Papi Hills Overview
Papi Hills is among the beautiful attractions of Rajahmundry, which lies on the Eastern Ghats from where the Godavari River flows towards east. Popularly known as PapiKondalu in Telugu language, Papi Hills is surrounded by dense green forests. It is situated in the village Perantala Palli, at the confluence of Sabari River and Godavari River.
It is surrounded by rich flora and fauna, thick rain forests, small waterfalls and beautiful water streams. Many tribal people are inhabited in the surrounding jungles. Furthermore, these jungles have a temple also, which is dedicated to Lord Yoga Rama. It is believed that Lord Yoga Rama spent his days in Dandakaranya under the Yoga Samadhi.
The beauty and the calm environment of this place attract many visitors. Locales believe that it is a holy place where sins can be relieved. It is the place where Godavari River is shortest in width less than 1 km. Boat rides are available to take tourists through this narrow width.