Tungal Dam in Sukma Chhattisgarh is a famous and easily accessible tourist spot for the people living in and around the Sukma district.

Due to this day-to-day tourists and people who love nature often come here.

This dam is in such a way that only 15% of the rainwater fills this dam.

Overflow water drains into the Shabri River through a drain.


Sukma Tungal Dam as Eco tourism center.

Sukma district of Chhattisgarh will now also be recognized as Eco Tourism Center.

To promote tourism in this area, the district administration has done a great job with the help of the forest department.

The district administration, along with the Forest Department, the Tungal Dam, built for irrigation, as an eco-tourism center.

This dam is only 3 kilometers from Sukma city.

it is a completely eco-tourism center.

Tourists arriving at Tungal Dam from other states as well

Spots are for motor boats, paddle boat arrangements, and huts for boating in this dam.

Along with the residents of the city, this place has also their first choice for tourists coming from Telangana and Orissa states.

At the same time, the district administration is trying its best to make this tourist center more beautiful and develop it keeping in mind the tourists’ facilities.

So, Due to the special design of the dam, the Tungal Dam is filling only 20% of the rainfall that occurs in the area.

The administration made it a center of attraction

The view of this lake,  in the middle of dense forests all around, is just by looking at it.

That’s why the district administration has developed it as an eco-tourism place.

At the same time, huts have also been built here by the administration, where tourists can enjoy the lake while staying.

Along with this, parks around the lake for children.

The city on one side of Tungal Dam Sukma and the dense forest on the other side suddenly pulls the tourists towards it.

Apart from tourists, this place is also good from an entertainment point of view.

Due to this everyone from children to old people like to come here.

To give a glimpse of nature’s views, Van Chetna Kendra Sukma has made a View Point at Tungal Dam.

Apart from this, before reaching the Dam for the tourists to stay, shelter and seating arrangements have been made in a very attractive way.

In its forest museum, you can see big ostriches here (bird watching), cycling, and viewpoint.

Along with this, rest houses by the Forest Department stay in this dam, which is really awesome.

Best Time to Visit Tungal Dam


You should visit this dam after the rains. Because this dam is more likely to dry up during summer. That means you can come here anytime from September to January.

Boating & Boating Price Tungal Dam Sukma

You can also enjoy boating in Tungal Biodiversity Park Sukma. Facilities like Bamboo Boats, Paddle Boats, and Motor Boats are available here. You can enjoy the sunrise while boating here. Their prices per person are as follows –

Category Price

Entry Fee

Rs. 10:00 (Per Person)

Pedal Boat

Rs. 20:00

Motor Boat

Rs. 70:00


How To Reach Tungal Dam

You can easily reach this city with dense forests and full of timber.


By Air 

Jagdalpur Airport is at a distance of 100 km from Sukma.

Apart from this, Andhra Pradesh’s Rajahmundry airport is at a distance of 200 km.

Interstate bus services run regularly from Rajahmundry to Kakinada.

By Train 

The nearest railway station is Jagdalpur.

Where Sukma is at a distance of 110 kms.

Regular bus services are available from Jagdalpur to Sukma.

By Road 

Regular buses ply from the capital Raipur to Sukma.

Apart from these, buses ply from Sukma to Jagdalpur, Dantewada, Malkangiri, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, and some major cities of Andhra Pradesh.

Interstate bus services run regularly from Hyderabad, Raipur, and Vijayawada, Rajahmundry.

Tourist Destination near Tungal Dam

By the way, there are many tourist destinations in Sukma district in the lap of nature. But we will only inform you about the Tourist Destination given by the “Sukma District” Administration.

Dudma Tourist Spot Sukma

Dornapal Bridge


This dam is also close to the dense forests and the city.

Basically, Which is operated by Self Help Group Moortonda and Forest Department Sukma.

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