Papi kondalu or Papi Hills is a lovely place which is seen as Kashmir of South India. River Godavari flows through these hills gives the beautiful scenery to the Papi kondalu. The waterfalls at Munivaatam and the peaceful atmosphere at this tribal village gives a pleasant look and peace to the visitors. The combination of green hills, forest, tribal villages and the river making Papi Kondalu a special attraction for the tourists. The tribals Shiva temple at Munivaatam village is another special attraction. The village is situated at the confluence point of river Sabari with Godavari.
Papi Kondalu is a place in Eastern ghats near Kolluru Village in Vara Ramachandrapuram Mandal, East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 507135.
There are 2 routes to get to Papikondalu boating. Godavari river pass through Papikondalu between Kunavaram and Rajahmundry.
1. From Rajahmundry city in Andhra Pradesh state
2. From the famous piligrimage place Bhadrachalam in Telangana state.
Rajahmundry is connected by Air, rail and road (Nh3). It can be reached by train or bus any time from Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam
Bhadrachalam town is 310 km from Hyderabad & 186 km from Vijayawada by road. There are frequent buses from Hyderabad and Vijayawada cities.
The forest looks dry during the fall between December and March. Best Season & Time to Visit is July to October.
Nice and rare bamboo handicrafts made by tribals available to buy at the boat stops.