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Last weekend, it was completely isolated.

If we go in a group, we can go down further(foot hills). 

Going alone to this place is not safe. 

 

 

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Impressive place.

Nice work guys. 
Pictures look fabulous @Saran @Ranger and @vamsikrishna

 

Gottam gutta and waterfalls are two different locations?

 

Pictures shared by vamshikrishna has lot of greenery.
Did you visit during monsoon?
Waterfalls will be dry by now, If I am not wrong 
:(

 

On 12/6/2017 at 4:53 PM, Sridhar Tandra said:

will plan sometime after I return from Shabarimala

 

Please keep me in the loop, would love to join!

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On 12/7/2017 at 10:00 AM, uday said:

Impressive place.

Nice work guys. 
Pictures look fabulous @Saran @Ranger and @vamsikrishna

 

thank you for your kind words :)

Yes the waterfalls I posted and gottamgutta are two different locations, may be around 15km. I can't recollect exactly but they are not close and if I'm not wrong the water from ethipoda flows into gottamgutta.
I visited the place in Sep 2015, after the first rains. As you can see the gottamgutta is empty when I was there.

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 You guys are true inspiration for the people who struggle to find out some good places around Hyderabad for weekend getaway.  Never heard about this place yet very nearby. Thanks for sharing guys. Kudos!! And, as always, pictures are really great! 

 

 

 

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[mention=1]Ranger[/mention], [mention=488]Saran[/mention].. You guys are true inspiration for the people who struggle to find out some good places around Hyderabad for weekend getaway.  Never heard about this place yet very nearby. Thanks for sharing guys. Kudos!! And, as always, pictures are really great! 
 
 
 
Thanks a lot bro
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On 12/5/2017 at 9:47 AM, Ranger said:

No timings, would suggest you to avoid the place during the night time. Early morning is the best time to visit.
No entry fee.

 

Thank you for the update.

Adding few points from my research.

 

This place has multiple names.

  • Gottamgutta
  • Gottam gotta

 

While using google maps, we should search for Chincholi wild life sanctuary. 

Also other side of the water body is called chandrampally.

According to the reports Gottamgutta side view is much better than Chandrampally.

 


 

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"As soon as we entered the Karnataka border, there were tourism boards.
We were impressed for sure, they have built roads in such a remote area to promote tourism."

 

Yes. thats true.

Been to Apsarkonda, Karnataka, India recently. Its on the way to Murdeshwar from Gokarna.

The place looks like remote, there is only a village near by and no bug city near. But I see well laid roads, Park on the Hill so clean and neat. Amazingly, the staff and parking guy are on duty by 9AM.

 

 

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On ‎23‎-‎12‎-‎2017 at 11:06 AM, subrahmanyam248 said:

Not sure what's wrong... Not able to see pictures

 

I am able to see the pictures, I think you need to clear the cache memory in your device and reload the page again :)

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On ‎24‎-‎12‎-‎2017 at 1:08 PM, suniljgbt said:

Bro...is it family safe? Also any perticular places to visit nearby..?

 

It is definitely safe to be there but better to go in group :)

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Wow, Lovely pictures. Never heard of this place. Looks perfect for an early morning drive. Any breakfast options enroute gottamgutta? I shall try to plan a breakfast drive with my family coming weekend.

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So this destination is ideal during monsoon?

 

Is it safe for trekking?

Place looks very isolated from the images.

 

I don't think this is family safe place!

 

Interesting to see such a place. 

I guess it is Karnataka boarder. 

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37 minutes ago, driveking said:

So this destination is ideal during monsoon?

 

Yes, it should be good to go in monsoon.
But I'm not sure about the mud track.

A vehicle with good GC can do it easily, there can be some slush.

 

There are small waterfalls, which will be active during monsoon.

 

39 minutes ago, driveking said:

Is it safe for trekking?

 

Safety can be an issue.

Place is not commercial.

 

39 minutes ago, driveking said:

I guess it is Karnataka boarder. 

 

Yes, It is in Telangana and Karnataka boarder.

But this place comes under Karnataka.

 

They developed this place for tourism.

This shows  their commitment of Karnataka tourism, 

They came all the way and created a tourist destination in such an isolated place. 

 

It worth a one time visit, early morning would be ideal. 

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Interesting place.

Now Karnataka tourism should build a resort over the hill edge!

I bet many Hyderabadies will drive down. 

 

 

 

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had gone to the zaheerabad stretch over the weekend but just did not go the complete way thinking going alone is neither safe nor recommended

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2 hours ago, ksa171983 said:

had gone to the zaheerabad stretch over the weekend but just did not go the complete way thinking going alone is neither safe nor recommended

 

Not safe to go alone.
Place is very secluded.

 

Recent lynching incident in Bidar, kills the confidence further.  

 

New highway to Zaheerabad is fun to go on a quick getaway. 

How is the traffic? 

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57 minutes ago, Ranger said:

New highway to Zaheerabad is fun to go on a quick getaway. 

How is the traffic? 

yep .. just drive and keep driving :)

Traffic wise i did not face any trouble .. occasional idiotic folks but otherwise it was smooth..

I did not go through the ORR.. i drove only through the mumbai highway ..

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22 hours ago, Ranger said:

Updating few latest pictures shared by Rahul Sharma.

 

Nice pictures @rahul sharma. The place looks very much green and with this lovely weather in Hyderabad right now, I feel this could be perfect in the early morning breeze :) 

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