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Popular Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh

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Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 16:05 [IST]

State in the mid of India, Chhattisgarh is blessed with an exotic tourist destination. Tourism in Chhattisgarh has many dimensions. From Pre-historic caves, archeological sites of different dynasties and rulers to thundering waterfalls, national parks, lakes and rich wildlife and cultural heritage, Chhattisgarh offers an amazing blend of historical and natural beauty.

Chhattisgarh is an exquisitely scenic, covered with dense forest and criss-crossed by two mighty rivers, Indravati and Mahanadi. Ancient underground caves and gurgling waterfalls dot the breathtaking landscape. Incredible natural beauty blended with rich cultural heritage makes Chhattisgarh one of the most promising tourist destinations of India. The ideal time to visit Chhattisgarh is from October to March as the climate is quite salubrious and pleasant during this part of the year.

Enjoy reading more about some of the most spectacular waterfalls of Chhattisgarh.

Chitrakote Falls

The falls is located 38 km from Jagdalpur and considered being the broadest waterfall of India. The waters of the river when flows through dense vegetation and cascades from a height of about 95 feet is a treat to watch and attracts thousands of tourists. The most spectacular views of Chitrakote Falls is during the monsoon season when the river flows in its full fury and touches both the banks and filled with silt. The best season for travellers to visit this place is during the months of July till October.

Popular Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh

Chitradhara Waterfalls

The beautiful Chitradhara Waterfalls is located just 19 km from Jagdalpur on the way to Chitrakote Falls. It is one of the best sightseeing and weekend vacation destinations in the centrally located state of Chhattisgarh. It lies near a small and serene village called Potanar and attract thousands of tourists from within the state and rest of the country.

It has become one of the best picnic spots where families and friends come to enjoy the outdoors and watch the gushing waters cascading down the hill at high speed. The best season for travellers to visit the falls is during monsoon months when flow of the water is high. Monsoon in Chhattisgarh starts from July and lasts in October.

Tirathgarh Waterfalls

The scenic Tirathgarh Waterfalls is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Chhattisgarh. The area surrounding the fall features lush green forests that enhances the beauty of the falls. It is also an important religious place featuring a temple which is dedicated to Shiva Parvati.

Popular Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh

Many tourists and devotees come here from within the state and rest of India for having spectacular views of Tirathgarh Waterfalls as well as offering prayers at the temple. The best season to visit this place is in the months of October through February.

Amrit Dhara Falls

This beautiful natural waterfall is situated in Koriya district on the Hasdo River. The water from the falls cascades down from a great height, creating a beautiful misty ambiance. The falls is also an important pilgrimage place which features a Shiva Temple.

Popular Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh

The nearest railway station is Manendragarh. From here travellers can take a bus or taxi to Hara Nagpur, and hire a taxi to the fall. Alternately, from Baikunthpur, one can take a bus or taxi to Hara Nagpur, and hire a taxi to the fall.

Tamra Ghoomar Waterfalls

The stunningly beautiful Tamra Ghoomar Falls is another natural wonder and a scenic spot near Chitrakote. Even though the waterfalls lies in a secluded location, numerous tourists have started thronging the place for picnics and to enjoy the natural beauty of the falls with their families and friends. The best season for travellers to visit this place is monsoon.

So if you are planning a trip to Chhattisgarh and want to enjoy the landscape of the place, make sure that you do not miss out on visiting these spectacular waterfalls which have been listed above.

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