Kumhari, a town in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district is famous for its marble temples. The Raipur-Bhilai-Durg Expressway runs through this town. This town lies near the Kharun River. A few of the nearby cities that surround Kumhari are Tilda Newra, Bhatapara, Bemetra and Birgaon. There are many parks and lakes in this town adding to its beauty.
Places to Stay
Kumhari does not provide hotels. Raipur which is 15 km away from this town offers good budget hotels. These hotels include Hotel Apsara (Tariff – Rs.864), Hotel Allnear (Tariff – Rs.617) and Hotel Satnam (Tariff – Rs.675).
The languages spoken in Kumhari are Chhattisgarhi and Hindi.
The most important festivals in Kumhari are Holi in March, Teej in July-August, Pola in August, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few sightseeing destinations around this area. These are Kevalya Dham (9 km), Sri Sri Balaji Mandir (13 km), Kharun River (19 km) and Raipur (15 km) away from Kumhari.
How to Get There
Raipur Airport, which is 29 km away from Kumhari, is the nearest airport.
Kumhari Railway Station is just 2 km away from the main town centre. This railway station connects the town to all major railway stations.
There are buses travelling to and fro neighbouring cities and towns. Private bus operators such as Om Sai Ram Travels run buses daily from Indore and Bhopal to Kumhari. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.