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Raipur

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  • General Information

    District: Raipur, State: Chhattisgarh, India
    Area: 21258 Sq. Km.
    Languages Spoken: Hindi, Chhattisgarhi, Marathi and English
    Long Distance Code: +91-771
    Importance: Capital and district headquaters
    Best Time to Visit: October to February
  • Description

    The existence of the city has been known since the beginning of the 9th century. An important district and a major center for archeological findings, today Raipur enjoys the status of the state Capital. Once the part of the Southern Koshal and the Maurya Kingdom, Raipur, was also ruled by the Haihaya kings. It is said that Brahmadeo Rai established this city and named it Raipur. The capital then was Khalwatika that is today's Khillari. The Kaluchari kings have left a great impact on the history of Raipur, <br />and it is also believed that the city existed since the 4th century. The ruins of the Chhattisgarh fort till date stands as the testimony to the history of the city. <br />Today Raipur is fast becoming a developing town with most modern amenities and anything appropriate for a capital city to be. Culturally rich and ethnic related to devotion, Raipur is an interesting place to be. The locales have full faith in God and till date the age-old traditions and cultures rule their daily life. <br />Fast becoming a developed city, in the state Chhattisgarh sate, Raipur is essentially the happening place of this newly formed tribal state. A natural habitat of the various tribes, the forests of Chhattisgarh, constitute 12% of the total forests of India. Today no wonder, that Raipur has become the ultimate place to relax and rejuvenate for the tourists. Moreover its proximity to places of tourist interest attracts lots of visitors to this place. <br /><B>Champaran</B> or the Champajhar village is the a major attraction for the locals as it is the birth place of Saint Vallabhacharya. The saint was the founder of the vallabh sect and was a renowned reformer. The village has a temple dedicated to the saint which celebrates the birth anniversary of the saint with much pomp and show.<br /><B>Shripur</B> or Sirpur is known as the city of wealth. The place, which is famous for its age-old sites and ruins, is an interesting place for the historians due its findings in arcaheological and the anthropological fields.<br />Then there is <B>Rajim</B>, with beautiful temples. The most renowned is the Rajeev lochan temple with intricately and exquisitely carved pillars. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the pillars are carved with various beautiful figurines of various Gods and Goddesses such as the Durga, the Ganga and Yamuna. The incarnations of Lord Vishnu are also carved on the pillars such as Lord Ram, the Varaha or the boar incarnation or also narsimha, half man and half Lion. The other famous temples in the vicinity at Arang, the Bhandadeval temple, Baghdeval temple and Mahamaya temple. <br />Located nearby is the <B>Barnawapara Wild life Sanctuary</B>, where one can spot rare leopards and panthers with deer etc.
  • Location

    The largest city and district centre of the state of Chhattisgarh, Raipur is District and is situated in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh Region. The District is land locked surrounded by various districts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa.
A Royal Tribal Tour of Chattisgarh

A Royal Tribal Tour of Chattisgarh
(10 Days / 9 Nights)

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A Royal Tribal Tour of Chattisgarh / PI-068 (10 Days / 9 Nights)
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Chattisgarh as an attraction can be best described as an undiscovered paradise with its many waterfalls, caves and rivers. Rejuvenate your spirits with a tribal tour that will give you a better insight into the lifestyle and culture of the local tribes residing in the area.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Raipur - Kawardha
Day 3 : Kawardha
Day 4 : Kawardha - Raipur - Kanker
Day 5 : Kanker - Kondagoan - Narayanpur - Kanker
Day 6 : Kanker - Jabalpur
Day 7 : Jabalpur - Kanger Valley National Park - Jabalpur
Day 8 : Jabalpur - Raipur
Day 9 : Raipur - Delhi
Day 10 : Delhi
Odisha  & Chhatisgarh Tribal Tours

Odisha & Chhatisgarh Tribal Tours
(14 Days / 13 Nights)

