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Amravati Tourism Guide

Located in central part of Maharashtra, Amravati is bounded by Betul District of Madhya Pradesh state to the north, and by the Maharashtra districts of Nagpur to the northeast, Wardha to the east, Yavatmal to the south, Washim to the southwest, and Akola and Buldhana districts to the west. Major tourist places of Amravati are Chikhaldara, Gugamal National Park, Melghat Tiger Reserve, Shri Ambadevi Temple, Shri Ekviradevi Temple, Satidham Temple, Shri Bhakti Dham Temple, Wadali Talav, Chatri Talao, Gavilgad Fort and many more.

Tourist Places in Amravati

Gavilgad Fort, Chikhaldara

Situated in the area of Melghat Tiger Reserve, it was part fortified defensive of north Deccan plateau. The fort has two main gates- Delhi Darwaza and Fateh Darwaza, pathan style of mosque and water reservoirs. More Information

Wadali Talav

Wadali Talao is located on East side of Amravati, with 3 km near Chandur Railway Road. It was built for a water supply to Amravati Camp. There is also a small garden with a zoo for kids. One can also enjoy boating on the talav.

Chatri Talao

Chatri Talao is on South East of Amravati with 1 km from Dasturnagar Square on Malkhed Railway Road. It was built in the year 1888 on a small spring called "Kali Nadi". This water reservoir was built to supply drinking water to Amravati City, but presently Amravati City gets water from Upper Wardha Dam. A small garden and boating facility is also available.

Hill Station in Amravati

Chikhaldara, Amravati

Situated in the Satpura ranges, Chikhaldara is extremely peaceful, less crowded and the only hill-station in the Vidharabha region of Maharashtra. As per Mahabharata epic, the place is named after "Keechaka" who was killed by Bheema here and threw him into the valley. It was discovered by Captain Robinson of the Hyderabad Regiment in 1823. British found it particularly attractive because the lush green hue of the place reminded the Englishmen of England. The serene and pleasing nature of the hill station also features many charming lakes, magnificent waterfalls and rich wildlife. It is the only coffee growing region in the state and is surrounded by perennial green forests of the Melghat Sanctuary. Tourist places of Chikhaldara are Panchbol Point, Sakkar Lake, Devi Mandir, Vairat, Hariken Point, Melghat Tiger Reserve, Gawaligad fort, Gugamal National Park, Muktagiri, Government Garden, Narnala fort and many more. More Information

Wildlife and Nature Trails in Amravati

Gugamal National Park, Amravati

Located in Chikhaldara and Dharni Tehsils of Amravati, it is part of Melghat Tiger Reserve. Flora- Bamboo, Tectona grandis, Ain, Tiwas, Aola, Lendia, Dhawada, Kusum and other important medical plants Fauna- Tiger, Panther, Bear, Wild Dog, Jackal, Hyena, Chausinga, Sambar, Deer, Nilgai etc. More Information

Melghat Tiger Reserve, Amravati

Situated in the Satpura hill ranges of Amravati district, it was among first nine tiger reserves declared in India. Melghat is an abort of wild life which include 41 species of Mammals, 250 species of Birds, 24 species of Fish, 160 species of Reptiles and snakes and species of Lizard, amphibians etc. It is one of India's most important tiger breeding habitats. More Information

Wan Sanctuary

Wan sanctuary is an extension to the Melghat Sanctuary on the south eastern side. As it is part of Melghat reserve, it is rich in floral and faunal biodiversity. The hilly rugged terrain possesses tropical dry deciduous forests.

Pilgrimages / Religious Places in Amravati

Shri Ambadevi Temple, Amravati

Dedicated to Goddess Ambadevi, this ancient temple is located at the centre of the city. During Navratri festival, big fair held at this place. More Information

Shri Ekviradevi Temple, Amravati

Located few steps away from Shri Ambadevi Temple, Goddess Ekviradevi is worshiped here. According to Mahabharata tales, Lord Shri Krishna kidnapped Rukmini while she was to visit this temple. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Ekvira Devi and dates back to the year 1660. It was constructed by the son of Amravati Paramhans Shri Janardan Swami. More Information

Satidham Temple, Amravati

Satidham Temple is situated in the heart of the city at Rallies Plot. The temple has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna-Radha, Lord Ram and Goddess Sita, Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva and Rani Satiji. Every year a big fair is arranged on the occasion of Janmashthami, which attracts large number of devotees.

Shri Bhakti Dham Temple, Amravati

Dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha, Shri Bhakti Dham Temple is situated on Amravati Badnera road. Shri Sant Jalaram Bappa idol is also placed in the temple and behind this temple a small park for children is maintained.

Nearby Places

Ø Nagpur Tourist Places (150 km from Amravati)

Ø Wardha Tourist Places (110 km from Amravati)

Eating Spots in Amravati

Ø Amantran (Ramgiri International)

Ø Chappan Bhog Restaurant

Other Important Tourist Information about Amravati

How to Reach Amravati:

Nearest airport is at Nagpur with 150 km. Amravati (AMI) is closest railway station. Amravati is well connected by road transport to other cities.

Best Season to Visit Amravati: September to February

Amravati District Website: http://amravati.nic.in/

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