Remember the movie Titanic? It might be a stupid question as it is an unforgettable movie. Everyone who watched the movie definitely wishes to have such a luxurious cruise ship experience at least once in a lifetime. But it is not easy and affordable for everyone. So, we are here to present you a must have experience of a lifetime for every one of us who loves to indulge in nature.
Paapikondalu boat tour
This boat tour basically starts from the Godavari river in Rajahmundry. From the city, the journey heads towards the Papikondalu.
Papi hills are a set of three hills which form a beautiful gorge on the Godavari River spread across East Godavari and West Godavari districts. The entire area of Papi Kondalu is covered by tropical rain forests and it was recently declared as a protected National Park and is one of the top places to experience the Tourism in Andhra Pradesh.
Papikondalu is one among the highest attractions you need to include in Vizag tour packages. This hill range was originally known as ‘Papidi Kondalu’. Papidi may be a rough translation for partition in Telugu. Lord Rama and goddess Sita during their exile visited this place.
Papi Kondalu has to be reached by boat from Rajahmundry, Pattisam (35 km from Rajahmundry), Polavaram (40 km from Rajahmundry), Kunavaram (50 km from Bhadrachalam) or Sriram Giri (60 km from Bhadrachalam).
This Papikondalu boat service from Rajahmundry to Bhadrachalam may be tremendous expertise and it’s operated in post monsoon season. Apart from enjoying the read of the hills, valley, and waterfalls, tourists can engage in activities like camping and trekking.
Many of the tourist sights that fall on this tour include places like Perantallapalli, Gandipochamma Temple and Pattiseema. Several social group communities have created their dwellings on these hills whose main occupation is agriculture, fishing and making handicrafts. There is a falls at Munivaatam that’s a well-liked tourer attraction. The boat rides usually include full-day trips starting from Rajahmundry/ Pattisam / Polavaram / Kunavaram / Sriram Giri with a break at Perantallapalli and back.
Both AP business and personal operators supply these tours from Rajahmundry. There also are unidirectional journeys between Rajahmundry/ Pattisam/Polavaram and Kunavaram/Sriram Giri.
There are few private operators who offer 2-day trips from Rajahmundry with an overnight stay at Kollur Bamboo Resort. Trips typically begin early morning between half dozen to nine AM. One has got to book the boat and also the huts ahead through tourer agencies or AP business.
The Rajahmundry airfield at Madhurapudi (70 kilometer away) has restricted domestic services from Chennai, Madurai, Vijayawada, Bangalore, and Hyderabad.
Rajahmundry is well connected to different neighboring cities of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana by road and rail. You can reach the destination through various different trains from Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vizag, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Bilaspur, Trivandrum, Kochi, Kakinada, Nagercoil, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Puri, Kolkata, etc.
While the city has 4 bus stations, the main APSRTC Bus complex is located on the Morampudi Road. The other 3 bus stands area unit Kotipalli Bus substitute Innispet, Gokavaram Bus Stand in Aryapuram, and the Kakinada Bus Stand near Kambalcheruvu.
This tourist destination is connected by bus with Chennai, Bangalore, Vizag, Tirupati, and Hyderabad. The best time to go to Papi Kondalu is from Gregorian calendar month to Gregorian calendar month whereas the height Season is from November to Gregorian calendar month.
Usually, Papikondalu is visited from Rajahmundry as a day trip or two day trip with a night stay at Kollur Camp.