Chhattisgarh, often called the rice bowl of India, is surrounded by Uttar Pradesh to the north, Maharashtra to the southwest, Odisha to the southeast, Jharkhand to the northeast, Madhya Pradesh to the northwest, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to the south. Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, contains famous steel markets, temples, and lakes. It’s only 25 km away from the state.
Mahanadi is one of the largest rivers in India originates from Chhattisgarh in Nagri town involving 422m elevation. Observing this colossal river is entirely eye-soothing. The Shivnath river, Hasdeo river, Tahanda river, Maand river, Jonk river, etc. also reside in the state. Ask a local guide to reach the exact location if you’re not with your tour operator/agent.
Temple visit is one of the reasons for the growing tourism in Chhattisgarh. Bastar Palace at Jagdalpur, Bhoramdeo Temple at Kawardha, Laxman Temple at Sirpur, Kutumsar Caves, and Kailash Gufa near Jagdalpur, Ratanpur Fort at Bilaspur, Palace Kawardha at Rani Durgawati, and Kanker Palace at Kanker are a few famous historical sites here.
Raipur and Bilaspur Railway Junctions keep seamless by-train connectivity. On the other side, Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur operates day-to-day flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Nagpur, Ranchi, Bangalore, Vishakhapatnam, etc. 11 National Highways passing through the state, connecting the state with major cities of the country. Choose the best mode of transport guided by your tour operator.
Cuisine Style and Festivals of Chhattisgarh
The range of delicious foods represented by the state wows your tastebuds. Here you go - Muthia, Chilla, Bhajia, Bara, Faraa, Khurma, Dubki Kadi, Bafauri, Tilgur, Sabudana Ki Khichdi, Aamat, Hatphodva, Dal Pithi, Mahua Juice, LavangLatika, Dal Makhani Bukhara, Arsa, Dehori, Rice Flour Roti, Shikanji, and so on.
Coming to itsfestivals, being a culturally diverse state, Chhattisgarh celebrates a great brew of festivals, including – Bastar Dussehra, Bhoramdeo Mahotsav Festival, Rajim Kumbh Mela, Madai Festival, BastarLokotsav, Goncha Festival, Champaran Fair, Teej Festival, Naraynpur Fair, Pola, Hareli, Surhul, Navakhana, etc. All these festivals and fairs are performed with great brio. Your guide is there to let you enjoy the destination fun with your heart out.