So far we have covered following states of the India in our remote trip – Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Assam, Nagaland, and Manipur. And now I’m in the Tripura.
Tripura is the third-smallest state of the India. It borders Bangladesh to the North, South and West and Assam and Mizoram to the East. This state is also divided into different kinds of tribes. Who has their different tradition, culture and festivals to celebrate. So you will able to experience amazing things while this remote trip to Tripura. Tripura has the highest number of primate species found in India. Due to its geographical isolation, economic progress in the state is hindered. Poverty and unemployment continue to plague in Tripura, which has a limited infrastructure. Predominantly of living involved in agriculture and allied activities. The climate is perfect throughout the year but winter and monsoon may become troublesome in your trip.
Let’s explore Tripura.
The capital of Tripura. Agartala would be the first choice of those who are visiting Tripura. It is surrounded by hills and breathtaking landscape. The land boasts of being the hometown of various tribes. While your visit to Agartala, you must explore its monuments, beautiful palaces, handicrafts and temples. A few of them are – Chittangang Hills, Pilak, Ujjayanta Palace, Neermahal Palace, Kamalasagar Palace, Tripura Government Museum, Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Gondacherra Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalapania Nature Park, Malancha Nivas, and Haveli Museum.
It is the second largest city of Tripura. This city is the evident of rich past because of beautiful palaces and monuments. If you love ancient places and things to explore, it is a must visit place for you. You can go to these places on your quick trip to Dharmanagar – Jampui Hills, Aflong, Kalibari Temple, and Roa Wildlife Sanctuary.
No, I’m not in Rajasthan. Udaipur is also a city in Tripura and it is ranked the third-largest city of Tripura. It is banking on the Gomati river. The most interesting common thing between Rajasthan’s Udaipur and Tripura’s Udaipur is, both are famous for lakes. You can go through following places – Tripura Sandari Temple, Gunabati Group of Temples, Old Palace, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, Amar Sagar, Bijoy Sagar, Dhani Sagar, Kalyan Sagar, and Nazrul Granthagar.
Ambassa is one of the beautiful cities in Tripura. It is also famous for ancient temples and monuments. Its rich picturesque land of culture makes this place one of the leading attractions of Tripura. So places, where we can expend our trip in Ambassa, are – Pilak, Chabimura, Neermahal Palace, Ujjayanta Palace, Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary, Jagannath Temple, Longthari Mandir, Kamalasagar Kali Temple, Kamaleshwari Temple, Rose Valley Park, and Dumboor Lake.
Let’s get into the festivals and culture of Tripura.
Kharachi Festival is one of the most popular festivals of Tripura. In which Kharachi Pooja held in Agartala for seven days. This festival is being celebrated in July. Kharachi Pooja festival is ovserved to worship of Mother Earth. This includes the worshiping of 14 God and Mother Earth. Another popular festival of Tripura is Ker Pooja, is being celebrated after the fourtnight of Kharachi festival. Durga Pooja, Ganga Pooja, Garia Pooja, Ashokhashtmi, and Orange and Tourism festival.
I just had lunch but still, want to have Tripura’s food.
Mui Borok – the tradinational cuisine of Tripura, Bhangui, Kasoi Bwtwi, Panch Paron Tarkari, Wahan Mosdeng and rice, fish and vegetables. As I described above Tripura borders predominantly with Bangladesh so here you will be able to find most of the Bangladeshi dishes.
So this was all about a short remote trip to Tripura, India. I hope you enjoyed it if not, let me know what you want me to add in coming trips.
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