Bilaspur is a significant tourism destination in Chhattisgarh and also second largest city in the state of Chhattisgarh. This place known for its various archeological sites and temples. Bilaspur excursions will make you visit the various places of interest in Raipur like the Vivekananda Ashram, Mathpurena, Shaheed Smarak Complex, Rajiv Smriti Van, Nandan Van Nature Centre, Bhilai, Arang, Rajim, Champaran and Sirpur. If you are looking for bilaspur tour package with family or friend then you have come to right place. Holidaytravel.co offers great deals for Bilaspur tourist guide.
|Package Duration: 2 night 3 days|
|Package Category||Hotel||City||Package cost Per Person|
|Peak season Rates (Oct to Feb)||Off Season Rates (April to Sep)|
|Standard||Hotel Rasoi Inn||Bilaspur||Rs.6,999||Rs.5,999|
|Luxury||Courtyard By Marriott Bilaspur||Bilaspur||Rs.12,999||Rs.10,499|
Day 1: Arrive Bilaspur
Pickup from railway st. and transfer to the hotel. After get ready you will proceed for some famous pilgrimage places i.e. Jethani Devrani temple, Pataleswar Kedar Temple and Gobind Sagar. At evening back to hotel for overnight stay
Day 2: Bilaspur Local Excursion
After breakfast you will proceed for local siteseeing of Bilaspur i.e. Khadia Dam, Kutaghat Dam and then go for Ratanpur Fort which is 25 km away from bilaspur. In the evening back to bilaspur and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Departs Bilaspur
After breakfast checkout from hotel and you will be drop to railway st. for onwards journey.
Bilaspur is is made principally pulgrimage place by the presence of the lord and his pure devotees. Holy places in bilaspur will purify your soul and will ensure a spiritual healing from your sorrows and grief. Among the famous Bilaspur Holy Places the two ancient temples at Tala deserve a special mention. In Tala two earliest temples of Fifth Century have been found which are Jethani temple & Devrani temple. The main attraction is the ancient idol of Lord Shiva which is regarded to be very auspicious.
Gobind Sagar: Gobind Sagar is named after the last guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh.Gobind Sagar lake one of the most important place of interest in Bilaspur, is a huge reservoir on the Sutlej river. It spreads over an area of 170 sq km and its length extends up to 90 km.
Devrani Jethani Temples: Bilaspur's Deorani Jethani Temples have great historical significance. In this site, a beautiful statue of Rudra Shiva, which belongs to 6th century, has been found. To increase tourist footfall to this place, the area around the Deorani Jethani Temples has been converted into an exquisite park. Besides, along the banks of the River Maniyari, new carvings are being done on the walls to make the place look more attractive.
(Devrani Jethani Temples)
Khadia Dam: Khadia Dam, Bilaspur is located in Bilaspur District of Chhattisgarh. It lies near Lormi and is renowned for its charming surroundings. The emerald green lands and the natural flowing water of the Khadia Dam in Bilaspur will not only soothe your eyes but will also touch your heart. There are many places in Bilaspur that will grab your attention and will make you glued to the land.
Kutaghat Dam: Bilaspur's Kutaghat Dam is famous with every tourist. It is around 10 km from Ratanpur, the city famous for ruins of forts and served as the capital of Chhattisgarh once. Kutaghat Dam is constructed on the serene banks of Kharoon River and helps in the irrigation process of the entire region.
Pataleswar Kedar Temple: The temple houses a Gomukhi Siva-ling which is the main attraction and is thus visited by lots of tourists every year. The sculpture of the temple edifice is simply unsurpassed and has intricate carvings on it. The scenic beauty all around the temple is also amazing and thus makes for a great place to unwind and find peace of mind here. As you step inside the temple compound you are reminded of the rich culture and heritage of the past and an unusual aura of bliss and delight envelops you.
Ratanpur Fort: Situated at a distance of about 25 kms from Bilaspur, Ratanpur enjoys a considerable importance from the point of view of tourism. Here you can marvel and appreciate the exquisite stone sculpture over the frame of the Ganesh Gate. Take a close look at the idols of Ganga and Jamuna that grace the gate. At the entrance, Lord Shivji, in his Tandav Dance pose is bound to grab eyeballs.
Bilaspur lies at a rise of around 2208 ft. This town encounters cool winters and warm summers with moderate rainstorm. Summer is ordinarily amid the months in the middle of April and September when the base temperature is around 18 deg C and the most extreme can achieve 37 deg C.
Rainstorm showers happen in the months in the middle of July and August. Winters are the best time to visit this town as the temperatures can float around the point of solidification. In the case of going amid winter, it is ideal to convey woolen apparel. There is a thick mist cover that permits next to zero daylight amid winter.
The road-network in Bilaspur is excellent. The National Highways (NH) 6, 16 and 43 connect all the major cities and towns of Bilaspur to other parts of the country.
Bilaspur lies at the midway point on the Mumbai-Howrah line. As such, a lot of the major trains halt at this station. It is well connected to cities like Bhopal, Indore, Nagpur, Kochi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
The state has a domestic airport, which is linked, to almost all major airports in the country. The airport in Bilaspur is located in Chakarbhatta, which is situated at a distance of about 10 kms away from the city.