Monday, July 7, 2008

Nostalgia- Adilabad

I get nostalgic whenever I visit Adilabad my native place. The journey is so fascinating that I never miss the opportunity to look out of the window to watch village life which enthralls me. The serene atmosphere, the sweet smelling earth, the village folk, the encircling mountains and the lush green woods and the pollution free atmosphere are so captivating as if I were in a trance. The colours of earth beautifully canvassed on nature are a spectacle to see. I also took a dip in the gushing waterfalls. It’s a great journey for all who love travelling.

History of Adilabad.

Out of the 23 districts in Andhra Pradesh the district which occupies the northern borders of the state is Adilabad. It is around 300 kms from Hyderabad and the journey takes approximately 6-8 hours. It is situated on the National Highway no 7. Its gets a special focus from the perspective of travel and tourism. The three Indian rivers like Godavari, Penganga and Wardha are spread across the state. Adilabad got its name from the ruler of Bijapur, Adil Shah. It was also ruled by the Mughals, Mauryas, Satavahanas and Chalukyas.

It has been influenced by a variety of cultures and customs. As it is on the Maharastra- Andhra Pradesh border, it is a blend of native Telugu and the Marathi cultures. The whole region appears to be a canvass on nature.

Engulfed with mountains and lush green woods, the place is sanctified by blessed souls like Ved Vyas. It is surrounded by gushing waterfalls, refreshing rivers and revitalizing wildlife. It is also known and the City of Cotton. In short , it is a wonderful tourist destination where you can have a lot of adventure.

Please check out these, I’m sure you will be charmed by what you will see here.

Kuntala is a village in Adilabad district in the Andhra Pradesh in India.

Kuntala has the highest waterfalls in the Andhra Pradesh state with a height of 45 meters.

Kuntaala Waterfall is the highest waterfall of Andhra Pradesh. About 32Km from the district centre and 12Km from the village NerediKonda nestled in dense forests is The Kuntaala Waterfall.

According to the popular and prevalent local belief Kuntaala Waterfall got its name after Shakuntala, the beloved wife of King Dushyanth; the pair fell in love with each other and were mesmerized by the scenic beauty of the surroundings. The locals also believe that Shakuntala used to bathe by the waterfall.

Pochera Waterfalls
Pochera Waterfalls presents a striking vista with gushing waters of Godavari River. Sited near National Highway No. 7, the cascade lies about 50 kms from Adilabad. The place attracts numerous tourists and visitors throughout the year. During winters, the falls becomes all the more attractive with heavy water flow.

12 comments:

Inmate of infinity said...

Didn't know of this place! Its sad that we don't know of these hidden treasures! Good that you wrote about it. :)

Geeta Bose said...

Sounds fascinating Mini. We always crib about the absence of weekend getaways in Hyderabad. Can we plan a weekend trip here? :)

Pradeep. G said...

Wow..... as far as i am concerned Adilabad is a wiered district in the state and never visited or never looked in what it has got... i never knew it is soo beautiful...thanks for sharin the info mini.....keep bloggin

sowdamini said...

sure we can geeta. You can start of early on saturday by 4 or 4.30. you can reach there by 10 . Have a nice picnic. Can come back to nirmal halt in the night and start of by 10 in th e morning, you will reach hyderabad by 4.30-5pm.

sowdamini said...

sure we can geeta. You can start of early on saturday by 4 or 4.30. you can reach there by 10 . Have a nice picnic. Can come back to nirmal halt in the night and start of by 10 in th e morning, you will reach hyderabad by 4.30-5pm.

Hemanth Potluri said...

hey nice post good to know abt the place...

wizzy said...

oh! yes i get very nostalgic when i'm on my way to ADB. I always remember the Armoor (town on the way to ADB) bus stand where the APSRTC bus would stop for in the night. Me and my sis wld get down and walk by those huge ditches on the road..filled with muddy water..

coorg said...

I like these kind of brief descriptions, and good content about waterfalls and nature, i saw some great information about this waterfalls in www.onsouthindia.com

praveen said...

Hi, This is Praveen from www.nirmalcity.com. I came across this blog when i was searching for people interested in visiting waterfalls.

kpr said...

ya i know about Adilabad.because iam from adilabad.but idont no upto vsit this website to history of kuntala water fall.good that u wrote about it

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