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Address: Talakona | L.///L, Tirupati 516101, India
Phone Number: 7382966794
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Description: With a 270ft-fall, Talakona is the highest waterfall in the Andhra pradesh...
With a 270ft-fall, Talakona is the highest waterfall in the Andhra pradesh state.
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Talakona -- Beautiful

Reach : Tirupati -- Bhakarapeta -- Talakona Transport: Tirupati -- Bhakarapeta (Public transport available) Bhakarapeta -- Talakona (Share autos/ own... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

First be careful before starting your journey to this waterfall as its like around 80 kms away from tirupati. You have to start your journey early in the morning. There is bus at 7:00 AM (sorry forgot the bus stop, ask your travel Desk for help) which goes directly to the waterfall but if you miss it you will have... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Reach : Tirupati -- Bhakarapeta -- Talakona Transport: Tirupati -- Bhakarapeta (Public transport available) Bhakarapeta -- Talakona (Share autos/ own vehicle) Entry Fee: 5rs per person as of 2014 (Camera charges extra) Food: Small place near the talakona entrance serves lunch Stay: Not required (this place is a 1 day attraction), but there are some dormitory kind of rooms available.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Visited these beautiful falls along with friends, there is a temple near by which is a peaceful place. Trek to the top of the falls is the best part of the whole experience,the safety fencing is in place but we had to be care ful as the rocks were slippery.There are lot of monkeys around but no complains. South indian... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The water falls and greenery is awesome..nature lovers must see..its a great refresh..night stay would make it a memorable one..

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Chennai (Madras), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I have been there on 23rd Aug with my family. We were a group of 14 members and stayed in one Log-huts and a dormitory. Loghut costs 600 rs per day and dormitory costs 1000 rs per day (a group of 10 members can stay). These loghuts and dormitory are managed by CBET(community based eco tourism), under forest dept. This... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I had been here with friends here in July but there was only less water at that time. It is recommended to walk there with shoes or sandals as the broken glass pieces of whisky bottles are scattered. The top waterfall is a bit dangerous because it's so slippery so not recommended for aged and ladies. One thing we least... More 

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I visited Talakona waterfalls with my friends in January, we took a bus from Tirupati to a place nearby Talakona, from there we took auto to go near(2km) the pool. Water flow is very less at that time, we took a dip in that flow and water is very cold. Do not open any bags with food items, there are... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I visited Talakona waterfalls with family as a day trip from Chittoor. The waterfalls was and way to it was lovely and beautiful. You will need to climb for ~30-40 min for getting closer to the waterfalls. Even the climb was comfortable (clear road and stairs were built) and through the greenery. After some climbing, you reach that point of... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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378 reviews 378 reviews
282 attraction reviews
657 helpful votes 657 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Talakona is located in Nerabailu village in Yerravaripalem Mandal of Chittoor District. It is located at a distance of about 60 kms from Tirupathi,, and about 100 kms from Chittoor Talakona is a resort with waterfalls, dense forests and wildlife. Talakona means head hill (Tala - head and Kona - hill). However, Thalakona allegorically means “the head of the Seshachalam... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

please nevr evr visit talakona cuz it waz a terrible experience we have evr had.... the fans aren't working and the people aren't responding properly ....and above al there is no power in the nights ...there was oly one guy who tuk sm initiative but waz in vain

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