Kurud, a village near River Mahanadi in Chattisgarh’s Raipur district, is surrounded by lofty green fields in the region. National Highway 43 runs through this village. Kurud lies on the border of Raipur and Mahasamund. Some of the nearby cities that are in close proximity of this village are Mahasamund, Birgaon, Gobranawapara and Raipur.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Kurud. Travellers to this village can book comfortable budget hotels in Raipur, which is 57 km away. A few of the hotel options here are Hotel Satnam (Tariff – Rs.675), Hotel Apsara (Tariff – Rs.864) and Hotel Allnear (Tariff – Rs.617).
The official languages spoken in Kurud are Chhattisgarhi and Hindi.
The important festivals in Kurud are Cherta Festival in January, Bhoramdeo Mahotsav in March, Teej in July-August, Pola in August, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are no places of interest in Kurud. Travellers can visit nearby regions that have good sightseeing options. These places include Ganrel Reservoir (36 km), Dhamtari (24 km), Abhanpur (29 km), Doma (13 km) and Mandraud (7 km) away from Kurud.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Raipur Airport, which is 49 km away from Kurud.
There is no railway station in Kurud. Arang Mahanadi Railway Station, located 57 km away from Kurud is the closest railway station.
Kurud is well connected to neighbouring cities such as Gobranawapara and Raipur by state-run and private buses. Private bus operators such as Kankekar Travels and Mahendra Travels run Volvo buses daily from Jagdalpur to Kurud. Making use of bus ticket coupons are the best way to get discounts while booking your tickets.