Jagdalpur is the headquarter of Bastar district. This city has all facilities like hospital, rail connectivity and bus services etc.
This town is connected by KK line (Kottavalasa Kirandul ) which is mainly constructed to carry iron ore fines from Kirandul NMDC mines to Visakhapatnam port. In this line train starts morning 6.45 AM from Visakhapatnam and reaches Jagdalpur in evening. Read more on KK line through Araku valley.
Jagdalpur is connected to Raipur the capital of Chhattisgarh state by road. Usually overnight buses connect these two towns. Distance from Jagdalpur to Visakhapatnam is 305 KM. The road passes through Vijayanagarm, Koraput and Jeypore on NH 43.
Two most important waterfalls Tirathgarh and Chitrakoot are located at a distance of 36 & 38 KM respectively. Both the waterfalls are located in two different directions so you need to return to Jagdalpur after visiting any one. Near to Tirathgarh waterfall there is Kutumsar Cave.
Usually Tirathgarh waterfall is to be visited in morning and Chitrakoot to be seen in afternoon.
The tribal culture and greenery around Jagdalpur attracts tourist to this city.
Cab rates at Jagdalpur
From railway station to hotel is Rs 500/-.
One day trip to both waterfalls is Rs 3000/- by Indica and Scorpio is Rs 4000/-
Hotels at Jagdalpur
Good number of hotels are available at Jagdalpur. During peak tourist seasons like Dussehra , last week of December these hotels became full and better to plan in advance with booking before coming to this area.
You can see list of hotels available at Jagdalpur here.