Talakona Andhra Pradesh

Talakona allegorically means “the head of the Seshachalam hills” as these mountains are believed to be the starting point of the Tirumala mountain ranges. Talakona is bountifully endowed with nature in the form of hills and valleys of Eastern Ghats.

Talakona is located in Yerravaripalem Mandal of Chittoor District. Talakona falls, the highest waterfall in Andhra at 272feet.and also famous for its medicinal effects. The water of the Talakona is enriched with herbs and people believe that it has healing properties. Talakona was declared as Bio-Sphere Reserve during 1989-90 because of wide variety of plant species present in the region. A long and treacherous trekking route leads to the top of the hill, which can be reached by multiple paths. The waterfalls is amidst beauty and greenery. November to January is the best season to visit. Talakona is also known for the Lord Siddeswara Swamy Temple, which is located close to the waterfall.

The Scenic locations and forests makes it an ideal place for film shootings and forms the backdrop of many Telugu movies like Bobbili Raja, Jalsa etc.It is located 49 KM from Tirupathi, 220 KM from Chennai and 23 KM from Bakarapeta the nearest town and 105 km from Chittoor and from Madanapalle 50 KM away
Bans The hotel (3 Star Hotel) with accommodation,Dining & water Park, 7 km to Kanipakam, 40 km to Sripuram Golden Temple & 70 km to Tirupati.