Tripura is one among the 'Seven Sister States' of North East India. This small state in the cosy lap of the Himalayas has a rich culture and history. The beautiful green valleys, hilly landscapes and temples invite you to explore this enchanting place. It is a wonderland of natural beauty with its sounding cataracts, deep valleys, running streams and rivers. Its forests also abound in wild animals. Apart from natural beauty, Tripura is also famous for its architectural beauties of the historical building and the sculptures on their walls.
Major attraction of the tour-
Ujjayanta Palace- Now a state museum and former palace of the Kingdom of Tripura. The palace was constructed by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya Debbarma. Ujjayanta Palace is now a State Museum and it primarily showcases the lifestyle, arts, culture, tradition and utility crafts of communities residing in northeast India.
Umamaheshwar Temple- Located opposite to the Jagannatha Temple, Uma Maheshwar temple is expanded on the grass land of Ujjyanta Palace. The temple is Saffron in colour as the Jagannatha temple and has lavish green yards.
Kamalasagar- is a quiet and picturesque retreat located right next to the India-Bangladesh border. The place is known for its 15th century Kali temple and the lake.
The Tripura sundari Temple of Matabari, dedicated to goddess Kali, is said to be one of the 51 shaktipeeths. Built in the 11th century, it is an example of typical Tripuri style of temple architecture.
Jagannath Temple- Situated in the centre of the Ujjayanta Palace ground. The exterior of the temple is of Islamic architecture, on the other hand the interior part of the temple is beautifully decorated with Hindu style.
Neer Mahal- is a water palace built in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake. Neer Mahal was constructed during the rule of Manikhya Dynasty and exhibit a mix of Hindu and Mughal architecture.
Chhabimura/ Debtamura hills- these are the steep mountain walls on the bank of Gomati River contain a series of rock-cut panels. The carved panels, dating back to 15th – 16th centuries, contain images of various gods and goddesses.
Dumboor Lake- The lake is encircled by forested hills, the huge, 41-sq.km lake is dotted with quite a few islands; one of the islands is known for its dense coconut plantation. Migratory birds settle here in winter. Not far from here is Tirhtamukh from where the Gomati River originates.
Unakoti- One less than a crore means Unakoti which indicates that much number of rock carvings and murals of Hindu deity are available here and are said to be dated back to 7th-9th centuries. The rock-cut 30-feet portrait of Kalbhairav is said to be India’s largest bas relief sculpture.