Chitrakot Falls


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Chitrakot Falls Overview

Ranked 1 of 13 sightseeing in Jagdalpur

The Chitrakot Falls is the broadest waterfall in India and is considered to be the Niagara Falls of India, owing to its horse-shoe shape. It is situated at a distance of 38 km from Jagdalpur and is accessible only by road.

The source of this waterfall is the Indravati River and it has a height of around 96 ft. The attractive feature of the falls is the play of rainbow hues on it. Around the falls, the area is largely forested and there is also a helipad nearby.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Ravi Kiran

Ravi Kiran5.0/5

28 reviews

India's Niagara falls

Called the Indias Niagara, Best time to visit is during the mansoon when it is at its ferociously best. But if you want to enjoy the boat ride in the falls visit this place after the rains are over.
  • India's Niagara falls
  • India's Niagara falls
  • India's Niagara falls
  • India's Niagara falls

Chitrangad Thakur

Chitrangad Thakur4.3/5

8 reviews

Niagra of asia

Chitrakot wayerfall is one of the most famous tourist destination in South chhattisagarh. It is a largest waterfall in Asia. Waterfall is full blossom in mansoon season and can be visited throughout the year, but august to december is best time to visit. Tourist have suggested that if you want to enjoy the view of this waterfall overnight stay here in pwd guest house or tourist department cottage, where the view is so beautiful and pleasant. After the end of mansoon boating facility is also available for tourist. If you want to enjoy the beauty of nature and want to go out from the city rush you will definitely visit here. It is situated 34 km from the district headquarter private car is easily available for tourist.

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  • Niagra of asia
  • Niagra of asia
  • Niagra of asia
  • Niagra of asia

Ashwini Dabbe

Ashwini Dabbe5.0/5

24 reviews

Wonderful waterfall !!

This waterfall is an amazing place to visit in monsoon. 36kms away from Jagdalpur, has a Chhattisgarh tourism board accommodation which is beside the magnificent fall. River Indravati flows with all energy. The view cannot be expressed in words. You can get down to the river but cannot go near the falls. It's massive rush of water. So no boating available during monsoons. There are few small tea shops in the village. No food available if you are not staying in the resort.

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4 reviews

No boating available

I want to stay whole year looking at the waterfalls, travellers especially children should be carefully handled. No boating facility and take photo from a safe place.
  • No boating available
  • No boating available

Sushil Damle

Sushil Damle5.0/5

12 reviews

Magnificent Falls

It is a waterfall, where in one cannot enter the water safely for swimming or bathing. It is one of the best Falls. It is a retreat for the eyes. CG Tourism operates boats which will take you almost at the point where the Falls, but only after the water recedes. Hence better to contact Tourism Department about boat operation. They have beautiful tents and rooms very close to the Falls, but one cannot get a view of the Falls from the rooms, PWD guest house is located at a marvelous location and try to get accommodation there.

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Malay Ghosh

Malay Ghosh5.0/5

12 reviews

Chitrakote Falls - Indian Niagara

The Indian Niagara. The widest of the Falls in India is a must watch for all nature lovers in our country. The place would be best to visit after the Monsoon. There is a Chhattisgarh Tourism Resort also attached. If someone plans for a night stay, please go ahead for a full moon night.

Mohan prakash

Mohan prakash4.6/5

4 reviews

Excellent place and best of Chhattisgarh

Wonderful sound of thundering water, excellent view, scenic beauty must visit place in Chhattisgarh. Visited with a group and really enjoyed the place. The best time to visit it 16:00 hours in evening when the sun is setting. Must get down from the stairs and enjoy the sand and water.
  • Excellent place and best of Chhattisgarh

Prasoon Chauhan

Prasoon Chauhan3.6/5

2 reviews

Nice and beautiful place

Its located 30 km away from Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh. It is also called Niagara falls of India because of its horse shoe shape. Nice and beautiful place to come with family for a picnic. You can also see the fall at night also flood lights are on at night.

Kumar Bongarala

Kumar Bongarala4.3/5

1 review

Super place to relax & recharge

Super place to relax and recharge. The caves are nearby to this falls. One day is sufficient to visit this place. Feb will be the best time to visit. The climate is great in winter.

Himanshu  Gupta

Himanshu Gupta5.0/5

7 reviews

Must try here

Awesome place to visit, you will be charged after seeing the fall. People must not go near fall. The local fruits one must try and hand made articles of wood by the local tribe should be purchased for decorating houses.

Photos of Chitrakot Falls

Chitrakot Falls, Jagdalpur

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Amalendu Maiti

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Chitrakot Falls, Jagdalpur

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Swarup Mondal

Waterfalls in Jagdalpur
Chitrakot Falls, Jagdalpur

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Swarup Mondal

Rainbow on Indravati River

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