Chhattisgarh has India’s finest waterfalls, comparable to the best in the world. Incredible natural beauty blended with rich cultural heritage makes Chhattisgarh one of the most promising tourist destinations of India.
It is said that herds of deer once inhabited the verdant surroundings of Chitrakote, earning it its name (‘chitar is the name for a deer in the Halbi dialect’). Chitrakote waterfall is an incredible manifestation of natural beauty which is surrounded by the majestic grandeur of Vindhya ranges. This waterfall on Indravati River cascades down 100 ft drop amidst.
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The Tirathgarh falls provide an excellent view of the Kanger River tumbling down seven levels into a deep valley. The splashing streams of Tirathgarh waterfalls with an incredible speed to the river Mungabahar. Since this is a popular site, you may find hordes of people sitting under the waterfall, but you can walk further down the levels to find an isolated spot. Numerous tourists visit the highly popular waterfall, mainly during the months between Octobers to February.
The Rakasganda fall is a tourist spot situated in Sarguja district of Chhattisgarh. This fall is on Ren River. It is around 150 km from Ambikapur and around 60 km from Wadraf Nagar. The best time to see Rakasganda is around April-June.
This beautiful natural waterfall is situated in Koriya district on the Hasdeo 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.
A small pretty waterfall is located about 24 km from Chitrakote. The view of the deep valley below and virgin forest beyond is spectacular. It is a lovely picnic spot. Check with locals for the haat (market) at Mardum village between Barsur and Chitrakote.