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About Maredumilli

Ideal Trip Duration: 1-2 Days

Nearest City to Maredumilli: Rajahmundry (85 Kms), Vijayawada (245 Kms)

Best Time to Visit Maredumilli: October to March

Peak Season: November to January

State: Andhra | District: East Godavari

At a distance of 85 km from Rajahmundry, 112 km from Kakinada, 118 km from Bhadrachalam, 233 km from Khammam, 241 km from Vizag, 245 km from Vijayawada and 432 km from Hyderabad, Maredumilli is a village situated on Bhadrachalam - Rajahmundry highway in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Amidst the semi evergreen forests, it is one of the top places to visit near Rajahmundry and among the best places to visit in Andhra Pradesh. Maredumilli is one of the top attractions you must include in Vizag tour packages.

Located in the dense forests of Eastern Ghats, this quaint little village has been developed by the Forest Department as an Eco-tourism Centre. Maredumilli is a place of wildlife, nature and of tribal people. This forest area is conserved and developed by the tribals who have habituated the lands for generations. The entire region is amazing and picturesque with green grasslands encircled by hills with many streams flowing over undulating rocks.

The semi-evergreen forests of the village make it a wonderful place to have some adventure in the wild and immerse oneself with nature. The Maredumilli Community Conservation & Eco Tourism Area is situated on Maredumilli - Bhadrachalam road, nearly 4 km away from Maredumilli village. Jungle Star Nature Camp is a nature lover's paradise which provides an excellent opportunity to explore the Eastern Ghats. Located adjacent to the river Valamuru, the camp has a stream flowing on 3 sides overlooking the Vali-Sugriva Konda of the Ramayana era.

The quiet, the greenery, the river and the clear night skies make Maredumilli one of the most scenic spots in south-eastern India. Jalatarangini waterfall, Amruthadara waterfall, Manyam viewpoint, Sokuleru viewpoint, Bhupathipalem Reservoir and Rampa Falls are the popular tourist places to visit in Maredumilli. Valmiki Valley Vana Vihara Sthali is another famous spot in Maredumilli Forest which is situated in an undulating terrain with an extent of 260 Hectors. Around 203 plant species including medicinal and rare plants have been identified in this area. One can also visit the APFDC coffee and pepper plantations near Nandanavanam. For those who love some trekking, the place is perfect with many trails to nearby areas. Apart from these, Maredumilli is also famous for Bamboo chicken and is a must try for every non-vegetarian who visit Maredumilli.

Rajahmundry Airport is the nearest airport which is about 69 km from Maredumilli. It has limited domestic services from Chennai, Madurai, Vijayawada, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest railhead and is well connected by trains with Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vizag, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Bilaspur, Trivandrum, Kochi, Kakinada, Nagercoil, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Puri, Kolkata, etc. Situated on Bhadrachalam - Rajahmundry Highway, Maredumilli is well connected by road with Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Bhadrachalam, Kunavaram, Kothagudem and Vizag.

Best time to visit Maredumilli is post monsoon because the forest becomes green and waterfall filled with water. During monsoon season this place receives huge amount of rainfall and the path to the waterfalls are very slippery.

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Other Info
Internet Availability: Poor
STD Code: 08864
Languages Spoken: Telugu
Major Festivals: Manyam Jatra, Sankranti
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How to Reach Maredumilli

By Air

Nearest Airport: Rajahmundry - Rajahmundry Airport (69 Kms)

By Train

Nearest Train Station: Rajahmundry Railway Station (85 Kms)

By Bus

Nearest Bus Station: Maredumilli Bus Stop (0 Kms)

Top 10 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

Waterfall

#1 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 7 km from Maredumilli Bus Stand, Jalatharangini is a picturesque waterfall situated on Rajahmundry - Bhadrachalam Highway at Maredumilli village of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. It is a seasonal waterfall and also one of the must visit places in Maredumilli.

Jalatharangini Waterfalls is a cascade of running water amidst forest and rocks. This is a multi-tier waterfall. During monsoon this small waterfall is in full gush and would be a heaven for nature lovers. The water of the fall is crystal clear and one can take a bath under the falls.

One needs to walk 150 m to reach the falls from the entry point which takes 30 minutes. The trekking path is slippery and little strenuous. The waterfall is maintained by local tribes and they maintain the area by making steps and preparing easy Jungle path with side barricade supports. There is an ample of parking space for the vehicles.

Timings: 8 AM - 6 PM

Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for Person

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Waterfall

#2 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 15 km from Maredumilli Bus Stand, Amruthadhara is a beautiful waterfall situated on Rajahmundry - Bhadrachalam Highway near Maredumilli in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is a seasonal waterfalls and one of the must visit places in Maredumilli as part of Vizag tour packages.

Amruthadhara is formed over a seasonal stream amidst forest and steep rocks. During monsoon this small waterfall is in full gush and would be a heaven for nature lovers. The waterfall is in two stages. This place is not so comfortable to take bath but one can slide.

One needs to climb down a steep pathway of 1 km to reach the waterfalls from the entrance. It will take 1 hour to visit the falls. The trekking path is very slippery and strenuous. The waterfall is maintained by local tribes and they maintain the area by making steps and preparing easy Jungle path with side barricade supports. There is ample space for parking the .....

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Nature

#3 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 13 km from Maredumilli Bus Stand, Manyam Viewpoint is a vantage point situated on Rajahmundry - Bhadrachalam Highway near Maredumilli in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Situated between Amruthadhara and Jalatarangini waterfalls, it is one of the best places to visit in Maredumilli.

