Chhindwara TourismBeing a historical city in the state of Madhya Pradesh the modern day Chhindwara city is one of the famous destinations to visit. Either from historical or religious perspective it is one of the most visited regions in Madhta Oraedsh. Presence of many distinctive monuments adds to the popularity of the city. Being the largest city in Satpura Range it houses magnificent artistic temples, museums and other important destinations for perfect retreatment.
Best time to visit ChhindwaraOctober-November months are the perfect time to visit Chhndwara. The temperature during this time of year is moderate. While during day the temperature ranges from 32-29 degree Celsius, the night temperature mostly fluctuates from 20-14 degree Celsius and one can enjoy the soothing weather of the autumn season. Devoid of scorching sun light, and freezing cold, the weather is perfect to spend a relaxing weekend over here.
Helplines and Important Contact NumbersKnown in the state for both its historical as well as religious destinations, this fabulous getaway retreatment option can be best relaxing destination on your weekends. So, if one is here with family or even single, you must not miss to visit these places.
Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
Paryatan Bhawan, Bhadbhada Road
Bhopal 462 003. INDIA.
Famous Tourist Destination In and Around Chhindwara
Patalkoat in ChhindwaraKnown amongst the traveling-loving individuals for its scenic beauty and geographical setting Patlakot attract tourists because of its unique beauty, tribal culture of the locales and the immense and rare herbal wealth. The beautiful land scape at a depth of 1200–1500 feet in a velley can charm you for its fantastic natural ambiance. 'Doodh' river flows in the picturesque valley and makes the land fertile.
A major portion of the population belongs to 'Bharia' and 'Gond' tribes and it is a treasure of forest and herbal wealth. The astonishing depth at which the temple is located justifies the naming logic as 'Patalkot'. From the top of the valley the place looks like a horse shoe in shape. People believe that Prince 'Meghnath' in order to after worshiping Lord Shiva had gone to Patal-lok through this place only.
Chota Mahadev Cave at Tamia in ChhindwaraLocated at a distance of 32 miles from Chhindwara - Pachmari Road, the undisturbed natural ambiance of this retreatment spot grab attention for the steep hills, big winding ghats and dense forests which have altogether worked vibrantly to make Tamia a beauty spot and a desired tourist place. Atop the hilly region, a Public Work Division rest house is picturesquely set which enhances the beauty of the region. The area is names for a beautiful cave which is at distance of about 1.5 Km from this bungalow. The cave houses the holy 'Shivling' (the deity of Lord Shiva) of 'Chota Mahadev' exists. Theres a waterfall just beside the cave which adds to the beauty of the area.
Tribal Museum in ChhindwaraIt is a repository of antique and exclusive collection of items related to the tribal living in the district. Items related to clothes, houses, ornaments, agriculture tools, dance, music, arms, celebrations, art, the deities worshipped by them, herbal collection, religious activities, and so on. Since 1975, this unique museum is known as state museum and has an extensive collection of rich tribal heritage and culture. Later in 1997, the name of the museum is changed to "Shri Badal Bhoi State Tribal Museum".
Shri Badal Bhoi was a ground-breaking tribal leader of the district. During British rule, he played a crucial role in the freedom movement of India. Once while showing demonstration at collectors’ bungalow in 1923. Police arrested him and finally in 1940 he was sentenced to death given poison to him. To show respect to his sacrifice, the Tribal museum name has been changed to "Shri Badal Bhoi State Tribal Museum".
Tamia hills in ChhindwaraAt a little distance from the central city of Chhindwara, this nature’s gift is situated. The sharp hills, thick forests, and big winding ghats are blended to make Tamia a beauty spot and a tourist place.
Anhoni in ChhindwaraLocated at a distance of around 2 miles from the village Jhirpa on Chhindwara-Piparia road Anhoni is a popular village in Chhindwara very close to Mahuljhir Police Station. The main attraction of this village area is a natural hot hill stream which is said to carry curative properties. People are of the opinion that the water of this stream can cure various skin diseases and it is indeed nature’s incredible creation.
