(Last Updated on : 28/11/2012)
Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh
increase the grandeur of the marvellous natural beauty of the state. Numerous visitors and tourists are lured and attracted, from all over the country, by the magnificent waterfalls of Chhattisgarh, which are scattered through out various regions of the state. Amongst the most renowned waterfalls of Chhattisgarh, Mandra waterfalls
, Chitradhara waterfalls
, Chitrakoot waterfalls
, Teerathgarh waterfalls
, Dhoomar and Tamda waterfalls
deserve special mention.
The waterfall of Mandra is also one of the most significant and glorious waterfalls of Chhattisgarh. Mandra waterfall is located in Tokapal, in the Jagadalpur region of the Indian state. Mandra waterfall is highly popular among the tourists who visit the state.
Chitradhara waterfall is located in the Potanar village, which is in the vicinity of Lohandiguda region. The city of Jagadalpur is rather close to Chitradhara waterfall and is almost 19 km apart. The waterfall of Chitradhara is a major tourist attraction of this region.
Chitrakoot waterfall is located in the Bastar district
of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The perpetual and recurrent Indravati River
has originated in Chitrakoot. The waterfall of Chitrakoot takes the form of a horse shoe when the streams of water fall down the cliff. The Chitrakoot waterfall is around 100 feet high and is also known as the Niagara Falls of Chhattisgarh.
Teerathgarh waterfall is also located in the region of Jagadalpur in Chhattisgarh. The waterfall of Teerathgarh is around 300 feet in height and is located in the National Park of Kanger Valley. Numerous tourists visit the highly popular waterfall, mainly during the months between October to February.
Dhoomar waterfall is located in the Bastar district of the state of Chhattisgarh. The waterfall of Dhoomar is very much popular amongst tourists and visitors and serves as a renowned tourist spot in the region.
Bodhghat Saath Dhara Waterfa
The Saath Dhara Waterfall near the Barsoor in Chhattisgarh is a small waterfall formed by 7 different parts of the Indravati River. This region serves as an excellent tourist spot with a scenic and majestic view of the natural surrounding and serves as a popular picnic spot.
The waterfall of Tamda is most famous for its majestic beauty and exquisiteness. Thamda waterfall is one of the most visited waterfalls of Chhattisgarh. Also known as Thamada Ghumar Waterfall, it has been discovered in the recent years and is almost 100 feet in height.
Other than these, there are many other waterfalls of Chhattisgarh which are mentioned below-
Gavar Ghat, Koriya Waterfall
This is a stunning small waterfall near Tarra village, close to Baikunthpur in Chhattisgarh. The waterfall is around 50 feet in height and almost 10 feet in width. The surrounding area is adorned with natural beauty and filled with forests and rocks.
Ramdaha, Koriya Waterfall
The Ramdaha, Koriya Waterfall is a beautiful natural waterfall, located near Bhavarkhoh village, around 160 km away from Baikunthpur. The waterfall is on the Banas River and the height if the waterfall is almost 120 feet and 25 feet in width.
Amrit Dhara, Koriya Waterfall
The waterfall is located on the Hasdo River and is around 90 feet in height and 15 feet wide. The surrounding area is rather mystical and stunning and the presence of a temple of Lord Shiva
adds to the mysticism. An annual fair is organised here on the occasion of Mahashivratri
, which was started by Ramanuj Pratap Singh Judeo, in the year 1936.
The Rani Dah Waterfall, Malanjhkudum Waterfalls
, Danpuri Waterfall, Akuri Nala, Rajpuri Waterfall, Charre-Marre Waterfall, Kendai Waterfall and Pawai Waterfall are the other waterfalls of Chhattisgarh that are worth mentioning.
The fascinating waterfalls of Chhattisgarh augment and boost the natural and scenic beauty of the state and also significantly contribute to the tourism industry of the state.