It’s about the journey, not the destination
Welcome236 is a blog on places and lifestyles in Chhattisgarh. The travelogue is a collection of the vivid and intriguing facets of the relatively unexplored state. Welcome236 aka Welcome to Chhattisgarh is your companion to know this place better. There’s so much to learn and study about Chhattisgarh, traditions, culture, arts and crafts and the lifestyle. The state is going through an amazing growth period, continuously evolving and challenging the old perspectives about this great land. Welcome236 has tried to compile the journey over the weekends in this beautiful state of Chhattisgarh.
We have been traveling Chhattisgarh over the weekends and made a collection of journeys in the form of this travelogue. So if we resonate and you’re planning to do the same or you want to read about Chhattisgarh in a nutshell ‘Here’ is a good place to start!. There are some Offbeat topics, imagine them as storytelling or scribbling. If you’ve questions in mind, then please drop them in Suggestion Box. We are active on Instagram so you can also DM us on @welcome236_ account.
The Offbeat Author
How to Plan for Traveling Chhattisgarh from Raipur?
- Ambikapur Area
The best way to drive for Ambikapur is by starting early in the morning. It’s a clear 8 to 9 hours drive from Raipur. Now you can choose to stay at Ambikapur if you’re with family. Or you can drive all the way to Mainpat for stay, although facilities won’t be as good as Ambikapur city.
- Bilaspur Area
Bilaspur is the next best option after the state’s capital Raipur. Also, it is a comfortable point to start for Korba, Raigarh, Ambikapur and Chirmiri area.
- Raipur Area
Raipur is the capital city of Chhattisgarh and it is well connected with rest of India with Swami Vivekananda Airport. Generally, it is the starting point for tourists who visits Chattisgarh. Raipur is best destination to start for Mahasamund, Dhamtari, Kanker, Durg, Bhilai and Bilaspur.
- Bastar Area
Bastar is blessed with natural beauty and wide range of biodiversity. The main city Jagdalpur in Bastar is where most tourists would prefer to stay. Jagdalpur, Bastar is a straight 6 hours journey from Raipur. Some of the world renowned destinations like Chitrakoot and Kanger Valley is an hour and a half away from Jagdalpur.
One Step in-front of the Other…. No Rush
We travel on weekend to keep up the work-life-balance. Mostly the plan is of one location at a time, that sometimes gets extended.
Chhattisgarh has unique culture, tradition and festivals. And it has a very unique lifestyle. Yup, read to Know More about that.
Storytelling or at least Blogging
When everything is set and done, what’s left… is the best. Stories of the journey, wrong turns, highways and trucks. Read on.