History of Chikhaldara hill station   

Chikhaldara hill station, a beautiful hill station located in the Amravati district in the Indian state of Maharashtra has been a place of natural beauty and a picnic spot for many Indians and foreigners for decades. This is the place where Bheema killed the villainous Keechaka in a herculean bout and then threw him into the valley as told in the epic of Mahabharata. 

This place was rediscovered by Captain Robinson, a British soldier serving in the Hyderabad Regiment, in the year 1823. When this place became known to everyone it became an instant hit amongst the English people for its rich green hills.

Especially during the autumn season. Being a small plateau, It has a population of around 5000 people, but more than 80% of people living in Chikhaldara can read and write.

Being a plateau, its climate is very pleasant and as it is located at a high altitude it is cooler too.   In all seasons be it autumn, monsoon, or rainy, this hill station in Chikhaldara displays its beauty in different forms and different ways.

If you love the rainy season you will love to go and spend your time with the natural beauty of this place. This hill station also includes dangerous wild animals like bears, sambar, wild boar, and wild dogs. It is close to the well-known Melghat tiger project which contains 82 tigers.

Chikhaldara hill station is well-connected to different cities such as Amravati and Paratwada from there they can hit the road to go to Chikhaldara. The total straight line distance between Amravati, and Chikhaldara is 69 KM (kilometers) and 900 meters. The miles based distance from Amravati to Chikhaldara is 43.4 miles

 

What is the best time to visit Chikhaldara hill station?

June, July, August, and September are the four months of Monsoon. Chikhaldara hill station experiences heavy rainfall during these months. The average temperature during monsoon is twenty-five degrees celsius and during winter it goes below 15°C. 

Summer is not pleasant in this place because the temperature is very high. It is good not to visit Chikhaldara during summer because the temperature here lies between 32°C to 40°C which is not an enjoyable climate for anyone.

If you love waterfalls, you will love this place if you go there in the rainy season. Streams of water flow through the rocky area, and eye-pleasing greenery spreads everywhere. Just like hills have just painted themselves with green colors and this moment occurs every year in Chikhaldara during the four months of monsoon.

Chikhaldara hill station is one of the Hill stations which can be visited any time of the year. individuals visit this place primarily to escape the summer heat. The cold and breezy weather throughout this point of the year makes it an ideal place to beat the warmth. The whole place is enveloped in the graphic beauty of lush green trees and variegated hills. Trekking, walking, and swimming are some conditioning you can indulge in to relax and rejuvenate your body. 

The rainfall with a tincture of warmth is also perfect to get lost in nature. Apart from the fact that summers are a little bit hot,  the winter and monsoons experience moderate climates, visiting Chikhaldara hill station at any time of the year will be a satisfying and fulfilling experience. 

 

Tourist points

Malviya Point  Devi Point
Bhimkund  Panchbol Point
Vairat Devi  Government Garment
Sunset Point  Museums
Kalapani Dam  WaterFalls
Bir Dam  Dharkhura
Mahadev Mandir  Bakadari
Semadoh Tiger Project  Shakkar Lake
Mozari Point  Kolkaz
Hariken Point  Pancha Dharag waterfalls
Prospects Point  Gavilgad Fort
Goraghat  Muktagiri