Thatipudi Reservoir -The jewel of Vizianagaram, Gantyada Mandal
The Thatipudi dam was built in the year 1963-68.The Thatipudi dam is in the Gantyada mandal of Vijayanagaram District.The Thatipudi reservoir is built across the Gosthani rever ,with a capacity of 3.175 TMC water. Gosthani Sarovar Vihar can arrange you a pleasure boat trip.A boat can cost you 600 INR for an hour trip.If you can wait for a dozen people to gather , then rupees 50 per head would do.The ride is pleasure treasure.You can contact vihar contractor on 09959454696 or 09949697764 if you need any special boat. The boat trip takes you way up to Giri Vinayaka statue ( mountain Ganapathi)- check your calories and carry drinking water.Giri Vinayaka statue on the hill top (the statue may look a bit artificial) but the view around from the mount is stunning.A few(10) cottages are availabe. A/c rooms would cost you INR 1000 (only two a/c rooms are vailable) non A/c INR 600 . Rooms are average and sparingly furnished.Carry mosquito repellent .Better to carry bed sheets, if you are perticular about fresh sheets. Lonly fishermen busy in earnaing a days bread. The end and the beginning-the silence and loneliness can some times frighten you or some times help you ponder over the Work of the ‘Great Artisan’
It is at a distance of 20 Kilometres from Vizianagaram Bus Complex
How to Reach:
The nearest Airport is Visakhapatnam 60 km from Vizianagaram
You can get down at Vizianagaram Railway Station which is a railway junction. All trains towards Howrah, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Banglore, Tirupati etc will halt here.
You can get down at APSRTC Bus Stand, Vizianagaram and can travel by Car or bus to Tatipudi which is on the way to Srungvarapukota.