Abhanpur belongs to the Raipur district of Chhattisgarh and is situated at a distance of 27 km from the district headquarters. Abhanpur is also a tehsil headquarter. It lies at an altitude of 331 m above sea-level and the summers in this region are usually very harsh. Raipur, Mahasamund, Bhilai, Dhamtari and Durg are cities that lie near Abhanpur.
Places to Stay
Abhanpur has very few options for accommodation. It is recommended that tourists opt for hotels in Raipur instead. Some of the hotels in Raipur are Amit Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1100), Hotel City Palace (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Hotel JK Raj (Tariff – Rs. 700.)
The official language of Abhanpur is Chhattisgarhi. The other languages that are spoken here include English and Hindi.
Holi which falls in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots that lie in and around Abhanpur are Raipur (27 km from Abhanpur), Mahasamund (39 km from Abhanpur) and Dhamtari (49 km from Abhanpur.)
How to Get There
The airport closest to Abhanpur is the Raipur airport which is 16 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Abhanpur is the Raipur Junction which is 28 km away.
Abhanpur has a bus stand of its own from where buses commute to places such as Jagdalpur, Bachali and Kawardha (among others.)Private operators such as Mhaendra Travels and Kankekar Travels run their services on these routes. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.