Agartala, located at the north east part of the country is enclosed by Bangladesh and is one of the famous cities in India with rich biodiversity. It is the capital of Tripura and is an important industrial centre here. The place is well known for the production of rice, oilseeds, tea and jute. There are many archaeological and historical places in the city with rich cultural heritage. The main places to visit in Agartala are Ujjayanta Palace, Kunjaban Palace and Pilak and Venuban Vihara. Hence the tourists visit the place frequently to enjoy and understand the beauty and importance of the Agartala. Bangladesh is just 2 kilometers from the city and the Haroa River which passes through Agartala adds beauty to the city. The guide to travel to this amazing place will be useful for the newcomers.
Singerbhil Domestic Airport: Agartala domestic airport can be reached easily since it is linked with other important airports like Guwahati and Kolkata. There are many flights available to this place managed by public and private airline services. Air India, Indigo and Jet Airways provide services in the city. The airport is located 12 kilometers south east from the city. The visitors can also take flight from Dhaka, Bangladesh as it is very close to Agartala. This airport is said to be the second busiest airports after Guwahati placed at the north east. The airport is projected to be advanced as International Airport. For this reason, modern air traffic control tower is also placed in the airport.
Travel by train: The Agartala railway station is located 5.5 kilometers from the city which is the nearest railway station from Agartala. The railway route is connected to Guwahati and this is the entry to the north east part of India. This line also connects lumding with the help of meter gauge track. It is also the second city among the north east states to have link with India’s rail network. B G express, Barak Valley express, Cachar express etc are the trains available to this station. In 2011, railway line connecting Agartala and Akhaura in Bangladesh was granted approval by the Central Government. There are also buses as well as cab services from the railway places. The expansion works of the railway station to accommodate more passengers are still under work.
Road transport: There are many roads that connect Agartala. Since the city is placed near to many important cities in north east cities, it is easy to reach the place through road. Agartala is linked with Assam which is 749 kilometers away from the city by NH 44 and also connected with Dharmanagar, Aizawl, Silchar and Guwahati by NH44 and NH44A. The highway runs between hilly areas and therefore the visitors can experience the abundant and fertile Baramura ranges, longtharaj ranges and Atharamura ranges. The Tripura Road Transport Corporation runs local buses and also interstate bus services which can be availed to reach various parts of the city as well as other important cities in India.
Jeep Jeeps, Cabs and taxi services: Many cab or taxi services are available in the city. The visitors can make use of the cab for 8 hours and 80 kilometers for local use to see the places. The customers can use the cab for additional hours by separate payment. The package covers local sightseeing. Many cars and cabs of different types like AC and non AC, latest cars, luxurious cars etc can be availed at affordable charges. The customers can also take taxi services to outside the city and to railway station, airport, bus stations etc. In addition, cycle rickshaw and auto rickshaw are also available.
The 5 Best Luxury Hotels In Agartala:
- Ginger Hotel Khejur Bagan, Airport Road,
Opposite Industrial Office, Agartala
Ph: +91 – 0381-2411333
- Hotel Welcome Palace
Hari Ganga Basak Road, Agartala
Ph: +91 381 2384940
- Hotel Woodland Park
Math Chowmuhani, Jail Road, Agartala
Ph: +91 381 2316058, +91 9774585708
- Hotel Jaipur Palace
Old Thana Road, Kashari Patti, Motorstand, Agartala
Ph: 0381 232 6150
- Royal Guest House
Palace Compound, Agartala
Ph: +91-381- 2313782