|Elevation||1,085 m (3,560 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Mainpat (मैनपाट) is a small village in the Surguja district in the northern part of the state of Chhattisgarh, India. Lying about 55 kilometres (34 mi) by road from Ambikapur, the hill station features the Tiger Point Waterfall, Fish Point Waterfall, Anmol Hotel and Resort.
Mainpat is known as the "Shimla/Swiss of Chhattisgarh" and is a popular tourist attraction. It is also home to a number of Tibetan religious exiles who worship at a temple dedicated to Buddha and manufacture designer mats as well as woolen cloth.
Recently, the village has been developed infrastructure like road & some guest houses the best being Anmol resort and Restaurant and government rest house Shaila. Here one can easily find Mercury hotel which is having a lot of adventurous sports like Trekking, Zorbing Ball, Rapling etc. Fields are covered with yellow and white crops.
There is a place in a village called Bisar Paani (5 KM before mainpat on right side of road going from ambikapur to mainpat) where water flows upstream. Villagers have made a canal for watering and water flows upward 30 ft on its own. No device and no scientific explanation could be found.
Mainpat travel guide from Wikivoyage
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