Dhalai district is an administrative district in the state of Tripura and it is the youngest district in Tripura. The district headquarter is at Ambassa. According to the 2011 census, it is the least populous district of Tripura.
The Dhalai district came into existence in the year 1995. The district was created after carving out some portion from south Tripura district and some portion from north Tripura district.
HOW TO REACH
The nearest airport to Dhalai is Agartala airport.
There is no railway station in the district. The nearest railway station is Agartala railway station.
The district is well connected by roads. The National Highway 44 connects the district to rest of the places.
WHAT TO SEE
Longtharai temple is situated in the Longtharai range on the National Highway 44 about 102 kms from state capital Agartala. Longtharai is the name of Lord Shiva in Kokborok dialect of Tripura. It is stated the Lord Shiva on this travel from the Kailash Mountains rested here for sometime. That is why this hill is known as Longtharai. Longtharai also means a â€˜deep valleyâ€™. The Longtharai temple in the hill range provides a beautiful sight to the tourists. The hilly flower â€˜Khumpiâ€™ blooms in the roadside on the way to this temple.
Â Â Kamaleshwari Mandir:-
This temple is situated in the center of the Kamalpur town. Kamaleshwari is another name of Goddess Kali. This temple is located around 35 kms from Ambassa and around 122 kms from Agartala on the edge of the border with Bangladesh. This temple has been constructed by King Dhanya Manikya in the sixteenth century.
Cane and Bamboo artworks.
Indian, Chinese, Continental foods are available in any good hotel. A number of modest restaurants cater various cuisine. Relatively cheap in comparison to Indian Metros, quality wise also at par with them.There is also excellent street food available and the main street is a hub of activity during the evening where you can get anything from chai to particularly good popcorn.