Chhattisgarh is a beautiful state covered with hills, mountains, forests, waterfalls, innumerable species of animals and simple tribal people. Chhattisgarh covers a number of important tourist destinations of the state. The Chhattisgarh City tours include Champaran as one of the most important places. Champaran is a very popular tourist destination of the state.
Champaran is a beautiful village gifted with exceptional natural beauty located in the Raipur District of Chhattisgarh. Champaran was previously known by the name Champajhar. Raipur, the state capital is just60 km away. The village is very famous as it the place of birth of the reformer and founder of the Vallabh Sect, Guru Swamy Vallabhacharya. In remembrance of Guru Swamy Vallabhacharya a glorious temple has been built. Temple of Champakeshwara Mahadeva is located near the temple of saint Vallabhacharya, which is worth visiting.
On the eleventh day of Baisakh that is between the months of April to May every year the birth anniversary of Saint Vallabhacharya is celebrated enthusiastically by his followers. During this time huge numbers of people who follow the Vallabh sect gather at the temple to pay their tributes to saint Vallabhacharya. Another major attraction of Champaran tour is its Annual Fair held every year in the month of Magh, which according to Gregorian calendar falls between January and February.
If you want to go to Champaran, Raipur is the nearest important airport and railway station, which is connected to all major cities of India. Even by road you easily reach Champaran from Raipur via Arang and Rajim.