneswari temple is located at the banks of river Gomati and is one of the most visited places of worship in the state.
BEST PLACES TO STAY IN TRIPURA
Hotels in Tripura offer decent and basic amenities to visitors. Most accommodation options are in budget and mid-range. Ginger Hotel, Hotel Rajdhani, Executive Inn Hotel, Royal Guest House, Welcome Palace, Ambar Hotel and Galaxy Inn are the options to stay in Agartala.
There are several hostels that host travelers throughout the year. The government accommodation options provide anything from dormitories for Rs 100 per bed to an air conditioned room for anywhere up from Rs 2500 per night .
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN TRIPURA
The staple food of Tripura is rice, fish and vegetables and Mui Borok is a particular favourite among the locals. Tripura does foster quite a variety of choices in cuisine like Chinese, Continental, Indian, Thai and Bengali.
BEST TIME TO VISIT TRIPURA
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Tripura is as given below. The best time to visit Tripura is also specified.