Tourism in Chhattisgarh refers to tourism in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is the 10th largest state of India and is situated in the middle of India, which is rich with a rich cultural heritage and attractive natural diversity. The state has many ancient monuments, rare wildlife, exquisitely carved temples, Buddhist sites, palaces, water reservoirs, caves, rock paintings and mountainous plateau. Most of these sites are uneducated and unpopular and provide a unique and alternative experience for tourists, compared to traditional destinations, which have become crowded. For tourists who are tired of the crowd at the major places, Bastar will like the district, with its unique cultural and ecological identity. Green state of Chhattisgarh has 41.33% area under forest and it is one of the richest biodiversity areas in the country.
Best Time to Visit
Chhattisgarh in central India, Bhilai experiences hot and dry weather conditions in summers. The temperature may rise up to a scorching 45 degrees Celcius, making it unpleasant to visit the city. Monsoon season follows immediately with a moderate amount of rainfall but increases the humidity. Winters, that fall between the months of October and March, are quite pleasant and cool and thus recommended as the best time to explore the steel city.
How to Reach :-
BY AIR – The main commercially operating airport is in Raipur, it has regular flights from the top cities of the country, i.e. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhopal and Indore. It is also connected to Jaipur, Nagpur, Bhubaneshwar, Ahmedabad, Gwalior, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Bangalore. Airports in Chattisgarh: Raipur Airport, Bilaspur Airport, Jagdalpur Airport. There many other upcoming airports and air strips which will start soon to improve the air connectivity in the state.
BY RAIL – The rail network in Chhattisgarh is centered around Bilaspur, which is the zonal headquarters of South East Central Railway of Indian Railways. The other main railway junction is Raipur, followed by the Durg Junction, which is also a starting point of many long distance trains. These three junctions are well-connected to the major cities of India.
BY ROAD – Chhattisgarh has an excellent road network. All district headquarters, tehsils and development blocks are connected with good all-weather roads. The 11 national highways passing through Chhattisgarh together constitute 2,184 km of roads in the state, connecting from all the major cities in India.
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