Distance from Chhindwara

Nagpur 128 k.m. By Road
Jabalpur 214 k.m. By Road
Bhopal 278 k.m. By Road
Pachmarhi 135 k.m. By Road
Pench 98 k.m. By Road

Chhindwara is a town and a municipality in Chhindwara district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Chhindwara District. Chhindwara is reachable by rail or road from adjacent cities Nagpur and Jabalpur.

The nearest airport is in Nagpur (130 km), however a small airport (air-strip) is available at Chhindwara for landing charter aero planes/helicopters.

The main tourist attractions in and around Chhindwara include:

Pench Tiger Reserve
Utsav Resort: Chhindwara

Pench Tiger Reserve is located in the Seoni and Chhindwara districts. It was established in1977. The total area of the Reserve is 757.89 km² of which, the Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park, forming the core zone of the Reserve covers 292.85 km², and the Mowgli Pench Wildlife Sanctuary is 118.30 km² in area.

As per 2011 Tiger Census; there are 25 tigers under this umbrella of the Park. There are 39 species of mammals, 13 species of reptiles, 3 species of amphibians. Apart from mammals and other land-based wildlife, the park is also rich in bird life. According to an estimation of the wildlife authorities, the bird population in the park counts to be over 210 species like barbets, bulbul, minivets orioles, wagtails, munias, mynas, waterfowls and blue kingfishers.

Utsav Resort: Chhindwara

Devgarh Fort This famous historical fort of Devgarh is situated 24 miles (39 km) south of Chhindwara beyond Mohkhed. The fort is built on a hill which is fortified by a deep valley clothed with dense reserve forest. The fort is approachable up to its foot by motor road. The nature is bountiful here. Devgarh fort has built by king Jatav of Gond. It was the capital of Gondwana dynasty until 18th century. The architecture of the fort is somewhat similar to that of Mughal. There are a big fort palace and beautiful buildings. It is believed that there was a secret underground passage connecting Devgarh to Nagpur. Here is a tank called "motitaka" and there is famous saying that the water in this tank never finishes. At present, Devgarh village is a small inhabitant's area. The ruins at this place speak of its past glory.

Utsav Resort: Chhindwara

Pachmarhi hill station in Madhya Pradesh widely known as "Satpura ki Rani" (Queen of Satpura), situated at a height of 1000 m in a valley of the Satpura Range in 130 km away from Chhindwara The highest point in the central India region and the Vindhya and Satpura range; Dhupgarh at 1,350 m is located here. The places worth being seen at and around Pachmarhi area, Priyadarshani point, Hondi khoh, Apsara vihar, Rajat prapat, Raj giri, Lanjee giri, Dutches fall, Sundar kund, Jatashankar, Chhota mahadeo, Mahadeo,Chauragarh, Dhupgarh, Pandav cave, Cave shelters.

Utsav Resort: Chhindwara

Patalkot is situated in the hilly block 'Tamia' of Chhindwara District, has acquired great importance because of its Geographical and Scenic beauty. Patalkot is a lovely land scape located at a depth of 1200–1500 feet in a valley. Because of the great depth at which it is located this place is christened as 'Patalkot' ('Patal menas very deep, in Sanskrit). When one looks down the place sitting at the top of the valley, the place looks like a horse shoe in shape. 'Patalkot' is attracting many tourists because of its geographical location, scenic beauty, culture of the people who live here, and the immense and rare herbal wealth.

Shrashti Mata Mandir
Utsav Resort: Chhindwara

Shrashti Mata Mandir is located at Kapurda, almost 45 km north of Chhindwara. This temple is very old and famous for its cultural influence on the region. It attracts a number of tourists almost every day, but the Tuesday is considered to be the best day for worship. Also, it is believed that if this deity is invoked with faith, she dispels the disease. A section of the visitors come for the mundan ceremony (the first hair cutting ceremony of a child) of their children and offer the crop of hair at the altar of goddess.