If you want to get as close to nature, then step into Mada forest of Andhra Pradesh where the beauty of mother nature and different species of aquatic species fascinates everyone. Mada forest is one of the beautiful destinations over the blue planet that blessed by the mother nature. A day on the lap of this nature will definitely rejuvenate everyone from the mundane lifestyle. Here is complete guidance of Mada forest, Coringa wildlife sanctuary.
Mada Forest – Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary
Nestled in the heart of East Godavari, Mada forest is an abode of rare mangrove forest and abundant of aquatic creatures. Ranked as the second-largest mangrove forest in India after West Bengal, Mada forest is just 45 km away from Kakinada. The locale is named after the nearby tiny hamlet Coringa and a part of Godavari mangroves is declared as a wildlife sanctuary. One can experience the true beauty of wetlands by walking through the lavish nature over the specially made wooden route.
Words fall short to narrate the beauty of this vicinity one must visit at least once in a lifetime to cherish the nature to the core. Mada forest of Coringa wildlife sanctuary renders a great way to capture rare vistas of more than 35 species of various plants includes Tella Mada, Vilva Mada and Nalla Mada. The more interesting thing during the sojourn is one can capture the unique vistas of rats which nests over the trees.
Boat Ride through Mada forest…
Explore the beauty of Mada forest through a boat ride over the backwaters of river Godavari amid the misty breezes, hovering clouds and lavish nature. The beauty of this nature beckons every nature heart with its bountiful of scenic vistas and will take you into a trance. Nesting rats, fishing cats, Olive turtles, Otters and other aquatic creatures welcome you to their beautiful world throughout the journey. The boat ride will render everlasting memories to the trip and is a great way to capture the rare and majestic vistas of the confluence of river Godavari and Bay of Bengal.
It is a heavenly destination for bird watchers where one can capture more than 120 species of birds in this locale. One can also cherish the panoramic vistas of this lush green nature through watchtower at Sanctuary office. No one can resist themselves to shutter their cameras to capture the beauty of sunset and sunrise at Mada forest. Mada forest is not just a nature destination but protects the people from natural calamities like Tsunami, storms etc.
Mada Forest Kakinada Google Map:
How to Reach?
Mada forest is just a few stones away from Chollangi village in Kakinada and is 15 km away from Kakinada town.
Nearest Airport: Rajamahendravaram is the nearest airport to reach Mada forest. From Rajahmahendravaram one needs to reach Kakinada from where plentiful of transportation available to reach Coringa wildlife sanctuary.
Nearest Railway Station: Kakinada town is the nearest railway station to reach Mada forest by hiring a vehicle to Chollangi village.
Nearest Bus Station: To reach Mada forest one must reach Kakinada bus stand which is well connected with other major bus stations in the state and Hyderabad.
Best Time to Visit?
November to January is the best time to cherish the beauty of Mada forest and is a great time to enjoy the beauty of migratory birds.
Where to Stay?
Numerous budget hotels are available in Kakinada town.
Nearby places to visit
- Kakinada beach
- Hope Island
- Maredumilli forest
A trip to Mada forest will satiate your inner thirst of spending amid the beauty of mother nature and tranquil environ with chirping sounds of migratory birds and placid waters.
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(pics credit: eastgodavari.ap.gov.in)