At a distance of 191 km from Chennai there lies a beautiful waterfall in the middle of lush green locales named Talakona waterfalls. The locals in the region believe the water is full of healing powers which can cure sick people with the mix of herbs in the water source.
About Talakona Waterfalls
Talakona waterfall is the highest known waterfall in Andhra Pradesh falling from the height of 270 Feet and is located on the sidelines of Lord Siddeshwara Swamy Temple. The area is a natural habitat of varied wild animals as it is located midst of a forest which is still lush green surrounded by trees. The animals like Sambhar, Golden Gecko, Slender Loris and Mouse Deer are regular visitors of the place. This area is known for trekking adventures, bird watching and also jungle safari for kids.
A Get Away From Chennai
Talakona Waterfalls is situated at Andhra Pradesh at a distance of 191Kms from Chennai and is a beautiful get away from the rushes of Chennai within a day’s time by road, rail or by bus from Chennai. It is located in the Sri Venkateswara National Park near Nerabailu Village of YerravariManadal in Chitoor district of Andhra Pradesh.
One of the major attractions in the place is the 240 km canopy rope walk which is 35 to 40 feet in height and provides a thriller to the people walking through it. There are different trek routes in the place for the trek adventurers to choose from the tough to easy ones. The place is daunted with a lot of caves which are believed to be mediated in by sages from eternity. The Lord Siddeswara Swamy is an age-old temple built in 1811 AD and is visited by devotees on the day of Shiva Rathri. The best months to visit the place are October to January. It is a place to visit by any one in Chennai as it is a place near to nature and away from the concrete jungle we live in. It is a must break from a regular routine. It is a naturally beautiful place without much noise and pollution as compared to the city life. Enjoy the serene beauty of the nature and fall in love with the beauty around. Love for nature is can be felt in her lap at Talakona Water falls