Lambasingi is a small sleepy hamlet in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. Situated at a height of 1000 m above sea level it experiences snow fall in winters. It is aptly named as the Kashmir of South India. Until recently it was a remote quite tribal settlement when a discovery was made and the place was stripped of it’s anonymity and efforts were made to develop it into a tourist hub. It is a calm and quite place with abundant natural beauty.
Frequently wrapped in a blanket of fog it has attracted photography enthusiasts and nature lovers from the region. Another name for this Lambasingi village is Korra Bayalu. Korra means “stick“, Bayalu means outside, in the local language this means ìif some one stays outside the house in the open they will freeze like a stick.
The local people are engaged in the pepper and coffee plantations. Hot sizzling tea is must try when in Lambasingi along with some Idlis.
There is no permanent structures for accommodation of visitors. Camping out solves the problem, it is the only stay(accommodation) available at Lambasingi.
1. It’s the Kashmir of South India.
We all have visited the beautiful valleys of Kashmir or seen photographs of someone vacationing there. Now is your chance to explore the Kashmir of South India. With temperatures plummeting down to sub zero levels the area receives snowfall sometimes in winter. even throughout the year the temperature remains below 10 degrees.
2. The unmatched Night Camping experience
The best thing to enjoy at Lambasingi is the chilled temperature that may drop to 0 during the night hours. Camping the best accommodation that you will have in Lambasingi. Even though the temperatures can go sub zero, the overnight camping experience with music and bonfire is an experience you can recall about many times after your trip.
3. Gateway to Araku Valley
Lambasingi is a gateway to magical and colourful valley of Araku. Araku valley, an amazing hill station, one of unfathomable valley in India lures the tourists with its breathtaking landscapes and pleasant weather. Lush green forest, musical notes of waterfalls makes the journey more lively, located 115 km from Vizag, Andhra Pradesh and close to Orissa border.
4. A ride through the misty and foggy roads
The misty weather of Lambasingi sets a ideal place for bike riding in the morning. Roads surrounded by the trees and lush greenery, and you just riding your biking with the headlights clearing out the fog on the roads is an unparalleled experience. Its like riding through the clouds into a magical mysterious land.
5. Hot sizzling tea is must try when in Lambasingi along with some Idlis.
After riding through the misty roads a cup of piping hot tea and the national breakfast of South India accompanying it is a soul satisfying experience. This town is very popular among the bike riders wanting an escape from the city. Being a village of South India, this being the most popular and loved breakfast. The one story behind such breakfast has made this town popular among the bike riders.
6. Engage with locals and see native coffee plantation
Explore the beautiful coffee plantations and check out how authentic coffee is made here. The vast expanse across which these plantations are spread is a sight too pretty to miss.
7. A perfect Weekend Getaway from Vizag
In the east of Visakhapatnam, just 100km away is this beautiful hamlet. 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.
Don’t miss out on this weekend getaway and experience nature at it’s best.
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