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Hill of many wonders

  • General Information

    Other Name: -, District: Chitrakoot, State: Uttar Pradesh, India
    Area: 38.2 sq. km.
    Languages Spoken: -
    Long Distance Code: 05198
    Importance: -
    Best Time to Visit: October to March and -
    International Access: -
  • Description

    Chitrakoot is a holy place famous both for its natural scenery and its spiritual altitude. A tourist is as much thrilled by sighting its beautiful waterfalls, playful young deer and dancing peacocks as a pilgrim is overwhelmed by taking a dip in the Mandakini and by immersing himself in the dust of the Kamadgiri. Nature has been very generous in bestowing over the area all the gifts in her power, which enable it to attract pilgrims and tourists alike from all over the world. Earlier named as Chhatrapati Shahuji Mahraj- Nager, which comprises of Karwi & Mau Tehsils, carved out from the Banda district, the district name was converted in Chirakoot on 4 th Sept. 1998. It falls in the northern Vindhya range of mountains spread over the states of Utter Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The larger part is included in the District Chitrakoot of U.P. and the District Satna of Madhya Pradesh. The word "Chitrakoot" has been used here to refer to this larger area and symbolizes the rich and varied cultural,religious, historical and archaelogical heritage of the various places and sites of this area.
  • Location

    Chitrakoot falls in the northern Vindhya range of mountains spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. It is bounded in the north by Kaushambi, in the south by Satna(M.P.) & Rewa (M.P.), in the east by Allahabad (Prayag), in the west by Banda. Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi) is situated on the bank of River Mandakini. Chitrakoot is well connected by road. Some well known places around Chitrakoot are Allahabad (125 kms), Satna (75 kms) Lucknow (285 kms), Jhansi (274 kms). Nearest airport to Chitrakoot is Khajuraho (185 kms).
  • Climate

    The best time to visit Chitrakoot is from October to March. The month of October to November offers very nice scenic sights in and around the city. December to March is excellent for all outings and tourist activities. Summer are very hot with mercury shooting up to 47°C, thus making it difficult for any tourist activities.

(19 Days / 18 Nights)

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TRIBES OF EAST INDIA / PC-607 (19 Days / 18 Nights)
Kolkata-Bhubaneshwar-Bhubaneshwar / Nandan Kanan-Udaygiri-Khandigiri-Bhubaneshwar-Dhauli-Pipli-Konark-Puri-Chilka lake-Taptapani-Saora Tribe Village-Raygada-Kutia Kondh-Raygada-Chitakona-Jeypore-Oukudelli-Lampatapur-Vishakapatnam-Delhi-Varanasi-Khajuraho-Chitrakoot-Kalinjer-Chitrakoot-Khajuraho-Delhi

Odisha has the largest variety of tribal communities, which are at various stages of socio-economic development. At one extreme are the group which lead a relatively secluded and archaic mode of life, keeping their core culture intact, while at the other extreme there are communities which are indistinguishable from the general agricultural communities. The tribal people express their cultural identity and distinctiveness in their social organization, language, rituals and festivals and also in their dress, ornaments, art and craft. During your tour you will get a firsthand experience of many facades of India. Varanasi is perhaps the cradle of Hindu Civilization. Khajuraho offers exotic and erotic architecture from millennia back. Nestled in Northern Vindhyas, the sacred town of Chitrakoot embraces green forests, gurgling streams and tranquil rivers. Chitrakoot is a hub of Hindu religion and culture. Tour to Chitrakoot makes for a spiritual experience amidst tranquil surroundings. The holy place of Chitrakoot was regarded as a significant place in Tretayuga, the third epoch of the Hindu cosmology. It is believed that the legendry hero of Ramayana, Rama with his beautiful wife Sita visited Chitrakoot during their exile. It was here where the great sages Atri and Sati Anasuya meditated. The holy trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh assumed incarnations here. Chitrakoot is an epitome of Hindu thought and philosophy. Goswami Tulsidas who lived during Mughal Emperor Akbar's reign, is believed to have visited Chitrakoot to seek divine inspiration when he was about to begin he chronicling of Rama's life in his masterpiece Ramcharitamanas.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kolkata
Day 2 : Kolkata
Day 3 : Kolkata-Bhubaneshwar
Day 4 : Bhubaneshwar / Nandan Kanan-Udaygiri-Khandigiri-Bhubaneshwar
Day 5 : Bhubaneshwar-Dhauli-Pipli-Konark-Puri
Day 6 : Puri-Chilka lake-Taptapani
Day 7 : Taptapani-Saora Tribe Village-Raygada
Day 8 : Raygada-Kutia Kondh-Raygada
Day 9 : Raygada-Chitakona-Jeypore
Day 10 : Jeypore-Oukudelli-Lampatapur-Vishakapatnam
Day 11 : Vishakapatnam-Delhi
Day 12 : Delhi-Varanasi
Day 13 : Varanasi
Day 14 : Varanasi-Khajuraho
Day 15 : Khajuraho-Chitrakoot
Day 16 : Chitrakoot-Kalinjer-Chitrakoot
Day 17 : Chitrakoot-Khajuraho
Day 18 : Khajuraho-Delhi
Day 19 : Delhi

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