Places To Visit
‘Tripura’, the perfect picturesque hub of nature and culture both complimenting each other. One of the most well-known states in Northeast India and the third smallest state in the country, it covers around 10,491km of area. Not much explored by the people it stretches its arms to the immense natural beauty and intriguing cultural heritage. One of the most mesmerizing contributions from the land of Tripura as a tourist attraction site are the beautiful waterfalls. Though very few in number, the waterfalls never fails to play an important role in attracting tourists by its scenic beauty. Some of the most well-known waterfalls are listed below.
WADUK TWISA WATERFALL
One of the most attractive tourist spot in Tripura is the recently discovered waterfall by Koktripura, the Waduk Twisa waterfall, the highest waterfall of Tripura which is 225km away from the capital city of Agartala. The waterfall is about 300 ft. high that attracts the tourist the most. However,it provides a very mesmerizing view to look at it.
Dambur waterfalls is an attractive waterfall that descends from an above upland hill, at the origin of river Gomti which is 110 km away from Agartala.The mouth of the falls is considered to be auspicious and is called ‘Tirthamukh’.The local folklore has it that there is a footprint of Lord Vishnu around in this area. However, besides being an eye-catching fountain, it also provides a musical observation by the audio of dropping of water which adds to the soothing element to the tourists.
Tripura being a fantasy land for the nature lovers serves with great beauty which one can witness with the small number of eco-camps that it has. Some of the famous eco-camps that holds the attention of the tourists are listed below.
TEPANIA ECO PARK
Being a beautiful eco-park, it is located 5km from the city and from Agartala, the distance of the park is about 45km.The park is well maintained and one can find a wide variety of plants, shrubs and orchid. For the tourists with kids the tree houses prove to be the big attraction.
Tepania eco park has emerged as a major tourist attraction in Tripura over the years located not far from the historical town Udaipur, this park is built over an area spanning 155hact.The fact that it is situated inside the Radhakishorepur reserve adds to its natural beauty. It was set up in 1995.
THE BARAMURA ECO PARK
The Baramura eco- park located in Teliamura in Baramura Hills, the park lets one witness and enjoys diversity of nature and terrain. It is 37kms away from Agartala, the capital city. The park is ideal for tourists who want to spend a day away from the clutter of cities in Tripura amidst natural serenity and amazing visuals.Repleted with various types of trees, orchids and flowers-it has an awesome ambiance. The hut structured cottages in this park are much sought after by visitors. There are small wooden bridges that link parts of land and the bamboo based ‘hawa ghar’ is a visual delight. There is a stream flowing through the park which is its speciality.
Though less in number these eco camps plays a vital role in promoting tourism in Tripura which should be reserved for the future generations to enjoy.