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About Us

Unexplored Bastar started as a Facebook page 7 years ago but its actual journey of Promoting Tourism in Bastar started a year back and since then it has been working tirelessly along with endorsing the various natural as well as historical sites present in Bastar and its endowed tribal culture to the populous in Indian Sub – Continent and outside.

It started offering exclusively tailored tour packages through social media infusion and with an active participation of various stakeholders in these tours categorised under Eco Tours, Adventure Tours and Indigenous Cultural Tours, it enabled successful implementation of the same proposed activities. Meanwhile, Unexplored Bastar also started organising several other promotional events with the support from Chhattisgarh Tourism Board, District Administration of Bastar and Dantewada in the lieu to change the perception of the visitors who thought of Bastar as a conflicted zone of Naxal. The entire approach also followed by large-scale involvement of local people which in addition led to generate livelihoods for them. This included activities like providing stay to tourists at their home, their assistance as local guides and opportunity to sell their mass-produced handicrafts to tourists visiting Bastar.

The packages which are offered by Unexplored Bastar have an essence of a complete suite including 1. Reliving Adventure – It offers adventure sports at Chitrakote waterfalls (India’s widest waterfall) like flying fox, river crossing, zorbing, trekking, climbing, hiking etc. 2. Experiencing Tribal Culture – As Bastar is the soil of tribal communities and hence Unexplored Bastar showcases the tribal culture – their festivals, fairs, handicrafts, Rituals (

1. Reliving Adventure – It offers adventure sports at Chitrakote waterfalls (India’s widest waterfall) like flying fox, river crossing, zorbing, trekking, climbing, hiking etc. 2. Experiencing Tribal Culture – As Bastar is the soil of tribal communities and hence Unexplored Bastar showcases the tribal culture – their festivals, fairs, handicrafts, Rituals (

2. Experiencing Tribal Culture – As Bastar is the soil of tribal communities and hence Unexplored Bastar showcases the tribal culture – their festivals, fairs, handicrafts, Rituals (Devgudis & Matagudis) and their lifestyle (tribal homestays and tribal food) to visitors. 3. Appreciating Nature – Since Bastar is blessed with large and dense forests, the tourists get to

3. Appreciating Nature – Since Bastar is blessed with large and dense forests, the tourists get to sensitise natural elements. Moreover, they customise the tour as per the likings of the visitors and offer trained tribal guides who have the expertise in the respective areas to enhance their travel experience.

While many travel startups are focusing on technological advancements, Unexplored Bastar’s objective is to augment travel experience at Bastar. In future, they plan on scaling their venture forward with promoting other remote areas in the heartland of Odisha and other North Eastern states.

ABOUT TEAM MEMBERS

Jeet Singh Arya, founder of Unexplored Bastar is a passionate traveller and has travelled across most Indian states covering various remote areas. He has been always engrossed towards experiencing diverse tribal cultures in different parts of India. After a corporate stint as a researcher and partner at Researcher and Consulting organisation, he decided to focus on his extreme liking towards travelling and promote tourism in his homeland Bastar with promoting local livelihood for the tribal residents in Bastar. Mr. Jeet Singh Arya was recently invited to IIM Raipur as a speaker for TEDxIIMRaipur.

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