The waterfall is a combination of three streams namely Chandra Vanka Vagu, Nakkala Vagu and Tummala Vagu. It is situated about 11 kilometres from Nagarjuna Sagar Dam in India. This Waterfalls is among India’s rising tourist attractions in Andhra Pradesh,. It was not a very famous region up until recently. Now the tourist site is frequently visited by foreigners. Ethipothala Waterfall is close to many Buddhist sites which attracts more people to this region.
The unique site also boasts of a crocodile breeding centre where you can get a captivating glimpse of these reptiles and observe their behavior in their natural habitat. The rising place of the river Chandra Vanka is at Muthukuru, on the eastern part of the Nallamala hills.
The ‘Chandravanka’ stream here plunges from a height of 21.3 meters (70 feet). The stream of water joins a lagoon nearby and flows on through a green valley.
Ethipothala Waterfall is also a great place for mild trekking and camping along with refreshing nature sightseeing. People believe that the caves near the waterfalls go to Srisailam which is 11 kilometers downstream, from the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam.
Ethipothala is surrounded on the North by Medak and Warangal districts, on the South by Guntur and partly by Mahbubnagar districts. Some of the local attractions to visit along the regions of Ethipothala waterfall are Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Nagarjuna Konda, Anupu, Srisailam, Ranganadha, Sagara Mata and Dattatreya Temples.
(Sources Trip Advisor, Wikipedia and guntur.nic.in)by
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