Saraipali is a town in the Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh. It is situated on the border of Chhattisgarh and Orissa on NH-6. It is located 156 km away from Raipur and 120 km from Bilaspur. The town is surrounded by forests, wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, waterfalls and reservoirs. The best time to visit this town is during monsoon when the area is blanketed by greenery all over.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Raipur. Some of them are Hotel Grand Arjun (Tariff – Rs. 1500), Hotel Meera (Tariff – Rs. 1300), Hotel Giriraj (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel City Palace (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Saraipali is Chhattisgarhi. The other languages spoken here is Hindi.
The important festivals of Saraipali are the Holi in March, Dussehra in October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Saraipali. Some of the places include Gomarda Wildlife Sanctuary (15 km), Golajhar Reservoir (60 km), Dev hills (75 km), Balar Reservoir (85 km) and Singhanpur Cave (90 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Saraipali is the Raipur Airport. It is located about 150 km away from the town.
The nearest railway station to Saraipali is the Raigarh Railway Station, which is located 85 km away.
There are bus services to Saraipali from Raipur, Raigarh and Mahasamund. Mahendra Travels is of the bus operators offering good service. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.