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Great travelogue with really good pictures... Awesome info about the hotels.. Any accommodations around Lambasingi ? Which is the best route to reach Lambasingi ?

It is tough to find accommodation at Lambasingi.

You need to stay at Maredumilli or Rajahmundry.

You can drive to Araku via Lambasingi.

Best plan is stay at Rajahmundry/Maredumilli and start early morning drive to Lambasingi and stay for the night at Aruku.

Route : Rajahmundry --> Narsipatnam --> Lambasingi --> Paderu --> Aruku

Distance : 250 kilometers

Drive time: 6 hours

Roads will be very average but you will get amazing views.

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Great travelogue and pictures.. This place seems like it could be perfect during any season for a drive. Is it a crowded place i mean is it commercialized? Any other stays apart from Vanavihar? Just wanted to know alternatives if vanavihar is fully booked.. TIA :)

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Excellent post

You have covered all the details about Maredumilli forest.

Best information so far.

Awesome pictures :photo:

It is one the best place to visit from Hyderabad.

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Just now, driveking said:

Best season to visit this place?


Monsoon and Winter, avoid this place in summer. It is like hell.
Even in monsoon, humidity is on the higher side but the early drive around this place is fantastic. 

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Nice write up nd very informative too.

We are planning for sometime mid Oct but is the trip baby friendly as we have a 11 month old daughter.

Any leads or info will be helpful.



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Here are few pictures of Draksharamam that you feel you missed capturing due to low light, captured these when I have visited Tapeswaram - Dwarapudi for my BIL marriage..!!IMG_20170928_130240.jpgIMG_20170928_130159.jpgIMG_20170928_125953.jpgIMG_20170928_125915.jpgIMG_20170928_114323.jpg

Sridhar Tandra (ST)

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That guy who was spraying just completed his job and I have asked him to spray it again for me to capture, he was asking if I will publish him in the local newspaper..!! I was ROFL, :D Buhaha

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On 10/1/2017 at 2:12 PM, Guest Fathima said:


Any leads or info will be helpful.


Humidity is high.

You won't find any basic necessities in the forest.

You need plan well and carry all the required things related to the child.

Place is baby friendly you won't have any issues with food and washrooms as long as you book the accommodation in Forest.


I have visited this place last weekend. Adding few pictures.










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What awesome pictures are these ! No dispute - One of the weekends I am surely stepping and driving on this road ! Excellent. Simply loved it. 

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39 minutes ago, Sridhar Tandra said:

Pictures are too good Gowtham


13 minutes ago, Pinaki said:

Excellent. Simply loved it.


17 minutes ago, Vinith said:



6 minutes ago, uday said:

Awesome pictures.


Thank you :D



6 minutes ago, uday said:

How did you get those reflections? We need any filters?

No filters required,  reflections are perfect due to lack of wind.
Humidity is high.
Avoid this place in summer at any cost.

Best time to visit is in  Monsoon/Winter.

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1 hour ago, suhas said:



1 hour ago, Surya78 said:

Excellent pictures Gowtham.

Thank you :)


1 hour ago, Surya78 said:

Did you visit any waterfalls.


We have visited three water falls.

  • Rampa waterfalls
  • Amruthadara waterfalls
  • Jalatharingini waterfalls

We loved Rampa waterfalls, It is bit remote and away from regular tourists.
Water flow is very less, It will degrade further by December. 


We did not stay in the forest accommodation as most of them are full due to long weekend. 
We loved the Bamboo chicken and Bamboo biryani. Must try in Maredumilli.


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