Lambasingi Known As Kashmir Of Andhra Pradesh Is Your New Winter Abode

by Sanjana Shenoy

Lambasingi is known as Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh thanks to its cosy, chilly weather. The temperature here dropped to zero and tourists from across India have been flocking here ever since to make those most of winter. So pack your jackets, socks, mufflers and travel to South India’s winter abode.

What’s In It?

Lambasingi is located in the Vishakapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. This village recorded temperatures based on the mercury levels at the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) and at the Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS) at Chintapalli. As of January 2012 and December 2018, Lambasingi recorded the lowest temperature of 1.50 Degree Celcius. On the basis of these temperature readings, Lambasingi was estimated at zero degrees this winter. It’s even witnessed gorgeous snowfall over the years.

This pleasant weather has attracted a large number of tourists from across India. Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) even has a tent accommodation for travellers. Private firms too, have four tent accommodations set up. Even though this tiny winter village has a long way to go when it comes to tourism, the locals are trying to take tiny steps to welcome visitors in the form of homestays.

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What’s More?

It’s interesting to know that Lambasingi is popularly known by the locals as ‘Korra Bayalu’. This means if someone stays out in the open they will freeze like a stick. As hilarious as this sounds, Lambasingi attracts couples and families happy to snuggle, gorge on piping food, sip hot coffee and trek together. This quaint snow village, has lush coffee estates, mesmerising hills, dense forests and adventurous trekking spots to look forward to. Did you know India Will Get Its First Sea-Pool In Vizag, Andhra Pradesh?

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When you’re here visit the Araku Valley known for its beautiful rose gardens, coffee estates, waterfalls and streams. Splash along at the Uppada Beach where you can chill in the cold waters and catch the gorgeous sunset. Explore the vast coffee and pepper plantations here at Lambasingi, which are exported to the USA and many European countries too. And if the mountains are calling you, then grab your gear and go for a fun hiking experience at the beautiful valleys and obscure hills. This is an explored winter destination in South India which you must explore. Honeymooners, check out these 25 Most Romantic Honeymoon Hill Stations In India For 2020

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