Explore Tripura
Tripura
Land of unseen scintillating beauty

Tripura is a small hilly state in Northeast India. The state displays authentic cultural diversity as its home to a diverse mix of tribes and religious groups. Its scintillating beauty cannot be described in mere words. Ujjayanta Palace, Neermahal and Unakoti monoliths each display the rich history, amazing craftsmanship and cultural heritage of Tripura. The beautiful valleys, lush green forests, pristine lakes and fascinating hills contribute to the splendid eco-friendly attractions and pollution free air.  

 

Popular cities: 

  • Agartala 

  • Udaipur

  • Unakoti

Climate
Tripura experiences warm and humid tropical climate. The best time to visit the state is between October and February.

  • January — Cold
  • February — Cool
  • March — Dry
  • April — Hot
  • May — Hot
  • June — Wet
  • July — Wet
  • August — Wet
  • September — Wet
  • October — Cool
  • November — Cold
  • December — Cold
Things to do
City Life
Agartala is famous for its terrains full of green pastures, beautiful valleys and hills. It is a perfect mix of diverse culture and natural beauty. Udaipur is a town in Tripura known for some beautiful artificial lakes such as Bijoy Sagar, Dhani Sagar, Amar Sagar and Jagannath Dighi. Located on the banks of the Gomai River, this city has several temples. Ambassa is very famous for ancient temples and picturesque landscapes.
History & Heritage
Ujjayanta Palace, built in 1899, is known for its wholesome architecture which has tiled floors, beautifully crafted doors, three fascinating domes and carved wooden ceiling. The Mughal style garden on the outside further enhances the beauty of this palace. Neermahal, situated in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake, is a magnificent sight to behold. This majestic 'Lake Palace of Tripura' is home to a vast courtyard, a guest room, a playing room, flower beds, and much more. Its ornate structure represents the glorious past of Tripura. The light and sound show screened in the evenings is not to be missed. You can also indulge in different water sports activities this palace offers. Unakoti is home to massive rock-cut structures that celebrate Lord Shiva. It is an ancient pilgrimage centre, attracting devotees from far and wide. The numerous scattered temples' ruins create an ancient aura that will take you back in time. Given its rocky terrain, Unakoti is also a good place for hiking.
Museums
Tripura Government Museum housed in the Ujjayanta Palace offers an insightful look into the ancient golden days of the state. Through its exquisite collections such as archeological objects, old coins, stone carvings, and other antiques, you get to know a lot about the culture and heritage of Tripura. Tripura State Tribal Museum exhibits the rich and diverse arts and craft of the state’s tribal communities. It houses an exquisite collection that includes ornaments, traditional musical instruments, textiles, fishing and hunting implements, colourful costumes, handicrafts and much more.
Nature & Adventure
Jampui Hills, located in the Northern part of Tripura, is one of the most famous and beautiful places to visit in Tripura. It's blessed with beautiful valleys and juicy oranges. You can spot a great variety of animals and birds here. Chittagong Hills and Raina Valley are also worth visiting for their natural beauty. Dumboor Lake is a pristine water body with luxuriant green vegetation surrounding it. A wide range of migratory birds are visible in the winter. The sunset views from this lake are truly divine. Kalyan Sagar is situated on the eastern side of the Tripura Sundari Temple. This beautiful lake is famous for very rare species of tortoise. Rudrasagar Lake is a wetland of national importance for conservation and sustainable use owing to its biodiversity and socio economic importance. Neermahal is the prime attraction of this lake.
Wildlife
Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Bishalgarh, is home to a variety of wildlife especially birds. It is also an academic and research center. Besides its exotic wildlife, Sepahijala is also famous for orchid gardens, botanical gardens, rubber and coffee plantations, boating facilities and elephant joy-rides. Rajbari National Park is part of the Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary. Bison, wild boars, leopards, langurs, gibbons are some of the animal species that can be spotted here. The park also boasts rich biodiversity and picturesque landscapes. Jeep Safari is the best way to explore this scenic park. Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary and Gondacherra Wildlife Sanctuary are also popular for housing exotic flora and fauna.
Temples/Places of Worship
Jagannath Temple is a famous religious site in Agartala. Situated within the Ujjayanta Palace grounds, this temple is also renowned for its architectural excellence. Its architecture is primarily influenced by Islamic style of edifices. Tripura Sundari Temple, located in Udaipur, is one of the most famous and oldest religious places in the state. The opulent temple is one of the 51 Sakti Peethas. Owing to its history and fascinating structure, this temple remains flooded by a number of pilgrims almost daily. Chuddo Devotar Temple is dedicated to Tripuri, the mother of the people of Tripura. It is adorned with several ancient paintings and inscriptions of shlokas. Veeramma Kali Temple, Pagli Mashi Temple, Melaghar Kali Temple, Ummaneshwar Temple and Bhubaneswari Temple are few of the other places of worship in Tripura.
How to spend time / how long will it take?

Prominent places of Tripura can be visited in 5 to 7 days. Spend a day or two in Agartala to explore the natural attractions, palaces and lakes located in and around the town. Take a day trip to Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary to spot exotic animals, birds and plants. Visit Udaipur for a day to spend some time at the divine Tripura Sundari Temple and the pristine lakes adoring this ancient town. Moving upwards, spend a day or two in Ambassa. From here, go to Unakoti for a day to explore the amazing monoliths. End your trip at the scenic Jampui Hills located in the North Tripura district. 


Cuisine
  • Tripura cuisines are prepared using dried and fermented fish called Berma as a key ingredient. The large Bengali community in the state has some influence on the non-vegetarian favoured cuisine. Some of the traditional dishes include Mui Borok, Muya Awandru, Kosoi Bwtwi, Wahan and Muya bai Wahan, among others.
Costs
  • While meal prices in Tripura can vary, the average cost of food is approximately INR 150 per meal.
  • Sim card cost depends on the package you opt for but the starting price is mostly INR 100. Certain important documents may be required for identity proof purposes.
Visa
  • Indian Passport and OCI Card holders do not require a Visa
  • Others need to apply for an Indian visa
Season to Visit
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February

Typical Duration to Visit
  • 5 - 7 days

Known For
  • Valleys
  • Lakes
  • Forests
  • Hills
  • Temples
  • Wildlife
Areas to Visit
  • West Tripura for culture and nature
  • Udaipur for Tripura Sundari Temple and lakes
  • Ujjayanta Palace and Neermahal for history and architecture
  • Wildlife Sanctuaries across the state: Sepahijala, Trishna and Gumti

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