"Tamda-Ghoomar" or "Mayura Falls"


Among the tourist places of Bastar, where many names are so famous that whenever a tourist comes, he directly wishes to see Tirathgarh, Chitrakote Falls or Kotamsar, Aranyak and Kailash Caves. Whereas on whichever route you leave from Jagdalpur, the district headquarters of Bastar, there is a tourist center in every direction which attracts the attention of tourists.


In which there are many such places which are little known, but are not at all less than any other tourist places in beauty. One of these beautiful tourist centers is a very beautiful place - "Tamda-Ghoomar" or "Mayura Falls".


 40 KM from Jagdalpur. In the distant Lohandiguda development block, there is a famous Chitrakote Falls in the form of Mini Niagara, where the beauty of this waterfall built on the Indravati river is made upon seeing. It is about 3 km from Chitrakot. First a road on the left leads to Mardum-Barsur, 14 kms. There is only one mercury of Mardoom - 'Ghoomarpara', which is three km from Mardoom. is far. 1 km in the eastern part of the settlement. A small river or creek flows through it. In the local dialect, 'Nala' is called 'Bahar'. At a short distance from here is the Binta valley called 'Kashmir of Bastar'. Where Indravati flows like a waving lap of a youth from afar, and in the areas covered by dense forest on both the banks, the voice of the peacock bird resonates everywhere. Peacock bird is called 'Tamda' in the local dialect. Most of the 'Peacock' or 'Tamda birds can be seen moving in the form of a flock near 'Ghoomar Para' or 'Nala' flowing near 'Ghoomar Para' of Mardoom, that is why the people of this area are called Tamra-Bahar.

The waterfall is called 'Ghoomar' in the local dialect. Since 'Tamda-Bahar' makes a beautiful waterfall by falling straight down on steep erosion rocks more than a hundred feet deep. People call this 'Tamda-Ghoomar' and the nearby mercury as 'Tamda-Para' or 'Ghoomar Para'. In a refined form, 'Tamda-Ghoomar' can be addressed as 'Mayura Falls'.


  The origin of Tamra Bahar, which forms the 'Mayura Falls', is 22 km from here. It is far from Madla Dongri, located near Naga Toka. Peacock birds also reside in abundance in this dongri or hill. Mayura Falls or 'Tamda Ghoomar' is three km from Mardoom road. Being on the footpath is little known, and moreover, this tourist destination is unknown to the people of this area, even though it is attractive. The waterfall falls straight down from the rocks more than a hundred feet deep and takes the form of a large reservoir. After flowing again from the watercourse, it gets lost in the dense forest pool, tearing the rocks, and later it gets absorbed in the river Indravati. The path to descend to the ground floor of this waterfall is very difficult.


 After walking about three hundred meters along the shore in the upper part, at the other end, one has to step down carefully in the rocky rocks. The descent is extremely dangerous in places, and the slightest mistake can lead to a gorge several feet deep. Clums of dense trees in these rocks

Where the vines covered in it provide calmness, while the cool breeze and the eye-pleasing greenery with the ever-changing water flow infuse new enthusiasm in the tourist, also fills the unique adventure. In these covered vines, 'Guz', Asa Dheti and Dang-Kanda useful for weighing people, as well as 'Kewanch' or 'Bidhok' pods of dangerous itching are in abundance. Avoiding these, when the waterfall is seen through the rocks, behind the waterfall and in the form of 'cave' or 'bogda' at the middle height, the rock is deeply submerged or cut within several feet.


This part is made 50 feet below the upper surface. The view here is very picturesque. The water flow from a straight flat rock falls straight in the form of a waterfall. In the central part of this depth, this cave is made like a cave within the rock, here the stream presents a very beautiful view both above and below. This site with a naturally rocky roof is a semi-open tunnel with a tunnel or a path.


is also used as In the rainy season, when the traffic on the upper course of the falls is blocked due to floods, then the local people use this hollow semi-open path in the middle of the waterfall. After descending from here, the water flow gets converted into a water body. Big boulders are scattered all around. According to the villagers, this water tank is inhabited by crocodiles. The water stream from the water tank again flows and disappears from the eyes amidst the dense forests. The sound of this waterfall can be heard far and wide at night. This wonderful charisma of rhythm and rhythm is completely capable of engulfing the mind of any tourist. The sense of smell of Vantulsi is of a different kind. The silvery flow of the stream, falling like molten silver in the waterfall is an unforgettable experience for the tourists. The little known Tamra Ghoomar or Mayura Falls is a must visit for tourists in the absence of an observation facility.


But even once if the tourist sees the scene here, the image here remains imprisoned in the eyes. Tours of Tamra Ghoomar or Mayura Falls can be done by making Jagdalpur the center and in the form of group tours, Chitradhara, Chitrakot, Mendri Ghoomar, Hathidaraha can also be visited in one day. It is advisable to go by two wheeler or four wheeler with arrangements for food, tea-snacks etc., and it is preferable to take a local knowledgeable person along.

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