Kanker Palace Overview
The wonderful Kanker Palace is situated in the thick tropical forestland of the central Indian state of Chhattishgarh. This beautiful heritage hotel, located in the perfect setting of the natural environment, is the home of the royal family of the Kanker. Subsequently, this has been transformed in to an elegant holiday retreat. The underlying idea was that the international travelers might explore the wonderful region of Kanker & Bastar from this palatial hotel.
The Kanker Palace, a heritage site itself has had strong ties with the people of the region. This is located at a convenient distance from the state capital Raipur and the airport. This serves as an ideal gateway to the region.
History of Kanker Palace
Set in the backdrop of a garden, this magnificent palace was built in the year 1937. Its earlier name was Radhanivas Bagicha. During the British period it was the residence of the British Agent presently it is the home of Royal family. This stately and colonial style hotel has been able to somewhat maintain its old ambience and charm. In the right wing of this palace, five suites have been structured to accommodate the tourists. These suites are equipped with all types of modern facilities such as Western style toilets and baths. Conscious attempts have been however made to retain the age-old typical flavor of the region.
Other Features of Kanker Palace
Holiday packages are also offered by the hotel. It includes tours to the nearby regions of Kanker and Bastar. A large variety of tours are organized in the nearby forests and the tribal villages. Other tours include wild life jeep safaris and boating safaris and angling in the secluded part of rivers and back waters. Sometimes packages are designed to meet the specific preferences of the guests. Other attractive tourist places that you can visit from here are Crocodile sanctuary, Gangrel reservoir, Shivani Temple, Charre-Marre Waterfall, Malanjhkudum Waterfalls and Gadiya Mountain.
Single as we double rooms are available in the hotel. The rooms in this elegant hotel give youthe chance to enjoy colonial style of architecture. There are 5 well furnished rooms in the right wing of the hotel.
The hotel also boasts of wonderful dining facilities to the tourists. The experienced chefs in the hotel prepare delectable dishes in the hygienic setting of the kitchen. Fresh vegetables from the nearby garden are plucked to prepare the dishes. If you ever get the chance to visit this hotel do not forget to taste the mouth watering paneer butter masala.
In a nutshell, the hotel offers a perfect humane and sensitive window to all types of tourists to explore the region in a comfortable way.