One of country's finest eco-tourism projects, Maredumilli is a place of wildlife, nature and of tribal people who are out to win your heart with their hospitality. Maredumilli is a forest area conserved and developed by the tribals who have habituated the lands for generations. Fed by the waters of the Godavari River, the semi-evergreen forests of the village make it a wonderful place to have some adventure in the wild and immerse oneself with nature.
The best time to visit Maredumilli is right after the monsoon season is over and beyond that. The region becomes fresh and alive after the monsoon with the Godavari River exuding life into the river valley. The winters are also a great time to visit. One might need extra protection during the night as nights are much cooler than days.
Air: The nearest airport is at Rajahmundry which is 85 km from Maredumilli. One can easily hire a cab for a whole day or catch a bus towards Bhadrachalam and get down at Maredumilli.
Rail: The nearest rail head is at Rajahmundry from where you can easily hire a taxi or catch a bus for Maredumilli.
Road: Maredumilli lies on the Bhadrachalam Road which connects it to various parts of the state. It well connected by state and private buses.
Travelling within the area can be done mostly on foot.
The Maredumilli eco-tourism has a good Jungle Star Camping facility which can be used by travelers for overnight stay amidst the forest of the Eastern Ghats. There is also a rest house of the forest department available at the Maredumilli village for staying.
Nandanavanam, a wonderful ethno medical awareness center which educates about the medicinal abilities of plants and the Coffee and Tea Plantation of the APFDC which are beautiful watch are the attractions you must not miss while here.
Trekking and Camping are popular in the area.
Maredumilli is largely a tribal area being here will allow you to experience the efforts and hard work the tribals have put in to develop this eco-tourism zone in the Eastern Ghats.
Bamboo Chicken is a local specialty of the tribal people leaving in the East Godavari region.
Vann Vihar Resort Canteen
Visit Maredumilli along with a trip to Rajahmundry. While here, also find some time to visit Nandanavanam.
1. It is an eco-tourist spot so try not to litter and use dustbins. 2. Make sure you carry your passes everywhere. 3. Drinking and Smoking are prohibited.
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