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By the way we did a trip to Gandikota and orvakal two weeks back.. and Tried to cover both sunrise as well as sunset.. It was an unplanned trip and we stayed at a small lodge in JammalaMadugu Village. Nothing to write home about the stay and the food options available in that village but the trip was worthy.. Here are few pics.. :)

 

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Wow.. Nice share. I've been here thrice and have never seen so much water in the Penna at the Gandikota gorge. It was either dried up or very less. But, your pics show some good amount of water there which must have made the sight even more beautiful. Cheers for the share @Jagan24:D

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Good pictures.
 

1 hour ago, sagar said:

never seen so much water in the Penna

 

Agree on it.
Surprising to high water levels in summer.

 

Where is this point located?
Is it the regular one or did you guys went in further?

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4 hours ago, Ranger said:

Is it the regular one or did you guys went in further?

 

That is the adventure zone which is under development now.. 

 

6 hours ago, sagar said:

Wow.. Nice share. 

 

Thanks Sagar.. even we did not expect such an amount of water.. the experience was priceless..

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