Kondakarla Avaa is a fresh water lake in foothills of eastern ghats. The lake is recognized as Eco-tourism destination in Vizag district. It is the second largest fresh water lake in the state.
It attracts large number of birds from all over the world and is a home of a collection of flora and fauna. In the proximity of Kondakarla Ava, the scenic beauty will take over you.
The tranquil waters of the lake surrounded by coconut trees on one side and green hills all around offers a great escape from busy and pollution in the city of Visakhapatnam.
It was a popular holiday resort for Vizianagaram Maharajahs and also for the British rules during the pre-independence period.
Bird watching is one of the key attractions of Kondakarla. The birds from all over the world will be a treat for your eyes.
Kondakarla Avaa also offers a boat ride which will give some of those memories to carry for your life. The fishermen uses palm logs converted into canoes to ferry villagers across. They also take tourist on joy rides.
The country craft can be tied together to provide more room for tourist who wish to go in groups.
There is an ancient temple of Sri Dakshina Kasi Visweswara Swamy 2 kms away from Kondakarla Avaa. The biggest crystal Shiva Linga is in this temple. Devotees visit this temple during the month of Karteekam.
Located at about 50 kms from vizag, it is close to Anakapalee town.
Places around Kondakarla Avaa