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An amazingly beautiful hill range bounded by the holy River Godavari is this place in Andhra Pradesh. The place is declared as a protected National park is entirely covered by tropical rainforests. It is one of the major attractions for tourists and is an epitome of grace and allurement. It was originally named as Papidi Kondalu. Papidi is translated as partition and it is believed that Lord Rama along with Sita used to visit here at the time of their exile. People can reach Papi Kondalu via boat from Rajahmundry which is 35 km. from the place. Vijayawada is just 180 km. from the beautiful hill town and thus it is easily accessible.

Places to visit in Papikondalu


Perantalapalli is a village situated in Velerupadu Mandal, sited at the Kunavaram-Rajahmundry waterway, just 10 minutes away from Kolluru and can be reached by a boat ride. One can explore Sri Krishna Munivatam temple that was constructed in the year 1927, the village is blessed with the scenic beauty.


Pattisam is located 35 km away from Rajahmundry and a distance 30 km from Papikondalu, an astonishing place sited on the banks of river Godavari. One can reach to this destination via road as well as by a boat from Rajahmundry; two ancient temples are the main attraction points of the destination and the temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and another one to Lord Vishnu.

Jammalapuram Temple

The temple is sited in the Jamalapuram village close to Yerrupalem town, the reigning god is Swami Venkateshwara and this temple is dedicated to him. Alongside, you can adore the other temples in the surroundings and amazing scenic beauty would tickle your heart with joy.

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Gandi Pochamma Temple

Gandi Pochamma Temple is sited at the river bank of Godavari, the destination can be reached by a boat ride and it’s an hour journey from Pattiseema. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Gandi Poshamma, adore the pleasant view of the temple. One can appreciate the hilly region offers the scenic view to the travellers.

Things to do in Papikondalu

  • Enjoy the famous sweet Kaja at Kakinada
  • Click pictures at Pampa river in Annavaram
  • Explore the epic of Mahabharata in Vijayawada

Events and festivals in & around Papikondalu

Longest Winter Fest

The authorities of Ramoji Film Festival keep on bringing joyous festivals to lighten your lifestyle and live to the fullest. Witness another extravaganza, the Longest Winter Fest with your family. Read more…

Lumbini Festival

This festival is celebrated to revive the heritage of Buddhism. Read more…

Tirupati Festival

Tirupati is a famous and a significant temple of Andhra Pradesh which is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. Read more…

Best time to visit Papikondalu

One can visit the Papikondalu from October to January, however, the peak time to visit this destination is November to December.

How to reach Papikondalu?

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