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  • The Madai Festival is one of the famous festivals of Chhattisgarh celebrated by the Gond Tribe. It reflects the interesting customs and culture of this tribal area.
  • The Madai festival is celebrated from December to March depending upon the local calendar.
  • The festival travels from one location to the next in Chhattisgarh.
  • It's celebrated all night long. People enjoy drinking and dining.

By Air

  • The main commercial airport is located in Raipur.
  • It has regular flights from the country's top towns i.e. Mumbai, Indore, Bhopal, Kolkata and Delhi.
  • It is also linked to Gwalior, Jaipur, Bhubaneshwar, Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh and Hyderabad.

By Train

  • The Chhattisgarh Railway is based around Bilaspur, the Southeast Central Railway Zonal Headquarters of Indian Railways.
  • Raipur is the other main railway junction. Raipur Junction is one of the most important railroads in India. It's very well connected to cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bhopal, Bangalore, Jabalpur, Kota, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
  • Such junctions are well linked with India's major cities.

By Bus

  • Raipur is located 40 km from Durg, 13 km from Barauda, 79 km from Bhatapara, 76 km from Patewa, 113 km from Bilaspur, 301 km from Dhanpunji, 284 km from Jagdalpur and is connected by Chhattisgarh State Road Transport Corporation (CSRTC) and some private transport services.

By Road

  • Chhattisgarh has a very good road network.
  • The 11 national highways passing through Chhattisgarh involve 2,184 km of state roads, connecting all big cities of India.

Chhattisgarh is considered to be “India's Rice Bowl” and it is true because Rice dominates Chhattisgarh’s food to a large extent. Chhattisgarh’s staple food includes Rice flour, Bajra, Wheat, High Protein, Millets, Lentils, Maize and Jawar. Chhattisgarh 's cuisine is influenced by its neighboring Jharkhand state. 

Budget-Friendly:-

  • Biryani Junction - Kabir Chowk, Telghani Naka, Raipur-Chhattisgarh -492001
  • Bajrang Bhog Bhandar - Shastree Chowk G.E. Road, Raipur 492001 
  • Hotel Kanishka Rasoi - Kanishka Building, Gurunanank Chowk, Station Road, Raipur-492001, Chhattisgarh Nimidita School, Raipur 492001 
  • Countryside Cafe And Restaurant - Commercial Building Shop No 1-6, Ward No- 70 Sant Ravi Das Ward Sarona, Raipur HO, Raipur-Chhattisgarh - 492001
  • Hotel Al-Taha - Near Bada Madrasa, Near Urja Hotel, Baijnath Para, Mehbubia Chowk, Chhotapara, Raipur-Chhattisgarh - 492001
  • Cafe Oriza - Hyatt, N.H. 6 Beside Magneto The Mall, Jivan Vihar, Raipur 492001 

Fine Dine:-

  • Mocha - Rajiv Gandhi Road, Ajuba Park Road, Off VIP Road, Raipur 492001
  • Ambrosia - Hotel Saubhagya Tilak, Opp. City Mall 36, Raipur, Raipur
  • The Gateway Hotel And Resorts - The Gateway Hotel G E Road, Surat-Hazira Bypass, Raipur 492006
  • Cafe Junoon - Main Road Katora Talab, Civil Lines, Raipur 492001
  • Girnar Restaurant - Jaistambh Chowk, Chattisgarh, Raipur 492001
  • The Monet -  C26&C27 Igvp Shop No1, Near City Center Mall, Raipur 492004

Budget:-

Rs. 100-500 Per Night During Fair

  • Padharo Sa - Address: Station Chowk, Narmada Para, Balaji Nagar, Raipur
  • Hotel Aditya - Address: KK Road, Jaistambh Chowk, Moudhapara, Raipur

Rs. 500-1000 Per Night During Fair

  • Hotel Meera - Address: MG Road, Raipur 492001
  • Hotel Rambha - Address: Station Road, Gurunana Chowk, Nahar Para, Moudhapara, Raipur 492009
  • Hotel Trimurty - Address: Nahar Para, Station Road, Moudhapara, Raipur 492009
  • OYO 62052 Happy Hours - Address: Near Old Police Chowki, Raipur 492004
  • Hotel Okasu - Address: Dogar Complex, Near Radha Enterprise, Nahar Para, Station Road, Modhapara, Raipur 492001

Premium:-

  • Hotel Royale Ambience - Address: Shri Guru Gobind Singh Chowk, Station Road, Nahar Para, Raipur 492002
  • Hotel VW Canyon - Address: VIP Road II, Phundahar, near Agrasen Dham, Raipur 492006
  • Sayaji Raipur - Address: GE Road, Behind Magneto Mall, Jivan Vihar, Raipur 492012
  • Hotel Dolphin - Address: Railway Station, Station Chowk Opposite Raipur, 492001
  • Hotel Sheetal International - Address: VIP Road, Near Niranjan Dharamshala, Vishal Nagar, Raipur 492001

Luxury:-

  • Hotel Vennington Court - Address: Jail Road, Sai Vihar Colony, Raipur 492001
  • Singhania Sarovar Portico - Address: Great Eastern Road, Near AIIMS Hospital, Sarvodaya Nagar, Raipur 492099
  • Courtyard by Marriott Raipur - Address: NH-6, Labhandi, Opposite Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Raipur 492012
  • Mayfair Lake Resorts - Address: Jhanjh Lake, Sector 24, Naya Raipur 492101
  • Hukam’s Lalit Mahal - Address: Interchange, Mumbai-Kolkata Hwy, Naya Raipur 492012

Food

  •  Muthia
  •  Aamat
  •  Chila
  • Bhajia
  •  Sabudana ki Khichdi
  •  Bara
  •  Faraa
  •  Tilgur
  •  Khurma
  •  Bafauri
  •  Dubki Kadi

Worth Seeing

  • Mahant Ghasidas Museum
  • Guru Tegh Bahadur Museum
  • Vivekananda Sarovar, Kanha National Park
  • Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary and Amarkantak
  • Gandhi Udyaan
  • Budha Lake
  • Urja Park
  • Dudhadari Temple
  • Chhuikhadan Palace

Gears –   

  • Tripod
  • Wide-angle Lens
  • Portrait Lens

Weather

  • 28℃
  • 83℉

Shoot –

  • Portraits
  • Festival

Safety –

  • Be cautious about pickpockets
  • Carry prescription medicines and water bottle
  • Cash

How To Reach

Nearest Airport – Raipur Aiport

Nearest Railway Station – Raipur Junction

Near By

Thoothukudi

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KOTA

UDAIPUR