The Indian city of Balrampur offers ample accommodation options. In terms of hotels you may choose from government approved and various hotels in Balrampur. For your convenience we offer list of hotels in Balrampur. Most of the premier areas in Balrampur have been covered in the hotel directory of Balrampur.
Jeetavana monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in the country is said to be one of the favorites sites of Gautam Buddha. It contains the 12th century inscriptions. The site is said to be so religious that the Emperor Ashoka, the great, visited this site. Nearby there is also a sacred tree of Peepal. It is said that the tree is a sapling from the original Bodhi Tree at Bodh Gaya. This sacred place can be seen through the tour packages for Balrampur.
Another site of great religious importance in the city is Srasvati. It is said that Mahavira Jain, the founder of Jain religion, 'influenced' this place. It houses the famous Shwetambar temple.
Balrampur is also famous for its variety of hotels. These hotels are a major factor in pulling the tourist traffic towards Balrampur. The city is well connected by road.
Attractions and Places to Visit in Balrampur
Balrampur Chini Mills Limited is one of the largest integrated sugar manufacturing company in India. The allied business of the company also consists of manufacturing and marketing of Alcohol, generation of Power and manufacturing of Organic Manure. The company has six sugar factories located in Eastern Uttar Pradesh (India) having an aggregate sugarcane crushing capacity of 47,500 tones crushed per day.
Akbarpur has commenced commercial production of sugar on 30 th November 2005 at a cost of Rs. 200 crores. The complex is consisting of 7000 TCD sugar plant and 18 MW (saleble 11MW) cogeneration power facility.
The company has signed Memorandum of undertaking with The Dhampur Sugar Mills Limited for acquiring its Rauzangaon sugar unit at a cost of Rs. 182 crores. The unit has 7500 TCD crushing capacity and 12MW of cogeneration power facility. The acquisition is subject to FII's/Banks approval from the Dhampur Sugar Mills Limited.
Another Greenfield project consisting of 7000 TCD sugar plant and35MW (saleble 24MW) cogeneration power facility, 60 KLPD distillery and 20000 MT of Bio-compost is under implementation at Mankpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh (India) which will cost around 300 crores . The complex is estimated to commence operations in November 2006.
How to Reach Balrampur
Air Route: Flights from Delhi , Nagpur , Mumbai, Khajuraho and Bhopal to Raipur
Rail Route: 1125 Kms from Delhi- via Anuppur-Bishrampur. Private Taxi, Bus or Car can be used to reach Ambikapur which is 27 Kms from Bishrampur Railway Station (Bishrampur Ambikapur Railway line is in progress expected to start early). 308 Kms from Bilhtmlur Junction to Bishrampur railway station 588 Kms from Kolkata to Raigarh which is 210 kms road journey to Ambikapur.
Road Route: Raipur to Ambikapur - 358 Kms,· Bilhtmlur to Ambikapur - 230 Kms, Raigarh to Ambikapur - 210 Kms, Jharsughuda(Orissa) to Ambikapur - 415 Kms,· Anuppur(M.P.) to Ambikapur - 205 Kms, Varansi(U.P.) to Ambikapur - 350 Kms, Ranchi(Jharkhand) to Ambikapur via Gadhva - 368 Kms.