Devgarh Fort in Chhindwara
Devgarh Fort in Chhindwada is a prominent historical fort located on a hill which is equipped with a deep valley clothed with dense reserve forest. Till 18th century Devgarh was known to be the capital of the 'Gond' empire and it was the hub of all glory and golden memories. Today, only distorted remaining are found in scattered manner and the decapitated remains talk loudly about the glittering past. People have a belief that there was a covert underground passage which used to connect Devgarh to Nagpur. Among the glorious remains of the fort there is a place of cattle drum called Nagarkhana, wrecked fort walls and remaining of the Darbar Hall. At the top of the fort, there is an inquisitive reservoir called 'Mortitanka'. The reflection of Mughal architecture can be identified on the fort style.
Neelkanthi in ChhindwaraMore like wrecked historical temples, Neelkanthi is located by the side of Siphna stream which flows at some distance of Neelkanthi, a village which is 14 miles south-east of Chhindwara town. An unique masterpiece of excellent work of art has an impressive door crafted with Brahmanic style. The entry gate to the main temple is said to date back between 7th and 10th century.
Lilahi Water Fall in Chhindwara
You will be amazed by the beauty of Lilahi waterfall which is located in the downstream of the river 'Kanhan'. The beautiful waterfall is pleasing enough to offer soothing feel to the visitors’ strenuous nerves . Visit the place in between July to January to catch the natural beauty of the region and the soaring waterfall.The exquisite sight of the water fall surrounded by mountain cliffs can be a best sightseeing option for the nature loving fellas.
Amarwara in ChhindwaraLocated in the impressive forest of Satpura and around 40 KM away from Chhindwara district headquarters this area attracts attention for its serene location. Mostly populated by scheduled tribe people, this area is the oldest tahsil of Chhindwara district. The vicinity is known for its forest and natural resources like Chironji / Charoli assort of dry fruit. Apart from the above mentioned tourist spots there are many other including Tendukheda, Raini, Pindrai, Natwara, Patan, Bil-Pathar, Shahpura
How to reach Chhindwara ?
Chhindwara does not have its own airport, so Nagpur Airport is the nearest airport to the city. It is 130km away from the main city of Chhindawara. However, for landing small airplanes of 5 to 10 passengers, a small air strip is also available at Chhindwara. Being a part of the Satpura Narrow Gauge lines, Chhindwara Railway Station is located on Bilaspur-Nagpur section of Hawrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. The city is well connected with nearby major destinations like Jabalpur, Nagpur, and Bhopal with frequent buses and taxi services all across the day. It is connected by National Highway 69.
Where to stay in Chhindwara ?To make your stay in Chhindwara comfortable and and convenient, the city has number of budget hotels with amusing ambiance and world class facilities. Below given is list of popular hotel where you can stay while traveling to beautiful city like Chhindwara.
Address-20 Mansarovar Complex, Near Bus Stand, Chhindwara HO, Chhindwara – 480001
Phone- +(91)-8349102305, 9424300966
Hotel Dev International
Address- Nr, Amma Hospital, Khajri Road, Chhindwara
Phone- +(91)-7162-222235, +(91)-9977221822
Address- 17/8 A, Near Bus Stand, Parasia Road, Chhindwara
Phone- +(91)-7162-222464, 244464
Hotel Royal Palace
Address- Near Big Cinema, Alka Talkies Road, Chhindwara
Address- Near Pankaj Talkies, Parasia Road, Chhindwara
Phone- +(91)-7162-247490, +(91)-9424991527
Jhira Bagh Palace
Address- Mandu Road, Dhar, Dhar
Phone- +(91)-7162-232850, +(91)-9826033801
Chhindwara Travel Tips
Before finalizing your trip to Chhindwara keep in mind some essential tips that will help you in course of journey to this beautiful part of Madhya Pradesh.
- Better to book hotels in advance
- Finalize the auto rickshaw fare in advance and then get into it
- Carrying a map or GPS device is very helpful in navigation directions
- Do not forget to carry an Identity proof
- It’s advisable to the new comers to keep the contact number of law enforcing agencies
- Always carry a first aid kit with you
Shopping in ChhindwaraChhindwara houses number of fashionable cloth stores. For experiencing a smart and fast shopping, one can visit The Cotton County, Raymond Seconds Shop, Rishabh Men’s are to name a few. However, there is a display centre of khadi Gramodyog Board, so one can buy the desired sophisticated apparels from this place. Khadi Bhandar in Golganj, Khadi Gramodyog Mandir in Lodhikheda are some of the prominent reliable marketing destination.
Shopping in Chhindwara
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