Jagdalpur city is located on the south bank of the Indravati River. Jagdalpur is a city and a municipality in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.Jagdalpur is a small developing town and is a good base to visit the surrounding villages to see the life and culture of the tribes. The Jagdalpur city is famous for its traditional wooden handicrafts. These are in high demand among both local as well as foreign tourists.
The key attractions in Jagdalpur town are Danteshwari Temple, Bastar Palace, Handicraft shopping complexes, Anthropological Museum, Kailash and Kotumsar Caves and Tirathgarh Waterfalls and a couple of beautiful lakes. Chitrakot Waterfall is the broadest water fall in India. It is located 48 km from Jagdalpur which is accessible by road only. There are other places to visit also such like Sri Venkateshwara Swami Temple, Kanger Valley National Park and Ganga Munda & Dalpat Sagar Lakes.
Bastar is a delight to visit for its lush green mountains, deep valleys, dense forests, streams, waterfalls, caves, natural parks, magnificent monuments, rich natural resources, magic herbs, exuberant festivity and blissful solitude.
Altitude: 552 m (1,811 ft)
STD Code: 07782
Language: Hindi, English
Clothes: Summer: Cotton Winter: Light Woollens
Temperature: Summer: 41 - 31 C Winter: 18 - 12 C
Best Season: The best time to visit Jagdalpur is between September and March
How to reach
By Air: The nearest airport is at Raipur, which is 282 kms away.
By Rail: Jagdalpur is not well connected by train. The nearest railway station is in Vishakapatnam (308 kms).
By Road: Jagdalpur is very well connected by road to all important cities in India like Badrachalam, Kirandul, Koraput, Raipur, Vishakapatnam.