Distance : From Tirupathi 70 kms and from Chennai 105 kms.
Kailasa Kona waterfalls are a natural perennial waterfall in the valley of Nagari hills in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. Kailasakona waterfalls is 10 kms from puttur which is on the highway between Chennai and Tirupathi. The water originates from a split in the mass rock. The water here is crystal clear having considerable mineral values. There is a small temple for Lord Shiva and Parvati near the waterfall. It is said that the water here, has some medicinal powers and can heal ailments.
The foot of the waterfall can be reached even by car, which is something unusual at most of the places.
As per the puranas, it is said that Lord Kailasanatheswara Swami attended the marriage of Lord Venkateshwara Swami and Goddesses Padmavathi at Narayanavaram here. He then selected this water fall for performing penance for some time. Hence the waterfalls is called as Kailasa Kona.
How to reach:
A.P.S.R.T.C buses are available from Tirupathi to kailasakona waterfalls and from puttur to kailasa kona waterfalls.
Best time to Visit :
The best time to visit Kailasa kona waterfalls is between October and February.
- AP Tourism has constructed guest houses in kailasa kona waterfalls.
- Haritha Hotel, managed by AP Tourism. Tariff for double bed room Rs.400.00 per night.
- Punnami Highway Resort,situated on the Puttur bye pass road.
- More Hotels are available at tirupati which is only 50 kms.
KailasaKona waterfalls is accessible from various parts of the country. From tirupati and Chittoor you have direct and frequent transportation facilities available to this water fall.
Distances from major cities :
Tirupati – 70 kilometers
Hyderabad – 581 kilometers
Mumbai – 1113 kilometers
Ahmedabad – 1661 kilometers
Bangalore – 243 kilometers
Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation also runs buses from different cities to this place to develop tourism.
Division Manager APTDC
Phone: 08577-220777, 0877-2289720