CASCADAS14 The incredible and beautiful waterfalls in Andhra Pradesh by Hayati | December 3, 2018
The waterfalls are a natural wonder. These wonderful formations are a wonderful sight and one can not simply plan a natural trip without visiting them. Andhra Pradesh has some wonderful waterfalls that attract visitors from all over the country. Located in the middle of a tranquil and exuberant vegetation, these magical waterfalls should not be missed. While some of these falls, such as Ethipothala and Kuntala, are popularly known, there are many other hidden gems in the state that can sustain you with their majestic beauty. These AP waterfalls are formed mainly from the tributaries of the rivers Krishna, Godavari and Ngavale. The districts of Chittor and Nilur have the largest number of waterfalls in the entire state, attracting a large number of tourists. In this article, we should explore more about these incredible falls and interesting facts about each of them!
List of waterfalls in Andhra Pradesh:
Planning a trip to the waterfalls? We have facilitated your work by putting together some of the most famous waterfalls and all the key points to help you plan well.
1. Kailasakona cataracts:
The Kailasakona Falls are easily accessible from the sacred area of Tirupati. The waterfall makes a beautiful view for the fourth time in the year. Kailasakona Falls are considered sacred and it is believed that they also have medical powers. There is a small temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Parvati. One can see two small falls near this temple, except for the main fall, which is only 4 to 6 feet high, which makes it easier for tourists to enjoy cold water.
Height: 40 feet
Best time to visit: Throughout the year.
The river: bahoda
Distance: 10 km from Buteur and 70 km from Tirupati.
How to get there: You can rent a taxi from Puttur or Tirupati to get to this place. There is also a private public transport between Kailsakona and Tirupati.
Other attractions: beautiful Shiva temple near the waterfalls.
2. Puccera Waterfalls:
The Puchera falls are located between the dense forest of Sahayadri and are near Nirmal and Adilabad. Puchera Falls is one of the types among the waterfalls in Andhra Pradesh. Since they are wide and deep, they are considered dangerous. Since this waterfall has been recently discovered, its natural beauty does not affect. It consists of the Godavari river, which flows through the Sahiadri group. Be sure to bring some food with you, where the nearest restaurant in Nirmal is 37 km from the waterfalls.
Length: 20 meters.
Best time to visit: August to December.
Distance: 37 km from Nirmal and 47 km from Adelaide.
How to get there: You can reach these waterfalls by road and can be reached by bus or taxi.
Other attractions: Narasimha Swami Temple near the waterfalls.
3. Ethipothala Waterfalls:
The Ethipothala waterfalls are 70 feet high and formed from the Chandravakna River, which is one of the tributaries of the Krishna River. It receives its name from the Telugu “Ehtu”, “Pothala”, which means “lift and pour” and 11 km from the Nagarjuna Sagar dam. The waterfall represents a beautiful scene at sunset in the evening. The colorful lights give a fascinating and fascinating sight to tourists. There is also a crocodile center in the ponds formed by the waterfall. This is also one of the largest waterfalls near Vijayawada, located 177 km.
Length: 70 feet
Best time to visit: monsoon season.
River: Chandravanka, a tributary of the Krishna River
Distance: 11 km from the Nagarjuna Sagar dam
How to get there: You can take a bus from Hyderabad to Nagarjuna Sagar and then hire a taxi from there.
Other attractions include Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Ethipothala View Point
4. Fall of Talacona:
Talcona is one of the famous waterfalls near Tirupati, which is 40 km from the site, near the Sri Vinkatiswara National Park in the Chittor area in the state. With the 270-foot drop, Talakona becomes the highest waterfall in Andhra Pradesh. The fall of Talacona represents an environment of calm and calm. The area was declared a biosphere reserve between 1989 and 1990 due to the rich and vibrant flora and fauna that surrounds it. The Talacuna Waterfalls in Tirupati Andhra Pradesh is one of the most mentioned waterfalls in the state.
Height: 270 feet
Best time to visit: September to December.
