Papi Kondalu, popularly known as Papi Hills one of the awe-inspiring place resembles Kashmir. This elegant hill station is calmly spreads along the vivacious Godhavari river. A wonderful summer resort in Andra Pradesh. Favorite spot for natural lovers. Heart will miss a beat by the voluptuous beauty of Papi hills. Boat journey from Rajahmundry to Badrachalam is a stunning experience and one can enjoy the beauteous moment of their life in 8 hours of journey. Sizzling fresh breeze, serene atmosphere, dazzling greenery and cute small fishes spotted in water, drifting sand, twist and turns of river and mesmerizing music of birds are the lovely things to enjoy. Papi hills is full of adventures and amusements. One can enjoy water falls, trekking, fishing, bird watching and camping. Ravishing beauty of this hill station is breath taking makes tourist speechless.
Must See Places
Pattisam – Veerabadra Temple
Pattisam is a small island popularly known as Pattiseema. Lord Veerabadra temple is famous in this island. Veerabadra is a warrior and devotee of Lord Shiva. This temple is located at the center of this island. Boat, one of the exciting feature is the only mode of transportation to reach this temple. The way the experienced sailors handle the boat and is amazing.
Popular tourist attraction in Papi hills, Pleasant spot throughout the year surrounded by thick deciduous forest, rich in flora and fauna. Some legends claims that Lord Rama and Sita dwelled in this place during their 14 years of exile. Spectacular valley around the waterfalls is incredible sight seeing.
Perantala Pall village which is famous for the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Papi Kondalu wild life sanctuary houses tiger, spotted dear, cloth bear, hyneas, jackals and many rare migratory species, rich in vegetation and best place for bird watching.
How to reach Papi Kondalu
Hyderabad airport is nearest one. Located 390 km from Rajahmundry.
Best mode of transportation to reach Papi Hills. Rajahmundry railway station is the nearest one, around 50 km from Papi Kondalu.
Road journey is not feasible as the most of the roads are damaged by heavy rain falls. It is always better to know the condition of the roads before starting journey to Papi Hills. Buses are frequent to Rajahmundry. From there several taxis are available. Bus frequency is less.
Pleasant weather through out the year. Average temperature is from 23°C to 28°C. March to May is the best time to enjoy.