6 Beautiful Waterfalls in Andhra Pradesh for a Perfect Weekend Escape!

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It’s not always that we witness delightful sights at waterfalls! However, it is only in the monsoon when the falls are fuller and magnificent. This time, I’m talking about covering some popular waterfalls just in 'Andhra Pradesh' that are a complete bliss to see.

If you are planning to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and are looking for an ideal destination, then explore this list of waterfalls that offer not only a plethora of adventure activities, but also an opportunity to relax and unwind.

Kailasakona waterfall is a natural persistent fall in the valley of Nagari Hills in Chittoor District. The Kailasakona waterfalls are easily accessible from the sacred area of Tirupati. The falls are considered sacred and believed to have medicinal powers that can heal ailments.

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Photo of Kailasakona Waterfalls, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India by Aahna

How to get there: Cab or a Bus from Puttur Railway Station

Daily budget: Rs. 3000 (approx.)

Best time to visit: October to February

Where to stay: Pride Inn Resort, The Bhimas Residency

This is one of the most popular spots that attracts tourists all year long in Guntur. Ethipothala Waterfalls is formed mainly by three streams – Nakkala Vagu, Chandravanka River, and Tummala Vagu. Surrounding the waterfalls is the lush greenery and tier-like structure that offers an enchanting view of the falls.

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Photo of Ethipothala Waterfalls, Thallapalle, Andhra Pradesh by Aahna

How to get there: Cab or a Bus from Macherla Railway Station

Daily budget: Rs. 5000 (approx.)

Best time to visit: July to February

Where to stay: Baseraa Inn By Ohris, Royal Reve Hotel

Located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, this 82 m tall natural spot is housed in Sri Venkateshwara National Park. Talakona (tala-head, kona-hill) in literal terms means “the head of Seshachalam hills” since these hills are believed to be the starting points of the Tirumala mountain ranges.

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Photo of Talakona Waterfalls, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India by Aahna

How to get there: Bus up to Bhakarapet and then a share auto/jeep

Daily budget: Rs. 4000 (approx.)

Best time to visit: October to January

Where to stay: Marasa Sarovar Premiere, Hotel Pai Viceroy

Kaigal falls, which gets its name from a nearby village, is also popularly known as Dumukkurallu Waterfalls. The name ‘Dumukkurallu’ originated since the sound of the waterfall resembles the sound of falling stones. Kaigal falls is undoubtedly a hidden beauty which gets enhanced all the more in the monsoon season.

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Photo of Kaigal Falls, Devadoddi, Andhra Pradesh by Aahna

How to get there: Bus from Palamaner up to Kaigal waterfalls

Daily budget: Rs. 4500 (approx.)

Best time to visit: September to December

Where to stay: Hotel Landmark Yelagiri, Regency Sameera Vellore by GRT Hotels

Located in the lush Araku Valley, the way to Katiki Waterfalls includes a little bit of trekking to reach. Katiki Waterfall is 50 ft high and approximately 4 kms away from Borra Caves. Surrounded by clean water and immense greenery in its vicinity, Katiki originates from the Gosthani River and cascades down in full swing.

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Photo of Katiki Waterfalls Road, Andhra Pradesh, India by Aahna

How to get there: Bus to Borra caves or train up to Borra Guhalu Railway station

Daily budget: Rs. 4500 (approx.)

Best time to visit: June to October

Where to stay: Sunray Village Resort, Ginger Hotel

Penchalakona Waterfalls is one of the most visited places in Nellore. Penchalakona is considered to be a Hindu pilgrimage site since it is the place where Lord Narasimha is worshipped. It is believed that Sage Kanva used to reside near the banks of Kandaleru Dam from where the waterfall is formed.

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Photo of Penchalakona Waterfalls, Andhra Pradesh, India by Aahna

How to get there: Bus from Nellore up to Adurupalli and then share autos to reach Penchalakona

Daily budget: Rs. 3000 (approx.)

Best time to visit: October to January

Where to stay: Minerva Grand, Hotel Yesh Park

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