Distance: 64 km from Tirupati and 240 km from Bangalore
How to get there: You can take the bus to Chetur, which is 89 km away, and rent a taxi or a bus.
Other attractions: Siddheswara Swamy Temple, which is located near waterfalls, and walks with the crowd during Mahasivarathri.
5. Ubbalamadugu Falls:
Ubbalamadugu Falls or Tada Falls are located between the borders of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Located within the Chittor area of North Sricity. The falls are located 80 km from the busy city of Chennai. Located in Kambakam Forest, reaching this fall requires a certain amount of walking. This place can be filled during the Mahasivarathri, because it is associated with the mythical Lord Shiva.
Length: 100 meters
Best time to visit: April, July and August.
Distance: 113 km from Chennai
How to get there: Take the bus from Koyambedu Station to Varadiah Palem. From there, hire a local guide and go 10 km to get to the waterfalls.
Other attractions: Shiva Temple near the waterfalls.
6. Mallela Theertham:
Mallela Theertham is located in the dense forest of Nallamala Forest in Mahbubnagar, 185 km from Hyderabad, the state capital. The waterfall can be reached after walking through 350 steps. The fall crosses the dense forest landscape and eventually meets the Krishna River. According to legends, many scholars believe that the atonement for Lord Shiva was not in this same place. It is also said to be a popular water spot for many tigers that have come here to quench their thirst.
Height: 150 feet
Best time to visit: October to February
Distance: 58 km from Srisailam and 185 km from Hyderabad
How to get there: There is a bus every 30 minutes from Hyderabad to Cresilam. We went down in Vatvarlapally and took another 8-kilometer bus ride to get to the place.
Other attractions: small waterfalls near the main autumn and linga siva to offer worship
7. Katiki Falls:
Katki is one of the famous waterfalls in Vizag, named after the legendary 50-foot Kaite figure. It is 4 km from the Borra Caves in Arraku Valleys. Autumn falls in the Ghostani River and requires a walk of two kilometers to reach the fall. The fall is long and very enjoyable for avid travelers. The main campground of this waterfall offers many attractions such as camping, barbecue, spices and honey shopping.
Height: 50 feet
Best time to visit: February to December
Distance: 4 km from Bora Caves
How to get there: From Bora Caves, you must take a jeep to this place.
Other attractions: shopping, bamboo chicken and camping.
The Falls Thatiguda are located in the Ghostani River in Vishakhapatnam and are under construction to make them easier for tourists and visitors. There are not enough roads to reach the waterfall and one has to cross the green fields and mountain terrain to get to the falls. The waterfall is covered by imposing rocks on one side and lush vegetation on the other.
Length: 722 meters (waterfalls in steps)
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Distance: 110 km from Vesage Airport
How to get there: 1 km away from Ananthagiri City.
Other attractions: a stroll through the village to get to this waterfall.
9. Contala Waterfall:
The Kuntala Waterfall is located in the Alidabad district on the Kadam River. It is one of the highest waterfalls in the state with 147 acres and is also one of the favorite tours in nearby Hyderabad. According to folklore, the river Kuntala received the name Shakuntala, the mother of Bharat. This fall was found in a dense jungle inhabited by soldiers. It’s a two-step cascade and during the monsoon season is a great sight to behold.
Height: 147 meters
Best time to visit: September to December
The river: as a dam
Distance: 58 km from Adilabad Train Station.
How to get there: You can rent private jeeps from Adilabad to get to the place
Other Attractions: Great view of the surrounding area.
10. Kailal Falls:
Located near Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary in the Chittor area, Kaigal Falls are known locally as the Dumukurallu Falls. Enjoy the waterfall most during the monsoon and gives an amazing view to the tourists. The waterfalls surround the dense forests of plants and animals.
Height: 40 feet
Best time to visit: September to December
Distance: 78 km from Kaniepakam and 142 km from Tirupati.
How to get there: Take the Palamaner-Kuppam bus and get off at Kaigal Waterfalls bus stop.
Other attractions: wildlife reserve.