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Nagarjuna Sagar

Nagarjuna Sagar rambles over five districts of Andhra Pradesh including Guntur, Mahaboobnagar, Nalgonda, Prakasam and Kurnool. The waters of river Krishna offer enchanting riverbeds to the town. The place is famous for its massive irrigation venture on river Krishna. The beautiful dam in the vicinity of Nagarjunasagar is the major attraction for the tourists. The place also consists of enticing shrines in its marvelous surroundings. The place is also famous for its unearthed sites of Buddha. You can find enormous relics, antiques and inscriptions of the Buddhist era preserves in the museum and on the massive hill situated between the enticing lake.

The emerald green hilly area consists of diverse plains and steep rocks. Elevated hills and yawning gorges and valleys add to the enchanting beauty of Nagarjuna Sagar. The enormous ranges of hills contain numerous plateaus in them. Some of the remarkable plateaus include Nekkanti, Sivapuram, Peddacheruvu, Srisailam and Amrabad.

You can observe the wildlife of the place in plateaus all through the monsoons and in Valleys in summers. Valleys are the permanent water sources whereas the plateaus get withered in summers. Nagarjuna Sagar is the place of splendid waterfalls. Dukudu, Pedda, Chaleswaram and Gundam are some of the dazzling cascades worth seeing. The Srisailam sanctuary is a big tiger reserve at the place. It is also called as Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary holds wide variety of flora and fauna at the place.

The place in all offers great delight to the tourists with its refreshing vista. The place sees thousands of tourists all the year round. With its exotic places to visit, Nagarjuna Sagar offers comfortable accommodation facilities to the tourist. You can find all the basic amenities in the budget lodgings available in the city. Punnamai Vijay Vihar, Punnamai Hill Colony and Pongal-Ethipothala are the three major hotels offering comfy and luxurious lodgings to their customers. You can also have a stopover at various motels, cottages, private guest houses in the city. Youth hostel at Nagarjuna Sagar is also a good option for taking a night halt.

Being close to Hyderabad, you can find an array of traditional Hyderabadi dishes at the place. You can pamper your taste buds with lip smacking Hyderabadi cuisines with varieties of chutneys in them. Nagarjuna Sagar does not have a big market place. Still you can find traditional Andhra saris in the handful shops. Beautiful ethnic relics and antiques can also be found in some of the stores available in the small bazaar. Customary attires with mirror work on them are the specialty of the place. You will find options to pick the one you like from variety of attires made by local tribes of the place.

The place is easily accessible by all the means including roadways, railways and airways as well. With variety of tourist attractions, comfortable and budget accommodation, mouth watering cuisines and a variety to shop, Nagarjuna Sagar offers great opportunity to the tourists to explore its vividness. The place is sure to leave a mesmerizing effect on your mind.


Last Updated On: 2011/07/04