Published on : Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Tripura government is making all efforts to develop the state as a tourist hub. A five-day ‘Agartala Adventure Tourism Festival’ is in progress at Swami Vivekananda Stadium in the state capital Agartala. The festival started on January 9. Hot Air Balloon, Zip Line, Rock Climbing, Jet Ski are among the key attractions.
Visitors to the festival expressed hope that it would play a pivotal role in reviving tourism in the state after being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This festival was initiated by the Tripura government to improve tourism in the state.
“Tripura is a small state but it is blessed with several natural gifts. This festival is part of the government’s efforts to make Tripura a tourist hub,” said Tourism Minister Pranajit Singha Roy, who spent the day at the festival.
Several interesting activities like rock climbing, hot air balloon rides, archery, ziplining, jet skiing and rope climbing were available for tourists.
“I am really glad to see such events taking place in Tripura. This is the first time we have had a festival for adventure sports. I’m sure that this will attract more tourists to our state,” said a tourist.
Tourists were excited to come out and take part in the festival after being stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.