Chhapaiya is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan who is believed to be main deity worshipped in Gujarati Community and reincarnated as great saint on earth in Chhapaiya, a village in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh state in India.
Swaminarayan is also revered in other communities like Parsi and Islam as a great social reformer and divine man.
|Know more before visiting Chhapaiya
||60 KM from Lord Rama Birthplace Ayodhya
| How to Reach
||Nearest Airport is Lucknow Airport (180 KM) & Gorakhpur Airport (140 KM)
| Best time to visit
||April (Birthday of Swaminarayan)
|Opening Time of Swaminarayan Temple
|| 4:00 AM to 9:00 PM
| Things to do
||Take bath in Holy Narayan Sarover
| Tourist Attractions
|| Swaminarayan Temple , Narayan Sarover , Ghanshyam Bhavan
| Nearby Tourist Places
|| Ayodhya , Lucknow , Shravasti , Gorakhpur , Allahabad , Varanasi , Lumbini , Kushinagar , Jaunpur
| Fairs & Festivals
||Chhapaiya Mahotsav (Nov-Dec)
| Weather & Climate
||Summer, Winter, Monsoon
||Capture religious ceremonies, rituals activity
|What to Wear
||Cover head & put-off shoes while visiting religious shrines in India
You can visit Swaminarayan Temple in Chhapaiya on Birthday of Swaminarayan. Chhapaiya Mahotsav held every year by government of Uttar Pradesh in collaboration with Swaminarayan Sampraday is a centre of attraction for tourists and pilgrims as well.
Opening Time of the Swaminarayan Temple in Chhapaiya
Swaminarayan Temple opens early in morning and closes late at night after last arti performed in Swaminarayan Temple and Prasad distribution.
Location of Chhapaiya
- You can reach Chhapaiya from different cities nearby it. Gorakhpur is the nearest airport to Chhapaiya while Lucknow is main airport for domestic flights.
- Another airport near to Chhapaiya is Varanasi airport from where mostly Hinduism sector starts (other than Lucknow).
- You can also reach Chhapaiya by train from Lucknow and Gorakhpur.
- State Transport buses operate from different states of India especially Gujarat Transport and Uttar Pradesh Transport buses.
Places to visit in Chhapaiya
Some of the places to Chhapaiya are Swaminarayan Temple , Narayan Sarover Lake and Meen Sarover which is main places of pilgrimage for Swaminarayan Sampraday .
Best Things to Do in Chhapaiya
People from across world come to visit Swaminarayan Temple which is the birthplace of Swaminarayan. It is a revered place for Swaminarayan Sampraday.
Chhapaiya Mahotsav is main centre of attraction in which thousands of devotees from Swaminarayan Sampraday participate.
Nearby tourist places from Chhapaiya are:
Chhapaiya experiences summer, winter and monsoon.
Where to Stay in Chhapaiya
You can stay in Chhapaiya in Swaminarayan Mandir Niwas which is operated by Swaminarayan Temple Trust.
Note: Holy Voyages can also arranges for accommodation in Ayodhya and Swaminarayan Mandir Niwas accommodation booking for pilgrims and visitors.