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Bastar is the core of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. This place is fortunately endowed with spectacular natural beauty, exquisiteness and also an exclusive intriguing heritage, customs and traditions. One of the most uncommon tribal groups of people inhabits his place. They are known as Gonds. The ‘Ghotul’ arrangement of marriages, belonging to the Gonds, is known all over the world. Each of the tribes contains their separate kind of attire and they can be very much distinguished with the help of their individual costumes, jewellery, headgear, baskets and tools. Gond, Abhujmaria, Bison-horn Maria, Muria, Halbaa, Bhatra, Parja and Dhurvaa are the principal tribes of this region. 

One can get mesmerized by the presence of the lavish thick forests with the lush green trees, the exquisite valleys and the majestic mountains, the meandering sparkling river, the magical waterfalls, the natural caves and a variety of plants and animals. Leaving all the natural beauty and splendor, one can also observe the old beautiful temples, which reflects fine and old architectural specimens. 

The administrative headquarters of the district of Bastar is located in Jagdalpur. Almost all the principal locations for the tourists to visit are present close to this town. 

The Danteshwari Temple, Bastar Palace, Anthropological Museum and a few numbers of beautiful lakes are some of the main places to visit in Bastar. 

Some of the magical and mighty waterfalls like the grandiose Chitrakote Waterfalls, Tiratgarh Waterfalls, Mandawa Waterfalls, Thamada Ghumar Waterfalls and Chitradhara Waterfalls are present in Bastar. 

Kanger Valley and Indravati National Park: For the people, who are an ardent lover of nature, Kanger Valley National Park and Indravati National Park are the two spectacular wildlife sanctuaries. One can observe the different species and kinds of intriguing and interesting plants and animals in these two parks. One of the very last few untouched forests of the country India is the Kanger Valley.

Tribal Villages: The trip to Bastar is not perfect unless and until one goes to see the intriguing and interesting villages and haats belonging to tribal people. In order to get a glimpse into the culture and traditions of the daily life of the tribal groups, one can definitely visit these haats. In order to reach the haats, the members of the tribal group have to travel on feet for 20 Kms. 

                                    HOW TO REACH BASTAR

By Air: Raipur has the nearest air terminal to Bastar.
By Rail: The best option for the people, who wishes to come here by rail, is the railway station in Raipur. Jagdalpur also has a railway station but not all trains are available from this station.
By Road: The administrative headquarters of the district of Bastar named Jagdalpur has good road links to all major cities and towns of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. NH 49 connects Jagdalpur to Raipur. 

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Bastar   0 KM near     
Jagdalpur   7 KM near     
Jeypore   75 KM near     
Dantewada   77 KM near     
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Bhubaneswar  474 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Vishakhapatnam Airport   226 KM near     
Rajahmundry Airport   248 KM near     
Raipur Airport   260 KM near     
Vijayawada Airport   349 KM near     
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Near By Districts
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