September 28, 2021

8 Best Places to See in Bastar


Top Tourist Attractions in Bastar

Bastar is a district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The district headquarters is Jagdalpur. Narayanpur District borders Bastar on the northwest, Kondagaon District on the north, Nabarangpur and Koraput Districts of Odisha State on the east, and Dantewada and Sukma on the south and southwest.

Best Places to Visit in Bastar

  1. Kailash Cave
  2. Chitrakote Waterfall
  3. Narayanpal Temple
  4. Tamda Ghumar
  5. Mendri Gumar Waterfall
  6. Chitradhara Waterfall
  7. Teerathgarh Waterfall
  8. Kotumsar Cave
  9. Kanger Valley National Park

Best Time to Visit in Bastar


How to Reach Bastar

By flight

Bastar (Jagdalpur) has its own airport. Planes and choppers are operated from here by the DRDO, Air Force, BSF, and CRPF. Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur, Chhattisgarh’s major airport, approximately 300 kilometres from Jagdalpur (Bastar). It has excellent transportation links to major cities like as Bhopal, Indore, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

By road

Regular bus services to and from Jagdalpur, whether express or sleeper, are available (Bastar). They are operational on a daily basis, thanks to a well-connected network of national roads like NH 30. TSRTC (Jagdalpur-Hyderabad), APRTC (Jagdalpur-Vishakapatnam,Vijayawada,Rajmundry), OSRTC, and other state bus carriers run as well.

By train

Railways link Jagdalpur, the district headquarters of Bastar district, to Vishakapatnam and Raipur. East Coast Railway operates the Jagdalpur railway station. From NMDC Bacheli to Vishapakatnam, this railway line is the main source of iron ore transportation. At present  Vishakapatnam -Kirandul Passenger (58501), Durg -Jagdalpur Express (18211), Hawrah-Koraput Express (18005), Hirakhand Express (18448)  and Vishakapatnam-Jagdalpur(Night Express) are operational from Jagdalpur.