Jagdalpur is one of the prominent cities in Chhattisgarh. It is 13 km away from its district headquarters, Baster, and 288 km away from the state capital, Raipur. With gushing waterfalls, diverse rainforests, splendid monuments and green mountains, it is not surprising to see this city attracting more tourist than ever. The land of rich natural resources, Jagdalpur boasts of major attractions like Kanger Valley National Park, Indravati National Park, Anthropological Museum, Chitrakot Falls and Bastar Palace. Those interested in terracotta products will also find this place very fascinating.
Places to Stay
Being a major tourist spot, Jagdalpur offers plenty of budget hotels to visitors. Some of the options that are worth trying here are Reekha Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500), Rainbow Hotel (Tariff-Rs.600), Hotel Ashok (Tariff-Rs.700) and Laxmi Avenue (Tariff-Rs.800).
Hindi is widely spoken in this area.
Apart from the common festivals, Hareli and Pola held in the month of August are the main festivals of Jagdalpur city.
Places of Interest
There are endless attractions in this city. Some of the must-visit places are Kanger Valley National Park, Indravati National Park, Anthropological Museum, Chitrakot Falls, Bastar Palace (13 km), Tirathgarh Waterfalls (35 km) and Bhairamgarh Sanctuary.
How to Get There
The city has its own airport called the Jagdalpur Airport.
Jagdalpur Railway Station is the major railway station here.
State buses as well as private buses serve this region. Top operators like Kanker Travels and Mahendra Travels can be taken into consideration while plying to and fro this city.