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Nagarjunasagar Road trip Guide  

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  1. 1. Places to visit in Nagarjunasagar

    • Nagarjunasagar Dam
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    • Ethipothala Water Falls
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    • Nagarjuna Konda (Island)
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  2. 2. Best Accommodations in Nagarjunasagar

    • TSTDC Resort Vijay Vihar
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    • Note: No online booking for other options
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  3. 3. Hyderabad to Nagarjunasagar route

    • Best route: Hyderabad -- Yacharam -- Mallapalli --Sunkishala -- Nagarjunasagar
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    • Alternative route : Hyderabad -- Narketpally -- Nalgonda -- Sunkishala -- Nagarjunasagar
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  4. 4. Food options between Hyderabad to Nagarjunasagar

    • Hotel Sidhartha
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    • TSTDC Resort Vijay Vihar
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yes its so detailed and informative post threaded besides the beautiful ride you had. very cool journey for a 1day getaway

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Provided Info Is so helpful and lively,while looking at pictures with and going through the comments, I felt like visiting this place,Awesome.

Appreciate your efforts for taking time and adding all the info with pictures.

:-)

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Provided Info Is so helpful and lively,while looking at pictures with and going through the comments, I felt like visiting this place,Awesome.

Appreciate your efforts for taking time and adding all the info with pictures.

:-)

Thank you very much:). Best time to visit this place is during monsoon as the dams are opened at this time.

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Quick update Hyderabad to Nagarjunasagar road condition:

 

  • Road condition has improved a lot compared to last year.
  • First 50 kilometers has a beautiful single lane road(similar to srisailam road)
  • Last 100 kilometers is a good single road.

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Food option on Hyderabad to Nagarjuna sagar highway.


Vegetarians:
Sai Annapurna hotels , Google maps : https://goo.gl/maps/qK64agvUpqm


Non-Vegetarians:
Naga lakshmi Kaveri Family dhaba, Google maps : https://goo.gl/maps/nQPLuhBck5A2

 

 

Food options at Nagarjuna Sagar


Hotel Siddartha , Google maps : https://goo.gl/maps/HiCqkP1TVDU2

TSDC tourism Vijay vihar, Google maps : https://goo.gl/maps/fEpVvnMfVkk

 

Attaching few pictures of the recent drive.

Explored the other part of Nagarjunasagar, will share more details soon.

 

Pictures taken on OnePlus 3T

 

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Guest Arindam Ghosh

Hi. Was just going through your wonderful write-up. I plan to visit Nagarjunakonda soon. Could you please tell me what the timings for the return boat ride from the island to the launch station is? If I take a boat at 9:30 will it be enough to see the island. Also please enlighten me on some reasonable hotels in the area. And how long does it take to get to the Ethiopothalla falls?

 

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18 hours ago, Guest Arindam Ghosh said:

If I take a boat at 9:30 will it be enough to see the island.


It will take around 2 hours to explore the Nagarjunakonda island including boat ride.

 

18 hours ago, Guest Arindam Ghosh said:

Also please enlighten me on some reasonable hotels in the area.


TSDC Vijay vihar is the best option in Narjunasagar, It has beautiful view.

 

18 hours ago, Guest Arindam Ghosh said:

And how long does it take to get to the Ethiopothalla falls?

 

Nagajunasagar to Ethipothalla drive is just under 30 minutes.

PS: There is some boats inspection going on at NagarjunaSagar, verify if the boats are back to the dock. 

 

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I don't think the boats towards Nagarjunakonda have started yet. Anyone who have done this off late, please do update us on the latest conditions and any new rules. Also, are the safety life jackets being provided to the tourists doing this boat ride right now as this was not there before. I think they should implement the provision of giving the life jackets to all the tourists which is most essential for a boat ride.

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On 2/11/2016 at 7:53 AM, shammy said:

Civic has split personality

haha true! and was that an old sticker of ID? Looks interesting though

 

btw Is this the same Mystery Island that ID camped on recently? Or was that a different one?

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3 hours ago, Sridhar Tandra said:

haha true! and was that an old sticker of ID?

 

Yeah it was old sticker.

We removed it since it is too big.

 

3 hours ago, Sridhar Tandra said:

btw Is this the same Mystery Island that ID camped on recently? Or was that a different one?

 

Yes it was indeed mysterious island.

There are many islands in that section.
I'm not sure about exact naming convention. 

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On 7/12/2019 at 10:50 PM, Musafir said:

Planning for a trip tomorrow. Any suggestions?

 

Missed your post.
Anyway, did you complete the drive?

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3 hours ago, Ranger said:

 

Missed your post.
Anyway, did you complete the drive?

@Ranger Yeah, I made the trip last week. Planning to add the details soon. Thanks

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On ‎7‎/‎12‎/‎2019 at 10:50 PM, Musafir said:

Planning for a trip tomorrow. Any suggestions?

 

You are on a roll .. Waiting to see your post soon.  What's in line for the next week? :D .

 

If at all you have missed out on this, Do check this post... Not suggestible in monsoon though :) 

 

 

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Latest update:

 

Visited Nagarjuna Sagar this weekend. The road from, Mallepalli junction, Kondamallepally to Nagarjunasagar dam (last 50KM) was not good.
From ORR to Ibrahimpatinam to Mallepalli jn is awesome. The road is well marked with proper signs and divider line and reflectors.

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On 10/9/2019 at 4:21 PM, Ranger said:

Latest update:

 

Visited Nagarjuna Sagar this weekend. The road from, Mallepalli junction, Kondamallepally to Nagarjunasagar dam (last 50KM) was not good.
From ORR to Ibrahimpatinam to Mallepalli jn is awesome. The road is well marked with proper signs and divider line and reflectors.

Hi @Ranger

I'm planning to visit this Sunday, 27th. Going with family, is there boat ride available now for island? 

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19 hours ago, MTF said:

is there boat ride available now for island

 

If you are referring to the Nagarjunakonda Island, Yes.. the boat ride would be functioning if the gates are closed. But, I don't think they would be running it if the gates remain open this weekend..

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      It was raining, the road was good obviously because it’s the ORR a Hyderabadi drivers favourite, the road was empty and there’s a water pool that can be seen on the left most lane.
       
      A child in me touched triple digit speeds (100kmph) from 80kmph wanted to spill the water and went straight onto the waterlogged pool only to loose control over my car. The vehicle immediately lost traction, drifted towards the right, steering was out of my control for few seconds, I tried very hard to steer the car to the left keeping it in the lane and I succeeded.
       
      All thanks to the traction control that my car has. This taught me how much dangerous water can be and the force of water. Never after this incident I touched triple digit speeds during rains. 
       

       
      To sum it up, Freestyle is a car that definitely puts a smile the drivers face. Particularly the TDCi. It’s rightly called a pocket rocket. 

      Freestyle is not about luxury, its rugged, rough, not so comfortable when compared to the competition, the interiors are hard, the plastics are not placed well but as said before its lal about ruggedness and practicality. Once you are behind the wheel of a Ford you’ll forever be the fan of Ford.
       

       
      Srikrishna Bhavaraju
      A true Ford Lover


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