5 Reasons You Need To Visit Chhattisgarh
By: Pinki Tue, 23 Apr 2019 1:51 PM
The state of Chhattisgarh is full of ancient monuments,carved temples, hill plateaus and rare wildlife. Chhattisgarh rich cultural, natural diversity and heritage sites which are untouched and unexplored to tourist are the major destinations for tribal tourism in Chhattisgarh.
The most captivating places places in Chhattisgarh also includes Chirmiri and Mainpat hill station, famous Chitrakote Falls in Jagdalpur, Danteshwari and Bambleshwari temple, Kanker Palace and sirpur group of Monuments.
* TRIBAL TOURISM
Chhattisgarh state has one of the high range of tribal population in India, living in the forested areas and Indian Government is allowing Tribal Tourism Circuit in Chhattisgarh. Some of the known tribes of Chhattisgarh are Gond Tribe, Abhuj Maria Tribe, Halba Tribe, Kharia Tribe, Korwa people,Dorla,Dhurvaa, Muria people and Kurukh people also known as Uraon Tribe.
* REGIONAL FOODS
Chhattisgarh also known as the rice bowl of India and its most of the traditional and tribal foods are made of rice. Some of the the well known traditional foods from Chhattisgarh are angakar roti, red ant chutney, Baasi, Iddhar, Kadaknath Chicken, Bamboo shoot or karil and drink called Mahuwa and tadi.
* INTO THE WILD
Chhattisgarh state has third largest forest cover area in India and home to one of the last populations of rare wild buffalo. The finest and most famous wildlife parks of Chhattisgarh are also home to a variety of other wild animal species such as Indian muntjac, Indian spotted chevrotain, wild Elephants, sloth bears and Leopards.
* LOCAL ART
Dhokra art is the most famous art of Chhattisgarh and one of the unique kind of metal casting, great demand in domestic and foreign markets. Dhokra Damar tribes of Chhattisgarh, now extended to near by Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha state are metalsmith creating copper based Dhokra art handicraft product.
* UNIQUE FESTIVALS
Festivals of Chhattisgarh are unique in terms of celebration, folk dance, music and traditional tribal culture. Most unique and must see festivals in Chhattisgarh are Raut Nacha, Hareli festival, Cher Chera Festival, Soowa Nacha, Madai Festival and Bastar Dussehr, the most unique cultural trait of Chhattisgarh.