If you haven't been to Tripura yet, you may not get a better chance since its sublime royal palaces and temples will surely garner the world's attention soon. The state sees little tourism for now, even though there are no permit hassles. But this adds to its charm; it's largely unexplored even in this internet age. Agartala is the place you need to start at to access all the touristy destinations within a couple of days.Famous for: Pineapples.Places to Visit: Agartala (for architectural marvels such as Ujjayanta Palace, Neermahal, Kunjaben Palace), Unakoti (for rock-cut sculptures), Kumarghat (pineapple cultivation and Kamala Sagar lake).Things to Do: Ride a boat around Neermahal, a royal palace built in the middle of a lake. Trek with the tribals in Jampui Hills. Attend the Kharchi Puja Festival in July.Food: Although Tripura's cuisine boasts of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, but the dry-fish chutney is a must try here.Climate: 5-15 degrees Celsius in winters. 32-38 degrees Celsius in summers.Best Time to Visit: All throughout the year.Average Expenditure Per Head (excluding flights): Rs. 8,000 for 5 days.How to reach: The main domestic airport is in Aizawl and has regular daily flights from Guwahati, Imphal and Kolkata.For an extended itinerary on Tripura, refer to this trip.
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Built in the middle of Rudrasagar lake and has owned the Mughal style used to build it. The place was some tyrant's summer resort but is big enough to fit three fourth of the entire state. The lake reflects the well light palace and stars in the sky lit up, might just be the most picturesque moment of your trip.
Experience nobility at The Ujjayanta Palace.Ujjayanta Palace, located in Agartala, is the crown jewel of Tripura’s heritage. Home to the royal family, it has a museum steeped in Tripuri history that is adorned with gorgeous artefacts from various ages and is surely a sight for sore eyes.