Orvakkal rock garden -The location where the Bahubali movie was shot

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The Orvakkal rock garden near Kurnool is one of the main shooting locations of the Film Bahubali : The beginning. This place is a best kept secret of Andhra Pradesh . It has not got its due importance and tourism is slowly developing here. It is a rock park with igneous rock (having solidified from lava or magma) formation and an ancient cave.

Location: Kurnool , Andhra Pradesh, India

Destination type : Hiking destination

History of  Orvakkal rock garden

  1. Kurnool has  rock art and paintings in the vicinity, may be dated from 35,000 to 40,000 years ago.
  2. Paleolithic era Kethavaram Rock Paintings  can also be seen in this stretch
  3. The Andhra Pradhesh government converted it into a tourist detianation and sgarted giving all support for film shooting
  4. A cave museum was set up here
  5. In 2015 the movie Bahubali : The beginning was shot in this area and raised to fame

Activities for tourists at Kumarakom

  1. Go for trekking
  2. Go for boating
  3. Visit Cave museum
  4. Try your hand at rock climbing
  5. Enjoy the serenity and take photos

How to reach there

Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad is the nearest airport 240 kms away. It has flights to international destinations like:

  1. London
  2. Dubai
  3. Sharjah
  4. Kuala Lumpur
  5. Singapore etc

The Hyderabad airport also has flights to Indian domestic destinations such as:

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Chennai
  4. Bangalore
  5. Kolkotta etc


Kurnool railway station is the nearest railway station 22 kms away is the nearest railway station. It has trains to

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Kochi
  3. Bangalore
  4. New Delhi
  5. Coimbatore etc


The best time to visit Orvakkal is are the months September to March

Season Average temperature
Winter season (October to February) 20°C to 34°C
Summer season (March to May) 23°C to 40°C

Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Hyderabad ( 240kms away)
  2. Belum caves (112kms away)
  3. Rollapadu wild life ( 50 kms away)
  4. Mantralayam ( 92 kms away)
  5. Hampi ( 208kms away)

Some hotels in Kurnool with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Naga Mayuri Grand http://nagamayurigrand.22web.org/

Hotel RajaVihar Deluxe https://hotel-rajavihar-deluxe.business.site/

Triguna Clarks Inn http://www.clarksinn.in/


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Photo courtesy: By Poreddy Sagar – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31612063


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