Away from the noise and pollution of busy cities, Dhamtari lies in Chhattisgarh and is mainly watered by River Mahanadi, with the Satpura Mountain range to its west. The river and mountains together add to the beauty of the city, making it a must-visit tourist destination
The city offers tourists a good break away from the hustle-bustle of busy city life and promises a relaxing trip. The picturesque beauty, the lush green mountains and the free-flowing water bodies all come together with complete perfection, and make Dhamtari the spot to experience a getaway in the lap of nature. Winters are surely the best time to visit Dhamtari as the weather conditions are cool and comfortable.The Gangrel Dam and the Madamsilli Dam are popular tourist spots in the city where one can go and enjoy the natural wonders of River Mahanadi. The Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is another tourist attraction in the city. It is the perfect destination for wildlife enthusiast, nature lovers and photographers. It attracts many visitors all year round. Apart from the captivating natural beauty of this city, there are also two famous temples that are worth visiting. The Bilai Mata Mandir is where Goddess Durga is worshipped in a different avatar, called Bilai Mata. The Sihava is another pilgrimage spot visited by many pilgrims close to Dhamtari. There are many different places of worship here like the Karbeshwar Temple, Ganesh Ghat, Ashram of Hringi Hathi Kot and the Mahamai Temple, to name a few.Traveling within Dhamtari is not a problem as buses run across the city at a great frequency. Tempos and rickshaws also run across the lengths and breadth of the city and help you get to every nook and corner. You could also take private auto-rickshaw or share it with other travelers. Tempos are also available but they are a shared means of transport. For those who look to travel in comfort and luxury, renting a car or hiring a taxi from a local rental is another available option in the city.There are a lot of wild animals in Dhamtarai and hence it is important to be alert at all times.Do not light anything or throw matchsticks without extinguishing them in the forest area, as this could be dangerous
Dhamtari is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Raipur at a distance of 57kms.
Airports: Raipur Airport
There is no regular trains to Dhamtari from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Durg which is located at a distance of 60kms.
Railway Station(s): Durg