Dugla is a small village in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The place is a part of the Koriya district. The major nearby urban agglomeration is the city of Bilaspur at a distance of 191 km south of the village. The state capital, Raipur, is situated further south at a distance of 191 km. Dugla lies very close to the Madhya Pradesh border.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Bialspur looking for hotels. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Hotel Anand (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Shivnari (Tariff – Rs. 600), Hotel Deep (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Raja (Tariff – Rs. 900) 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
Bilaspur as a city will always keep you on your toes as a tourist. Some of the places which are worth a visit are Mahamaya Mandit in Ratanpur, Kanan Pendari Zoo, Mungeli Maa Mahamaya Mandir, Rani Sati Mandir, Amarkantak (a beautiful place from where the rivers Narmada and Son originate) and others. The Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve, popularly known as ATR and located within the district’s limits, at a distance of 78 km, is a must-visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bilaspur Airport at a distance of 203 km.
Bilaspur Junction Railway Station, situated 196 km away, is one of the major stations in the area.
Mostly state transport buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. A few smaller private operators are active too. While booking your tickets online look out for those bus booking sites that offer the cheapest bus tickets.