Talakona Waterfalls, Tirupati
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Talakona Waterfalls

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About Talakona Waterfalls

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets

Talakona Waterfalls is situated at about 49 km from Tirupati and is regarded as the main entrance to the Tirumala Hills. The water drops from the height of approximately 270 ft, which makes it the highest waterfall in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Sri Venkateswara National Park, which lies in the Chittoor District. Local inhabitants believe that the water of Talakona Waterfalls possesses some medicinal values.

Situated next to this waterfall is a small temple, which is dedicated to Lord Siddeshwara Swamy. This temple is usually crowded during the Shivarathri festival, which is a very popular event in this region. The ideal season to see the waterfalls is between November and January, when the climatic conditions are favourable.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
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Hamsakethan Gadeela

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  • Hamsakethan Gadeela
  • Lives in Siddipet
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  • 1 Review
  •  46 readers

"Superb location to go in the morning" new review

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Superb location. It's better to go in the morning. I visited for 2 times. Direct water pour on us like a current shock, you will feel crazy and yahooooo.
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Puri Deekshith

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  • Puri Deekshith
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 1 Review
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"Adventurous and full enjoying"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
The Talakona Waterfall is located in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. The waterfall is very beautiful and also small ponds are present, it is better if visited during day time. The people should be very careful while walking on rocks as they are very slippery, especially ladies should be very carefull as I saw many got slipped on smooth rocks. Many people I saw swimming, there is a small way to go up to experience the nice waterfall. The most interesting is standing below waterfall and water falling on top of us like small stones, initially hurts but later we get accommodated, actually there was no entry fee when I went.
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Shaik Irfan

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  • Shaik Irfan
  • Lives in Chittoor
  • 2 Reviews
  •  599 readers

"Best falls and good safety"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
One of the best waterfalls around Tirupati, it has got really good safety and there is a natural pool at starting of the waterfalls. People who cannot walk can stay at pool others can walk to the main falls and all age groups can enjoy nicely.
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Satya Sklp

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  • Satya Sklp
  • Lives in Vijayawada
  • 2 Reviews
  •  711 readers

"Spectacular location"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
I visited the place in summer, however the water level is slightly low. We arranged a taxi from Tirupati to Talakona. However I noticed there were lack of facilities such as security, food etc. The nearest Shiva temple is one of the oldest temples. Near the waterfalls, there is botanical garden to see a variety of plants.
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Pawankalyan Gk

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  • Pawankalyan Gk
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 199 Reviews
  •  430 helpful votes
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"Surrounded with wild animals"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Aug 8, 2015
Several types of government buses are available from Tirupati. It is a forest with wild animals, and the falls comes in between Piler Tirupati highroad. Old temple of Shiva is seen, great pooja is done during Shivaratri festivals, lightings to be seen, safari is done and I finally advice people or travellers to go to this forest without a miss. Food is very cheap, dosa is about Rs 8 and coffee is 3 only.
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Mohammed Daniel

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  • Mohammed Daniel
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 Review
  •  2261 readers

"One of the best in South India"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jun 13, 2015
I have been to almost 10 waterfalls in Karnataka, but the 1st and the best of Andhra and trust me you will never forget this one because of its beauty. But make sure to be there before 5 pm and return before it's dark because it's in middle of the jungle and you might find it hard to find highway back without GPS. Warning boards are not there for this, after rain it will be hard for people to come back from there as the path which leads to the fall gets blocked by the rain water gushing from the mountains around so be careful, take care and have fun.
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Hari Krishna

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  • Hari Krishna
  • 1 Review
  •  25 helpful votes
  •  3369 readers

"Must plan before 5 in the evening"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Mar 16, 2015
It was a nice moment. If you go surely you will enjoy. But people should plan their journey before 5 pm. We should be careful at waterfalls. They provided rooms also with reasonable charge. Those rooms gives us natural feelings. We must visit this place. Beware of monkeys.
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Chakri D cop

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  • Chakri D cop
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  55 helpful votes
  •  6332 readers

"It was an Amazing experience"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 18, 2014
The Talakona waterfalls is situated around 50 km from Tirupati, the journey in this route is beautiful. Waterfalls there is one magic of lord Venkateswara. When we stand at the water falls and if we say GOVINDA the flow of water is increased double than the normal water. That's the magic of lord Venkateswara. We enjoyed a lot and don't panik at the water falls. It was very dangerous, there is no preventive measures, enjoy the falls.
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Kranthi kran Racer

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  • Kranthi kran Racer
  • 4 Reviews
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  5266 readers

"Scenery sight"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 30, 2014
It is one of the best waterfalls in this world and also fresh water will come from long height with well attributed scenery and also with heavy rush and also with good sight people will take part in this.
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Sai Reddy

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  • Sai Reddy
  • Lives in Chirala
  • 1 Review
  •  24 helpful votes
  •  5155 readers

"A devotional and enjoyable place"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 2, 2014
It is a very beautiful place; everyone must visit and fall in love with the nature. There you can see Shiva temple, which is a wonderful and devotional place. You can enjoy a lot in the waterfalls. You can have a nice and wonderful time in this place.
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