Chhattisgarh is renowned for its scenic diversity and its cultural & traditional history. The oldest tribes of India dwell here, some of them for almost 10,000 years. A blend of culture, arts and religion of the local and tribal people, Chhattisgarh exhibits the instance of ancient India.
Chhattisgarh is home to plenty of gushing waterfalls, ancient temples and monuments, dense forests, a veritable sprinkling of flora and fauna, and a culture that is still reminiscent of the age-old history and traditions of the state.
Many of the caves and monuments present in Chhattisgarh depict the sheer talent once possessed by the local architects and artisans. The lush green forests are idle sites for tourists to indulge in trekking and safaris and to absorb the ambience of various plant and animal species. The greenery and the waterfalls among the hilly regions of the state is a scene all admire. The Kailash cave located into the thick woods around Tiratgarh waterfalls is evidence of Chhattisgarh's history.
Seahorse-shaped Chhattishgarh has a tropical climate that can generally be divided into three seasons: summer (April to June), winter (October to March) and monsoon (July to September). The best time to visit Chhattisgarh is in winter, when the weather is generally dry, the landscapes are lush and green after the heavy rains earlier. Winter also sees many tribal festivals and cultural events taking place, and the reopening of the famous caves of Kanger Valley National Park.
Apr - Jun: Min: 25° C / Max: 40° C
Jul - Sep: Min: 23° C / Max: 32° C
Oct - Mar: Min: 14° C / Max: 28° C
With more than hundreds of steel mills and six steel plants, Raipur is also one of the largest industrial centres of the country. The city is known for its temples, lakes, factories, educational centres as well as the development of Naya Raipur.
Naya Raipur is a newly planned city and is about 17km away from the current town. The Swami Vivekananda Airport lies in between Raipur and Naya Raipur facilitating travel.
The city is a bustling capital city with a multicultural and multi-religious society. With many festivals, shopping outlets and city landscapes Raipur is also an excellent base for venturing into the surrounding attractions. These include the Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Dandak Caves, Bilaspur, Chitrakoot Falls, Amarkantak, Bhilai, Kanha National Park and the Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary.
Visit Raipur to explore its various natural, wildlife and historical tourist attractions. Raipur is also about its various festivals, such as Hareli, Champaran Mela, Pola and Teeja that are celebrated during monsoons. And no city in India is complete without a taste of its unique flavours. Raipur is no different offering its many fascinating cuisines and street food that are an integral part of the city’s cultural and social layout.
Jagdalpur is a beautiful and naturally bountiful city in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. Jagdalpur is most famous for the monuments and palaces in the city as well as the natural wonders like lakes, waterfalls..
and forests that are still untouched by tourist activity. Jagdalpur so one of the emerging destinations that is being aggressively promoted by the state tourism department and so all the necessary facilities are available to the tourists through the efforts of the government.
Some of the importants places to visit are Chitrakote Falls, Dalpat Sagar, Kanger Valley National Park, Danteshwari Temple etc.,
Dhamtari is an important tourist town of Chattisgarh, also known for its temples. It attracts a lot of tourists every year, particularly during the monsoon seasons to the Ravishankar Water Dam.It is also famous for its folk culture and wildlife sanctuary.
Dhamtari is located along the banks of Mahanadi and its tributaries Pairy, Sendur, Sondur, Joan, Kharun and Shivnath. Paddy cultivation is common in these lands. The district still preserves its tribal history and culture in tribal hamlets and different traditional art forms like music, local cuisines and dance.
Gangrel Dam, Rudri, Sivaha are some of the important places to visit during your trip to Dhamtari.