At a distance of 8 KM from Vizag Araku road this reservoir is supplying water to Vizag city. The barrage is constructed over river Gosthani in Vizianagaram District. While travelling to Araku from Vizag this junction is at 50 KM distance from Kotha road Junction ( Visakhapatnam ) and this will come before the hilly area.
Take right turn and travel 8 KM by road. Before the main reservoir the discharge gate you can see at your left side. After crossing the village area you can take left turn to reach the top of the reservoir. You will get excellent view of the lake from here.
Boating in Reservoir
Boating facility is available in this reservoir. Cost is Rs 50 per head for one hour. Boat will take you to the other end resort area where you visit and boat will wait for 20 minutes before starting return journey.
Resort at the opposite end
This resort has 3 Non AC rooms and 2 AC rooms . Non AC room cost is Rs 800 per night and AC rooms are ranging from 1200 to 1500. Check out time is 10 AM.
You will be taken by boat to the resort and you can return next day or based on plan of your stay you can return. There are canteens at both end of the reservoir where food can be prepared on order.
A casual visit to the reservoir will take 45 minutes starting from Araku road ( without boating ) and returning to Vizag Araku road ( without boating ).
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