Kanker, Chhattisgarh

Uttar Bastar Kanker District is located in the southern part of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Kanker is a picturesque district surrounded by lush jungles and fascinating tribal cultures on the banks of the Doodh River. It is more of a historic jewel known for its distinct traditions and extensive tribal history.

Places to visit

  • Kanker Palace : Kanker Palace is the most popular tourist attraction in Kanker. It is the tradition that talks of the city as an ancient realm where the king's family lived in this land. It was built at the turn of the century and afterward redesigned. Also, today, this palace operates as a heritage palace and offers lodging for people seeking royal favor, particularly in this gorgeous palace, which is one of the well-known top-rated resorts to relive your experience in Chhattisgarh and receive an exquisite king-sized treatment.
  • Distance: Kanker Palace is 15 kilometers away from Kanker

  • Charre-Marre Waterfall : Charre-Marre, about 17 kilometers from Kanker, is a lovely waterfall with a stunning landscape and a revitalizing perspective. It is undoubtedly a beautiful addition to Kanker's schedule, as well as an ideal picnic area to unwind and soothe oneself. It is derived from the Jogidhara River and is called after the nearby town of Charre-Marre. The terrain is also pretty smooth on the way, and coming here will be like the frosting on the cake for your Kanker adventure!
  • Distance: Charre-Marre Waterfall is 82 kilometers away from Kanker

  • Gadiya Mountain : Gadiya Mountain, too, is a remnant of the city's past, dating back to the times when Dharma Dev, a famed Kandra King, prevailed over Kanker. He declared this mountain to be his major territory as well as his capital. This area contains a secretive and enigmatic cave that was used as a hiding spot for Kanker's monarch and his family. There is also a tank here that never runs out of water and has sections named after the emperor Dharma Dev's two daughters. If you want to learn about Kanker's pure and important history, this is the ideal place to start.
  • Distance: Gadiya Mountain is 15 kilometers away from Kanker

How to Reach

  • By Air- Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur, 127 kilometers away, is the nearest international airport to Kanker.
  • By Train- Kanker's nearest railway station is 127 kilometers distant, at Raipur Railway Station.
  • By Road- Kanker can be reached in several ways. Mohala is 112 kilometers from here, Raipur is 128 kilometers from here, Nagpur is 341 kilometers from here, Hyderabad is 641 kilometers from here, and Kolkata is 944 kilometers from here.

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