Not many of us are aware of the fact that there is a place in Andhra Pradesh where the temperatures may fall up to minus degree centigrades in the winter season. Tourists rightly nicknamed this place as Kashmir of Andhra because of its weather and atmosphere.
Lambasingi, the coolest place in Telugu states, is located in eastern ghats at the height of 3,000 feet above sea level. It is in the district of Vishakhapatnam and falls in Chinthapalli mandal .It is an agency area and it`s terrain seperates it from the rest of the world. Not until 2012 did people started recognizing this place when the temperatures fell below 0 degrees.
Interestingly, it is the only place in south India to receive snowfall and the temperatures may fall upto -2 degrees.
This village is also known as `karraboyalu`, which literally means freezing like a stick.
This terrain makes it unique and makes it fit for growing temperate crops like apples. Agriculture ministry also has taken necessary measures to make this place fit for the growth of coffee and pepper plantation.
The serene beauty of this place attracts not the only human eye but also birds from different parts of the country migrate to this place seasonally adding more beauty to the place with their beautiful chirping sounds.
For all of you planning to visit this place, it is 571kms away from Hyderabad and 101 km from Vizag and it`s worth paying a visit at any time of the year as the temperature hardly crosses 10 degrees Celsius. If you are a nature lover, you can include Kothapally waterfalls in this journey as it`s just 27 km away from this place.