On Request
Odisha & Chhatisgarh Tribal Tours / PI-01229 (14 Days / 13 Nights)
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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Bhubaneshwar
Day 2 : Bhubaneshwar
Day 3 : Puri
Day 4 : Puri
Day 5 : Gopalpur
Day 6 : Rayagada
Day 7 : Rayagada
Day 8 : Jeypore
Day 9 : Jeypore
Day 10 : Jagdalpur
Day 11 : Jagdalpur
Day 12 : Kanker
Day 13 : Raipur
Day 14 : Raipur
Tribal Tour Orissa

Tribal Tour Orissa
(6 Days / 5 Nights)

On Request
Tribal Tour Orissa / PI-01236 (6 Days / 5 Nights)
Raipur-Jagdalpur-Raipur

Raipur-Jagdalpur-Narayanpur-Raipur

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Raipur-Jagdalpur
Day 2 : Jagdalpur
Day 3 : Jagdalpur
Day 4 : Jagdalpur
Day 5 : Raipur
Day 6 : Raipur
Central India Tribal Tours

Central India Tribal Tours
(15 Days / 14 Nights)

On Request
Central India Tribal Tours / PI-01237 (15 Days / 14 Nights)
Delhi-Umaria-Bandhavgarh-Amarkantak-Kanha-Kawardha-Kanker-Jagdalpur-Raipur

Delhi - Bandhavgarh - Amarkantak - Dindori - Kanha National Park - Kawardha-Kanker-Jagdalpur-Raipur

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Umaria
Day 3 : Bandhavgarh
Day 4 : Bandhavgarh
Day 5 : Amarkantak
Day 6 : Amarkantak
Day 7 : Kanha
Day 8 : Kawardha
Day 9 : Kawardha
Day 10 : Kanker
Day 11 : Kanker
Day 12 : Kanker
Day 13 : Jagdalpur
Day 14 : Raipur
Day 15 : Raipur
Chhattisgarh Tribal Tour

Chhattisgarh Tribal Tour
(8 Days / 7 Nights)

On Request
Chhattisgarh Tribal Tour / PI-01238 (8 Days / 7 Nights)
Raipur-Kawardha-Kanker-Jagdalpur-Raipur

Raipur - Kawardha - Raipur - Kanker - Kondagaon - Narayanpur - Kanker -Jagdalpur - Kanker - Kanger Valley National Park - Jagdalpur - Raipur

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Raipur-Kawardha
Day 2 : Kawardha
Day 3 : Kanker
Day 4 : Kanker
Day 5 : Jagdalpur
Day 6 : Jagdalpur
Day 7 : Raipur
Day 8 : Raipur
Central India Tiger and Tribal Tour

Central India Tiger and Tribal Tour
(12 Days / 11 Nights)

