HISTORY OF LAMBASINGI
Lambasingi Hills or Lammasingi Hills is often referred as “Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh & Andhra Ooty”. This hill station is situated at about 100km from Vishakhapatnam, perched at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level. This is the only place in Southern India, where you can experience snowfall sometimes in winter. Even in seasons other than winter, sunlight falls only after 10 AM in the morning. The local people are engaged in the pepper and coffee plantations. The cool wind which blows from the forests and valleys of Chintapalli area makes the Lambasingi Hillock cool and foggy. Temperatures during winters remain between 0 and 10 degree Celsius. Some years tempreture goes below 0° C in winters, December and January being the coldest months of the year.
The nearby forest hill station Chintapalli is one more tourist attraction. Tajangi valley is best attraction in Chintapalli. The major source of income of Lambasingi is coffee and pepper plantations. However, tourism is also increasing here so future is bright of this town. This Indian tourist place is popular for producing best coffee and pepper ever. All these plantations are being cultivated since the British Regime in India. Coffee grown here is exported to the USA and UK Nations
Talking about attraction in this place the greenery and valleys are important areas that you can cover. Some spots are famous for trekking and adventure events like camping. However, walking the area will give you more enjoyment as you will be able to watch the natural beauty closer.
The tourist department of Andhra Pradesh is having travel packages for Lambasingi. You can contact the office through online for booking of your favorite accommodation in this town. APSRTC is providing service related to tourism in this area like you can enjoy the forest safari and can watch the real jungle closer than ever.
Best time to visit Lambasingi:
November to January is usually considered the best time to visit Lambasingi. Nearly four years ago, on January 15, 2012, Lambasingi experienced snowfall. That’s right. Temperature does not go below 0° C every year, but when it does, Lambasingi gets an all-white snowy cover!
How to reach Lambasingi:
The nearest airport is vishakapatnam airport, 107km from Lambasingi.State and private buses and taxis can be availed to reach Lambasingi from vizag.it is well-connected via NH5.The nearest railway station is chintapalle, which is suited 19km from Lambasingi.
Best Places to Visit:
- Visit Kothapalli Waterfalls
Kothapalli Waterfalls will make you realise that there are very few geographical features that exemplify the beauty and power of nature as dramatically as waterfalls! Located 27km away from Lambasingi, Kothapalli Waterfalls cascade over a series of rocks and plunge into a pool. It’s also a popular picnic spot for locals and visitors.
- Experience overnight camping in Lambasingi
There are not many pleasures greater than sitting around a bonfire and sleeping under the sky! Lambasingi has the perfect surroundings for overnight camping. However, carry your own tent and supplies, do not depend on the village shops.
- Visit the Thajangi Reservoir
Located just 6km away from Lambasingi, you can halt at the Thajangi Reservoir while going back from Lambasingi to Vishakhapatnam. The reservoir, with hills in the background and the light flowing water, provides a beautiful setup for photographers.
Places to Visit within 1oo kms: Hope Island, Bojjannakonda, Seemachalam, Uppada Beach and Araku Valley.