Chindwada is a small village in the central Indian state of Chattisgarh. It lies right on the foot of the Kanger Valley Forest. The capital city of Raipur is situated at a distance of 336 km away from the village. The village is remote, but visitors can pass by it in cases of long drives from the state to neighbouring Odisha.
Places to Stay
The best place to consider while in this village is Raipur. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Mayank Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Hotel Udaydeep (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Agrawal Inn (Tariff – Rs. 800), Natraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The village in itself may not have anything interesting to offer. Raipur as a city, however, will not disappoint you as a tourist. Some of the places which are worth a visit are Mahant Ghasidas Museum, Guru Tegh Bahadur Museum, Nandanvan Zoo, 5D shows (the city is one of the very few in India to have 5D theatres) and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Raipur Airport at a distance of 329 km.
The Raipur Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the area at a distance of 338 km.
Mostly state transport buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. A few smaller private operators are active too. Through bus booking offers you can get a lot of discount while booking your tickets.