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Bastar - Bhoramdeo with Kanha(5 Nights)

Jabalpur, Kanha, Bhoramdeo, Jagdalpur, Raipur

for Off-Beat Traveller, Family Traveller, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Chitrakoot Falls - Photo Courtesy Iamg at English Wikipedia
Tirathgarh Waterfall (Photo Courtesy: Theasg sap)
Entrance to the Park (Photo Courtesy: Theasg sap)
Chitrakoot Falls (Photo Courtesy: Theasg sap)
Inside Bhoramdeo Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 January 2008)
Inside Bhoramdeo Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 January 2008)
Inside Bhoramdeo Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 January 2008)
Tiger Upclose
Spotted Deer
Sloth Bear in Kanha
Sambar
Lake inside Kanha
Sal Forest in Kanha
Grassland in Kanha
Morning Mist in Kanha
Sal Forest in Kanha
On a Safari in Kanha
Leopard In Kanha
Jackal in Kanha
Indian Gaur in Kanha
Barking Deer in Kanha
Barasingha in Kanha

Mukki side of Kanha is closer and is accessible from Raipur. Using this connectivity this is an itinerary that combines two interesting destinations of Chhattisgarh (Bhoramdeo Temples and Bastar Culture / Heritage / Waterfalls ) with Kanha

Route

Kanha(2) - Bhoramdeo(1) - Jagdalpur(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Jabalpur and Proceed to Mukki side of Kanha.
  • Day-2 Morning and Evening Jeep Safari at Kanha.
  • Day-3 Morning Safari. Travel to Bhoramdeo. Visit Temples in the evening.
  • Day-4 Travel to Jagdalpur. Reach by evening.
  • Day-5 Visit local markets, Chitrakoot waterfalls and explore reserve forest.
  • Day-6 Departure. Travel to Raipur (300 kms - 5 hours)
Sightseeing Summary

Bhoramdeo - Bhoramdeo Temples (0.50 kms)

Jagdalpur - Bastar Palace (2.00 kms), Anthropological Museum (4.00 kms), Dalpat Sagar Lake (4.00 kms), Chitradhara Waterfalls (19.00 kms), Mandawa Waterfalls (31.00 kms), Kanger Valley National Park (33.00 kms), Chitrakoot Falls (38.00 kms), Tirathgarh Falls (38.00 kms), Kotumsar Caves and Kailash Caves (40.00 kms)

Kanha - Bird Watching and Wildlife in Kanha (0.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Jabalpur Departure - Raipur
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Guests with greater interest in Bird watching may look at Barnawapara or Achanakmar or Bandhavgarh as well alongwith other destinations in the itinerary.

Distances
  • Jabalpur to Kanha -168 kms (4 hrs)
  • Kanha to Bhoramdeo -100 kms (3 hrs)
  • Bhoramdeo to Jagdalpur -400 kms (7 hrs)
  • Jagdalpur to Raipur -285 kms (5.5 hrs)
Route

Jabalpur - Kanha(2) - Bhoramdeo(1) - Jagdalpur(2) - Raipur

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Jabalpur and Proceed to Mukki side of Kanha. Arrive at Jabalpur and Proceed to Mukki side of Kanha (180 kms - 4 hours).

Day-2 Morning and Evening Jeep Safari at Kanha. Morning and evening Jeep safari in Mukki area of Kanha

Day-3 Morning Safari. Travel to Bhoramdeo. Visit Temples in the evening. Morning Safari. Travel to Bhoramdeo (80 kms - 2.5 hours). Visit Bhoramdeo Temples in the evening. Bhoramdeo Temples are considered mini-Khajuraho

Day-4 Travel to Jagdalpur. Reach by evening.  Travel to Jagdalpur (400 kms - 7 hours). Reach by late afternoon / evening.

Day-5 Visit local markets, Chitrakoot waterfalls and explore reserve forest. Visit local markets, Chitrakoot waterfalls and explore reserve forest around Jagdalpur.

Day-6 Departure. Travel to Raipur (300 kms - 5 hours) Travel to Raipur (300 kms - 5 hours) and depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Bhoramdeo :

  • Bhoramdeo Temples - Bhoramdeo Temple (7th to 11th century AD) is a very old Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva at 18 km from Kawardha. The temples have picturesque surroundings of mountains and dense forests, a blend of religious and erotic sculptures. The Bhoramdeo temple has a resemblance with the Khajuraho temple, and that is why it is also called the Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh.

Jagdalpur :

  • Bastar Palace - Bastar Palace is the residence of the royal family and one of the attractions in Jagdalpur. The government has built a monument inside the vicinity where various artifacts and portraits of the royal family are on display.

