Chitrakote waterfalls, also called as the mini Niagara Fall of India, bear the proud distinction of being the broadest waterfall in India. The majestic beauty is located 38 km from Jagdalpur in Bastar on the river Indrāvati. The water of the river flows through the dense vegetation and cascades from a height of about 95 feet. A horse-shoe shaped waterfall, best seen during and after the monsoon, between July and October. This paints a very beautiful sight.
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.
Chhattisgarh was the region known as Dakshin Koshal, which finds mention in both the Ramayana and Mahabharata
From Raipur Airport: 284 kms, approx 5 hrs by Car.
Train from Durg to Jagdalpur can be accessed. Also, Jagdalpur Station is on Kirandul-Vishakhapattnam Line.
This place is located in South of Chhattisgarh, Main City is Jagdalpur, is 284 kms, approx 5 hrs by Car. Regular buses from Raipur are accessible easily.