Ratanpur is a major town of Chattisgarh situated at a distance of 27 km from Bilaspur district. This town is famous for the Mahamaya Temple and draws many tourists into the pilgrimage spot. The town is located on the Bilaspur-Ambikapur Highway which serves as a major route connecting the major cities and towns.
Places to Stay
A lot of budget-friendly hotels are available in Ratanpur. Some of them worth mentioning is Ratanpur Motel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and few others.
The official language of Ratanpur is Hindi.
Festivals such as Hareli in July-August, Bastar Dussera in April-May, Madai in December-march, Bhoramdeo in March, Chakradhar (September or October) and many other such events are celebrated with great pomp and gaiety in the region.
Places of Interest
Apart from the Mahamaya Mandir, the other must-see places that are worth a visit are Kendai Waterfalls, Bees Dubaria Sati Mandir, Hasdeo Bango Dam and Rampanchayat Temple amongst others.
How to Get There
The Bilaspur Airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of only 39 km from the city-center.
The Kalmitar Railway Station, Kalmitar, Chhattisgarh (22 km) is the nearest railway station that connects major cities and towns.
Ratanpur lies on the Bilaspur-Ambikapur Highway. Hence, there are a lot of buses from the Chhattisgarh State Road Transport Corporation (CSRTC) and some private operators such as Sairath Travels Agency and Shreenath Travellers that operate in this area. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.