Tourist Attractions in & around Bastar
Bastar offers excellent wildlife experiences and amazing nature's views to its guests. On
Bastar tour, you can come across several tourist attractions.
Kanger Valley National Park:
It is a beautiful place to enjoy breathtaking backwoods and abundance of fauna by
nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Located on the banks of Kholaba River, the park
allows you coming across striking wildlife and several wildlife animals.
Tirathgarh Waterfalls is one of the prominent waterfalls of the region that drops into
Mugabahar River. A number of travelers love to visit this place from all across the
It is a popular tourist attraction in Bastar, which is considered to be the second longest
natural cave of the whole world. This cave was discovered in 1900.
Situated around 40 meters above the ground level, Kailash Cave is 200 meters long
cave that has got its name from the carvings of Lord Shiva. It is situated over a small hill
in Kanger Valley National Park in Bastar and supposed to one of the most visited tourist
spots of this region.
Bairamgarh Wildlife Sanctuary:
Bairamgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the popular sanctuaries of the Bastar region in
Chattisgarh. This wildlife sanctuary is supposed to be the most beautiful place where
you can come across an array of deer species. Different species of deer can be seen
here roaming in the open grasslands.
Best Time to Visit Bastar
The best season for Bastar vacation is from month of October to March. Summer is hot
and humid in Bastar and tourists are suggested to avoid the season. Summer arrives
in April and lasts till June with temperature between 24°C and 40°C. Monsoon starts
here in the months of July and remains till September with regular and heavy rainfall.
You should avoid this season also for visiting this destination. Winter lasts here between
November and February and temperature ranges between 12°C and 15°C. This is the
best time to visit Bastar.
How to Reach Bastar
Bastar travel is not a difficult task as this place is well connected with various
destinations of India through all means of transportation, including air, rail and road. If
you are planning a Bastar trip then find out information about how to reach there before
booking Bastar holiday packages.
The nearest airport to Bastar is Swami Vivekanand Airport, Raipur, which is located at
a distance of 300 km. The airport is well-connected with destinations like Ahmedabad,
Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata
and Mumbai through regular flights. After getting down at the airport, rent a car or bus to
Travelers planning to travel Bastar through train will have to get down at Raipur.
Otherwise, Jagdalpur is also a place to visit Bastar by train. However, limited railway
facilities are available here.
You can reach Bastar taking via Jagdalpur, which is connected by roads with the
key cities and towns of Chhattisgarh and neighboring states. NH - 49 reaches up to
Vishakhapatnam in the east. Bastar is situated 300 km away from Raipur and 313
km north-west of Vishakhapatnam city. Bastar is only 77 km away from Dantewada.
Excellent bus and cab services are available.