P.C: Andrik Langfield
Maredumilli in Andhra Pradesh is replete with picturesque vistas flanked by lush green palm trees and dense bamboo grooves. Being a not-so-popular tourist destination, the town houses some of the most elaborate and exquisite wildlife and plant species of the state. If you have got a flair for exploring the tribal and rural life the unadulterated way, a visit to this picturesque little town is a must! Maredumilli is an epitome of natural beauty and here are some of the must-visit parts of the town.
How to Reach Maredumilli
By Air: The nearest airport to Maredumilli is located at Rajahmundry, which is approximately at a distance of 85 km away from the place. Frequent cab services are available from the airport.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Rajahmundry at a distance of 85 km from the town.
By Road: Maredumilli is well connected to other major cities of India via regular buses. Regular buses are available from its bus terminus, which is located in the heart of the town.
Best Time To Visit Maredumilli
The winter months, November-December are the most favourable months to make a visit to this town. The weather remains pleasant with an average temperature of 20°C to 25°C.
1. Swarnadhara And Rampa Waterfalls
P.C: Lindsey Costa
The Swarnadhara And Rampa Waterfalls make for great tourist attractions in Maredumilli. Enveloped by ginormous mango trees, the place is great for all the trekking enthusiasts. The trail gets treacherous with a bit too steep slopes. With peacocks chirping around, shimmering waterfalls cascading from a great height, the Swarnadhara And Rampa Waterfalls are also flanked by a little Shiva Temple.
2. Karthikavanam And The Vali Sugriva Medicinal Plants Conservation Area
P.C: Matt Montgomery
The stretches of the Karthikavanam area in Maredumilli is replete with lush green natural vegetation. The region is home to an extensive growth of natural vegetation and medicinal herbs and plants. From 203 different species of medicinal plants the region is replete with Amla or Gooseberry trees and Maredu or Bael. The conservation area is an open laboratory for the scholars researching on medicinal plants.
3. Jalatarangini Waterfalls
P.C: Rex Pickar
Maredumilli being host to many rippling waterfalls, the Jalatarangini Waterfall is the one that you cannot give a miss! With gushing silver streams roaring out of the dense woods, set against an alluring backdrop, the Jalatarangini Waterfall is sure to take you by awe. Experience this bounteous gift of Mother Nature and unwind in the serene surroundings.
4. Madanikunj-Vihara Sthal
P.C: Kaitlyn Jameson
The town boasts of the Madanikunj-Vihara Sthal which is a great place for recreational activities like picnicking or spending some quality time with your near and dear ones. Take a retreat into the lap of nature and get lost in the natural splendour of the environs. With wide stretches of greenery and fresh blooms peeking from everywhere the Madanikunj-Vihara Sthal also hosts of a generous number of pine trees and clumps of Golden Bamboo to catch your fancy. Home to a large number of wild animals like, panther, bison, jungle fowl, etc., the place makes for a great spot for leisure and languor.