Most famous hill stations in Andhra Pradesh

Most famous hill stations in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

ANANTHAGIRI HILLS:

Ananthagiri Hills are found 10 km from Vikarabad, lying in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. They the source of water for Osmansagar and Himayathsagar. It is considered as one of the thick woods. It has a famous temple inside its thick woods, which is the oigination of Musi River. Situated around 90 km from Hyderabad City and a mainstream for trekking and for the individuals who cherish adventures. It is viewed as one of the earliest living regions in South India. Old caverns, medieval forts and old temples show the historical backdrop of the region. It is covered by red soil and perfect place for adventure sports. Visitors rate it as one of most delightful spots for an end of the week. The road takes you into the thick woodlands with delightful trees and streams up and down the way. Close to the lighthouse it takes take a 2 km route to reach the highest point in the Vikarabad area, which offers a superb view point. A trek to Vikarabad on an overcast day with a little shower is just a life-changing knowledge and it is a poor man’s Ooty in summer.

Ananthagiri Hills
Ananthagiri Hills

ARAKU VALLEY:

Araku valley, an astounding hill station and one of enigmatic valley in India draws the travelers with its amazing scenes and charming climate. Lavish green timberland, melodic notes of water brooklets makes the exploring all the more energetic, found 115 km from Vizag, Andra Pradesh and near Orissa outskirt. Height is 1300 m over the ocean level and valley spreads around 36 km. The drive on the Ghat street to Araku valley is decorated with thick woods on either side, climbing 4500 ft and sliding down to 3000 ft of valley which makes the trip exciting and trekking. The rising up to the slope is steady, gives enough Waterfalls, Orchards, gardens and woods are enormous and exceptional delights of this valley.

Araku Valley
Araku Valley

HORSLEY HILLS:

The hamlet in Andhra Pradesh, Horsley Hills is a captivating and charming. It is a wonderful hill station with lavish vegetation and rich fauna. Named after WD Horsley, the then collector of Kadapa District. The hills are roosted at a height of 1,265m from the sea-level. It is said that WD Horsley fabricated himself a cabin to get away from the warmth waves from the fields amid summer in the famous resort f Horsley Hills. Around 50kms from Horsley hills, towards Madanapalle, there is Gurramkonda. It’s a fort said to be worked by the Golconda Sultans and stands around 500 feet high. The three sides of the fortress comprise of opposite bluffs. History of the place says that this place was once guarded by a horse and it was unconquerable until the horse was there.

Horsley Hills
Horsley Hills

LAMBASINGI:

Lambasingi Hills or Lammasingi Hills is regularly alluded as “Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh”. This hill station is arranged at around 100km from Vishakhapatnam, roosted at a height of 1000 meters above ocean level. This is the main place in Southern India, where you can encounter snowfall once in a while in winter. Indeed, even in seasons other than winter, daylight falls simply after 10 AM toward the beginning of the day. The nearby individuals are occupied with the pepper and coffee plantations. The cool breeze which blows from the timberlands and valleys of Chintapalli  makes the Lambasingi Hillock cool and foggy. Temperatures amid winters stay in the vicinity of 0 and 10 degree Celsius. A few years temperature goes underneath 0° C in winters, December and January being the coldest long periods of the year.

Misty Hills, Lambasingi
Misty Hills, Lambasingi

NALLAMALA HILLS:

Nallamala Hills are parallel slopes and valleys of the Eastern Ghats in eastern Andhra Pradesh state, Southern India. Found south of the Krishna River, the slopes run north to south, parallel to the Coromandel Coast on the Bay of Bengal. Their length is around 265 miles (430 km); the northern limit is in the Palnad Basin, and the southern limit is in the Tirupati Hills. Roughly 19 miles (31 km) wide, the Nallamala Range ascends to a normal rise of 2,900 to 3,600 feet (900 to 1,100 meters).

Nallamala Hills
Nallamala Hills

TIRUMALA:

It falls in Chittoor region of Andhra Pradesh and the area is well known among the devotees of tirupathi balaji temple. The Mouth-watering laddus of the temple are well known over the world and after that there is likewise found Akash Ganga, which is the regular waterfall on the planet. In addition, the site of natural Stone Arch is also flawless sight that frames the state of quartz.

Tirupati Tirumala Temple
Tirupati Tirumala Temple

Map of Andhra Pradesh