Chitrakote Falls

Chitrakote Falls in January 2017
Chitrakote Falls
Chitrakote waterfall at night

Natural waterfall on the Indravati River, located approximately 38 km to the west of Jagdalpur, in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

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Jagdalpur

City in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Indravati River Jagdalpur Chhattisgarh India

Some of the must-visit places in Jagdalpur are Chitrakote Falls, Teerathgarh Falls, Kotumsar Cave, Tamda Ghumar waterfalls, Mendri Ghumar waterfalls, Kanger Ghati National Park, Indravati National Park, Danteshwari Temple, the historic Temples in Barsoor, Jagannath temple, Mavli temple, Laxmi-Narayan temple, The Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple and more.

Indravati River

Tributary of the Godavari River, in central India.

Indiravati Dam

The Chitrakoot Falls are located 40 km from Jagdalpur, in Chhattisgarh.

Godavari River

India's second longest river after the Ganga and third largest in India, drains about 10% of India's total geographical area.

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Godavari River delta extending into the Bay of Bengal (upper river in image).
Bhadrachalam Temple during 2005 floods
Road Bridge over Godavari River at Bhadrachalam
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Goddess Godavari
Sculpture depicting govu vatsa and gowthama legend about birth of Godavari River
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Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple
Antarvedi temple
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Havelock Bridge on the left and Godavari Arch Bridge on the right
Upper Indiravati power house
Generalized Geological Map of Godavari Drainage Basin
Dried up Godavari exposing flood basalt river bed as seen from the back of Changdev temple in Puntamba

Chitrakoot

Tourism in Chhattisgarh

Tourism in Chhattisgarh refers to tourism in Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

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Chitrakote Falls

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Main attractions of Chhattisgarh are Chitrakot Waterfalls, Kutumsar Caves, Ramgarh and Sita Bengra, Bhoramdeo temple, Arang temples, Sirpur, Rajim, Ratanpur and Malhar.

Tamda Ghumar

Seasonal and natural waterfall located at around 45 km to the west of Jagdalpur, in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world's tallest waterfall at 979 m (3,212 ft).

It is very close to Chitrakote and Mendri Ghumar Waterfalls.

Mendri Ghumar

Seasonal and natural waterfall located at around 44 km to the west of Jagdalpur, in Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world's tallest waterfall at 979 m (3,212 ft).

It is very close to Chitrakote and Tamda Ghumar Waterfalls.

List of waterfalls

Sorted by continent, then country, then province, state or territory.

Angel Falls, Venezuela – highest in the world at 979 m tall
Kalandula Falls, Angola
Boyoma Falls, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tagbo Falls, Ghana
Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho
Ouzoud Falls, Morocco
Lamadaya falls in Sanaag, Somalia
Tugela Falls, South Africa
Materuni Waterfalls, Tanzania
Victoria Falls, Zambia / Zimbabwe border, Africa – largest sheet of falling water in the world, width by height
Madhabkunda Falls, Bangladesh
Huangguoshu Falls, China
Bandeira Falls, East Timor
Jog Falls, India during monsoon
Nohkalikai Falls, India
Sipisopiso Falls, Indonesia
Shōmyō and Hannoki Falls, Japan
Khone Phapheng Falls, Laos – highest flow rate in Asia
Chiling waterfalls, Malaysia
Manthokha Falls, Pakistan
Tinago Falls, Philippines
The first two falls of Cheonjeyeon Falls, South Korea
Bambarakanda Falls, Sri Lanka
Shifen Falls, Taiwan
Krimml Falls, Austria
Skakavac Falls, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Boyana Waterfall, Bulgaria
Skakavitsa Waterfall, Bulgaria
Raysko Praskalo, Bulgaria
Pančava waterfall, Krkonoše region, Czechia
Pihtsusköngäs, one of the most powerful waterfalls in Finland
Gavarnie Falls, France
Dettifoss, Iceland – second most powerful waterfall in Europe
Seljalandsfoss, Iceland
Cascata delle Marmore, Italy
Ventas rumba – The widest waterfall in Europe
Korab Falls, North Macedonia
Vinnufossen, Norway
Vøringfossen, Norway
Siklawa, Poland
25 Fontes Falls, Madeira
Šútovský vodopád, Slovakia
Rhine Falls, Switzerland – highest flow rate and most powerful in Europe
Maniava Falls, Ukraine
Uchan-su Falls, Ukraine
High Force, England
Steall Falls, Scotland
Big Rock Falls, Belize
Athabasca Falls, Alberta
Helmcken Falls, British Columbia
Virginia Falls, Northwest Territories
Niagara Falls, Canada (Horseshoe Falls on right) / United States (American Falls on left) – highest flow rate in North America
La Paz Falls, Costa Rica
Basaseachic Falls, Mexico
DeSoto Falls, Alabama
Havasu Falls, Arizona
Amicalola Falls, highest in Georgia
Shoshone Falls, Idaho
Cumberland Falls, Kentucky
Great Falls, Virginia (L) / Maryland (R)
Bridal Veil Falls, Michigan
Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota
Bird Woman Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana
Great Falls, New Jersey
American Falls, part of Niagara Falls, New York
Eternal Flame Falls, New York
Cullasaja Falls, North Carolina
Sliding Rock, North Carolina
Multnomah Falls, Oregon
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Calf Creek Falls, Utah
Palouse Falls, Washington
Blackwater Falls, West Virginia
Lower Yellowstone Falls, Wyoming
Apsley Falls, New South Wales
Wollomombi Falls, New South Wales
Jim Jim Falls during the wet season, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
Wallaman Falls, Queensland – highest single drop in Australia
Russell Falls, Tasmania
Hopetoun Falls, Victoria
Akaka Falls, Hawaiʻi
Hanakapiai Falls, Kauai
Sutherland Falls, New Zealand
Iguazu Falls, Argentina / Brazil border – highest flow rate in South America
Laja Falls, Chile
Gocta Falls, Peru
Angel Falls, Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Chitrakote Falls – also called Chitrakoot or Chitrakot Falls

