10 486 km²
Bengali, Kokbarak, Manipuri
time to visit
September to March
March to June: Warm
July to September: Warm & Humid
October to February: Chilly & very cold
The second smallest state of India, it is one of the most ancient of
the princely states. A Union Territory since 1956, Tripura became a state
in 1972 encircled by Bangladesh on all sides, except in the north-east
where it is bounded by Assam and Mizoram. Tripura is a storehouse of tribal
crafts and culture as well as music and dancing. Tripura has mainly a
How to get here
Connected with Guwahati and Calcutta by Indian Airlines.
The nearest Rail head is Kumarghat on NorthEast Frontier Railway.
Agartala is connected by bus with all the smaller towns of Tripura. There
are also buses to Silchar, Guwahati, Karimganj and Shillong.
Places to visit
Agartala - Sepahijala
Wildlife Sanctuary - Dumboor - Mata Tripureshwari Temple
The capital town of Tripura is only 45 minutes away from Calcutta and
Guwahati by air. A town with a glorious past, the present site of Agartala
was chosen by Maharaja Krishna Kishore Manikya Bahadur, who shifted the
capital from old Agartala to its present site in the late eighteen forties.
While approaching Agartala by air, the sight of rising folds of green
hills and verdant fields sweeping along the serpentine courses of the
river beds tells travellers that they that Agartala is near.
.: Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary
A reservoir of about 150 species of birds, the spectacled monkey is the
major attraction of this area, being one of the rare species found in
abundance in Tripura.
The second smallest state of India.
This lake, located amidst the sylvan hills,encloses 48 islands. Lake Kamalasagar,
an antique temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, built in the 15th century,
stands on the banks of this lake.
.: Mata Tripureshwari Temple
This temple, is amongst the 51 pithasthans of India. As it resembles
a tortoise, the temple is also called Kurma Pith.