Eco-Tourism: The Talakona waterfall

The Talakona waterfall, also known as Sri Venkateswara park, is located in the Chittoor District of Andhra pradesh in India. With a 270 feet (82 m)-fall, Talakona is the highest waterfall in the Andhra pradesh state. Talakona is also known for the Lord Siddeswara Swamy Temple, which is located close to the waterfall.

Talakona Water Falls

Location

Talakona is located in Yerravaripalem Mandal of Chittoor District.[2] It is located 49 kilometres (30 mi) from Tirupathi, 220 kilometres (140 mi) from Chennai, 23 kilometres (14 mi) from Bakarapeta (the nearest town) and 105 kilometres (65 mi) from Chittoor.

Tourist attraction

The waterfalls is amidst beauty and greenery. The water of the Talakona is enriched with herbs and people believe that it has healing properties. Talakona was declared as Bio-Sphere Reserve during 1989-90 because of wide variety of plant species present in the region. A long and treacherous trekking route leads to the top of the hill, which can be reached by multiple paths. Talakona hills geographically is considered a part of Eastern Ghats. The Scenic locations and forests makes it an ideal place for film shootings and forms the backdrop of many Telugu movies like Bobbili Raja, Jalsa etc.

Resorts

Bans The hotel (3 Star Hotel) with accommodation,Dining & water Park, 7 km to Kanipakam, 40 km to Sripuram Golden Temple & 70 km to Tirupati.

From Wiki

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