How To Reach Dhamtari
Located on the fertile land of Chhattisgarh is a small district by the name of Dhamtari that was formed officially in 1998. It used to be a part of Raipur earlier, but is now a district of its own. Dhamtari was the place where the Chalukyas ruled back in the 14th century. The population of the district is less compared to other districts in the state, but the folk culture here is quite famous. Since Dhamtari was an important place during Chalukyas rule, it is well linked with other districts in the state as well as neighbouring states by means of air, road and rail. You can also find local transportation to commute and see the place. Let’s have a look at some of the best ways to reach Dhamtari.
Most districts and cities in Chhattisgarh do not have their own airport and use the airport in Raipur to commute to other cities by flight. It is the same for Dhamtari wherein the closest airport to the district is Swami Vivekananda International Airport located at a distance of 70.4 km from it. It takes about 1.5 hours to reach Dhamtari from the airport and this can be done by taking a bus or a cab from the airport itself. This airport has several flight carriers that transport passengers to and fro from domestic as well as international destinations. You can find frequent flights going to several cities in India as well as cities in the Middle East, Far East, Europe and many others.
Dhamtari is well connected by roadways and it is relatively easier to reach there by a car or a bus. You can choose to drive through well maintained roads and highways by hiring a self drive car from wherever you are to Dhamtari and you also have to option of taking the bus. There are regular bus services from within the state that will take you to Dhamtari, these are run by the state government and tickets are not expensive. You can also take an overnight bus that will transport from neighbouring states to Dhamtari district. If you are coming from Raipur, make sure you take the NH30 to get fats connectivity to Dhamatari.
Dhamtari is properly connected by rail lines with several trains passing by every day. The closest railhead to the city is Dhamtari Railway Station located at a distance of 2.3 km from the center of Dhamtari city. This is the most convenient way to travel to this city without any fuss. There are numerous trains that come to this station directly or even pass by quite frequently. Different trains and transport passengers from major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur and many other cities in India to Dhamtari. The train ride is less expensive and also comfortable, most people prefer travelling by this mode. Once you get off at the train station, you can always take a bus or a cab to reach your destination in the city.
If you want to go sightseeing in Dhamtari, the best way to do so is to take a bus that is run by the state government; these buses are run by CSRTC or you may also find local buses or tempo travelers that take passengers from one place to another in the city. If you ask your hotel staff, you can also get a package with other people visiting different temples and pay an affordable price. Other than this you can hire a cab which may turn out to be a little more expensive than the other modes, although your trip will be customized.