If you are a slow traveller who likes to get away from the hustle and bustle of crowded tourist spots and gravitates towards the calmness of nature, then Orvakallu Rock Garden is where you need to go for a quiet night under quiet stars. This 1000-acre park has silica and quartz rock formations amongst pools of water, formed millions of years ago and is just your anecdote for meditative moments. Climb up red rock formations for a trek that ultimately leads you to a panoramic view of water bodies surrounding it against clear blue skies. As the sun goes down and stars shine bright, Orvakallu’s rock structures are the perfect place to doze off and enjoy the stillness of the night. A complete haven for photographers and nature lovers, this site has plenty of options to capture in your lens or just etch them forever in your memory. Located on NH-18 highway outside the village of Orvakal- 20 kilometers from Kurnool, this park has picnic spot, a restaurant, cave museum and boating as well giving you enough and more to spend a day or two here.
“This 1000-acre park has silica and quartz rock formations amongst pools of water, formed millions of years ago and is just your anecdote for meditative moments.”
Where to stay: Haritha Resorts run by APTDC
GETTING THERE Distance (From Kurnool Railway Station): 23 kilometres
Commonly Visited From: Kurnool Railway Station
Trip Duration (From Kurnool Railway Station, Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Place Location: On Kurnool - Nandyal Highway
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: This place is situated on the highway between Kurnool and Nandyal. If you are travelling to Nandyal / Yaganti / Mahanandi / Ahobilam / Srisailam from Kurnool, this place can be visited with one hour extra.