Visitors can get a panoramic view of the landscape, beautiful valleys of Maredumilli from this point. The Tourism department built a platform for the convenience of the visitors here. With tall rhododendron trees, high hills, flowering sub-alpine shrubs and herbs, Manyam Viewpoint is one of the wonderful places to visit in Maredumilli for nature enthusiasts. One can take some beautiful photographs with the backdrop of thick forested hills from the viewpoint.

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Nature

#4 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 21 km from Chinturu and 30 km from Maredumilli, Sokuleru Vagu Viewpoint is a mesmerizing viewpoint situated on Bhadrachalam - Maredumilli Road in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Visitors can get a panoramic view of the Sokuleru Vagu winding its way through the deep forests and beautiful hills of Eastern Ghats from this point. The Tourism Department built a platform for the convenience of the visitors here. One can take some beautiful photographs with the backdrop of thick forested hills from the viewpoint.

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Waterfall

#5 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 4 km from Rampachodavaram village and 29 km from Maredumilli, Rampa Waterfalls is a stunning waterfall in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the popular places to visit in Maredumilli and among the best waterfalls in Andhra.

Also known as Rampachodavaram Falls, the waterfall cascades down from a height of about 50 feet. Situated near Rampachodavaram village, this is the only coastal fall in Andhra Pradesh. One can take a dip in this falls amidst thick jungle is very refreshing. Water remains throughout the year in this waterfall and the downstream.

The waterfall is located in a dense jungle and can be accessed by jeeps. The drive through the dense jungle is an exhilarating experience. The road and the area up to the waterfall are maintained by local villagers. There is a small trek to reach the waterfall from the entrance. While climbing the flowing water stream will be at your right and there are several small waterfalls making the small .....

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Backwaters

#6 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 4 km from Rampachodavaram Bus Stand and 21 km from Maredumilli, Bhupathipalem Reservoir is an earthen dam situated at Bhupathipalem near Rampachodavaram town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the popular Maredumilli Tourist Places.

The Bhupathipalem Reservoir Project is a medium irrigation project constructed on Seethapalli Vagu, which is a hill stream and tributary to river Godavari. The project is intended to provide irrigation facilities to an extent of 11,526 acres of tribal ayacut and to also provide drinking water to 32 villages in Rampachoadavaram & Gangavaram Mandals of East Godavari district.

The reservoir is surrounded by lush pine and coniferous trees. The reservoir has a tiny island and submerged trees with tall mountains as the back ground. Every curve along lake presents a different view of the scenery. There is a parking and boating facility for visitors. Only paddle boats are available here. The absences of mechanized .....

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Waterfall

#7 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 7 km from Mothugudem, 36 km from Chinturu, 65 km from Maredumilli and 102 km from Bhadrachalam, Mothugudem waterfalls is a mesmerizing waterfall situated near Polluru village in Chinturu Mandal of Khammam district in Telangana. Also known as Mothugudem Falls, it is one of the popular places to visit near Maredumilli.

Locally known as Thadikevagu Falls, the waterfall is nestled in the Lakkavaram forest range of Bhadrachalam. This enchanting waterfall has several streams flowing in three stages. It is brimming with visitors from far and near particularly on weekends. The water is crystal clear and take a bath in this falls is very refreshing. The falls is in full spate and avoid getting into the water during monsoon. One can also go for a trek into the surrounding forest.

There is no direct public transportation to reach the falls. Tourists have to make their own arrangements to reach this wonderful destination. One needs to reach Chinturu by bus from Bhadrachalam .....

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Backwaters | Nature

#8 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 154 km from Vijayawada, 207 km from Vizag, 186 km from Guntur, 64 km from Kakinada, 151 km from Machilipatnam and 430 km from Hyderabad, Rajahmundry, formerly called as Rajamahendravaram, is a beautiful city located on the banks of Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh. It is also known as the 'cultural capital' of Andhra Pradesh and is one of the popular Tourist places in Andhra Pradesh. It is the birth place of Adikavi Nannayya who developed script for Telugu language. Rajamundry is one of the top attractions you must include in Vizag tour.

Rajahmundry is ranked amongst the oldest cities in the Indian subcontinent. The earliest rulers of the region were the Eastern Chalukyas. It was built by Chalukya king Rajaraja Narendra during 11th century. It was part of the Madras Presidency and was made into the District of Rajahmundry in the year 1823, during the British rule.

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Distance (From Maredumilli): 85 Kms
Trip Duration (From Maredumilli - Including Travel): Full Day
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Pilgrimage

#9 of 9 Places to Visit in Maredumilli

At a distance of 39 km from Kothagudem, 115 km from Khammam, 178 km from Rajahmundry, 182 km from Vijayawada, 352 km from Vizag and 312 km from Hyderabad, Bhadrachalam is a pilgrimage town in Khammam district of Telangana State, situated on the banks of the River Godavari. Bhadrachalam is renowned for the famous Sri Rama Temple built in 17th century and is one of the best tourist places near Hyderabad.

The temple for Lord Rama was built by a devotee called Kancherla Gopanna popularly known as Bhakta Ramadasu in the 17th century. Gopanna was the Tasildar of Bhadrachalam and constructed the temple using public donations. But the Golconda Sultans were misled and felt that Gopanna had misused the government funds to build the temple. He was imprisoned in a dungeon at Golconda Fort. Lord Rama is said to have miraculously appeared before the Sultan and paid the money spent by Gopanna, .....

Distance (From Maredumilli): 118 Kms
Trip Duration (From Maredumilli - Including Travel): Full Day
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