List of waterfalls by type

List of waterfalls by type.

Fitzroy Falls
Brandywine Falls
Pihtsusköngäs, a plunge-type waterfall in Enontekiö, Finland.
Öxarárfoss
Skógafoss
Jog Falls, India's second highest plunge waterfall, is made up of four distinct, segmented falls, and is fed by the Sharavathi River. The tallest plunges 830 ft (253 m) into a deep chasm in a continuous column of water.
Sipisopiso
Bridal Veil Falls
Sipi Falls
Pistyll Rhaeadr
Havasu Falls
Looking Glass Falls
Skakavitsa Waterfall, Rila Mountain, Bulgaria in May
Takakkaw Falls
Manikyadhara Falls
Sogal Falls
Thalaiyar Falls
Humboldt Falls
Sava Bohinjka
Maria Cristina Falls
Pagsanjan Falls
Howick Falls
Elgin Falls
Nevada Falls
Hiilawe Waterfall
Chitrakot
Gokak Falls
Tirparappu Waterfalls
Devil's Throat, Iguaçu fall's largest cataract
The Popinolashki waterfall
Kintampo waterfalls
Fukuroda Falls
Huangguoshu Waterfall
Rhine Falls
Niagara Falls
Agua Azul
Millstream Falls
Augrabies Falls
Chunchanakatte Falls
Irupu Falls
Jog Falls
Hanumangundi Falls
Kiliyur Falls
Courtallam falls
Monkey Falls
Ullakaarvi falls
Barnafossar
Khone Phapheng Falls
Krimmler Wasserfälle
Catrake Force
Elbow Falls
Eastatoe Falls
Roaring Fork Falls
Kepler Cascades
Lady Barron Falls
Tarawera Falls
Etropole Waterfall Varovitets
Krushuna Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Hraunfossar
Magod Falls
Lushington Falls
Shivanasamudra Falls
Sathodi Falls
Athirappilly Falls
Meenmutty Falls
Agaya Gangai
Hogenakkal Falls
Suruli Falls
Vattaparai Falls
Keoti Falls
Düden Waterfalls
Dry Falls
Ebor Falls
Alexander Falls
Gavarnie Falls
Dudhsagar Falls
Hebbe Falls
Soochipara Falls
Trümmelbach Falls
Yosemite Falls
Nunobiki Falls
Camaya Falls
Cola de Caballo
An example of an ephemeral waterfall. This one, when flowing, feeds into the Chagrin River (Ohio).

Chitrakoot Falls