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Katiki Waterfalls, Visakhapatnam Overview

Katiki Falls originates from River Gosthani about 90 kilometres from Visakhapatnam. The waterfall is located near the Borra Caves and is a famous attraction for picnickers and nature lovers. The natural landscape surrounding the waterfall is lush green and goes through an uneven path that adds an element of adventure to the visitors trekking their way to the waterfall. It is, therefore, an ideal attraction for beginner to intermediate level trekkers. There are several food kiosks on the way that serve snacks and beverages especially Bamboo Chicken and fresh Coconut Water. Taking a pit stop for a bite before proceeding won't be disappointing.

The cool breeze, the greenery and the soothing sounds of the Katiki Waterfall will take off all the worries in one's mind. The 50 feet high natural formation is a breathtaking sight from a distance. Do take a moment to listen to the birds singing their tunes as you sit in solitude or soak your feet into the cold river water. Those who wish to enter the waters can do so to enjoy some exciting moments with family and friends. Monsoons, in particular, are extremely beautiful with the natural vegetation thriving in the region. Katiki Falls is the place to be for those who wish to rejuvenate their souls.

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Tourists should try to reach as early as possible in the day to get enough daylight to explore the waterfall. September to February is the best time to visit the waterfall as the forest is lush green, the weather stays cool and dry throughout the day, making the climb up to the waterfall pleasant.

Private vehicles or auto-rickshaws are the best modes of transport to reach the point where one can park the vehicles and either take a paid jeep ride or traverse by foot. The route leading to the parking point goes via Araku - Visakhapatnam road and Sabbavaran road. The local jeep drivers charge around INR 200 per person to take tourists to the point where they can trek for about 25 minutes to reach the waterfall.

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Latest questions by travellers on Katiki Waterfalls

What is distance from Ananthagiri hills to Katiki water fall????

Answer: The distance from Ananthagiri hills in Telangana to Katiki Waterfalls is nearly 780 km, and from Ananthagiri in Andhra Pradesh is about 16 km. The Katiki waterfall has Borra Cave in its vicinity which is another beautiful attraction. One can reach Katiki waterfall from Vishakhapattanam which is at a distance of 95 km via the Araku-Vishakhapattanam road.

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