Kanker Tourism

Officially declared as a district in the year 1999, Kanker forms an important tourist attraction in Chhattisgarh. Offering magnificent views with mountains, waterfalls, and five rivers namely River Doodh, River Mahanai, River Hatkul, River Sindhu, and River Turu, Kanker will make you fall in love with its beauty. These essentially comprise the chief Tourist Attractions in Kanker. The place also boasts of historical significance which dates back to the Stone Ages.


One of the popular attractions of Kanker is the Gadiya Mountain, also known as the Kila Dongri. It is the highest mountain in Kanker. It is said that there is a water tank on the mountain which never runs dry. There is also a cave on the southern part of the tank called the Churi Pagar. There is another cave called Jogi Gufa on the southern part of the mountain, which was used as a place of meditation by sages during ancient times.

Another must visit attraction, the Doodh River flows below the Gadiya Mountain. On the occasion of Mahashivratri, a festival is held on the mountain.

Malanjhkudum Falls, situated on the Doodh River, is also a popular attraction here. The fall is a combination of three waterfalls formed by the river at Malanjhkudum. The Malanjhkudum Falls is a popular picnic spot in the region.
Another major attraction here is the Shivani temple, also known as the Shivani Maa temple. It is one of the oldest temples in Kanker, and the temple’s deity is a combination of Goddess Kali and Goddess Durga. The festival of Navratri is celebrated on a grand scale in the temple.

Best time to visit Kanker
The best season to visit Kanker is the winter season in the months of October to March. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing and other pursuits. The summers in Kanker are hot and generally avoided by the tourists.

How to reach Kanker
By Air – The nearest International Airport from Kanker is Swami Vivekanand Airport, Raipur, and is well connected with major cities like Bangalore, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai etc.
By Train – The nearest Railway Station from Kanker is Raipur Railway Station, and has daily trains to the cities like Bhubaneswar, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
By Road –Kanker is well connected by the cities like Narharpur (26 Kms), Charama (31 Kms) and Mujalgnodi (36 Kms) by Chhattisgarh State Road Transport Corporation and some private travel services.


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