Besides huge monuments, beautifully carved architecture and pristine lakes, Chennai has a lot more to show to its tourists. You might be wondering, a city full of hustle-bustle also has several soulful retreating destinations in and around Chennai for you to lose yourselves in its serenity. Yes, who doesn’t like the gushing sound of water splashing right down the pebbles with birds chirping and singing lullabies all around. If you are awestruck about this place and wondering where to head to then leave it to us as we bring to you the top waterfall destinations around Chennai for having an amazing weekend getaway;
1. Talakona Waterfalls
Situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh in Sri Venkateshwara Park, this waterfall is recognized as one of the highest waterfalls of AP with a height of over 270 feet. It is located at a proximity of 190 km from Chennai and 60 km from Tirupathi making it an easily accessible spot. The falls is enclosed by dense forests on one side with lush greenery around on the other. Also, the water here is said to hold the cure for illness because of the presence of herbs in it.
2. Tada Falls
At a distance of 90km from Chennai and very close to Tada, this falls is also located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh that is along the border of Tamil Nadu. The trip to this place can be made in a day and along with the falls here, it is also known best for trekking as many tourists can be witnessed at any part of the day. To reach the falls, you need to trek up the hill covering 7km on a rugged path and 5km on the normal route.
3. Kailasakona Waterfalls
Another falls in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh is Kailasakona that is also at a distance of 90km from Chennai. You will be astounded to see that the water originates from a huge massive rock and cascades downwards to a small pond where the tourists are allowed to climb up the hill. The water can be seen in crystal clear color holding minerals for curing illness. There is also a Shiv-Parvathi temple here.
So, which among these are going to be your next destination? What may be the choice of place, never forget to book your bus tickets at ticketgoose.com.