Durgabari Tea Garden
The agro-climatic conditions in Tripura are suitable for development of tea tourism. The soils are generally fertile, without any major problems of toxicities or deficiencies. The average annual rainfall is about 2100 mm, with a fairly even distribution over the year.
Tripura has a history of tea plantations going back to 1916. In fact,Tripura is categorized as a traditional tea-growing state with about 60 Tea Estates and 3,000 small tea growers, producing about 7.5 million kg. of tea every year.This makes Tripura the 5th largest, among the 14 tea producing states, after Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu & Kerala. There is considerable scope to increase the area under tea plantation as well as productivity.
The tea currently produced in Tripura is recognized for its good blending qualities. Some plantations in the state are going for organic production of tea. There is considerable scope for investment in tea tourism sector in the State.
Important Tea Garden : Durgabari Tea Estate (Mohanpur, Sadar), Manu Valley Tea Garden (Kailasahar), Ludhua Tea Estate (sabroom), Devipur Tea Garden (Bishalgarh).