Tripura a well known for its diversity in culture, handicrafts, archaeology, and music. The third smallest state in India.19 indigenous tribes live here and also few nontribal who speak Bengali. Forests majorly cover more than a half of this place where bamboo and cane very commonly found. Tripura the most noteworthy number of primate species than other Indian states. Carvings of rock cut and stone pictures at Unakoti, Debtamura and Pilak influence Tripura to emerge as a great tourist attraction in the north-eastern states.
Tripura the third smallest state with a population of 36.6 lakhs. Situated in the northeast and bordered to west, north, and south. On the Bangladesh border, lies the capital of Tripura- Agartala. There almost 19 tribes and the majority Kokborok and Bengali speaking. 87.8% literacy prevailing in this state. Forest cover the major part of the state, cane tracts, and bamboo common. Primate species found in the large number in all over India. Tripura experiences heavy rainfall that enhances the beauty of this place.
The two periods registered in the Tripura history- the legendary era mentioned in Rajamala, that mentions the chronicle of early kings and the era of the mighty king Dharma. The Rajamala described in Bengali rhyme, assembled by Brahmans. During the time of King Dharma, Tripura extended over Assam, Myanmar, and Bengal in remarkable defeats.
In the year 1765, East India Company conquered Bengal’s financial administration that once under the control of Mughal rule. Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya the last ruler of Tripura, he ascended in 1923 and in 1947, the throne left and he made consent to independent India. In 1980 Tripura went under ethnic violence for liberated tribe homeland.
There a brilliant assorted society in Tripura. The larger part of populace anyway the Bengali so the culture is also dominated with Bengalis. Their way of life has impacted the land since the season of the Tripuri rulers who incredible supporters of Bengali culture, particularly writing the Bengali language performed formally.
Talking about the culture of Tripura you cannot miss the dance music pertaining to their own community. Goria and Jhum dances are widely practiced on special and grand occasions. Hand-loom widely polished and unconventional for their even and vertical stripes scattered with beautiful weaving. The general population likewise amazingly talented in bamboo and stick crafted works making things, for example, furniture, utensils, hand-held fans, copies, mats, bins, icons, and adornments.
One of the best Hill station of Tripura
Roosting at an elevation of 3000 ft above sea level Jampui hills the highest range in Tripura. Standing on the different viewpoints of the place you can enjoy the vast panoramic view of the valleys and also villages of Mizoram. Various points to witness sunrises and sunsets all over catch the attention of tourists and offer them spectacular views that they would take back home with them.
From the watchtower at Betlingchip (3200 ft high), the Chittagong Hill Tracts, the Kanchanpur – Dasda valley other hilly areas of Tripura and Mizoram unfurl the beauty of Tripura and also Mizoram. Tourist heaven which draws in various tourists with its virgin woods and Eco-friendly climate involving excellent orchids and cultural dances and music. Jampui hills draw tourists because of its amazing weather, rich scenes, thriving woodlands and orange gardens. Being inadequately populated makes it perfect tourism spot as the tourist can enjoy it to an extent. The tribes residing there a primary occupation of orange gardening. Different types of blooms, orchids abundant in the hills.
This place of endless spring positioned at an elevation of 3000 above sea level. Every year during November, the distinctive Orange festival celebrated in the Jampui hill. A large number of tourists, both native and foreign, participate in this festival and enjoy it. The rainy season no less attractive. Throughout the season the mountain roofed with floating mists. The formation of clouds on the bottom of the mountain range and gradually climbing from the top to the bottom, the entire mountain range boasted in its mystical lap.
The view of sunrise and establishment from different perspectives in the Jampui hills a wonderful sight for tourists. Tourists visiting the Jampui hill cannot afford to see the sunset and sunrise scene. Various scenes of mountainous areas provide a breath-taking panoramic view of the valley and villages of Mizoram. From the highest peak to The Watchtower, Betlingchip (3200 feet high), Chittagong Hill Tracts, Kanchanpur-Dasgad valley, Tripura and other alp ranges of Mizoram highlight a stunning panorama.
How to Reach
Teliamura is 44 km and Manu is 109 km away from Agartala and is well connected by roads.
Kumarghat is the nearest railway station from Agartala city center.
The capital of a state, Agartala has an airport that is a relief for tourist to reach this fascinating place.