Surrounded by dense forests, amazing waterfalls, sky touching mountain peaks, graceful rivers and naughty streams everything, which makes a place heavenly, is found in the Bastar district of Chhattissgarh. A paradise for tourists Bastar is predominately a tribal area with rich tribal culture. Destination India Tourism offers you to be part of this exotic culture with its Bastar tours.
Waterfalls, National Park, historical monuments, ancient caves and temples all add to the tourist attraction of this place.
Chitrakoot and Tirthgarh waterfalls are the two famous waterfalls of Bastar.Enriched with natural beauty Bastar is also called the 'Kashmir of Chhattisgarh'. Deep thick forests of Sal, Sheesham, Teak etc. between high mountains, huts made of bamboo all add to the beauty of Bastar.
Lake Ganga Munda and Dalpat Sagar and river Indravati that pass through this tribal district are also a major tourist attraction.
The ancient temple of family Goddess Danteshwari is another place worth visiting and to watch the decorated temple during the Dussehra festival is a treat to the eyes.
Kotamsar and Kailash caves, anthropological museum showcasing Bastar tribal lifestyle and the remains of Bastar palace built by the Bastar rulers should be a must see on your Bastar Tour.
You can also shop for handicrafts made by Bastar adivasi's from here. The handicrafts include wooden items, bamboo items, bell metal items, cotton fabrics especially Kosa sari's etc. All these items are available in shops at various places like the ones in Jagdalpur and Kumharapara.
Places to see in and around Bastar:
Chitrakoot and Tirthgarh waterfalls
Kotamsar and Kailash Caves
Kanger valley National Park
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