Chaparai situated on the way to Paderu is a scenic place with waterfalls surrounded by forest area. It is also known as Dumbriguda Waterfalls. It was one of the tourist attractive places in Visakhapatnam.
Chaparai Waterfalls is popular with its endless streams that cut across big rock formations of Araku Valley. The area around the waterfalls has become a popular site owing to the presence of the beautiful stream flowing through wide rock formations. Smooth slanting rocks interrupt the stream, making a huge natural water slide. This waterfall is highly attractive and allures lots of tourists. This waterfall is one of the preferred locations for Telugu filmmakers. One can experience the beauty of water gushing through natural rocks. Bathing is well possible when the water flow is not really heavy. It is recommended not to enter into the water in monsoon season when water flow is heavy. A bamboo chicken was famous food item here.