Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Popular Tourist Attractions in Bastar District, Chhattisgarh, India - New Travel Article on

Popular Tourist Attractions in Bastar, Chhattisgarh, India - New Travel Article on

District Bastar (Jagdalpur – district headquarter) is a vital component of Chhattisgarh tourism and is popular with tourists due to its beauty, folk culture and historical remains. Bastar is blessed with plenty of mineral resources and rich natural beauty which comprises of beautiful green valleys, resplendent rivers, cascading waterfalls and dense forests. From wildlife to greenery, history and heritage, you can find it all here at Bastar. The majority of population found here comprises of tribals.

Where is Bastar Located? Bastar is located in the southern region of the state of Chhattisgarh and is flanked by Kanker district in the North, Dantewada in the South, Orissa in the East and Maharashtra in the West. Bastar is well connected by roadways and the Indian Railways. Rivers in Bastar include Indravati, Mahanadi, Sabari and Sankahni, etc.

There is a lot you can see and experience while in Bastar.            

1. Kanger Valley National Park: If you have an inherent love for nature, you will thoroughly enjoy your visit to the Kanger Valley National Park which is home to diverse fauna & amazing wilderness. Named after the Kanger River and stretching across almost 34kms, the valley is abundant with both sal and teak forests. You are sure to spot tigers, panthers, wild pigs, jackals, sambhars, hyenas, rabbits, snakes, water birds, pheasants and dragonflies etc here.

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