Bastar district is in Chattisgarh, a state in central India. The region has densely forested areas with wide varieties of flora and fauna, high hills, waterfalls and caves. More than 70% population is comprised of tribal people and majority of their livelihood is earned from the forest resources.
It is home to the beautiful Chitrakoot waterfall which is also known as the Niagra of India. The Tirathgarh waterfall located in the Kanger Valley of the Bastar district offers a fascinating view of nature at its best. The Kanger Valley National Park in the Kanger Valley is one of its kinds with its unique biodiversity. The dense forest is home to many endangered and commonly found species of wildlife along with the distinct collection of flora. Although many parts of the valley are still unexplored and inaccessible, there are other attractions inside the park for the adventure seekers. One of them is the Kotamsar Cave which has remains of pre-historic humans living in it. Researchers believe there are still hidden secrets inside the cave. The Dandak cave and Kailash cave are also located in the park. Architecture of the Narayanpal Temple depicts the rich cultural and historical heritage of Bastar. Jagdalpur, the district headquarter is well connected by roads and railways. The nearest airport is in Raipur, the state capital with flights to many major cities of the country.