Travel Tips: Chhattisgarh's Chitrakote Waterfalls will fascinate you, plan a trip!
Chitrakote Waterfalls is located in Chhattisgarh. It is often referred to as the "Niagara Falls of India" because of its impressive size and grandeur. Here is a travel guide to visiting Chitrakoot Waterfalls:
Location: Chitrakote Falls is located near Jagdalpur City in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. It is situated on the Indravati River, surrounded by lush green forests and rocky cliffs.
How To Reach: Jagdalpur, the nearest town to Chitrakoot Falls, is well connected by road and rail. One can reach here by bus or train from the major cities of Chhattisgarh. From Jagdalpur, the waterfalls are about 38 kilometers (24 mi) away and can be reached by hiring a taxi or auto-rickshaw.
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Best time to visit: The ideal time to visit Chitrakoot Falls is during the monsoon season (July to September) or the post-monsoon season (October to November) when the waterfall is at its full flow. However, it is important to check the weather conditions and water flow conditions before planning your trip.
Waterfall Sightseeing: The Chitrakoot Falls cascades down a height of approximately 29 meters (95 ft) and spans a width of approximately 300 meters (980 ft), making it one of the widest waterfalls in India. Boating facilities are also available near the falls, allowing visitors to come up close and experience the falls from a different perspective.
Nearby Attractions: Apart from Chitrakoot Falls, there are many other nearby attractions that are worth visiting. Some of the popular places to visit include Tirathgarh Waterfalls, Kanger Valley National Park, Bastar Palace, and the Anthropological Museum in Jagdalpur, which showcases the rich tribal heritage of the region.