Kawardha, also called ‘Temple of Bhoramdeo’ is a city as well as a municipality in district Kabirdham in Chhattisgarh state. Bilaspur and Raipur are nearby cities to Kawardha. The tribes of Gond and the Baiga communities form the main population of Kawardha. September-December is the best time to visit Kawardha.
Places to Stay
Kawardha is a small city and hence does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. However, few budget hotels can be found such as Hotel Royal Celebration (Tariff – Rs. 800 onwards).
The official language of Kawardha is Chhattisgarhi. The alternative language spoken is Hindi.
Some of the major local festivals of Kawardha that are celebrated with great fanfare include Makar Sankranti (January), Ganesha Chaturthi (September), Dussehra (October), Deepavali (November).
Places of Interest
Bhoramdev Temple (18 km away), Madwa Mahal (1 km from Bhoramdev temple), Lohara Baoli (20 km away), Saroda Reservoir, Kawardha Palace are famous tourist spots situated near Kawardha.
How to Get There
Raipur Airport (130 km) is the nearest airport to Kawardha.
There is no railhead in Kawardha. Bilaspur (95 km away) and Raipur (120 km) are the nearest railway stations to Kawardha.
The nearest bus stand to reach Kawardha is Birkona Bus Stand (8.2 km away). Regular bus services ply from Kawardha to cities such as Raipur, Bilaspur, Rourkela, Bhopal, Bokaro, Jabalpur, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Secunderabad, Nagpur and others. Mahendra Travels, Nandan Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Kawardha at affordable bus tariffs. Get online bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website of India.