Chitradhara waterfall is one of the many beautiful waterfalls in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. 

It is one of the most beautiful picnic spots for locals and tourists.

The waterfall is on the Tilchuta river.

A large number of people come during the monsoons to enjoy the picturesque view. 

Picture lovers or photographers to visit here.

There are many small and big waterfalls in Bastar, many of which are perennial and some are seasonal.

Chitradhara Falls is a seasonal waterfall that attracts people only during the monsoons due to its beauty.

Chitradhara waterfall

It is near Potnar village, about 19 km from Jagdalpur city of Bastar. 

In this waterfall comes the water of the fields, which takes the form of a drain and forms a waterfall falling into a big ditch.

It is a seasonal waterfall that attracts tourists only during the rainy season.

The height of this waterfall is about 50 feet and the width is about 100 meters.

The water falling from the top of the stones from many different sections looks very beautiful, and the surrounding greenery adds to the beauty of this waterfall.

A watch tower for the tourists around the waterfall, from where one can admire the beauty of the waterfall, there are some other temples around every waterfall especially, Shiva, there is also Shiva temple here where tourists offer prayers.

There is a  shugriv cave near the waterfall.

A statue of Hanuman ji is also there.

Distance of Chitradhara waterfall from Jagdalpur

The waterfall is about 19 km from Jagdalpur city of Bastar

Distance of Chitradhara waterfall from Potnar

The waterfall is 03 kilometers away from Potnar village.

Best to visit Chitradhara waterfall

We told you above that this waterfall is seasonal, that is, it is worth seeing only in the rainy season.

If you go in any other season, you will see only rocks there.

The best time to visit Chitradhara Falls is from July to December, during these months there is greenery all around which will captivate your mind.

It is only 03 kilometers away from Potnar village. You can go by your two or four-wheeler.

Parking Fee

The entry fee per person is Rs 10.

The entry fee per bike is Rs 20.

For the car is Rs 50.

If you are coming for a picnic then Rs 100.

Nearest Bus Stand 

Jagdalpur Bus Stand

Nearest Railway Station 

Jagdalpur Railway Station

Nearest Airport 

Jagdalpur Airport

Places To Visit Near Chitradhara Waterfall

Kanger valley 

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Bastar district, the Kanger Dhara waterfall is inside the Kanger Valley National Park. It falls from a height of about 10 to 15 feet and the valley around it creates an even more beautiful view.

Tirathgarh Falls 

 This waterfall is located in the Mungabahar River, it is the highest waterfall in Chhattisgarh and is counted among the highest waterfalls in India.

Kutumsar Cave 

 This cave is in Kutumsar village and blind fishes are found inside this cave. You will be surprised to know that this is considered to be the deepest cave in India.

Chitrakoot Falls

Niagara of India is near this waterfall. This waterfall is one of the biggest and most famous waterfalls in Chhattisgarh. It is situated on the Indravati river at a distance of 38 km from Jagdalpur city of Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.


Visit once this fall brings you peace. It is heaven in Chhattisgarh.

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