A small village in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district, Tokapal is 233 km away from Raipur, its capital city. Its nearby cities are Darbha (16 km), Jagadalpur (19 km), and Dhantewada (62 km). The population here is largely tribal. They are simple people who still follow their tribal customs and traditions.
Places to Stay
A few budget hotels are available in and around Tokapal. Some of them include Madhuban Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Akanksha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Shradha Suman Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600).
Hindi and Oriya are the main languages spoken in Tokapal.
Goncha Festival held in July, Bastar Lokotsav in August-September, Bastar Dussera in September-October, and Champaran Mela in November are some of the most important events in Tokapal.
Places of Interest
Tokapal has several places in and around the town that attract tourists from across the country. Some of them are Dilmil (7 km), Jagdalpur (19 km), and Bastar (27 km).
How to Get There
Vishakhapatnam Airport located at a distance of 224 km is the nearest airport to the town. Another option for tourists is in Rajahmundry, which is 236 km away.
Tokapal Railway Station is just a kilometer away. However, Vishakhapatnam Railway Station (230 km) is the major railway station connecting this town to other cities.
There are buses that ply daily from Mumbai, Bastar, Jagdalpur, and Dhantewada. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.