Chikaldara is more than a mere fragmentation of mythological fantasies.Chikaldara, a mythological hill station where Bhima killed villainous Keechaka and came to be known as Keechakadara.Chikaldara is a famous hill station located in the plateau of Amravati. It is the only coffee growing area in the state
Located at an altitude of 1118 metres, it is a retreat to the tourists in summer. The climate is always breezy and walking on the clouds becomes reality.The place was discovered by Captain Robinson in 1823.The lush green hue added more colors to the explorer as it reminded him of England.
Wild Life Photography:Chikaldara is famous for wildlife and waterfalls. Animals such as tiger, panther, sloth bears, sambar, wild boars and wild dogs are found here.Photography of wildlife, along with lush green view adds more spice to the place.
This place has been recognized as one of the best trekking spots in India. The trekking route has a large amount of flora and fauna on its sides.
Places to see in Chikaldara
Museums-There are two museums in chikaldara; one is related to forest garden and the other one is related to the tiger project and wildlife.
The hurricane Point-The Hurricane point exhibits true nature of chikaldara. It is picturesque of the lush green views of the region. The wild natural and the untamed beauty of chikaldara can be observed from this place. Nature contrasts itself into this beautiful hues and shades, which is worth million views.
The Bir Lake- The BirLake was built upon by the English colonialism, and the water used there was from chikaldara town.
Melghat Tiger Projects - A Wildlife reserve that has 82 tigers and various different animals such as panthers, sloth bears, sambar, wild bear and wild dogs.
Muktagiri – It is a collection of 52 Jain temples built on mountains.
Food and Shopping in Chikaldara:
Food in Chikaldara -There are many dhabas as well as restaurants that serve you with clean and hygienic food.North Indian Food is mainly found in this food spots
Shopping in Chikaldara: There is nothing special to buy or gift your friends or families.However, there are many shopping malls present in this hill station.
How to reach Chikaldara
How to reach Chikaldara by bus: There are regular MSRTC buses or private buses from Akola or Amravati that will help you to reach the mythological place.
How to reach Chikaldara by train: Chikaldara doesn't have its own railway station. Akola is the nearest railway station from Chikaldara at a distance of 85kms or Bandera (110kms).Many of us choose to visit the city via railway as it is the most convenient and comfortable
How to reach Chikaldara by air: The closest airport present in Akola as Chikaldara doesn't have its own airport.