Chitrakoot means 'Hill of Wonders'. It is a religious place cum tourist spot in Madhya Pradesh that has its historical connection with the times of Ramayana. It is said that Lord Rama along with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana, spent a few months of exile in Chitrakoot. The principal trinity of Hinduism, Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh also incarnated after descending on the soil of Chitrakoot.
Chitrakoot is perched in the Vindhya ranges that spread through Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Beckoned by beautiful hills, the climate of Chitrakoot is tropical and experiences moderate weather. The average temperature during summer season remains 35° C whereas the winters are colder and mercury level stays below 15° C.
Chitrakoot is more of pilgrimage site that a tourist destination. The devotees from all the country visit Chitrakoot to offer the prayers in the numerous temples it houses. The temple like Janki Kund, Ramghat, Hanuman Dhara (langur point), Gupt Godavari and Marpha etc. are luring and tranquil places in Chitrakoot.