Katghora is a small town and Nagar Panchayat in Chhatisgarh and is a part of the Korba district. The cities nearest to Katghora are Korba (36 km) and Bilaspur (81 km). The Chak-Chakwa hill or Hanumangarhi is a very important place in Katghora. It is well-connected on the NH1 to Raipur and Bilaspur, while a state highway connects it to Korba. Katghora has a friendly population who welcome tourists eagerly.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Katghora, nearby Bilaspur has a number of good budget hotel options. These include Hotel East Park (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Clover (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official languages of Katghora are Hindi and Chhattisgarhi. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Katghora are Holi, Maha Shiv Ratri, and Sri Rama Navami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Katghora. Radhasagar Lake is located in the heart of the area. Also, the Madwarani Temple on the Korba-Champa road (58 km) is dedicated to a local goddess. Kudurmal (51 km) is a famed site where one of Sant Kabir’s disciples’ rested. Devapahari (94 km) has a lovely water fall for nature lovers.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Katghora is the Bilaspur Airport (81 km).
Katghora currently has no railway station, but is connected to Chhatisgarh by Bilaspur junction.
There are daily bus services to Raipur, Patna, Varanasi and other places. The best bus operator that offers good service to passengers is Mahendra Travels. Book your bus ticket online through Ticketgoose.com.