Get enchanted by rugged mountain views, deep gorges, dancing trees and seasonal wild flowers, as together they make the perfect environment for varied species of Wildlife. Chhattisgarh gives you the rare opportunity to observe wildlife in its natural habitat at the Kanger Valley National Park.
Kailash Gufa is located about 40 kms from Jagdalpur. The caves are 40 meters above ground and 250 meters in length. There are a lot of stalactites and stalagmites in the cave. The entrance to the cave is narrow and at the end of the cave there is a huge stalagmite formation that looks like a Shivlinga. Also known as Kailash cave, it is located in the Kanger National Park …
FLORA AND FAUNA
It is distinguished blend of mixed moist deciduous type of forests with the predominance of Sal, teak and bamboo. Also it is home to thriving tigers, barking deer, chital, leopards, Sambar, Chinkara, blackbuck and many other animals, reptiles and birds within the park.
Kutumsar cave is a subterranean one and it is 35 meters below ground level and 1371 meters long making it the longest cave in India and the second biggest in the world. It was discovered in 1900 by the local tribes. There are a lot of tribal lores connecting the caves. The cave is inhabited by bats, frogs, snakes, crickets and many other insects and reptiles.
How to reach?
Raipur is the nearest (300kms) airport well connected to Mumbai, Delhi, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Ranchi, Vishakhapatnam and Chennai.
Raipur is the nearest railway station conveniently linked with Delhi and Nagpur. Bus services are available from Raipur for all places of tourist in the circuit.
Road is the earliest way to get to Jagdalpur – district headquarters of Bastar. A convenient way to travel in Bastar is by arranging your own vehicles or hiring a taxi.