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Gayathri Waterfalls

Adventure / Trekking | Waterfall

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Distance (From Adilabad): 59 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): Half Day to Full Day

Place Location: Near Tarnam Khurd, Close To Nirmal - Adilabad Road

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / + Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: This place demands 5km from Tarnam Khurd village. It is advisable to take a local from Tarnam Khurd village as a guide to reach this place.

This place along with Kanakai waterfalls can be visited as a two day trip from Hyderabad.

At a distance of 5 km from Tarnam Khurd Village, 19 km from Kuntala Waterfalls, 38 km from Nirmal, 59 km Adilabad and 270 km from Hyderabad, Gayathri Waterfalls is a beautiful place located in Adilabad district of Telangana.

Gayatri waterfalls is a very less known place situated on Kadem River, a tributary of Godavari River. Along with Kuntala and Pochera Falls, Gayatri falls is another fascinating waterfalls in Adilabad district. This is a a magnificent waterfall and attracts large number of tourists in monsoon season.

Gayatri waterfall is also called as Gadidha Gundam or Mukti Gundam by the villagers. It is located at a very secluded place inside deep forest near Tarnam Khurd Village. This stunning waterfall is cascading down from a height of 100 ft into the valley to create a magnificent sight. There is a pool at the bottom of the falls and visitors can reach pool and swim. The rocks are very slippery should be careful while swimming in the pool.

Neredigonda is 253 Km from Hyderabad on the way to Adilabad on NH 7. Kupti village comes after 6 km (on the same highway) where you will find sign board for Tarnam village on the right side. Turn right from here and drive for 2 Km on mud road to reach Tarnam Khurd village. One can go by vehicle only till Tarnam. From here 5 km trek is required to reach the falls. It is advisable to take a local from Tarnam Khurd village as a guide to reach this place.

There is an alternate road from Ichoda (between Neredigonda - Adilabad) via Manikpur and Tarnam Buzurg. Gayathri falls is only 2 km walk from Tarnam Buzurg. But the road between Manikpur and Tarnam Buzurg is pretty bad and becomes inaccessible during peak rains.

Trek to the waterfalls is of a moderate level and may not be suitable with kids. You may not find much water in season other than monsoon. One should carry water and food while trekking to the falls as there are no shops around.

From Tarnam Khurd, it takes about 3-4 hours to reach the falls, explore & play and come back to Tarnam.

Best time to visit this place is peak monsoon (Sep-Oct).

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