It is a serene place well bestowed with thick forests, rich greenery, exquisite waterfalls and exotic wildlife. This place is in amidst of soothing and peaceful atmosphere. Due to rich variety of flora and fauna, this site was declared as the Biosphere Reserve in 1989-90. Locals living nearby believe that the water of the Talakona comes from an underground stream which suddenly surfaces here and has immense healing power as it flows through lot of herbs which contains high medicinal values. There is a huge variety of sandalwood trees and medicinal plants in this region. It is considered home for endangered species like Chital, Sambar, Mouse Deer, Indian Giant Squirrel, Slender Loris and Golden Gecko. Giant plants like Enteda and Red Sander are also found in this region.
There is also a long and perilous trekking route which leads you to top of the hill; there are multiple trek paths, you can choose any one of it. Talakona hills are said to be the part of mighty Eastern Ghats geographically. To give a unique and thrilling experience to the tourists, there is a 240 metre long canopy rope walk, which is about 35 to 40 feet in height. There are also deep small caves dotted over the mountains. It is said that the sages used to meditate eternally in this caves during ancient times. A Bathing Ghat is under construction near the canopy walk area where the stream of water flows. This beautiful picnic spot will surely amuse and excite you.
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