Top things to do in Jagdalpur

Top Choice Cultural in Jagdalpur

Bastar Dussehra

In Bastar the Dussehra date (usually in early October) is just the last of 75 days of rituals and preparations that give Bastar Dussehra claim to be one of the world's longest festivals. Things climax in the final 1…
Top Choice Waterfall in Jagdalpur

Chitrakote Falls

The 'Indian Niagara', 300m wide and 32m high, is India's widest waterfall and is at its roaring best after rains, but beautiful all year round, particularly at sunset. The falls are on the Indravati River, 40km nort…
National Park in Jagdalpur

Kanger Valley National Park

An enjoyable outing from Jagdalpur, this park covers 200 sq km in a thickly forested valley south of Jagdalpur, with a number of waterfalls and caves. Visitors head to two main sites. One is Tirathgarh Falls, tumbli…
Arts/Crafts Centre in Jagdalpur


The admirable NGO Saathi provides crafts training and marketing help (through fair-trade organisations), and assistance in fields like health, education and hygiene, to more than 300 villages. It has workshops and a…
Waterfall in Jagdalpur

Tirathgarh Falls

Within Kanger Valley National Park, Tirathgarh Falls, 33km southwest of Jagdalpur, tumbles 35m in several sections down a canyon formed by the Mugabahar River, a Kanger tributary. You can walk across the rocks to a …
Cave in Jagdalpur

Kutumsar Cave

Guides lead you through up to 300m of narrow passages, concrete steps and large chambers with many stalactites and stalagmites at this cave within Kanger Valley national Park, 37km southwest of Jagdalpur.
Indian in Jagdalpur


The best place in town for its clean, comfy ambience and professional service as well as tasty pure-veg North and South Indian and Chinese food, with a few Continental options too.
Museum in Jagdalpur

Anthropological Museum

Jagdalpur's old-fashioned-looking museum, 3km west of the centre, has illuminating exhibits on tribal customs and culture as well as many artefacts collected from tribal villages in the 1970s and 1980s.
Arts & Crafts in Jagdalpur


A fixed-price government emporium selling a good range of Adivasi handicrafts, from small, spindly iron figures to more expensive, heavy bell-metal statues.