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.
There are a lot of places to see in Chhattisgarh which is why tourists from all over the country come visiting it. The Hirakund Dam near Sambalpur can be accessed by bus. Raipur, the capital city, is well connected with all the major towns like Villai, Durg, and Bilaspuur. The state is also known for its 3 national parks and 11wildlife sanctuaries. The best time to visit them is November-June. The evergreen sal forests and planted teak forests are among the chief attractions of Chhattisgarh. The national parks are a refuge to the endangered species like the Hill Manya, Wild Buffaloes, and many other species of animals and birds. The Kanger Valley, Indravati National Park, Udanti, Sitanadi, and Barnawapar Sanctuaries are very famous. These contribute about 12% share of the total Indian forests.
Chhattisgarh, apart from the beautiful ancient buildings and paintings, boasts of a very rich cultural heritage. Monuments or sites like Tala, Sirpur, Rajim, Bhoramdeo, Sheorinarayan, and Malhar represent the cultural heritage of Chhattisgarh. The Dusshera at Bastar and Madai are the most celebrated festivals.