Kanger Valley National Park (30 Km):
Covering an area of 200 Sq. Km, this park derives its name from the Kanger river which flows throughout its length. There are many scenic spots along this perennial stream. This valley is in fact one of the last pockets of almost virgin forests still left in the peninsular region. The park fauna consists of tiger, panther, wildcat, cheetal, sambar, barking deer, wild pig, jackal, langur, rhesus macaque, sloth bear, etc. The period Feb. to June is the best period to visit the Park.
Tirathgarh Waterfalls (35 Km):
Situated in the Kanger Valley National Park, this waterfall drops from a height of 100 ft.
Chittrakote Waterfalls (38 Km):
This gorgeous waterfall is situated at a spot where river Indravati has a fall of 100 feet. July to September is the best season to visit these falls. Chhattisgarh Tourism Board has luxury tents and log huts here.
Kutumsar Caves (40 Km),
Kailash Caves (40 Km),
Dandak Cave & Aranyak Cave (35 km):
Located in the Kanger Valley National Park, these caves are famous for stalactite and stalagmite formations.
Kondagaon (65 Km):
Famous for its terracotta crafts such as decorative pots, etc.
Dantewada (82 Km):
Famous for the ancient and historical temple of Goddess Danteshwari.
Basrur (90 Km):
Basrur in Dantewada district is where many archaeological remains of the past can be seen. This place is also famous for its natural beauty.
Bailadila (111 Km):
Situated 29 Km from Dantewada, Bailadila is famous for its iron ore mines.
Narayanpur (117 Km):
It is famous for Bastar’s finest range of handicrafts. One can also get to see the artists at work here. It is also famous for Ramakrishna Mission Ashram and Bamboo Training Centre.
Indravati National Park (168 Km):
Bordering Maharashtra, this sanctuary is situated north west of Jagdalpur. It covers an area of 2273.5 Sq. Km and is home to wildlife such as wild buffalo, tiger, panther, gaur, etc.
The nearest airport to the park is Raipur (486 Km) and the railhead is Jagdalpur (168 Km). January to April is the best time to visit the park.