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Kondakarla Ava


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One of the largest freshwater lake in the country and cradled in the foothills of the Eastern Ghats,the lake Konda Karla-Ava is situated at 50 Kilometer from Vizag on sankaram (Buddhist Place)- Etikoppaka (Craft Village)- Kondakarla Ava Circuit. Kondakarla Ava is the second largest fresh water lake in the state. It has been recognized as Eco Tourism Destination. Kondakarla Ava is home to an array of flora and fauna.

 As Soon as you enter Kondakarla Ava The scenic beauty takes you over. The tranquil waters of a lake surrounded by coconut trees on one side and green hills all around provide a great escape from the air and sound pollutions. A nature lover's paradise Little wonder it was a popular holiday resort of the Vizianagaram Maharajas and the British in the pre-Independence era.
Things to Do  
There are lot of activities that can keep you explore the land. here are some of the activities that you can get prepared for.

Bird Watching
Bird Watching in Kondakarla is the one of the most exciting things to do. Come here you will have your binoculars used to the full potential. Birds coming from distant lands like siberia will treat you with the charm of their own

Boat Ride
A Boat ride in the lake will give you some of those exciting moments of your life that you will cherish for te life time. The fishermen use palm logs converted into canoes to ferry villagers across and take tourists on joy rides. The countrycraft can be tied together to provide more room for tourists who wish to go in groups.
How to Reach There
The Road Transport Corporation (RTC) is operating one bus from Gajuwaka to Vadrapalli village everyday. The bus makes two trips in the morning and two in the evening. From the village, the waterfront is less than a kilometre away.

There are no direct buses to Kondakarla village on the other side. However, there are 16 buses plying from Anakapalle to Chuchukonda, which is about 10 kms. away from Anakapalle and two kms. away from Kondakarla village. Autorickshaws can be hired from Chuchukonda..
Suggested Itinerary
Full Day Itinerary
Sangakram, Panchadarla, Kondakarla Ava
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