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Mountains and Peaks in Chhattisgarh

A picturesque state surrounded with dense forests, beautiful mountains, streams, waterfalls, natural caves and parks, Chhattisgarh attracts numerous tourists, both domestic as well as international all through the year. The Mountains and Peaks in Chhattisgarh are among the most important Tourist Attractions in Chhattisgarh and are a major draw for tourists in the state.

Situated in central India, right in the heart of the country, Chhattisgarh is blessed with a rich cultural heritage and enchanting natural diversity. The Mountains and Peaks in Chhattisgarh, as most other tourist attractions in the state are largely untouched and unexplored and hence offer a unique and pleasant experience to visitors compared to the much-visited destinations in the country which have become overcrowded.

Bastar, popularly called the 'Kashmir of Chhattisgarh' and its neighboring district Dantewada has a large concentration of the Mountains and Peaks in Chhattisgarh. Dantewada features a long chain of wooded hills replete with thick green saal and teak forests. A visit to Chhattisgarh will essentially feature trips to the Chhattisgarh Mountains and Peaks.

Prominent among the Mounatins and Peaks in Chhattisgarh are Baila Dila, Dantewada; Kailash Nagar, Dantewada; Aakash Nagar, Dantewada; and Gadiya Mountain, Kanker.

The Baila Dila Mountain range in Chhattisgarh is famous worldwide for the enormous and excellent-quality Iron ore deposits found here. The range features a number of Mountains and peaks in Chhattisgarh that look like the humps of the ox at different places, it has been named "Baila Dila", which means the hump of ox according to the local dialect.

The Gadiya Mountain in Chhattisgarh gained prominence during the rule of Kandra dynasty, when Kandra ruler Dharma Dev won the Kanker district. Dharma Dev declared Gadhiya Mountain, which is a natural form of a fort as his capital. On top of the Gadiya Mountain is a water tank that remains filled with water all through the year. Besides, the hill top habitations of Aakash nagar and Kailash nagar are worth visit among the Mountains and Peaks in Chhattisgarh.