Chattisgarh is one of the major ecotourism destinations in India, with a variety of waterfalls, hills, valleys and rich landscapes nuzzled into its nooks and crannies. And as far as waterfalls go, Chitrakoot is a naturally occurring waterfall in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. It is located in the western region of Jagdalpur and is one of the prime tourist attractions in and around Jagdalpur famous for its breathtaking sunsets and just the sheer enormity of the falls that will leave you spellbound as soon as you set your sights on it.
Tirathgarh Falls is undoubtedly one of the most frequented tourist spots of Chhattisgarh. It is one spot that provides you with a culmination of entertainment, fun, picnic and adventure. The Tirathgarh Falls are also regarded as one of the best-known picnic spots in the whole of Jagdalpur. The unique feature of these falls is that it splits into multiple falls on its way down, offering a spectacular view to its visitors. This block type waterfall plunges 300 ft in one drop.
One of the most beautiful picnic spots for the locals and tourists around Jagdalpur, the Chitradhara fall is like a gorgeous white cascade of water gushing down the hill. Situated in the small and remote village of Potanar, the Chitradhara fall takes the form of a horseshoe. The water here is seen to be gushing down at a breakneck and exciting pace, making it an excellent spot for outdoor and adventure lovers looking for an adrenaline rush.
Charre Marre Waterfalls is a refreshing and offbeat place to visit in the state of Chattisgarh. The tortuous waterfall is 16 meters high and the clear water falling from such a great height is quite a sight to see. The bountiful and pristine Jogidhara river is the reason behind the birth of this mesmerizing and bubbling waterfall. The water meanders through hills and verdant trees producing ear pleasing sounds. The reservoir that forms at the bottom of the waterfall is perfect to take a dip in.
Located 85 km from the city of Raipur is Ghatarani Waterfalls, the largest in the state of Chattisgarh. Surrounded by lush greenery, this breathtaking sight is a popular picnic spot. Ghatarani Waterfalls is a favourite picnic spot to go to on the weekend along with your friends and family. A small trek through a forest would lead you to this beautiful natural beauty. At the bottom of the waterfall lies a naturally formed pool. Enjoy a swim, play with your fam, or unwind in the pool.
‘Dev’ literally means god and ‘Pahari’ means mountains so this milky white waterfall signifies water flowing from the mountain gods. Dev Pahari waterfall is a massive one and is a great spot for a day out with your family and friends. The cold misty air from this waterfall can be a great relief during the hot sunny days. Gushing through the mountains, Dev Pahari Waterfall is a must visit when you are in the Korba district of Chhattisgarh.
Location: Korba, Chattisgarh
Dudh Dhara waterfall originates from river Narmada and is located a kilometre further from Kapil Dhara waterfall. The journey from Kapil Dhara to dudh dhara is not very easy as you will have to pass through thick and dense forest area. During the monsoons you might also have to cross a few streams to reach dudh dhara. One needs to be extra cautious when visiting this waterfall as it is located in the middle of a forest.
This waterfall is located near Gulu Village, 25kms away from Jashpur Nagar and is a good spot to chill with your family and friends. It originates from the Eb river,Bane,Alori,Orkela and Patiya villages,located not too far from Gulu village. Gullu falls has a staircase like structure and has varied flora and fauna surrounding it, making it perfect for a peaceful getaway.
Located in the Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, Rajpuri Waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Chhattisgarh. It is a very famous picnic spot where you can also try trekking, hiking and fishing near the falls. The waterfall is surrounded by a tribal village, consisting of Uraon population. Their traditions, customs and ways of life adds a different charm to this waterfall altogether.
Location: 60Kms from Jashpur, Chattisgarh
Amrit Dhara is a natural waterfall, situated on the Hasdeo River in the Koriya District of Chhattisgarh. This waterfall is relatively smaller compared to the other waterfalls in Chhattisgarh but the water falls from a great height, which creates a nice misty ambience. The lush greenery surrounding the waterfall, coupled with the serene misty ambience makes this a breath-taking spot. Although the water never dries up completely, the best time to visit Amrit Dhara is during the monsoon season when the water literally gushes out. There is also a Lord Shiva temple near the waterfall, which is of great importance.
Location: Manendragarh-Baikunthpur road, Chattisgarh.
Malanjhkudum falls on river Doodh, which is another popular tourist spot in Chhattisgarh. This waterfall is basically composed of three falls which are 9m, 10m, and 15m in height. Malanjhkudum fall thus has the shape of a ladder. This spectacular falls in one of the best waterfalls in Chhattisgarh. It is a popular picnic spot as well. The best time to visit Malanjhkudum Falls is during October and March.
Location: 15 km away from Kanker, Chhattisgarh
Tamra Ghoomar falls, located near Chitrakote, is another breathtakingly beautiful natural waterfall. The misty white showers that Tamra Ghoomar offers are out of the world. The best time to visit this waterfall is during the monsoons. Although this waterfall lies in a secluded region but more and more tourists have started flocking here recently. It is undoubtedly a very beautiful fall and its serenity is bound to take your breath away.
Location: 45kms from Jagdalpur, Chattisgarh.
Mandawa Falls lies in the district of Bastar in Chhattisgarh and is not quite as popular as the other ones, which helps preserve its pristine waters. The fresh and misty air around this waterfall helps one rejuvenate to the fullest. Mandawa falls cascades from a height of around 70 feet, step by step and the water gets collected in a small reservoir which flows down in the Kanger River.
Location: Mandawa village in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.
Bane Waterfalls, is located 25 km away from Kunkuri in Chhattisgarh. The lush greenery and misty air around this waterfall make Bane falls worth a visit. Tourists do flock here in large numbers as this is a good spot for picnic as well. The peaceful surroundings will surely give you a peaceful feeling.
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