How often is it that you plan on travelling to an exotic location only to get disappointed because of crowded locations & extra annoying tourists? We understand the pain you go through while planning the itinerary and therefore you want only the best for yourself. Well, if you’re in for some offbeat travel locations, ancient ruins, history and culture, Chhattisgarh is the ideal place for you. Want To Travel Off The Beaten Track? Try Taking A Chhattisgarh Tour.
1. Travel To The Ancient Town Of Sirpur
Sirpur is a small town, about 84 km from the capital. The town of Sirpur has a rich background in traditional cultural heritage and architecture. This town has ruins and temples dating back to the 5th and 8th centuries AD. Resting in a time capsule on the Banks of River Mahanadi, Sirpur has a deep connection to Buddhism too. The town was also the seat of Gond Rajas. Some historical sightseeing places to dig in are The Buddha Vihar, Surang Tila, Laxman Temple & Museum.
2. Visit The Kanger Valley National Park
Situated in Bastar, the Kanger Valley National Park is home to various flora and fauna, the Bastar Myna is endemic here and its calls resemble a human being’s screams resonating through the forest. The Kailash Gufa and Kutumsar cave remind us of a bygone era. It is not just a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts but also a beautiful place for photographers. Get enchanted by rugged mountain views, deep gorges, dancing trees and seasonal wildflowers.
3. And When You Are In Kanger, Do visit Tirathgarh Falls.
Surrounded by ancient ruins by the bygone era, this waterfall is situated in Kanger Valley in Bastar district. The water here falls from a height of 300 feet and creates a spectacular sight. The best thing about this waterfall is that you have to travel through dense forests, giving you misty views to witness. The Tirathgarh Falls has multiple splits, one can move further down through staircase which enables you to see the dimension of fall which you can’t see from the top.
4. Take Some Time Out For Champaranya
Located about 60 km from the capital, Champaranya is a small village and the birthplace of the Saint Vallabhacharya, the reformer and founder of the Vallabh Sect. This beautiful quiet little village has important temples dedicated to the great saint. This place is so apt for Instagram postcard pictures. It’s going to bless everyone’s feed.
5. Indulge Yourself In Mainpat
It’s lush green fields and enchanting shrines can make you go weak on the knees. This yet to traverse place has beautiful hill slopes, waterfalls that offers an excellent opportunity to delve in the midst of the less explored destination.