Kuntala waterfalls are with a distance of 15km from Neredikonda, about 45km from Nirmal, Nearly 60km from Adilabad and about 260km from Hyderabad, It is located on kadam river in middle of dense forest of the Sahyadri mountain range near Neredikonda village in Adilabad District of Telangana. This waterfall is the highest waterfall in the state of Telangana with almost 200feet height.
Kuntala waterfall also known as shakuntala, it is the old name for this waterfall and it is the name of the beloved wife of king Dushyanth. The villagers believe that shakuntala used to bath by the waterfall.
This is the best place to visit in one day for the travelers and visitors interested in trekking also enjoys the trip to this place, there are lot more waterfalls for trekking around this kuntala waterfall. The place is more attractive in monsoon and post monsoon seasons, while traveling from Nirmal to Kuntala waterfall we have to pass through a 10 kms of road from dense green forest it will be an awesome experience.
The waterfall is now becoming popular by the shooting of the work of art Rudrama Devi movie iconic Kuntala waterfalls.
|Kuntala waterfalls in Monsoon season|
It is called as dangerous waterfall due to the sharp rocks and twists from which the water flows heavily when the kadam reservoir releases water.
The waterfalls in Adilabad district are getting huge popularity as the district having good forest cover, with the areas Jodeghat, Ragapur ghats in Tiryani mandal, the Gandhari fort in Mancherial and kosai in the Talamadugu mandal these are the eco-tourism spots and some of the association president’s opinions and suggestions are government should plan for the development of the eco-based adventure tourism spots so that the Tribal people living close to these tourism spots get benefited by giving accommodation to the tourists which will raise income for them.
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