About Raipur (RPR)
The capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur is located on a large plain that is called the Rice Bowl of India, known for its hundreds of varieties of rice. With the Mahanadi River flowing to the east of the city, Raipur is surrounded by dense forests to the south, and has a sub-tropical climate with temperatures staying moderate for most of the year, apart from hot summers and plenty of rainfall in the monsoon season. An important city, Raipur is well-connected to the rest of India by trains and buses, as well as numerous daily flights offered by various airlines, some of whom offer budget tickets, making air travel popular.
Kolkata is India's third largest city, and is known for its rich history. It was once the capital of India during the British Raj, and has been the centre of modern education, industry, science, culture and politics in India. With a tropical climate, the city attracts thousands of visitors each year, and it is well connected with the rest of the country. Apart from the many bus and train services trains available to and fro Kolkata, there are numerous airlines that also offer daily flights to the city, with a variety of budget and discounted tickets, making air travel to the City of Joy an affordable option.