Baihar is a Nagar Panchayat and a town in the Balaghat district of Jabalpur division in Madhya Pradesh. As per 2001, the total population of Baihar was 15400 where Males formed 51% and Females formed 49%. The average literacy rate of Baihar is 67% which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. There are quite a few schools in Baihar. Road is the best travel option to reach Baihar.
Places to Stay
Budget hotels can be found in the nearby towns in Baihar district such as Hotel Pratap Palace (Tariff – Rs. 784), Atithi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 804), and Hotel Grand Barrack (Tariff – Rs. 914).
The official language of Baihar is Hindi. Marathi is also spoken here.
Some major local festivals of Baihar include Madai Festival in February, Shivaratri and Khajuraho Festival in February-March, Holi and Bhagoria Haat Festival in March, Navaratri in September-October, Ramnavami and Dussehra in October, Deepavali in November, and Tansen Music Festival in November-December.
Places of Interest
Some of the interesting places to visit in and around Baihar town are Kanha National Park (23 km), and Siharpaat, a small hill like a tabletop that’s surrounded by greenery. Kisli, Soopkkhar, and Judwa Mandir are other destinations near Baihar.
How to Get There
Jabalpur Airport (99 km) is the nearest airport to Baihar.
There is no station in Baihar. The nearest railway stations are Charegaon and Titwa which are 46 km away.
Baihar via Jabalpur is connected to cities such as Bhopal, Raipur, Indore, Bilaspur, and Gonda. Satya Sai Travels & Tours, Prateek Travels, and Vindheshwari Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Baihar at affordable bus tariffs. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.