Chhattisgarh, the 26th state of the Indian Union, is located in the heart of India. The newly formed Indian state of Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh on 1st November 2000. Chattisgarh is famous for its unique and rich cultural heritage and exceptionally beautiful natural landscapes. The region is full of lush green virgin forests, scenic hills and plateaus intersected by meandering rivers, waterfalls, ancient caves and temples and the last but not least for its rich tribal population. With so much of varieties, Chhattisgarh has a great potential for the growth of tourism. Also the birthplace of many empires and kingdoms of India with the Mauryas being the most prominent, Chhattisgarh has a rich historical and cultural heritage and its history, archaeology, art and culture and tribal life are the main attractions of the Chhattisgarh Tourism. Visit and discover this unique and beautiful region of India on your Chhattisgarh Tour with Tourism of Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh offers an exciting range of tourist attractions to its visitors. Be it historic attractions like monuments, exquisitely carved temples, Buddhist sites, ancient caves and rock Paintings; natural landscapes like exotic waterfalls, enchanting hill Plateaus and lush green forest surrounding with amazing wildlife; or unique arts & crafts and the tribal villages, Chhattisgarh has it all, and the region has a great potential for the growth of tourism. To harness the potential of tourism fully, the government of Chhattisgarh has set up a State Tourism Promotion Board (STPB) and drafted its tourism policy concentrating on Special Tourism Areas such as Culture, Heritage and Ethno-Tourism, Pilgrim Tourism, Eco-tourism, Adventure Tourism and Business and Leisure Tourism. The Chhattisgarh government has also taken initiatives towards the tourism specific infrastructure developments with the active participation of private sector by providing suitable land on lease basis for construction and management of hotels, restaurants, tourist spots and other wayside tourist amenities.
With about 44% of its area under forests, Chhattisgarh is one of the richest bio-diversity regions of India having great potentials for the growth of eco-tourism. Visit and discover this little green and undiscovered paradise with Tourism of Chhattisgarh. Explore its scenic natural landscapes, tribal life of the well-known Bastar region, amazing temples, and much more of the still virgin and unexplored Chhattisgarh, on your tours to Chhattisgarh. The major eco-tourism destinations of Chhattisgarh include like Indravati and Kanger Valley National Parks and other protected forest areas of the state. See some of the most endangered species of wildlife such as Wild Buffalos and other animals like Tigers, Leopards, Guars, Sambars and a variety of exotic and colorful birds on tours to Chhattisgarh with Tourism of Chhattisgarh. Other enjoyable Chhattisgarh tours include sightseeing tours, tours to tribal villages, adventure tours, pilgrimage tours and business tours. Major tourist centers of Chhattisgarh are Amarkantak, Kawardha, Bastar, Jagdalpur, Chitrakote Falls, Indravati National Park, Kanger Valley National Park, Danteswari Temple to name a few. Though, still an emerging tourist destination of India, Chhattisgarh has great tourism potentials and promises to offer you a travel destination with a difference.
How to Reach
By Air: Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh, is the only airport in the state. The Indian Airlines connect the city with Delhi and Nagpur by daily flights.
By Rail: Chhattisgarh is well connected with good railway network. Raipur and Bilaspur are the two major railway stations, which connect it to major cities and towns of India.
By Road: The National Highways (NH) 6, 16 and 43 connect all the major cities and towns of Chhattisgarh to other parts of the country.