Tourist Attractions in & around Kanker
During your Kanker tour, you can visit several tourist attractions in the city. The beautiful
place allows you exploring several sightseeing points.
It is one of the oldest temples in Kanker and a popular religious center of Hindus of
the region. The temple is devoted to Goddess Durga and Goddess Kali. In this temple,
Navratri festival is enjoyed with complete fervor and enthusiasm.
It is one of the superb places to visit and is known by the name of Kila Dongri - the
highest mountain in Kanker. It is believed that when King Dharma Dev of the Kandra
dynasty won Kanker, he declared Gadiya Mountain as its capital.
Charre-Marre Falls is an amazing scenic place, which is situated in Kanker district
between Antagarh and Aamabera. The fall is created by the Jogidahara River that flows
in the Matla Valley creating a beautiful waterfall that is 16 meters high.
It is a beautiful picnic spot in Kanker region and is located on the Doodh River. It is the
junction of three waterfalls and is created by the river at Malanjhkudum. The heights of
three waterfalls are 10 meters, 15 meters and 9 meters.
Best Time to Visit Kanker
The best season to visit Kanker is between the months of October and March. The time
is appropriate for sightseeing. Summers are hot in Kanker and should be avoided by
the tourists. From April, summer season starts here and lasts till June with temperature
ranging between 25°C and 40°C during these months. Kanker experiences monsoon
between the months of June and September with average rainfall. The month of
November witnesses the commencement of winter season in Kanker and temperature
ranges between 10°C and 20°C till February in Kanker. This is the best time to visit
Kanker as the temperature remains ideal to enjoy nature.
How to Reach Kanker
Kanker travel is not much difficult as this place is greatly connected with various
destinations of India through all means of transportation, including air, rail and road. If
you are planning a Kanker vacation then gather information about how to reach there
before booking Kanker holiday packages.
The nearest airport to Kanker is Swami Vivekanand Airport, Raipur, which is located at
a distance of 200 km. The airport is well-connected with destinations like Ahmedabad,
Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata
and Mumbai through regular flights. On arrival at airport, you can take car on rent to
Raipur Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is located 127 km away
from Kanker and connected to various cities of India and one can reach easily over
there by taking trains from different cities of India. From the railway station, one can
take bus or car on rent to reach Kanker.
There are several ways to reach Kanker by road. It is located at 112 km away from
Mohala, 128 km away from Raipur, and so on. It is well-connected with other cities of
Chhattisgarh and nearby states through Chhattisgarh State Road Transport Corporation
and some private travel services.