On Request
Central India Tiger and Tribal Tour / PI-0241 (12 Days / 11 Nights)
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Taking you through some of the most famous tiger reserves as well as national parks of India, this tour also gives you a glimpse of the most famous monument of the country- Taj Mahal. Get a close look at the tigers in these sanctuaries while riding on the back of an elephant. Tribal folk dances will definitely add more flavor to your tea during the bonfire time. The wildlife safari will definitely be a feather on a wholesome trip that you will remember for your life.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi-Agra
Day 3 : Agra - Bandhavgarh
Day 4 : Bandhavgarh
Day 5 : Bandhavgarh-Kanha
Day 6 : Kanha
Day 7 : Kanha - Kawardha
Day 8 : Kawardha - Kanker
Day 9 : Kanker-Jagdalpur
Day 10 : Jagdalpur
Day 11 : Jagdalpur-Raipur
Day 12 : Raipur-Delhi
Central India Tiger Tribal and Temple Tour / PI-0295 (15 Days / 14 Nights)
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Valid only from 01 Oct 2013 to 30 June 2014, the tour promises loads of spiritual knowledge, wildlife fun and adventure experiences with visits to some of the major sacred and wildlife sanctuaries of Central India. The period of the trip has been so decided since the three months of July, August & September involve rainy season leading to the closure of National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries to the general public.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi-Agra
Day 3 : Agra - Bandhavgarh
Day 4 : Bandhavgarh
Day 5 : Bandhavgarh - Kanha
Day 6 : Kanha
Day 7 : Kanha - Kawardha
Day 8 : Kawardha - Kanker
Day 9 : Kanker - Jabalpur
Day 10 : Jabalpur
Day 11 : Jabalpur - Raipur
Day 12 : Raipur - Bhubaneshwar
Day 13 : Bhubaneshwar - Puri
Day 14 : Puri
Day 15 : Puri - Bhubaneshwar - Delhi
Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Tribal Tour / PI-0355 (16 Days / 15 Nights)
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Even though this tour is valid from 01 Oct 2013 to 30 June 2014, the trip well worth the wait what with the exotic Madhya Pradesh and beautiful Chattisgarh on the itinerary. There is also the beautiful Taj mahal on the list to complete the experience. The three months when the tour is closed includes July, August & September as these are the rainy season months and the National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary are closed for the public during this time.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Raipur - Kanker
Day 3 : Kanker - Kondagaon - Narayanpur - Kanker
Day 4 : Kanker - Jabalpur
Day 5 : Jabalpur - Kanger Valley National Park - Jabalpur
Day 6 : Jabalpur - Raipur
Day 7 : Raipur - Kawardha
Day 8 : Kawardha
Day 9 : Kawardha - Kanha
Day 10 : Kanha
Day 11 : Kanha - Jabalpur - Bhopal
Day 12 : Bhopal
Day 13 : Bhopal - Sanchi - Bhopal
Day 14 : Bhopal - Agra
Day 15 : Agra
Day 16 : Agra
Wild life and Temples of India

Wild life and Temples of India
(21 Days / 20 Nights)

On Request
Wild life and Temples of India / PI-0431 (21 Days / 20 Nights)
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For the exciting, enchanting and ultimate experience in wildlife adventure in tiger country and beyond, we have for you this itinerary. It not only gives you a chance to sight the royal animal, the tiger, but also gives and opportunity to explore the virgin lands of madhya Pradesh, the central portion of India, rich in temples and architecture. Visit the sanctuaries and also the beautiful temples and forts in the area.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi
Day 3 : Delhi - Jaipur
Day 4 : Jaipur
Day 5 : Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur
Day 6 : Sawai Madhopur
Day 7 : Sawai Madhopur-Agra
Day 8 : Agra - Gwalior
Day 9 : Gwalior
Day 10 : Gwalior - Shivpuri
Day 11 : Shivpuri
Day 12 : Shivpuri - Orchha
Day 13 : Orchha
Day 14 : Orchha - Khajuraho
Day 15 : Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh
Day 16 : Bandhavgarh
Day 17 : Bandhavgarh - Kanha
Day 18 : Kanha
Day 19 : Kanha - Raipur
Day 20 : Raipur - Delhi
Day 21 : Delhi
Tribal Tour of Chattisgarh with Kanha and Bandhavgarh National park / PI-067 (10 Days / 9 Nights)
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India has many a surprises to offer and one of them is Chattisgarh, an undiscovered Paradise. Full of dense forests and some very original tribal population, Chattisgarh is a natural paradise waiting to be explored. Come and explore the virgin and ecological attractions of the Chhatisgarh and get adventurous with the Tiger sanctuaries of bandhavgarh and Kanha near by.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Raipur
Day 3 : Raipur - Kawardha
Day 4 : Kawardha
Day 5 : Kawardha - Kanha
Day 6 : Kanha
Day 7 : Kanha - Bandhavgarh
Day 8 : Bandhavgarh - Umaria - Delhi
Day 9 : Delhi
Day 10 : Delhi

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