Rayalaseema, AP: Driving along a very interesting circuit


Overview: Having heard a lot about the scenic landscape of the Rayalaseema area of Andhra Pradesh, we made a dash towards some good places in AP. Being quite some distance away from Bangalore, I decided to club the places to make it a 2-day trip. I finalised the following itinerary:
Day 1:

Day 2:


Trip Timelines:
Place Distance Day Arrival Departure Remarks
Bangalore 128 km – about 2 hours 45 mins 1   04:15:00 AM  
Gorantla 50 km – about 1 hour 5 mins 1 07:05:00 AM 07:20:00 AM Have Breakfast
Kadiri 113 km – about 2 hour 15 mins 1 08:25:00 AM 12:35:00 PM Have Lunch at the temple
Gandikota 75.2 km – about 1 hour 45 mins 1 02:50:00 PM 04:30:00 PM  
Banaganapalli   1 06:05:00 PM   Dinner at Banaganapalli
Banaganapalli 13 km – about 20 mins 2   06:35:00 AM  
Yaganti 35.4 km – about 55 mins 2 06:55:00 AM 08:45:00 AM Have Breakfast at Yaganti
Owk Reservoir 10 km – about 20 mins 2 09:40:00 AM 09:50:00 AM  
Belum Caves 300 km – about 6 hour 05 mins 2 10:10:00 AM 01:05:00 PM Have lunch at the restaurant inside Belum caves premises
Bangalore   2 07:10:00 PM   Stopover for tea at 5:00 at Kamat Upachar near Chikkaballapur


  1. It would be nice if you could give more details about belum caves.


  2. Good coverage of distance in AP. The trick was to start early i suppose. Nice planning of the difficult route

  3. @Niranjan: Yes I would publish a detailed note on each place mentioned here.
    @Deguide: Yes starting pretty early was indeed helpful. Also thanks for your guidance before the trip.

  4. Lovely place to be visited !! Good to know this ..

    Promote Green ..Promote Eco Tourism !!

  5. Nice information it is helpful for who want visitTourist Places in Andhra.


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