Tumgaon is a small village in the Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh, India. The village has a fairly indigenous population who are engaged in activities like mining and tourism for sustenance. The cities nearest to Tumgaon are Mahasamund (2 km) and Raipur (43 km). Tumgaon is on the border of Chhattisgarh and Odisha, so the population is culturally diverse. Tumgaon has a few schools nearby, so the population is literate. Tumgaon has places of tourist attraction for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Tumgaon, nearby Raipur has a few good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Shamrock International (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Hotel Grand International (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Tumgaon is Chhattisgarhi. Hindi is spoken as the second language.
The important festivals of Tumgaon are the Hindu festivals of Navratri, Diwali, Maha Shiv Ratri and others.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Tumgaon. These include Sirpur, which is 2 km away from Tumgaon. It is of cultural importance because it has architectural specimens from the Kosal period. The Laxman Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Laxman, is an excellent example of Panchrath architecture.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Tumgaon is Raipur airport. The airport is located about 42 km away from the area.
Mahasamund (10 km) is the major railway station that connects Tumgaon to the rest of the state. Trains to other destinations in Chhattisgarh halt here.
There are daily bus services to Patewa, Pithora and other places. The best bus operator that offers good service to passengers is Mahendra Travels. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.