Thaktpur is a city in Bilaspur district, Chattisgarh. It is surrounded by Mungeli, Kota, Pathariya, Piparkhuti, Ganiari, and Lormi. Its nearby cities are Bilaspur, Mungeli, and Bhatapara. Thaktpur is 32 km from Bilaspur and 122 km from its capital, Raipur. This area is famous for its rice mills and agriculture. Travel and tourism is a big industry in this region.
Places to Stay
People visiting Thaktpur normally stay in Bilaspur 32 km away. The hotels here are Hotel Deep (Tariff – Rs.700), Hotel Raja (Tariff – Rs.900), Hotel Shyama (Tariff – Rs.850), and Hotel Ambe Palace (Tariff – Rs.400).
The official language spoken here is Chhattisgarhi. People also speak in Agariya, Bagheli, and Hindi.
The important festivals in Thaktpur are Makar Sankranti and Paush Purnima in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Mahavir Jayanti in April, and Deepawali in October.
Places of Interest
There are several places of interest in Bilaspur (32 km) from Thaktpur. Some of them are Ratanpur and Khutaghat Dam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is 135 km at Raipur.
There is no railway station at Thaktpur. The nearest railway station is 37 km at Bilaspur.
Thaktpur is well connected by buses from Bilaspur and Mungeli. There are many state-owned and private operators that run its buses on this route. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get bus booking online to over 4,000 destinations across the country.