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    A view of the lush, dense forests in Lambasingi enveloped in thick fog

    If you were told that there is a place in Andhra Pradesh where sometimes it SNOWS, would you believe it? That’s right. Snowfall. In Andhra Pradesh! Lambasingi is a small hamlet located at an altitude of 1025 meters above sea level in Vishakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh that had once experienced snowfall in Lambasingi in winter in the past, and if we’re lucky, we might get it this time as well! In fact, Lambasingi is also known by another name- Korra Bayalu, which, in their local language, means “if someone stays out in the open they would freeze like a stick!” But apart from being a stunning destination in the South that sometimes experiences snowfall in India, Lambasingi has a lot more to offer. Surrounded by mesmerising hills, dense forests, and a lot more, this little village makes up for a charming tourist getaway that you CANNOT afford to miss!

    1. The ‘Kashmir of South India’

    The branches of trees in Lambasingi draped with milky snow

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    As already established, the village experiences below 0°C temperature and chilly winds in winter, with a spell of snow sometimes. And not just in winters, but throughout the year, the temperatures stay below 10°C. Interestingly, all places just 2 kms away from Lambasingi have temperatures as normal as a typical place in Southern India is supposed to have.

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    2. Adventure Quotient: Trekking & Camping On Remote Hills

    People trekking up a hill in Lambasingi

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    The obscure hills and beautiful valleys also provide opportunities for adventure activities at and near Lambasingi. Many come here to to engage in adventure activities and go for a hike, or take an exciting trek. Not just that but camping on remote hills is a different experience altogether and something you shouldn’t miss.

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    3. Araku Valley: The Colourful Collage of Roses and Fruits

    A breathtaking view of the Araku Valley landscape with multicolored pastures

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    This valley is a natural grandeur with its greenery, waterfalls, streams, coffee fields, and rose gardens of different colours. This is undoubtedly among the best places to visit in Lambasingi. The alluring pastoral hues, lush mango orchards, vast grasslands, and a soothing climate would compel you to keep coming back. Don’t forget to visit Coffee House when you’re here to stock up a supply of freshly plucked coffee beans which will make your snowfall in Lambasingi in winter experience so much better.

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    4. Kothapally Waterfalls: The Undiscovered Chapter of Ecstasy

    The Kothapally Waterfalls, a growing tourist attraction located near Lambasingi

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    The Kothapally Waterfalls, located a mere 27.2 km away from Lambasingi, are now gaining popularity among tourists. The gracefully cascading waterfalls are still in untouched, pristine form with no human imprint on it in the form of public infrastructure. The best part about these waterfalls is that they are still very clean and are tucked away from the hustle-bustle of the city.

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    5. Uppada Beach: From the Freezing Winds to a Warm Breeze

    The beautiful Uppada Beach located near Lambasingi, another prominent tourist spot

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    Craving for a little sunshine and warmth after all the fog and biting cold? Get to Uppada Beach in Kakinada located a mere 120 km and 2.5 hours away from Lambasingi. Enjoy the sea breeze and bask in the warmth of the sun on this beautiful beach and forget about all your worries and spent some beautiful time with your loved ones.

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    6. Ghat Road: A Romantic Walk…in the Thick Fog

    The Ghat Road in Lambasingi perfect for a romantic walk through the fog
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    This solitary, undisturbed, and scarcely populated hamlet should be on the list of must visit places for all couples, owing to all these attributes. But what adds to the romantic appeal of this place is the blanket of mist that envelops it at all times. How best to enjoy a perfect date with your better half than take a walk down the Ghat Road….while the fog ensures absolute privacy for all your cuddly moments and the snowfall in Lambasingi in winter adding to the fun!

    7. The Sprawling Coffee and Pepper Plantations

    A farmer holding coffee seeds in his hands at Lambasingi

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    The major source of income in Lambasingi is the coffee and pepper that villagers grow, which is exported to US as well as many European nations. The vast expanse across which these plantations are spread is a sight too pretty to miss and something that will catch your attention instantly and keep you glued to itself and something that makes snowfall in Lambasingi in winter a delightful experience.

    8. A Blend of Lush Greens & Pale Mists

    A view of the lush, dense forests in Lambasingi

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    The hills, the dense forests, the valleys, and the plantations contribute in making Lambasingi a place with prolific natural beauty. People who visit the tiny village are always in awe of its natural splendour and its tranquility and are just not able to get over the beauty of this place and snowfall in Lambasingi in winter makes it a hundred times better.

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    How To Reach Lambasingi

    If you are wondering how would you ever be able to witness snowfall in Lambasingi in winter then don’t you worry! This section right here will guide you through the same.

    By Bus: This quaint, little town is well connected to Vishakapatnam and is just a 100 kilometres drive from the main city.

    By Train: If you plan on coming to the city by train then Chintapalli is the nearest railway station which is just 20 kilometers away.

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    Frequently Asked Questions Asked About Snowfall In Andhra Pradesh

     

    Q1. What is the best time to visit Lambasingi?

    A. Lambasingi in winter is a blissful experience and November to January is usually considered to be the best time to visit the destination.

    Q2. Which place is known as Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh?

    A. Lambasingi is known as Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh.

    Q3. Does it snow in South India ?

    A. Yes, it snows in South India and snowfall in Lambasingi in winter is quite famous.

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