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Kailashahar

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Best Time: Oct-Jun Read More

Ideal duration: 1 day

Nearest Airport: Agartala Check Flights

"A subtle royal history"

Kailashahar Tourism

A well liked tourist town near Agartala, Kailashahar was once the capital of Tripuran kingdom and evidence of its royal history can be still seen here.

It is a town which gets a major part of it identity from a royal and significant past, the tints of which can still be seen around the town. Kailashahar is not only famous for its temples but is also as a popular trekking destination. The 16 tea estates are also a must see. The other attractions of the area includeUnakoti, Rangauti, 14 Deities Temple and more.

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Hub of Culture and Festivals

Kailashahar is the town situated in the state of Tripura and is near the Bangladesh border. This town is considered as the Nagar Panchayat of the Unakoti district of Tripura. Kailashahar is rich in its traditions and cultures as some festivals of the neighbouring states are celebrated here with great pomp and pleasure. Durga Puja and Kali Puja are the most celebrated festivals here.

This town was once the capital of Tripura and now is famous for tea estates.There are about 16 tea estates in Kailashahar. The tea leaves grown here are entirely organic. Trekking options are also present here. This place is also known for the bamboo work done here, as well as handloom products made here.

Restaurants and Local Food in Kailashahar

The food that one can enjoy here includes Bengali, Indian and Chinese cuisines. Local cuisine that can be relished mainly includes rice, various preparations of fish and is simple in terms of style of cooking as well as the mild spices used.
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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Reach Kailashahar. Check in hotel and relax. Lateron you can head to see the Lakhi Narayan Bari which is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and has extreme importance among the devotees. Later on, you can go and see the Chouddo Devotar Mandir, where Goddess Tripuri who is considered is Mother of Tripura is worshipped. This temple has Lake Kalyansaga on its east. In the evening you should head to the local market and check out the bamboo as well as handloom stuff.

Day 2: Early morning you can go and see the beautiful and vast tea estates there, and you can see how organic tea leaves are being produced there. In the evening you can head to Unokotiswara Kal Bairava, which is a 30ft high rock sculpture of Lord Shiva's. All the carvings are done on the hill and are incredibly beautiful to look at.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Amazing scenic beauty. Paradise for nature lovers.

What's Not So Great?

Not explored much by the tourists.

For Whom?

Ideal for family vacationers as well as couples. Can be visited by people looking for good trekking destinations in Manipur. 

How To Reach Kailashahar

Kailashahar does not have its own airport or railway station. The nearest airport is at Agartala and the nearest railway station at Kumarghat. Kumarghat has trains coming from both Agartala (Tripura) and Lumding (Assam). Lumding is connected to trains from New Delhi, UP, Bihar, WB and other parts of Assam, Nagaland. It is well connected by road and can be accessed by taxis, buses or cars.

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Shreya Shah 1 year ago
A small cute village. Went there for a manipuri friend's wedding. Tea States are pretty cool.
Shreya Shah 1 year ago
Only for temple lovers of Krishna. There's one tamal leaves tree and that looks pretty with lights in night. Bought one krishna in swings and it's super cute.
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