One of the Seven Sister States of Northeast India, Tripura is a perfect place to visit for the nature lovers. The dewy landscapes, lush green valleys, and giant hill locks are what we look for in a perfect getaway. A fantasy land for nature lovers with gorgeous waterfalls, and gigantic mountains make Tripura a dream destination.
Tripura is the third-smallest state of India located in Northeast of the country. The hilly state covers 10,491 km2 and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east.
As mentioned in the epic Mahabharata, in the ancient religious texts of Puranas and in the Edicts of Ashoka, the history of Tripura goes back before Christ was born. The land was ruled by the Twipra Kingdom inhabited by Tripuris which dates back before 65 AD when they migrated from China.
Tripura has a serene beauty with its own flora and faura and hills. The state lies within the Indomalaya ecozone and is covered by forests by 58%. Tripura hosts three different types of ecosystems: mountain, forest and freshwater.
Tripura has tropical savanna climate and receives seasonal heavy rains from the monsoons. The state is the proud diversity of culture with the residents featuring their skills in arts and crafts. Their handloom stands out for their unique horizontal and vertical stripes scattered with colorful embroidery. The people are also extremely skilled in bamboo and cane handicrafts creating items such as furniture, utensils, hand-held fans, replicas, mats, baskets, idols and decorations.
Tripura draws the attention of the tourists by its mysteriously rich folklores, myths, legends, proverbs, riddles and songs that mostly are related to the stories of gods and deities, demons, witches, history, flora, fauna, solar system, love, natural phenomena, birds and animals.
The main places of attraction in Tripura are Ujjayanta Palace in Agartala, Jampui Hills in Dharmanagar, Tripura Sundari Temple in Udaipur and Neermahal Palace in Ambassa to name a few. There are several other small cities and towns in Tripura that would treat the eyes of the nature lover tourists. The sites of historical importance and places with exotic landscapes and scenic beauty are to be felt and seen by the tourists themselves.