Jhalap is a small village in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh, India. It forms part of Mahasamund Taluk. The cities nearest to Jhalap are Mahasamund (36 km), Basna (54 km) and Gobranawapara (70 km). Jhalap has a few schools and colleges so the population is fairly literate. Jhalap borders Mahasamund and Raipur districts. There are a few places of tourist interest in Jhalap for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Jhalap, nearby Mahasamund has a few budget hotel options. These include Samrat Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Manasi Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500-1000).
The official language of Jhalap is Chhattisgarhi. Hindi is the other language spoken here.
The important festivals of Jhalap are the Hindu festivals of Navratri, Diwali, Maha Shiv Ratri and others.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Jhalap. These include Sirpur, 37 km away from Jhalap. It is of cultural importance because it has architectural specimens from the Kosal period. The Laxman Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Laxman, is an excellent example of Panchrath architecture.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Jhalap is Raipur airport. The airport is located about 73 km away from the area.
The station nearest to Jhalap is Bhimkhoj railway station that connects it to other places in the state.
There are daily bus services to Patewa, Pithora and other places. The best bus operator that offers good service to passengers is Mahendra Travels. Book your tickets online by comparing the bus ticket prices from several bus booking portals.