(Last Updated on : 13/03/2020)
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 throughout various regions of the state. Amongst the most renowned waterfalls of Chhattisgarh, Mandra waterfalls, Chitradhara waterfall
, Chitrakoot waterfalls
, Teerathgarh waterfalls
, Dhoomar and Tamra 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. Situated amidst serene surroundings of Potanar, Chitradhara falls is an example of a boon of nature to mankind. River Indravati
, flowing through the thick, dense forests is the source of Chitradhara waterfalls.
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. It is the largest waterfall in India. During the monsoon season, beautiful rainbows are created. This phenomenon makes it one of the best waterfalls in Chhattisgarh. A small shrine is located on the left bank of the Chitrakoot falls.
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. The waterfall of Teerathgarh plunges on the Mugabahar River
. A temple of Shiva and Parvati
is also located here and hence this region around the waterfall is ideal for both travelers and pilgrims
The 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.
Rajpuri Waterfall is one of the very famous waterfalls in the Jashpur
district of Chhattisgarh. This waterfall is surrounded by tribal villages with their own traditions and customs that add a beautiful charm to this place. Here, fishing
is also popular amongst the various tourist activities.
The waterfall of Tamra is most famous for its majestic beauty and exquisiteness. This waterfall is located near Chitrakoot. Tamra waterfall is one of the most visited waterfalls of Chhattisgarh. Also known as Tamra Ghoomar Waterfall, it has been discovered in the recent years and is nearly 95ft in height. Known for its exotic beauty, people from all over the world come to explore the scenery surrounding these showers. It is undeniably one of the best waterfalls in Chhattisgarh in terms of beauty and majesty. The waterfall is best visited during the monsoon
season when the riverbed is full.
Gavar Ghat, Koriya Waterfall
This is a stunning small waterfall near Tarra village, close to Baikunthpur
in Chhattisgarh. The Gavar Ghat waterfall is around 50 feet in height and almost 10 feet in width. The surrounding area is adorned with forests. This place boasts of immense natural beauty.
The Ramdaha 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 of the waterfall is almost 120 feet. It is 25 feet in terms of width.
Amrit Dhara Waterfall
The Amrit Dhara waterfall
is located on the Hasdo River in Koriya District
of Chhattisgarh. It is around 90 feet in height and 15 feet wide. The dense forests
surrounding the waterfall give an extravagant view for tourists. The best time to visit the place is the monsoons. However,the waterfall never dries up, thus can be visited anytime of the year. The surrounding area is rather mystical and stunning. 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.
Located in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, the Charre-Marre Falls is another marvellous sight in Chhattisgarh. It is fed by River Jogidhara, which is also called Antagarh river or the Kutri nadi. This waterfall is known as the jewel or crown of Kanker district
. It is 16 m in height. It takes the shape of a zig-zag waterfall. It attracts tourists from all over the world.
Ghatarani waterfall is located at about 25 kms from Jatmai village near Bhilai
and about 75 kms from Raipur
. It is surrounded by thick dense forests. This place can be reached after a short trek
through the forest. Unlike many other waterfalls in Chhattisgarh, Ghatarani waterfall is not visited during the monsoons due the extremely dangerous levels of the fast flowing waters.
Mandawa waterfall is located in a village called Mandawa
in the Bastar district. The water flows from a height of 70 feet. It then falls in a small reservoir which flows down in the Kanger River. The freshness of the area and the surroundings makes it one of the best waterfalls in Chhattisgarh.
This waterfall is located 15 kms away towards the south of Kanker. The Malanjhkudum plunges on Doodh river. It is another spectacular destination in Chhattisgarh. Three waterfalls- each 10m, 15m and 9m in height, collectively create the Malanjhkudum falls- one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Chhattisgarh.
All these fascinating waterfalls of Chhattisgarh augment and boost the natural and scenic beauty of the state. These places also significantly contribute to the tourism industry
of the state, and provide employment to a number of people under the tourist activities associated with the waterfall sights.