Agartala (Tripura), Jan. 11 -- : The five-day Agartala Adventure Tourism Festival underway at the Swami Vivekananda Maidan in Agartala attracted several visitors with many of them expressing hope that it would play a role in reviving tourism in the state after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first of its kind festival in the state began on January 9 and was initiated by the Tripura government to boost 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 activities such as rock climbing, hot air balloon rides, archery, zipli...