Why Papikondalu tourism is being famous in AP..??
Papikondalu tourism is the best tourist attractions of Andhra Pradesh. Not only from Andhra, people from all over India visit this place to enjoy its scenic beauty. Papikondalu is a wonderful hill range located on the banks of the river Godavari. Also called as Papi hills, these are a set of three hills located together. These hills stand as one of the biggest tourist attractions of Andhra Pradesh. The more astonishing thing to know about these hills is people from the worldwide plan before months to see the beauty of Papi hills. The best time to visit Papikondalu is from October to January. You can also plan in the early summer times. In the cool winter mornings, you can really enjoy its beauty.
The name Papi hills is not simply coined. The earlier name of Papikondalu is “Papidi Kondalu.” The place is surrounded by dense forests and tribal culture exists. It will be the most exciting journey to visit papikondalu by boat. There are many Government and private tourism agencies that offer various packages for papikondalu. Especially most of the people try to visit the place from Rajahmundry. It is the nearest possible place for people of any area to easily reach papikondalu. Rajahmundry tourism has many tourist agencies that provide boat journey from Rajahmundry to Bhadrachalam via Papikondalu. In general people who visit Papi hills try to visit Bhadrachalam also. There are Papikondalu tourism 1 day and Papikondalu tourism 2 days packages with some extra facilities.
The trip to Papi hills will be the most exciting one. Journey on river Godavari is the first thing that adds to our memories. The next thing is the beautiful nature and fresh air. The right time to start for Papikondalu is the early hours(preferably start by 7). You will have a road journey to reach Pattiseema revu or Purushothapatnam revu. From there you will have the boat service. Soon you will reach the Gandipochamma temple located in a place called Gonduru. There your journey starts towards Papi hills through the dense forests. Being the longest part of your journey, it doesn’t seem to be much longer as you enjoy its beauty. And so soon, you will reach Papikondalu. It is said that there the River Godavari separates three districts namely East, West and Khammam.
The beautiful music made the flow of water, the natural sceneries, the fresh air, everything fills you with memory. Next, you will visit Peranatapalli, which is located in Khammam District. There you will see the Rama Krishna Muni Vatika (An Ashram) that was established in 1920’s. There you can have the darshan of Swayambu Lingakara Sri Veereswa Swamy. Half of your journey completes here. From here you can start back to your place. But, people mostly prefer to move on to stay in the Bamboo huts which is the major beauty of your journey. Bamboo huts are located in Kolluru on the banks of river Godavari. There are more than hundreds of Bamboo huts.
The Papikondalu night stay in the bamboo house will be the most exciting part of your journey. They are rented for one day and you can book the huts before. As you reached Kolluru, there you can visit the beautiful Pamaleru Wagu. It’s a natural waterfall. There are some more small places to look around nearby in the forests. From there you can return back to your place. Else you can plan a trip towards Bhadrachalam. If you start at Rajahmundry, you can visit all the tourist places near Rajahmundry, and can visit all the possible places.4