Fondly called the 'Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh', the little hamlet of Lambasingi is situated at an altitude of 1025 m in the beautiful and lushly forested Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh. One of the best-kept secrets of Andhra Pradesh, the tiny village is known for its majestic hills, quaint valleys, and chilling temperatures. This village is the only place in all of South India that experiences snowfall as the temperatures drop significantly. Lambasingi is also known by another name- Korra Bayalu, which means 'if someone stays out in the open they would freeze like a stick!' in the local language.
Surrounded by mesmerizing hills, and dense forests, Lambasingi makes for a perfect weekend getaway from Visakhapatnam as this tiny village is covered with an ethereal white mist throughout the year that swirls with the wind. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this picturesque village is now being developed by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) as an ecotourism destination.
Lambasingi is famous for its tea and coffee plantations along with little apple and strawberry farms. Moreover, the place is abounding with a variety of wildlife, flora, and fauna. The region was formerly densely covered in forests and known in the past to have supported tigers. The region is known for its diversity of birdlife. Apart, this little hamlet of Lambasingi is home to an isolated tribal community.
The nearest International airport is Visakhapatnam Airport (115 Km) from Lambaingi.
The best way to reach Lambasingi by rail is by taking a direct train to Anakapalle which is 72 Km away from Lambasingi.
It is well connected to all other cities and towns by road.
The best time to visit it is from October until the end of February.
Thajangi Reservoir: Thajangi Reservoir is located about 6 km from Lambasingi. One could have seen a variety of reservoirs all their life, but this one located amidst the dewy mountains and misty meadows provides such a glorious view. The water flows around this region and it is like a bluish blanket on a green backdrop.
Kothapalli Waterfalls: Kothapalli Waterfalls is located on the southeastern coast of India. Despite not getting the right infrastructure, this place has drawn the attention of visitors from all over Andhra Pradesh. If you are looking for a place where you can chill in the waters after enjoying the hyper-cool weather in Lambasingi, then you must be visiting Kothapalli Waterfalls.