India | Chhattisgarh

Kanger Forest

Placed near Jagdalpur of Bastar District, Kanger is a dense forest with many wild animals such as crocodiles, pythons, tigers, panthers, hyenas, bear, deer and peacock. It is a tropical, moist deciduous jungle which covers an area of 200 sq km.

The tribes of Kanger, known as Dhurva, depend mostly on the forest products for their livelihood. There is a deep natural cave called Kutumbsar cave with a Shivling inside, where the tribes of Kutumbsar village worship the god during religious occasions. Nearby lies Chitrakot waterfall, which is nearly 30 km away from Jagdalpur.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bastar


Copyright 2014 by Online Highways LLC. Enjoy some India trivia. Send Us Your Comments