Talakona Waterfalls

One of the Best waterfalls in AP, September to January is the Best time to visit

Location

Talakona is an improving tourism center which is being attracted by tourists a lot which is situated near to Tirupati-Madanapalli high way, in Sri Venkateswara National Park in Chittoor District of Andhra pradesh.

With a height of 270 feet, it is the tallest waterfall in Andhra Pradesh.

At a distance of 49 KM from Tirupati, 220 KM from Chennai and 105 Kms from Chittoor, Talakona Falls are situated at a distance of 23 KM from Bakarapeta which is the nearest town.

About the place

The Talakona Waterfall offers an impressive 270 foot fall before the water pools at the bottom. The falls are located in the Sri Venkateswara National Park in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. The waterfall is also famous as the Lord Siddheswara Swami Temple is situated very close to it.

Talakona is a good place to visit for animal lovers.

The waterfalls are placed amidst dense forest surrounded by natural beauty and greenery. It is believed that the water of Talakona Falls is enriched with healing powers.

With animal base consisting of endangered species like

  • Slender Loris,
  • Indian Giant Squirrel,
  • Mouse Deer,
  • Golden Gecko,
  • Panther,
  • Porcupine,
  • Chital and
  • Sambar. 

Endemic species like Red Sander, Cycas beddomeii and Enteda like giant plants and medicinal plants

Facilities

  • Log huts complex (Log huts, Dormitory and Cafeteria),
  • Jungle Safari vehicle,
  • Eco-trail paths,
  • Guide facilities,
  • Prakruti (Forest product sales).

Activities

  • Trekking,
  • Waterfalls visit,
  • Wild animal sighting,
  • Bird Watching,
  • Boating,
  • Jungle safari drive,
  • Canopy walk.