Vivid, colorful and vibrant, the city of Korba, enriched by its diverse tribal culture, is a treat for any traveler. As you explore the city, you come across the marvelous reminders of its rich cultural heritage that is manifested in the form of the various historical edifices that grace its landscape
Nestled between two rivers, Hasdo and Ahiran, the city is enveloped by a thick cover of lush green forests, enhancing its natural beauty. Retaining its ethnic roots, Korba is also moving towards development and is today known as a power hub. Located in the state of Chhattisgarh, Korba will delight you with its beautiful cultural blend.With its diverse and colorful tribal culture, Korba has much to entice tourists, especially in terms of ethnic experiences. Visit the city during the various festive occasions to enjoy the city at its best. Some of the tribal celebrations that are worth visiting include festivals such as Dev Uthni, Cherchera, Hareli and Karma, among others. On these occasions, you can also witness the performances of various tribal art forms, such as the Rauat Nacha, Suva Nacha and Karma Nacha dance forms.Korba is also worth visiting for history and archeology enthusiasts as it houses several important historical structures. The Kankeshwar Mahadev Temple is worth a visit for the excellent sculptures of the religious deities such as Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Parvati. The rock caves, popularly known as the Sitamani Temples, are a prominent tourist attraction. The Lafagarh fort is another must-visit site in Korba.Korba markets are filled with skillfully crafted tribal artifacts made from stone, terracotta and cotton that make for great souvenirs. The government operated buses in Korba connect the major routes and are also connected to nearby suburbs. Auto-rickshaws can be hired from the streets and are a convenient of getting around the city. You can also hire a private taxi from one of the numerous car rentals in Korba. This is a hassle-free and comfortable way of traveling if you are not well acquainted with the city.Surrounded by dense forests, monsoon is not an ideal time to visit Korba as there may be a risk of diseases, especially if you are planning to visit the natural locations.Consisting of mostly traditional societies, Korba is not known to have an active nightlife and it is safer to stay indoors after dark
Korba is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Raipur at a distance of 165kms.
Airports: Raipur Airport
You can easily get regular trains to Korba from other major cities of the country..
Railway Station(s): Korba