Agartala in One DayIf you are in Agartala just for a day and wish to make full use of your stay in the city then having a planned schedule of things ton do and see in one day would be great!. Get to know about the places to visit in Agartala in a day, one day in Agartala city, how to travel and so on. Check the itinerary of one day trip in Agartala.
Itinerary 1: (Agartala sightseeing on a hired cab or bus)You can travel around the tourist places of Agartala in a hired cab and taxi. There are private taxi services in Agartala. However, you should always get the rates fixed in advance for no further harassment. There are local bus services in Agartala available at every minute of the day. These buses run from early morning to up to around 8.00 in late evening. You can use the buses to travel around the city and save money as well.
Morning in AgartalaYou can start your journey by visiting the following places:
A former royal palace, the Ujjayanta Palace is one of the primary tourist attractions of the city and Tripura as a whole. A superbly constructed building the Ujjayanta palace is an artistic museum standing on the banks of a small lake surrounded by lush greenery.
Next you can visit Kunjaban which is situated only 1 km north of the Ujjayanta Palace. Kunjaban palace is an enormous building set up on a green hillock having exquisite scenic beauty.
Tripura Government Museum
The Tripura Government Museum is a multipurpose museum based on art and crafts of Tripura throwing important light on the glorious past of the state. Displayed in the museum are a number of rare images, sculptures, inscriptions, terracotta items, coins, paintings and other historical artifacts which will at once grab your attention.
The only lake palace in Northeast India, Neer Mahal or the palace of water is a wonderful water palace you will love to visit. A former royal palace, Neer Mahal has been built at the centre of Rudrasagar lake having an area of 5.35 sq km.
Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary
Located amid lush greenery, the Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary would please you with its varied species of flora and fauna. Established in 1988 the sanctuary spreads across an area of 390 sq kms. Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal destination for you if you are interested in eco tourism.
Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary
The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is known to possess exquisite flora and fauna. The sanctuary with its many species of flora and fauna, with a botanical garden and a zoological park, orchid garden and beautiful lakes surrounded by lush greenery will present to you a beautiful sight of nature’s beauty.
AfternoonShopping in Agartala
You can shop and take back home souvenirs and mementos for your beloved ones in the many markets and shopping complexes in Agartala. Shopping in Agartala would be a wonderful experience as the Agartala city will offer you a wide range of products from traditional handloom and silk items, to tribal customs and Jewellery and handicraft artifacts made of cane and bamboo, wood, clay and palm leaves. If you are a handicraft lover then shop some exquisite handicraft artifacts at Purbasa known for fine stock of exquisite handicraft items. Other than Purbasa there are a number of private shops in areas like Akhaura Road, Jail Road and Mohanpur where you can do good shopping of handicraft items. Battala market is a popular commercial area in Agartala where you can shop anything starting from readymade garments to footwear to funky accessories to handicraft and ancient objects. Also visit shopping malls like ML Plaza, Bag Bazar, City Centre Shopping Mall.
Lunch and DinnerYou can visit hotels and restaurants in Agartala to have taste of authentic tribal and Bengali food. You can visit hotels in Agartala like Hotel Rajdhani, Hotel City Centre, Hotel Ginger and Hotel Welcome Palace among others.
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Itinerary 2: (One day itinerary for religious places in Agartala)Agartala is a place full of religious spots. The city is dotted with many significant temples and other religious places which are visited by the tourists every year. You can can take cab services or travel by buses to these religious places across Agartala. Some of the religious places in Agartala which you must include in religious itinerary include:
Fourteen Goddess Temple
The temple is situated 14 kms from Agartala. It is also known as Chaturdas Devata temple and the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
The Jagannath temple is situated at the shore of the Jagannath Dighi lake, an ornamentally created lake.
Laxmi Narayan temple
One of the important religious spots in Agartala, the Laxmi Narayan temple is situated at the main entrance of the Ujjayanta Palace.
Benuban Vihar is located at Kunjaban area in northern part of Agartala town.
Mariam Nagar Church
Mariam nagar Church is a Catholic Church situated amidst lush greenery, seven kms east of Agartala. It is one of the oldest churches here dating back to some 169 years old and is an attractive structure located here.
Gedu Mia’s Mosque
Located at Shibnagar area in Agartala, the Gedu Mia’s Maszid is the primary holy shrine of the Muslims in Tripura.