Perched at an altitude of 283 m above mean sea level is the town of Damakheda in Chhatisgarh. Situated on the border of the Raipur District and Durg District, Damakheda belongs to the Simga Tehsil. The town is situated at a distance of 60 km from the state capital of Raipur. The region witnesses moderate climate for most months of the year. Tilda Newra, Bhatapara, Bemetra, Mengele are the cities nearby Damakheda.
Places to Stay
Damakheda doesn’t have good accommodation options. So 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), Hotel JK Raj (Tariff – Rs. 700) among others.
The official language of Damakheda is Chattisgarhi. The other languages spoken include English and Hindi.
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Damakheda are Bhatapara (21 km from Damakheda), Raipur (57 km from Damakheda), Bilaspur (66 km from Damakheda) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Damakheda is Raipur Airport, which is 64 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Damakheda is Raipur Junction, which is 56 km away.
Damakheda has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Bilaspur, Bhatapara among others. It is mostly the state run buses which ply on this route. For online bus booking, log on to Ticketgoose.com and get your tickets.