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Andhra Pradesh - River Tourism

Andhra Pradesh has two major rivers, Godavari and Krishna flowing through many districts in the state. AP Tourism is taking many initiatives to promote river tourism, by conducting river tours, river side camps and also planning to promote Konaseema as an alternative to Kerala. In this post I'm going to give a brief introduction about all AP Tourism River tourism projects in Andhra Pradesh.
Konaseema:
Konaseema is located in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, surrounded on all sides by wateers of Godavari and Bay of Bengal. Amalapuram is the only major town in kakinada. Rajahmundry is the only airport near to Konaseema. Other accessible airports are Vijayawada (160 Kms – 4 Hours) and Visakhapatnam (200 Kms – 6 Hours). Rajahmundry is also well connected with Road & Rail. AP Tourism is organizing a resort at Dindi, called Haritha Coconut County Resort, It offers well-furnished 28 air-conditioned rooms and four suites which face the rive…

Andhra Pradesh - Eco tourism

Andhra Pradesh has 22 sancturies and 4 national parks covering an area of around 5% of the total geographical area. Among them Sri Venkateshwara Sanctuary and National Park, Nagarjunasagar Srisailam (Project Tiger), Pulicat, Papikonda, Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary and Kolleru are so popular. AP Tourism is taking all the steps to promote Eco-Tourism in these places by providing accommodation and   by organizing Eco trails. In this post I'm going to provide information about all the Eco-tourism places in Andhra Pradesh.
Talakona:

Talakona waterfalls, amidst the the Sheshachalam range of Venkateshwara reserve forest is just 50 kms from Tirupati, and is almost equi-distant from Chennai (220 kms) and Bangalore (300 kms). If you want to stay away from city busy life and want to spent weekend relaxing in the forest, this place is an ideal one. Talakona falls is the highest waterfalls in andhrapradesh and the best time to visit is from oct-…