  • Anthropological Museum - Anthropological museum provides insight into the culture and lifestyles of Bastar tribes. Some of the collections found at the museum include headgears, footwear, ornaments, musical instruments, dresses, paintings, wood carvings, weapons, masks, art work, sculptures etc.

  • Dalpat Sagar Lake - Dalpat Sagar Lake is a reservoir buit by the royal family 400+ years ago to harvest rain water. There is an old temple located at the center island that is approachable by boat. Island is also a recreation area in evening where one can enjoy sunset and musical fountains.

  • Chitradhara Waterfalls - Chitradhara Waterfalls is located just 19 km form Jagdalpur enroute to Chitrakoot Falls.

  • Mandawa Waterfalls - Mandawa waterfall is located at Mandawa off the NH-16 (Jagdalpur-Geedam road) at 31 km from Jagdalpur.At Mandawa, the stream of water flows step-wise and falls from a height of 70 ft to make a beautiful cascade called Mandawa Waterfall.

  • Kanger Valley National Park - Kanger Valley National Park is set at about 33 kms from Jagdalpur and is home to caves, a variety of wildlife and some waterfalls are set around it. Entry into the National Park is permitted form Netanar and Kotamsar barriers. Kanger Valley National Park is less recommended for wildlife enthusiasts and more as a nature centric excursion.

  • Chitrakoot Falls - Chitrakoot falls is also referred as the Niagara Falls of India and has got the distinction of being the broadest waterfall in India. It is about 29 meters tall and located 38 km from Jagdalpur. Tamra Ghoomar Falls (100 ft) is located near Chitrakoot waterfall is a relatively lesser known waterfall and is active primararily during monsoon.

  • Tirathgarh Falls - Tirathgarh falls are located at 38 km from Jagdalpur at the entrance of Kanger Valley National Park. The falls have a height of 100 feet. There is even a popular Shiva temple here having a backdrop of the waterfalls which is well visited by locals.

  • Kotumsar Caves and Kailash Caves - Kotumsar Caves and Kailash Caves are set inside Kanger Valley National park. Kotumsar Caves are one of the longest natural caves in the world (more than 1 km). Kailash Caves are relatively smaller and more recently discovered.

Kanha :

  • Bird Watching and Wildlife in Kanha - Kanha is one of Indias most renowned parks and visited for its population of Tiger, Barasingha and a wide range of wildlife (deer (sambar, chital, and barking deer plus barasingha), as well as the antelope (nilgai, blackbuck, chowsingha) and the gaur are found alongwith langurs, sloth bears, and wild boar) and birds (200+ species resident and migratory). Guests either stay on Kisli or Mukki side and explore park via Jeep safaris.

Destination Overview

Jabalpur - Jabalpur is a transit point for accessing wildlife destinations of Kanha (165 km) and Bandhavgarh (210 km).

Raipur - Raipur is capital of Chhattisgarh. In Chhattisgarh, Raipur is the only airport and best placed to access various destinations of Chhattisgarh.

Kanha - Kanha is renowned as one of the best Parks in India (Alongwith Corbett, Kaziranga and Nagarhole). Kanha offers a good wildlife experience and that includes the elusive Tiger (only 2000 of them remain in the wild). Besides tigers, Kanha also has rare Barasinghas (Type of Stag) and more than 300 bird species.

Bhoramdeo - Bhoramdeo is known for the Bhoramdeo temples which are a set of temples with erotic carvings popularly known as ‘Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh".

Jagdalpur - Jagdalpur at 157 kms from Kanker is base town for Bastar area where guests visit for tribal craft and heritage and surrounding forest areas and its waterfalls.

Access
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Prefered Departure : No ImageRaipurNo ImageRaipur
Distances
  • Jabalpur to Kanha -168 kms (4 hrs)
  • Kanha to Bhoramdeo -100 kms (3 hrs)
  • Bhoramdeo to Jagdalpur -400 kms (7 hrs)
  • Jagdalpur to Raipur -285 kms (5.5 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Wildlife In Kanha

Kanha represents one of the best park experiences in India. Kanha is accessed from Bandhavgarh more

Bhoramdeo Temples

Bhoramdeo Temple (7th to 11th century AD) is a very old Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and more

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Distances
  • Jabalpur to Kanha -168 kms (4 hrs)
  • Kanha to Bhoramdeo -100 kms (3 hrs)
  • Bhoramdeo to Jagdalpur -400 kms (7 hrs)
  • Jagdalpur to Raipur -285 kms (5.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is not a very regularly done route but worth exploring for those looking at an off-beat route combined with a bit of wildlife and bird watching.

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