Holiday Trip in Agartala

Exciting vacation with Agartala Holiday Packages

Sited in the foothills of the Great Himalayas, Agartala is a beautiful capital city of the north-east Indian state of Tripura. This laid back administrative centre and cultural capital of the state is located in an extensive belt of rich flora and fauna. The city is located in the western region of Tripura along the Haroa River. The city also offers a chances to engage in recreation, sightseeing and adventurous activities. Agartala sprawls over an area of 59 sq km and linked with NH-44 from Guwahati through Shillong. In the 19th century Maharaja Krishna Manikya shifted his capital to Agartala. Along with historical importance, this city is a leading centre of commercial activities in the region, mainly trading in tea, rice, oil seeds and jute. The city displays a fine blend of rich culture, different communities and regional tribes. Agartala is just amazing to explore. So, plan an Agartala vacation now and book any of the Agartala holiday packages available on to have a memorable holiday!
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Best Sightseeing Places in Agartala

Before going for Agartala travel, you should be familiar with the places you must visit during the trip.

Ujjayanta Palace:
This palace is a must-visit tourist attraction of Agartala. The Ujjayanta Palace was built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya that was completed in the year 1901. At present, it is being used as the State Legislative Assembly.
Situated around 53 KM from the main city, Neermahal is a glorious palace built by King Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya. Located right in the middle of the Rudrasagar Lake, Neermahal was used as the summer resort by the King. It is renowned for its fusion architecture as it blends both Islamic and Hindu traits in its design.
Jagannath Temple:
One of the most valued temples in the city, the Jagannath temple is also an architectural wonder. This temple bears an octagonal shape and has an impressive pradhkshin patha around the sanctum.
Maharaja Bir Bikram College:
As the name suggests, this college was established by Maharaja Bir Bikram with an aim to impart professional and quality higher education to the local youths of the state. The college was founded in the year 1947.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple:
Another most revered temple that is frequented by the Hindus is counted among the popular tourist spots of Agartala. The Lakshmi Narayan Temple was built by Krishnananda Sevayet.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Akhaura Border, College Tilla, Jampui Hill, Malancha Niwas, Pilak, Purbasa, Puratan Agartala, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary and Venuban Buddha Vihar are some of the other important tourist attractions of the city.

Best Time for Holidaying in Agartala

Agartala city experiences subtropical climate with moderate rainfall throughout the year. Summers span from the month of April to October are hot and wet, whereas the temperature remains moderate during the winter season. The best time to visit this city is from the month of 'October to April'. During this period of time, the season is pleasant and you can easily enjoy sightseeing as well as other tourist activities.

Must Buy Things from Agartala

Tripura lacks an industrial base save some cottage industries (handicrafts and handloom). The Indian government has encouraged small scale industries especially dealing with weaving, pottery, carpentry and basket making. The state exports plywood pulp, articles made out of timber, bamboo and canned fruit. Thus, on your Agartala trip you can buy variety of products such as table mats, furniture, floor mats, lamp shades, partitions and other aesthetic materials that too at most cost effective prices. Moreover, the art of weaving holds a great place in this city, which is specially influence by the serenity and traditional lifestyle making the handlooms of Tripura renowned for their selective combination of contemporary as well as ethnic designs. The bold as well as vibrant color combination and long-lasting texture of clothes is simply incredible. You can get the best bargain on clothes in 'Tantumita'. Other famous market places in the city include Gol Bazaar, Shakuntala Road and Akhaura Road. So, enjoy your Agartala trip by going for some valuable shopping at markets.

Explore Options to Reach Agartala

Before booking your Agartala holiday packages, you must be aware of the modes of transportation to this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Agartala Airport is one of the busiest airports of the north-east and connects Agartala to other cities of India. Kolkata, Imphal, Delhi, Silchar, Aizawl, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmadabad and Mumbai is connected with regular flights.
By Rail
Agartala has been connected to other cities in India since June 2008 through Agartala Railway Station. Agartala is the second capital city (after Guwahati, Assam) in the north- east to be connected to the country's railway network. The railway station is located around 5.5 KM from the heart of the city. You can find a lot of modes of transportation available to reach the city from the station.
By Road
NH 44 connects Agartala to Assam and the rest of India by road, and thus, called as the lifeline of Tripura. The highways (NH44, NH 44A) joins Agartala with Silchar (317 KM), Shillong (499 km), Guwahati (599 KM), Dharmanagar (200 KM) and Aizawl (443 km). So, choose any of the traveling modes and go for a memorable Agartala tour.
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