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Best 5 Places in Chhattisgarh

Updated on 8 March 2023 by Rishabh kumar

  • Situated right in the heart of India, Chhattisgarh has a lot to amaze the tourists.I have visited many tourist places in chhattisgarh,From heavenly waterfalls, green sanctuaries, monuments, jungles Safari etc.It's also Known as the rice bowl of India,view of paddy fields is another tourist attraction .

    Chhattisgarh, one of the few landlocked states in central India, is a treasure house of natural beauty. Tourists wanting to experience the raw side of nature will find themselves at home here. Dense forests abound in the state, and in them, reside various tribes, each with their unique customs, traditions and way of life. The points of tourist interest in Chhattisgarh also include ancient temples and towns which have constantly attracted historians and archaeologists. There are plenty of wildlife sanctuaries which house a rich wildlife. there ware many nexalite district four to five year back but right now many district are free from nexalite and few district still have some nexalite activity.

    when you are in Chhattisgarh then you must visit these five places as:-

  • chitrakote

    1.Chitrakote Waterfalls

    Best time to visit: july to October
    Nearest airport: raipur airport is 280 km away.
    Nearest railway station:Jagdalpur Railway Station is 56 km away.

    Main tourist places to visit in chitrakote:

    Bijakasha waterfall
    Mendri Ghumar
    Narayanpal Vishnu Mandir
    Tamdaghumar Waterfall Jagdalpur
    Parapur Waterfall

    Among the most famous tourist destinations in Chhattisgarh, Chitrakote Falls inevitably deserves the topmost position. Its location is 50 km away from Jagdalpur in Bastar District. It is also known by the name mini-Niagara Falls of India. Chitrakote falls emerge from River Indravati that originates from the Vindhya Mountain Range. Making its way through dense vegetation, the view of this amazing waterfall will make you run out of adjectives. To get the best treatment for the eyes, one must visit the place during the monsoon season.

  • Raipur


    Best time to visit: October to March.
    Nearest airport: Airport is in the city.
    Nearest railway station:Railway Station is in the city.

    Main tourist places to visit in Raipur:

    Nandanvan Jungle Safari, Nava Raipur
    Energy Park
    Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum, Raipur
    Vivekananda Sarovar, Raipur
    Nandan Van Zoo, Raipur
    Marine Drive
    Magneto - The Mall
    Ambuja City Centre

    Raipur comes with a rich heritage and cultural history which has seen many rulers as the power behind it; thus influencing its journey. A growing industrial powerhouse, this Chhattisgarh capital is primarily a business hub but there are many things to do and places to see in Raipur. The major tourist attractions near Raipur include museums, natural parks, lakes and places of religious importance.

  • kanker


    Best time to visit: October to March.
    Nearest airport: Raipur Airport is 116 km away.
    Nearest railway station: Raipur Railway Station is 127 km away.

    Main tourist places to visit in kanker :

    Gadiya pahad
    Charre Marre Water Fall
    Malajkudum Waterfall
    Kanker Palace
    Maa Shivani Temple

    Kanker is a pristine district situated by the river Doodh and surrounded by dense jungles and extraordinary tribal cultures. It is more of a heritage jewel famed for its unique traditions and a rich tribal history. There are exotic craftworks and artistic handicrafts which are essentially a part of this place’s unique talented kalakar. Kanker also has has various natural attractions as well as heritage monuments that are a pivotal essence of this city’s cult heritage.

  • jatmai

    4.Jatmai and Ghatarani

    Best time to visit: after the monsoon.
    Nearest airport: Raipur Airport at 80 km away.
    Nearest railway station:Raipur Railway Junction is 92 km away.

    Main tourist places to visit in jatmai :

    Ghatarani Waterfall
    Shri Ghatarani Temple
    Shri Jatmai Mata Temple
    Chingra Pagar Waterfall

    This place is about 80 KM from Raipur. if you travel by Road it will lead to ghatarani waterfall & temple there. But from here the Road stops and you cannot proceed to Jatmai. Another clay road will take you to Jatmail waterfall and from here you can proceed by your vehicle to Ghatarani which is nearly 8 Kilometer from here. It is a full day activity from whole family. The nature tour is combined with religious flavour as at both places temples have been built.

  • Tirathgarh

    5.Tirathgarh waterfalls

    Best time to visit: July to Aug.
    Nearest airport: Raipur Airport is 300 km away.
    Nearest railway station: Jagdalpur Railway station is 36 km away.

    Main tourist places to visit in Tirathgarh:

    Kotamsar Caves
    Dandak Cave
    Kailash Cave

    The Teerathgarh Falls is all season tourism's site and a good photography place waterfall near Jagdalpur at Kanger Ghati in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

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